@lydia_samantha

Lydia McCaig is a multi disciplinary artist based in the North West of England. 

Her practice is mainly photographs, poetry and printmaking. 

She explores the themes of female sexuality, mental health and challenges gender stereotypes through the use of text and photographs, challenging taboos and hidden thoughts to create subtle and intimate pieces of work.

Alongside her practice Lydia is a co founder of girls girls girls, a feminist based artist duo who create exhibitions, workshops and events around the themes of equality, diversity, mental health, self-love and gender. 

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Commissions 

The National Festival of Making

Suffragette Inspired Workshop,

2018

Vintage by the Sea

What We Need More Of,

2018

SHEPWR, Deaf Institute

International Womens Day

2018 

Vintage by the Sea

The Bauhaus Girls,

2019

British Textile Biennial

Print & Preach

2019

Great Places Workshops

2019

Exhibitions

 

girls girls girls 

Prism Contemporary, 2018

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Atlantic contemporary art fair

The Grand, 2018

Away Days

Stone Jetty Cafe

2018

The Degree Show

Victoria Building 

2019

Short Supply MADE IT

Paradise Works 

2019

Project Assisting

Lancashire Skies/Lancashire Tides

 

The Tate Exchange- Venice Vending Machine

Community Clothing- Cookson & Clegg Mural

Hope Joy Performance- The Harris Museum

Selected Publications

Saatchi Art and Music Magazine

 

Like a Girl Zine, Issue 03

 

THE FACE Magazine

Current Projects

Kick Down The Barriers

Blackburn Museum Artist in Residence

Prism Contemporary Social Media Manager

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