CV

Education

2019 – 2021

MA Contemporary Art, Practice Critical Practice, Royal College of Art.
2019 The Royal Drawing School. Drawing Intensive Scholarship.
2016 – 2019 Turps Correspondence Course (Painting).
2005 –2008 BA Painting (Hons), Camberwell College of Art, University of the Arts.
1993 Interactive Multimedia, The ARTEC.
1986 Foundation, St Martins School of Art.

Awards

2023 Eaton Fund support for print studio development.
2021 Future’s Venture Foundation support for speculative fiction writing.
2020 Emergency Response Fund Award, Arts Council England.
2017 Grants for the Arts Award, Arts Council England.
1993 British Multimedia Award Best Interactive Designer.

Selected Residencies

2022 Year of Making, residency for performance makers, SPACE Clarence Mews, led by choreographer Caroline Salem.
2021 Not a Sphere at DOOResidency, Zaandam, The Netherlands (group recipient).
2021 Grizedale Arts, Lawson Park, Coniston.
2020 PeerSocial hosted by Raven Row, London (group recipient).
2018 – 2019 Artquest PeerSocial at Cubitt, London (group recipient).
2017 London Creative Network programme at SPACE, London.
2016 Crystal Place National Sports Centre.

Selected Talks

2022 – 2023 Her Art-Story Talks, co-programmed with Matt Roberts Arts. Supported by Arts Council England, featuring Louisa Buck and Jade Montserrat at Turf Projects; Jennifer Higgie and Juliet Jacques at Mimosa House; Emma Hill and Charley Peters at John Harvard Library; Becky Beasley and Louise O’Kelly at Rye Creative; Danielle Arnaud, Paula MacAthur, and Emily Whitebread at ASC Gallery.
2022 Taking Action: A conversation with Isa Fremeaux and Jay Jordan of the Laboratory of Insurrectional Imagination. Comrades They Were Brave! Bloomsbury and YouTube.
2021 Her Art-Story Talks, co-produced with Matt Roberts. Featuring Mel Brimfield and Sally O’Reilly; Annabel Dover and Nadia Hebson; Irini Papadimitriou and Nye Thompson.
2021 Co-host RCA The Urgency of The Arts Assemblies: I Need To Talk To You Urgently with Hito Steyerl, Tianzhuo Chen, Peaches, Larry Achiampong.
2021 Her Art-Story Talks co-producer with Matt Roberts, supported by Arts Council England. Featuring Cathy Lomax and Cathie Pilkington at Bow Arts.
2020 As Seen By Her podcast about the implications of COVID-19 on the arts and its future, with journalist Millen Brown-Ewens and Sarah Philp, Director of Programme and Policies at Art Fund.
2020 Her Art-Story Talks co-produced with Matt Roberts, featuring Althea Greenan and Barby Asante at The Lightbox, Woking, Melanie Jackson and Erika Tan at Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University. Cathy Lomax and Eleanor Moreton at Block 336, Brixton; Laura Moreton-Griffiths and Laura Lancaster, South Hill Park, Bracknell.
2020 As Seen By Her podcast about the implications of COVID-19 on the arts and its future, with journalist Millen Brown-Ewens and Sarah Philp, Director of Programme and Policies at Art Fund.
2019 Elsa and the Urinal, by Dr Glyn Thompson. Talks for SLWArtists.
2017 Feminism, Non-Linear Time and the Near Future, with Nina Power and Victoria Browne. Supported by Arts Council England. SPACE, London.

Selected Group Shows

2022 The Sky is Moving Sideways. Sculpture Trail, curated by Rebekah Dean. Stephens House, London.
2019 Constructors Gallery, hoardings at Blackfriars Bridge Southern Side. Transport for London, supported by Southwark Council, London.
2018 Craft+Conflict, curated by Karen Babayan. Rural Touring Scheme: Cumbria, Co. Durham, and Northumberland.
2018 Altered States. The London Group, The Crypt, St John’s, Waterloo, London.
2017 London Creative Network SPACE / LCN Showcase 2nd Edition. SPACE, London.
2017 Portrait as My Father. Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, London.
2017 Rye Winter Open, Rye Creative Centre, Rye, Sussex.
2017 Pay And Display. Centrespace Gallery, Bristol.
2016 Bankley Open. Bankley Studios and Gallery, Manchester.
2013 Inspired London. Fold Gallery, London.
2010 CG @ Deptford X. Core Gallery, London.
2010 Artworks Open, Barbican Arts Group Trust, London
2010 Street Life. Jerwood Drawing Prize, London.

Selected Performance  

2023 Obvious Eyes. An Evening of performance. PTOU Peckham, London.
2023 Beautiful Breath. An Evening of performance. PTOU Peckham, London.
2023 Killing You Softly. An Evening of performance. PTOU Peckham, London.
2023 Picture Event at Clarence Mews, Hackney, London.
2022 Interactive Performance at Clarence Mews, Hackney, London.
2022 That the living may know the features of your face, The Baroness at Mimosa House, London.
2022 Being Duchamp Becoming Elsa: Southwark Festival of Words, Dulwich, and Canada Water Library.
2022 Beautiful Breath, part of The Comrades They Were Brave. GRS44 Gallery, Bloomsbury, London.
2022 OOOH AAAAH!!! Gas Hood at META ALARM Bermondsey Project Space, London.
2021 Being Duchamp Becoming Elsa, RCA Degree Show at Cromwell Place, London.
2020 DATA | GIFT live reading on this is tomorrow, 302_Redirect (16 May).
2013 A Public Airing, Speakers Corner, Deptford to Parliament Square, The WHYfront, London.
2013 It’s In The Bag, The WHYfront for Parliament Week, Peckham to Canary Wharf, London.

Solo Shows

2023 Love & Rage. Petitou Peckham, London.
2023 Soft Apocalypse: Rehearsing How We Change the World. Clarence Mews, London.
2022 Soft Apocalypse: Interactive & Immersive Performance. Summer Sharing, Clarence Mews, London.
2017 Truth Lies Within, Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, and The Subculture Archives, London.
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Group Shows

2024 Tipping Point, curated by Monika Kita. Bell House, Dulwich Festival, London.
2023 Windows and Thresholds Beyond Closed Doors, curated by Kim Thornton. Bell House, Dulwich Festival, London
2022 End of the Line, curated by Lucy Soni. The Big Draw; Blink, Safehouse 1, Peckham.
2021 Waiting Room. tactileBosch, Cardiff New Critique.
2021 Forever Everything, an online exhibition in collaboration with Silicon Valet, Montez Press Radio NY, Off Site Project, New Critique, and others.
2021 RCA Degree Show. Cromwell Place and Online, London.
2020 DATA | GIFT on Montez Press Radio, NY, 302_Redirect (27 April).
2020 Low_Res_Camera_Roll, Instagram Takeover, 302_Redirect.
2019 Cash is King, Mad In Margate, Artgame, Margate, for the Museum of Youth Culture.
2020 Return of Come Kiss a Stranger, curated by Dr Alison Green Art Licks, Peckham, London.
2020 Pillow Talk: conversations with women. The Austrian Cultural Forum, SLWArtists & Women’s Art Library.
2018 Art Car Boot Fair. Granary Square King’s Cross and Lambeth, London.
2018 Pillow Talk at Uniqlo Tate Lates February, Tate Modern, London.
2016 Hidden Narratives Dangerous Erasions, Women Centre Stage, Hampstead Theatre, London.
2016 Pillow Talk, BBC 100 Women, Broadcasting House, London TEDx UCLWomen, London (SLWArtists).
2016 Sluice: Space and Space Time Agency, The Averard Hotel, London.
2015 One Nation Under a Groove live drawing event, Festival of Love, Southbank Centre, London.
2014 Finders Keepers Losers Weepers, Conway Hall, London.
2014 Hidden Narratives Dangerous Erasions, The Albany Theatre, Deptford X, London.

Public works

2019 Hoarding at The Constructors Gallery, Southern end of Blackfriars Bridge for Transport for London with support from Southwark Council.
2017 Murals at The Arches, Giant Arches Road, London SE24.
2014 Large scale drawing at One Nation Under a Groove, Festival of Love, Southbank Centre, London.
2014 The Machine of Visual Delights, Pentapaper: The Machine of Visual Delights, The Alternative Village Fete with Home Live Art, National Theatre, London & The Green Gathering, Monmouthshire.

Curatorial Projects

2022 iireal life. Summer Group Show, Bow Arts Durham Street Studios, London.
2022 META Alarm & META 2.0. Group Show, Bermondsey Project Space.
2019 Blink. Victorian Cinema, Peckham Rye.
2018 Genesis Light Magic. Group Show, St John’s Bethnal Green, London.
2015 Eye Music. Group Show, The Arches, Blenheim Grove, Peckham.
2015 Burlesque Allegory. Group Show, Asylum Chapel, Peckham.

Selected Writing

2024 Water, Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts, Process: Vol. 17, No. 1: The Future.
2020 Apple Blossom Sky, published by New Critique, A journal of critical and creative writing.
2020 Fiends Issue 5 Democracy.
2017 Nympenburg Trials, Lighthouse Journal, Gatehouse Press.
2017 Matriarchs, Monsters and Feral Children, Wolf Crossing, The Learned Pig Spring/Summer.
2017 Truth Lies Within. Supported by Arts Council England.
2016 Marvin Gaye Chetwydn in conversation, ArtVerve Magazine, Issue 6.
 

Selected Publications

2022 The Comrades They Were Brave, review by Cherry Smyth. Art Monthly no. 456, May.
2022 The Comrades They Were Brave: The Artists in Dialogue. Talk led by Morgan Quintance (YouTube).
2022 The Comrades They Were Brave. We Salute You! Exhibition Catalogue, with essay BRACE by Chris Fite-Wassilak.
2017 The end is where we start from: history painting the future, essay by Anna McNay.