Wendy Bevan is a London based musician, visual artist and photographer, expressing her ideas through a vast array of media that spans musical performance, film, visual imagery and immersive, experiential artworks. She strives to maintain a multidisciplinary approach to her work, and believes in creating a universal language and balance, in the crossover of these disciplines.
Bevan also regularly contributes as a photographer to leading, international fashion publications from I-d, to Vogue; as a photographer her ideas explore the identity of women, and her obsession with the femme fatale; using fashion as costume, and creating characters. Amidst her photographic portfolio, she has taken portraits of female icons such Debbie Harry, and Tilda Swinton.
Wendy has exhibited and performed as a solo musician/artist, throughout the UK and Europe. Appearing on the stage at top music and live art festivals such as SPILL, Latitude, and Secret Garden Party she has performed at venues such as the ICA and London's Hackney Empire, as a solo artist and in recent years with her band Temper Temper.
Wendy is a singer and violinist and has also worked extensively as a performer, with theatre companies such a Punchdrunk; in their New York show, 'Sleep No More' and she has made an appearance in a handful of feature films.
Her most recent solo art show
'Slow Light' opened in 2014 at London's COB gallery. The show was an exploration of the self portrait, captured through polaroid film, triple exposures, light and music. The exhibit showcased her ideas through photographic prints, projections, and a music installation created with sounds from her violin.
She is currently developing her new solo project 'Saints Don't Sleep' that will be launched in early 2015.
PORTRAIT OF WENDY BEVAN BY EMMA ENGKVIST