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Wendy Bevan – “Rose & Thorn”

Debut Album of British singer Wendy Bevan of Temper Temper, who works between London and Los Angeles. Wendy Bevan is a British musician known for her surreal and theatrical approach to performance. In developing a unique cinematic world and style of her own Wendy’s work spans an array of media including film, visual imagery and immersive, experiential artworks. Her history as a visual artist and photographer leads her to maintain a multidisciplinary approach to her work; she believes in creating a universal language and balance in the crossover of these disciplines. Bevan has exhibited and performed as a solo musician, throughout the UK and Europe. She has appeared at music and live arts festivals such as SPILL Festival of Performance, Latitude, and Secret Garden Party. Bevan has also 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 working extensively as a performer, with theatre companies such a Punchdrunk; in their London shows, and their cult New York hit, Sleep No More. For the last decade, Bevan has also regularly contributed as a photographer to leading, international fashion publications including LOVE, i-D, POP magazine, 10, Harpers Bazaar and Vogue Italia. Her signature Polaroid photographic work explores the identity of women, the iconic female image, and the characterisation of the femme fatale; often using fashion as costume. She has taken portraits of female icons such Debbie Harry, and Tilda Swinton. In August 2015, she was invited by LOVE magazine to create a Summer diary online, Bevan used this platform to show a series of portraits of friends she collected throughout the summer of 2015, recording her life throughout her travels to LA, Paris, Milan and London.