Linder Sterling uses acupuncture

Visual and performance artist Linder Sterling encountered insomnia during a difficult time, and turned to acupuncture for help.Take a look at this short clip to see her enthusiasm for the treatment she received from Deb Connor, a lecturer at NCA.

Linder is in the news at the moment as she mounts a new exhibition in Paris and at the Hepworth Art Gallery in Wakefield. Of course i iknow her best for living in Whalley Range in the 70s and 80s and is one of Morrisey’s few close friends.

The Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris is currently presenting the first retrospective exhibition of the work by Linder this month. Comprised of some 200 works drawn from four decades, this exhibition offers a comprehensive survey of the depth and diversity of her work. As well as focusing on her artistic output, this exhibition seeks to embrace the breadth of Sterling’s creative spirit and collaborative energy in the fields of art, fashion, music, and dance.

One of Sterling’s best known works is a collage of found images from pornographic and household magazines that featured as the cover for punk band Buzzcocks’ single ‘Orgasm Addict’.

Sterling also has an exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield from 16 February – 12 May 2013, where she will employ collage as two-dimensional prints and three-dimensional light-box sculptures.