MIMA Curatorial

Sometimes words are inadequate to fully convey the full depth and breadth. This is one such occasion. I have started a new residency at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, MIMA. This is part of the Curatorial Commissions Programme led by DASH which includes MIMA, Wysing Arts Centre and MAC Birmingham, to support the development of […]

Kulttuuri Kauppila

In December 2019 I was resident at Kulttuuri Kauppia – an artist residency, gallery and studio in Ii, Finland. As part of my work I engaged in further research into the Emotional Weather Bureau. Specifically working on emotional weather forecasting with the community at the local libraries and the mental health unit. Find out more […]

Jädraås

In April 2017 I went on invitation to Jadraas Arts – 2 1/2 hours north of Stockholm. It was the site of a large furniture store and carpentry workshops where they made the furniture they sold by hand. Unfortunately the popularity of stores such as Ikea saw the demise of local hand crafted furniture – […]

The Tetley

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In Summer of 2014 I had 2 research residencies and a production residency at The Tetley, Leeds. No Time for Nostalgia explored the notion of Labour in the context of ‘The Artisan’ and ‘The Worker’. It also looked at the romanticised view of Rurality. I made several text based installations, produced a performance around log […]