CV


CV

Current Projects & Research:

g39 Fellowship with Freelands Artist Programme, 2019 – Recipient of a Jerwood Bursary 2019 Artist in Residence at Glamorgan Archives with Artshell 2018/2019 Public Art Commission with Studio/Response Wick, Glamorganshire. In collaboration with Owen Griffiths.                                                                                        

Selected Projects & Exhibitions:

Smudge Cleanse, Kvit Gallery, Copenhagen curated by Pia Eikaas, part of Copenhagen Art Week, May 2018 The Rejoinders, a research network between Wales and India. Curated by Melissa Hinkin and Jess Mathews, funded by British Council, g39, Cardiff, 2018                                                                                                        Office in Bed, collaborative exhibition at Agder Kunstsenter, Norway by research group Office in Bed with artists from Norway and Wales, July 2016. Supported by Wales Arts International. Collective Misunderstandings, collaborative exhibition at Mission Gallery, Swansea with collective ATB comprised of artists from Wales, Denmark, Chile, Germany, Lithuania and Norway, January 2015                                                                                                            The Green Room: a centre for soil preparation, commission by TrustNewArt, National Trust Bristol. An installation/pedagogical green space in collaboration with Owen Griffiths, 2014     Out of Nowhere, Centre of contemporary art, Tbilisi, Georgia. Curated by Martin Barlow, supported by British Council, with artists Bedwyr Williams, Sean Edwards, Peter Finnemore and Lois Williams, November 2014                                                              Ephemeral Coast, part of a long term international project exploring ecological systems by Canada based curator Celina Jeffrey, Mission Gallery, Swansea, 2014                                       Let’s See What Happens… group exhibition with artists Tim Davies, Yingmei Duan, Paul Emmanuel, Owen Griffiths, Maleonn Ma, Zeng Huanguang. Works were made in response to two research visits to Xiamen and Shanghai supported by British Council and Wales Arts International. Curated by Karen MacKinnon for Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, September 2013            When the moon fell out of orbit, solo show, performance, spoken word, video, Mission Gallery 2012       Audiograft, Festival of Sonic Art, Sonic Art Research Unit, Oxford, February 2012                                                                                                                Curator’s Egg, Altera Pars, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London 2012 Oriel Davies Open, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, April 2012                                  Two sides of the same coin, The Russian Frost Farmers & g39, New Zealand, 2011 Spotlight, OVADA offsite at Oxford Town Hall, site-specific commission, November 2010 Identidades 04, residency and exhibition, Morelia, Mexico, 2008 Obsessions, Modern Art Oxford, 2008 Expo: Plymouth in association with Sonic Arts Network London and i-Dat, Plymouth, 2007 War and Peace 07: Bath Film Festival, Watershed Bristol, Stroud Valley Artspace Festival, 2007 Experimentica 06, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, 2006 ART I-G, Group residency exploring principles of Social Sculpture, led by Shelley Sacks, Hanover Germany, 2005 OXDOX: Oxford International Documentary Film Festival, Artist Film, Oxford, 2005

Selected Live Works and Events:

The Landscape in Word, spoken word contribution for Chapter Readings event facilitated by Tim Bromage for Be Aware Productions, Chapter Arts Centre, May 2018 New Mecca, spoken word contribution commemorating 40 years of Temple of Peace, Cardiff with Gentle/Radical, November 2018 Spring Tides Archipelago, live work for Experimentica, Chapter Arts Centre, 2018 A Month With The Moon Live performance with spoken word commissioned by Catherine Angle for Made in Roath 2017 Astral Tincture, participatory work commissioned as part of Bedwyr Williams’ Starry Messenger: an amateur convention at St Fagans, 2012 Store (for future) participatory work at Emergence Summit, with Owen Griffiths, Machynlleth, September 2012 with final video work Unknown Lands weekly performance part of When the Moon fell out of orbit exhibition, Mission Gallery, Swansea, July 2012 Zen Garden, Installation, participatory event and site specific performance, FAO Collaborative group, commissioned by National Theatre of Wales, Cardiff, September 2009 Framework Social Co-organiser of monthly artist cabaret event at an old working mans club in Swansea. With compulsory bingo. Once a month for two years 2007 – 2009

Residencies:                                                                                                                               

Glamorgan Archives Residency with Artshell, 2018/2019 St Fagans Archives & Collections working with Nils Norman, January 2016 – May 2016                                        Bridging the Gaps, Swansea University, September 2012 – May 2013                             Aberystwyth Arts Centre, September 2009 – November 2009                                              Writer in Residence for ‘The Rant’, Axis, axisweb.org, April – July 2009

Awards:

g39 Fellowship / Freelands Artist Programme 2019 Creative Wales 2014, Arts Council Wales Interdisciplinary Arts Award for Social Sculpture Practices Oxford Brookes University 2013 AHRC Arts & Humanities Research Council Award, Oxford Brookes University 2011-2012   Mostyn Open 2011 Winner, Selected by Richard Wentworth and Curators Karen MacKinnon and Anders Pleass

Affiliations / Collectives:

Social Sculpture Research Unit Associate, Oxford Member of collective Office in Bed, an ongoing research group working across Wales, Denmark and Norway. Member of ATB, an international collective with artists from Wales, Denmark, Chile, Germany, Lithuania and Norway

Teaching:

Fine Art Lecturer lecturing in professional practice, studio practice and visual studies on BA Fine Art, Swansea School of Art Sept 2012 – June 2013

Education:

MA Social Sculpture            Oxford Brookes University                                      2010 -  2013 BA (Hons) Fine Art               Oxford Brookes University                                       2002 – 2005

Reviews and Publications:

Spring Tides Archipelago, CCQ, April 2018 Curators Egg, Altera Pars, Art Monthly, February 2012 For the Bees, Arts & Science Feature, Arts Professional, Issue 243, October 2011 Material World, BBC Radio 4, July 2010 Open Frequency, Axis, axisweb.org, 2009 War and Peace 07 an magazine, August 2007