Artist based in UK

b. 1991

 

 

Education

 

2015-17 - MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art, with Distinction in Critical and Historical Studies (dissertation)

 

2013 - BA Painting, Camberwell College of Arts, First Class

 

 

 

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

2017 - (Upcoming) Directing the Real: Artists’ Films and Video in the 2010s (14th Nov – 10th Dec, 2017), Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence. Selected and curated by Leonardo Bigazzi. Exhibition runs alongside VISIO – European Programme on Artists’ Moving Images, a programme consisting of 12 European artists under 35 working with moving image, in conjunction with the 10th Edition of Lo schermo dell’arte Film Festival, 15th – 19th November 2017

 

2017 - (Upcoming) Gstaadfilm International Festival for Short Art Films, Centro Cultural Terminal Goes, Uruguay, 10th November

 

2017 - (Current) Wide Open at SMU Meadows School of the Arts Pollock Gallery, Dallas, Texas. Group show with Marcos Agudelo, Ursula Biemann, More&More Unlimited (an Illogistics Company™) (Marina Zurkow, Sarah Rothberg, and Surya Mattu), Armin Mühsam, Liam Young, and Tamir Zadok. Curated by Sofia Bastidas (SMU Pollock Gallery Director) and Guillermo Leon Gomez (Parsons - The New School) 3rd November – 2nd December

 

2017 - 23 Days at Sea Container Ship Residency Exhibition, Access Gallery, Vancouver. September 9th - October 28th

 

2017 - Harvest Short Film Shortlist, Food, Farming and the Land, Lower Hewood Farm, Dorset. Selected by Robin Baker (Head Curator for the BFI National Film Archive), Hope Dickson Leach (filmmaker) and Robert Macfarlane (writer) Sat 21st October

 

2017 - Premiers Films festival, Malakoff, Paris 14 -27 August

 

2017 - Future Generation Art Prize 21 shortlisted artists at the Palazzo Contarini Polignac, Venice Biennale, 11 May - 13 August

 

2017 - MA Degree show, Royal College of Art

 

2017 -  A BROKEN LINK, Video screening of Power Ballad at Golden Age Cinema with Rose Butler, Chunky Mark, Tom Dale, Hollington & Kyprianou,  Thomson & Craighead, Sarah Sparkes, Richard T Walker Sydney, Australia, 28 May 2017

 

2017 - Future Generation Art Prize shortlist exhibition, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, 25 February – 16 April 2017.

 

2017 - RCA Sculpture group show response to the Joachim Koester exhibition, Camden Arts Centre

 

2017 - Stick or Twist at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester. Group show with Richie Moment, Aaron Clixby, Jeremy Willett, Daisy Forster, Phoebe Baines, Kieran Leach, Joel Chan and Richard Hughes.

 

2016 - The Bomb Factory Autumn Artist Film Festival, London

 

2016 - OTHER, curated by the RCA Feminist Society, Courtyard Gallery 1, RCA, London

 

2016 - POMP, group show with Graham Clemie, Patrick Colhoun, Richard Ducker, Timothy Holt, Graham Hudson, Clare Mitten, Catriona Robertson, Alice Steffen, Amy Stephens, Ben Woodeson at Safehouse 1 and 2, Peckham, London

 

2016 - RCA/ECA Exchange Show, Edinburgh Sculpture Courts

 

2016 - Work in Progress (WIP) Show, Royal College of Art

 

2015/16 - The Forum Big Screen, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea

 

2015 - Test Space, Spike Island, Bristol. Group show with Alice Walton, Andy Jackson, Marion Piper, Rachel Busby, Lydia Hardwick, Michael Szpakowski, Dave Bevan, Roy Brown, Martyn Cross, Sarah McNulty, Mark Adams, Mark Scott-Wood, Hannah Clarkson, Carl Slater, Ker Wallwork, Patrick Brandon, Maryniak and McLean. Selected by Gordon Dalton (Artist and Independent Curator), Kypros Kyprianou (Spike Island Studio Artist) and Juliet Lennox (Spike Island Assistant Curator)

 

2014 - The Tomorrow People, group show with Aiste Noreikaite, Alex Bunn, Bryony Hussey, Florence Lam, Gretchen Geraets, Hemya Moran, Jeehee Park, John King, Mandy Niewohner, Pat Flynn, Paul Vivian, Rhea Storr, Rose Leahy, Roshanak Khakban, Sarah Pager and Trasi Henen selected and curated by Elevator Gallery, London

 

2013 - CAISSA Rising Artists - Today Art Museum, Beijing

 

2013 - More or Less - Peckham Springs, with May Hands and Jack Wilkinson, London

 

2013 - Leverhulme Art Scholars show, selected by Gareth Bell-Jones, Lotte Juul-Petersen and Bryony Graham. Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge

 

2013 - Woon Art Prize finalists at Gallery North (BALTIC 39 and Northumbria University) Newcastle. Group show with Elysia Bird, Steven Gee, Bahia Haddam, Holly Hendry, Benjamin Lee, Catriona Meighan, Ewan Murray, Zara Worth and Andrea Zucchini. Curated by Christine Borland

 

2013 - Film screening at Flat Time House, Peckham, London

 

2009 - Artists of the Future, Collaborative project with stage designer Clare Birks and The Mercury Theatre, Colchester

 

2008 - Liminality, Chelmsford. Curated by Tilly Shiner and James Torble.

 

 

 

 

Residencies

 

2017 - South London Gallery Graduate Residency, shortlisted

 

2016 -  23 Days at Sea Container Ship Residency, Access Gallery, Vancouver

 

Oct 2013 to Oct 2014 - UAL Lifeboat Studio Residency Award with Joe Twinn, Liam Magee and Brigitte Mierau (supported by Artquest, ArtsTemps, ACAVA studios) A year long residency with studio visits by Robin Klassnik, Attilia Fattori Franchini and Lucy Day

 

2013 - Leverhulme Scholarship summer school residency at Wysing Arts Centre, on the theme of 'Hidden Systems and Structures.' Including mentoring by Cally Spooner, Mark Aerial Waller, and Laurence Epps

 

 

 

 

Prizes/Grants/Commissions

 

2017 - Future Generation Art Prize, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, shortlisted

 

2016 - The Annex Collection Acquisition Award, TACUK, shortlisted

 

2016 - Villiers David Travel Award, RCA, winner

 

2016 - Bluewolf Installation Scholarship, RCA , shortlisted

 

2016 - Cowley Manor Award, RCA by Juan Cruz, Michael Turco, Anne Duffau and Sarah Staton, shortlisted

 

2015 - Commission for sculptural intervention on the Bristol Channel coast, Somerset Art Works

 

2015 - Gilbert Bayes Charitable Trust Grant for Guardians Project

 

2015 - The Elephant Trust Grant for Guardians Project

 

2015 - Jury recommendation for outdoor sculptural commission, Bermondsey Square, Vitrine Gallery, London

 

2013 - Woon Art Prize (BALTIC 39 and Northumbria University), Judges' Discretionary Award

 

 

 

 

Publications/ Press

 

2017

 

- Interview with Bird in Flight magazine

 

- Artist profile on the PinchukArtCentre website for the the Future Generation Art Prize

 

 

2016 - Selected 23 Days at Sea Press


- The Guardian: 'Bobbing aimlessly': container shipper's collapse leaves British artist all at sea

 

- E-Flux: Bankrupt container ship strands artist on residency in Pacific Ocean

 

- Hyperallergic: Artist-in-Residence Stranded at Sea on Bankrupt Container Ship

 

- Artnet News: Artist Stranded at Sea During Container Ship Residency

 

- Vice: The Creators Project. The Artists Residency That Would Not End

 

- CBC Arts: A young artist is stuck at sea, and it might be the best thing that's ever happened to her

 

- The Telegraph: British artist savours the 'irony' as she is stranded in Pacific Ocean after collapse of shipping firm

 

- Dazed Digital: A British artist is stranded on a boat in the open Pacific

 

- Wall Street Journal: Hanjin’s Stranded Ships Contain One Absurdist Filmmaker

 

- The Times: Absurdist artist suffers an overload of inspiration on slow boat to China

 

2015 - The State of Art, Installation and Site Specific #2, Bare Hill Publishing

 

2012 - Aspidistra Magazine, Issue X, Sci-Fi Special, p.59

 

 

 

 

Talks and Teaching

 

2017 - Maximum Overdrive video workshop, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea

 

2015 - Writtle College,  visiting artist for the BA Fine Art students, Essex, invited by Michael Szpakowski

 

2014 - Lifeboat Residency Seminar, Camberwell College of Arts