Current work investigates how movement is policed by the environment and us, and how fraught the control we have over our perception is when thrust outside of solitary environments. Sadé explores how their body is both freed and restricted, using textiles to eschew the expectation of stealth bestowed upon trans people and bodies.
Sadé was born in Manchester and is based in Manchester and studied visual arts at the University of Salford (2018). Solo shows include It Teks Time, Outpost, Norwich (2020) and NOW WHAT, DKUK, London (2019). Group shows include GENDERS, Science Gallery, London (2020); GIVIN U COY GIVIN U SMIZE, IMT Gallery, London (2020); Unknown Depictions – PAF Festival, Olomauc, Czech Republic (2019); Get Up: A Further Reaction, GENERATOR projects, Dundee (2019); Interruptions, Holden Gallery, Manchester (2019); Hold this a minute while I dance performance at Bound Art Book Fair, Whitworth Art Gallery (2019); Guiltee Pleasures, OhKayGall, Yorkshire (2019); Hair Matters, vf, Dalston (2018); BBZBLKBK Alternative Graduate Show – Copeland Gallery, Peckham (2018); Filmed Up, HOME, Manchester (2018); 69 Reasons to Hate the Word Moist, The Peer Hat, Manchester (2018); Reading Between the Lines – Z-Arts, Hulme (2017); and Women’s Equality Party Conference, Victoria Warehouse, Manchester (2016)