Maybe they had an urgent call

Exeter Phoenix, Exeter, 2023

Touring Show in partnership with Devonshire Collective, supported by Arts Council England

The exhibition unfolds through motifs of collision, slippage and rupture, a layering and juxtaposing a range of materials that include ceramic, metal, glass and rubber. Throughout the exhibition, Bowman pushes her materials to the edge of their capabilities, repurposing and transforming them to explore their cyclical, often hidden relationships to each other.

Writer Daisy Hildyard essay’s Vehicle Portrait written in response to conversations between herself and Harriet over the year leading up to the show. The pamphlet is available to read online in ‘writing’