Art CV

Exhibitions and performances

  • 2021 (forthcoming) The Art of The Beano, Somerset House (group)
  • 2021 Uncertain Data, FACT, Liverpool (group)
  • 2019 All His Ghosts Must Do My Bidding, Wysing Arts Centre (group)
  • 2019 Silly Symposium, Ex-Baldessarre, Bedford
  • 2018 Marriage is Punishment for Shoplifting in Some Countries, Flat Time House, London (performance lecture)
  • 2017 Award Machine Reading Group, Grrrr! London (event)
  • 2017 Truth Machine, Grrrr! London (group)
  • 2016 London’s Hottest Grassroots Arts Spaces (mail project)
  • 2015 LUSTRE FABRICS, Saltaire Arts Trail (solo)
  • 2014 The Pure Ideology Personal Brand Workshop, Legion TV, London (solo)

Writing and publications

  • 2021 Excavate: The Wonderful & Frightening World of The Fall, Faber & Faber (co-editor, with Bob Stanley)
  • 2020 Wysing Broadcasts: current research playlist
  • 2019 The Fields Here Are Full of Ghosts, a limited edition looseleaf publication released by Wysing Arts Centre’s Wysing Polyphonic label
  • 2019 Pivotal Moments, ed. Sonya Dyer, SPACE/London Creative Network (contributor)
  • 2019 “Becoming Baby: Stupidity, boredom, time and escape” in Doggerland: A reader on Sociality & Idiocy (essay)
  • 2018 – ongoing Accompanying essays for exhibitions at Ex-Baldessarre, Bedford, curated by Andy Holden: Estate of Hermione; Silly Symphony (Ollie Dook, Elly Thomas, Andy Holden); Sour Persimmons Chasm (group)
  • 2018 Some Notes on Wayne’s World, Cruelty, Kindness and Radical VulnerabilityThe Bad Vibes Club Reader, ed. Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau and Beth Bramich (essay)
  • 2017 – ongoing Writing about contemporary art (essays, profiles, contemporary art reviews, books) for various publications including: Burlington Contemporary, The Wire, Tribune, Corridor 8, Art Licks, This is Tomorrow, Garageland
  • 2017 Marriage is Punishment for Shoplifting in Some Countries (email newsletter)
  • 2017 Digital Voodoo, or Tragedy Plus Time, Laugh magazine #3 (text piece)
  • 2014 At Home He’s a Tourist, Lots of Planets Have a North (text piece)
  • 2014 Art Theory Urban Dictionary, Hoax #3 (text piece)

Readings and talks

  • 2021 (forthcoming) Festival of Words, Halifax
  • 2021 (forthcoming) Excavate! Panel discussion with Adelle Stripe and Bob Stanley, Manchester Literature Festival, HOME, Manchester
  • 2021 Excavate! Book launch, Rough Trade, London
  • 2020 Print Perform Present, The Tetley, Leeds (reading)
  • 2019 Doggerland x Montez Press Radio, live broadcast (archived as Doggerland Podcast #5)
  • 2018 Wysing Arts Centre residency event: Reading & in conversation with Lucy Mercer (more here)
  • 2018 Shady Todmorden #3, curated by Roy Claire Potter (reading)
  • 2018 Pivotal Moments (Space Arts / London Creative Network): Reading & in conversation with Donna Lynas
  • 2016 Children are the Shock Troops of Gentrification, Liverpool Biennial (reading)
  • 2014 Lots of Planets Have a North, The Tetley, Leeds (reading)

Research and editorial

  • 2021 Editing, typesetting, Collected Free Labour, Andy Holden (book)
  • 2020 Researcher, Beano exhibition, Somerset House
  • 2017 Researcher, Abstractions of Holderness, Bob Stanley/Esther Johnson film commission for Mind On The Run, Basil Kirchin weekend for Hull 2017 City of Culture

Awards and residencies

  • 2020-21 Jerwood Arts / FACT Digital Fellowship (more here)
  • 2020 Longlisted, UEA New Forms Award
  • 2018 Residency at Wysing Arts Centre (more here)

Selected press

Education

  • MA Cultural & Critical Studies, Birkbeck, University of London
  • BA Law (hahaha I know), University of Cambridge

Employment

  • Freelance writer, artist / marketing and communications for arts organisations including Yorkshire Sculpture International, The Modernist Society, Arts Marketing Association, Siobhan Davies Dance / BALTIC and more.
  • Board member at LUX film.
  • Past: Cecil Sharp House / English Folk Dance and Song Society, LSE.