Bio

Education

2016 to 2019       PhD Candidate, Plymouth University

2011 to 2014       MRes Theatre and Performance, Plymouth University (Distinction)

2014                     Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice

2006 to 2009      BA (Hons) Photography, Camberwell College of Arts, London (2:1, 83%)

2005 to 2006      Foundation in Art and Design, Plymouth College of Art  (Distinction)

 

Current employment

2015 – current    Creative Producer, Take A Part

2016 – current    Associate Lecturer, Theatre and Performance department, Plymouth University

 

Awards

2016                 Berlin Biennale Curatorial Bursary, Visual Arts South West

2016                 Artist Travel Bursary, Visual Arts South West

2015                 Histories, Memory Work and Memorialisation PhD Studentship, Plymouth University

2014                 Intellect Postgraduate Prize, Theatre & Performance

2013                 Professional Development Bursary, Visual Arts South West

2013                 Fellowship, SOMA Summer Programme

2012                 Grants for the Arts Award, Arts Council England

2012                 Roland Levinsky Memorial Fund, Plymouth University

2010 – 2011    Plymouth Visual Arts Consortium, Artist Associate for Ground Work South West

 

Residencies

2017                 The Crying Of The Wind, Co. Offaly, Ireland

2015                 AA2A Scheme, Plymouth University

2014                 Studio 2 Residency, KARST, Plymouth

2013                 The Cornwall Workshop, Cornwall

2013                 SOMA Summer, SOMA, Mexico City

2011                 Live Traces, The Central School of Speech and Drama, London

 

Speaker

2017                 Fan Studies Network Conference, University of Huddersfield

2017                 Troubling Time: An Exploration of Temporality in the Arts, University of Manchester

2017                 Nordic Summer University Winter Symposium: Legacy, Ricklundgården, Sweden

2017                 Conditions for Creative Communities, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge and Tate Modern, London

2016                 Archiving Subcultures, Arnolfini, Bristol

2016                 Out Of Time: Temporal Slippage in Performance and Visual Arts, University of Manchester

2014                 Theatre and Performance Research Association Symposium, University of Warwick

2012                 The Arts in History Conference, University of Plymouth

2011                 Finale Symposium for the British Art Show 7, Royal William Yard, Plymouth

 

Invited participant

2017                 Arts In The Alps Doctoral Spring School, Université Grenoble Alpes

2016                 Be Your Own Dog, KARST and Live Art Development Agency

2013                 Probing Elvis: DIY10, Chapter, Shunt and Live Art Development Agency

2011                 Creative City Limits, Arts and Humanities Research Council

2010                 Contemporary Myth Making: DIY7, Live Art Development Agency

2010                 Dense Cluster, Alias and g39/WARP

 

Publications

2016                 Peer reviewer and editor, JAWS Journal

2013                 The Arts in History, Plymouth University Press

2012                 To Arrive Where We Started, curated by Laura Smith, as part of What We Have Done, What We  Are About To Do, CCA, Glasgow

2012                 Bibliophile, edited by Ryan Curtis

 

Curatorial

2015 – current    BBRoots, a Take A Part project, Plymouth

2015 – current    Video Social Club, peripatetic

2016                     Sister Sister, Plymouth Art Weekender

2011                     Come To Ours, British Art Show 7 Fringe

2010 – 2011        Project Space 11, Plymouth City Market

 

Conference delivery
2017                 Performance.Experience.Presence Postgraduate Research Conference, Dartmoor

2016                 Social Making: Socially Engaged Practice Now and Next, Plymouth University

 

Commissions

2011                 The Handcuff King, a Constellation commission for the British Art Show 7

2010                 Bandstand, Central Park, Plymouth

 

Selected Exhibitions and Performances

2017                 Sister City, TOPOS, Exeter

2017                 Embodied Cartographies, Walcot Chapel, Bath

2016                 No Such Event Took Place, Exeter Phoenix

2016                 Yes, It Really Happened, Exeter Phoenix

2016                 Ancient Scent, Lamorna Cove, Cornwall

2016                 Sister Sister, Plymouth Art Weekender

2016                 The Man Who Bought Stonehenge and Other Stories, Fringe Arts Bath

2014                 Props, Maps and Starting Points, AA2A Scheme, Plymouth University

2014                 Art of the Danforth, Toronto

2013                 Experimentica, Chapter, Cardiff

2013                 Understand Better, Biquini Wax, Mexico City

2013                 SOMA Summer, SOMA, Mexico City

2013                 Square Eyes, The Exchange, Penzance

2013                 Square Eyes, The Market Studios Gallery, Dublin

2013                 Groaners, Videofag, Toronto

2012                 Ghost Hole IV, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto Islands

2012                 Custer Rides Again, Central Park, Plymouth

2012                 Rinkomania, Devonport Guildhall, Plymouth

2011                 A Circle, Unit 11 Cargo, Plymouth

2011                 Heist, FoundSpace, Exeter

2011                 PVAC artist associate show, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth

2011                 The BRBG Advisory Service, Hand in Glove, Bristol

2011                 The Sutton Youth Initiative, The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth

2010                 BLOP, Arnolfini, Bristol

2010                 Bandstand, Central park, Plymouth

2009                 BLW Video, Back Lane West, Redruth

2009                 Control Point: a temporary facility, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth

2009                 The Summer Show, Camberwell College of Arts, London

2009                 Play, The Rotating Gallery, London

2009                 Vision – Aussicht aufs Leben, Darmstader Tage der Fotografie, Frankfurt

2009                 Rooted Project, The Rag Factory, London

2009                 The Interim Show, Camberwell College of Arts, London

2008                 Flotsam and Jetsam, travelling barge, Regents Canal, London

2008                 >140, Area 10, London

2007                 South London Institute of Common Sense, Area 10, London

2007                 Culture, No Culture, Resonance FM, broadcast from London

2007                 Two things there are never enough of, Sassoon Gallery, London