Currently working on the final stages of Swarm, a collaborative participatory project with artist Timothy Crowley, commissioned by Falmouth University
, to be installed on campus in April 2018.
Awarded Skills Share Fair bursary with artist Timothy Crowley. Bee pressing workshop (Swarm). Field Notes, Penryn Arts Festival.
Place-Exploration residency with artist Bram Arnold at Kestle Barton.
Plymouth Art Weekender collaboration with artist Timothy Crowley and migrant workers in Plymouth. Sound Installation at Frankfort Gate.
Bee pressing workshop at Tipping Points and Chaos Exhibition and BioBlitz Festival Falmouth University.
Swarm Collaborative participatory project with artist Timothy Crowley commissioned by Falmouth University.
Joined LUX Critical Forum at CAST Institute Helston.
Scallop Cutters digital film, screened as part of Bodies of Water Programme curated by Dr. Kayla Parker. Force 8 all-day artists’ film event, The Galley, Bridport, Dorset; 11am to 5pm.
Flow A weeks collaborative residency at The Crypt Gallery, London, with sound artist Timothy Crowley; we created a series of sound installations inspired by the subterranean river Fleet that flows nearby.
Bridge Of Air Bridgeguard Residency 3 month collaborative art residency in Sturovo, Slovakia with sound artist Timothy Crowley.
Scallop Cutters digital film, screened as part of Surface Deep: Bodies of Water, Murdoch House, Redruth, Cornish Film Festival.
Scallop Cutters digital film screening as part of Bodies of Water Programme, presented
jointly by the Land/Water and the Visual Arts and Moving Image Arts (MIA)
research groups. Plymouth University.
Shortlisted in collaboration with Timothy Crowley for Bristol Biennale: In
Mentor for artist Orly Ammon. Backlane West Redruth.
Scallop Cutters digital film selected for artists moving image programme
Bodies of Water The Royal West of England Academy Bristol.
Embedded. A four day contemporary art event at the historic Enys
Gardens for Penryn Festival showcasing work of 10 international and regional
artists as well as providing a series of diverse and innovative workshops.
Curated and Project Managed with Sound Artist Timothy Crowley.
Lineage digital film installation observing the nocturnal
rituals involved in the collection, identification and recording of moths and their
extraordinary genetic lineage. Embedded.
Embedded. Drop in Sound Workshop hosted by Timothy Crowley and Kate
Ogley. Participants made sounding objects which triggered rhythmical and melodic
sounds on a computer. The generative computer program written by Timothy
Crowley (in Supercollider) played the composition during this interaction, allowing
the participant to hear and immediately contribute to it. Participants contributed to
the creation of an 8 minute sound composition which became available to
download on SoundCloud.
Sound Art Workshops hosted by Timothy Crowley and Kate Ogley
sponsored by Krowji. A fun and innovative introduction to Sound Art for
the general public and people with profound learning difficulties.
Embedded. Moth Magic, A nocturnal workshop exploring the secret world of
moths with one of the foremost moth experts in the county Tony James and his wife
Pat. The workshop observed and recorded moths within Enys garden, inviting
participants to appreciate the huge variety and subtle beauty of these creatures.
Scallop Cutters digital film Back Lane West Art Film Night Tee Rex
Cinema Penryn Arts Festival.
Super Moon. collaboration with sound installation artist Timothy Crowley
on the Ark at Jubilee Wharf. An evening of live performance and sonic
installation presented by School of Noises as part of Penryn Arts Festival.
Karst Residency exchange Plymouth with Backlane West,. Ongoing
project collecting songs from migrant workers in the Stonehouse district of the
city and creating sound interventions within the urban landscape.
Meantime Residency in Cheltenham. Audio portraiture -
songs and interviews with migrant workers
film selected for Cologne Experimental Documentary
Festival 2012 part of the Cologne International Video
Art Festival a nomadic festival project
Family digital film selected for screening; Square
Eyes Bologna, Caz event, Exchange Gallery Penzance
and Bologna Italy
Shpella Family digital film and Sonnets sound
installation; interweaving themes of enchantment,
absence and migration. Site- Non- Site NSA event at Kestle
Selected for mentoring session
with Benn Cooke director of Lux organisation. Mezz
opportunity,Stroud Valley Arts in collaboration with
Presentation, Liminal Bodies Cornwall Autonomous Zone
event Exchange Gallery Penzance
Residency in the Thethi
In association with The Balkan Peace Park Project. Lives
in a Landscape
Selected for the
screened at Square Eyes Caz event, Exchange Gallery Penzance
Navigating Art Therapy
(2011), compiled by Chris Wood
E.Sussex, USA and Canada, Routledge: entries on Joseph
Songs of Displacement
film installation. Happidrome,The Lizard.
Situated in an abandoned World War 2 bunker the work makes
the inherent connection between war and displaced people. I
was concerned with the idea of the essential song or Cantus
Firmus that expresses something fundamental about who we
Stardust to Flesh multi media installation,
rainwater, hotplate, magnets, microscopes, digital film,
overhead projectors Extracting micro meteorites from
rainwater collected from the gallery roof; exploring the
significance of traces from other worlds. Exchange Gallery
Different Trains digital film sponsored by Krowji,
the Cornwall Film Festival, first part of a 3000km journey
from Istanbul to Tehran
Show and Tell digital film. Invigorate event at the
Exchange Gallery in Penzance; Evaluation of the Wharf
Treasurer for the More
campaign. Umbrella group coordinating 15 artist- led
projects across Cornwall during June July and August
Scallop Cutters, digital film A day in the life of
migrant workers at Falmouth Wharf exploring themes of
displacement and absence. Wharf.Wharf! Falmouth
Scallop Cutters digital film One in a Million,
Illogan Highway Methodist Chapel
Co-curator of Wharf! Wharf!;
Site-specific exhibition at Falmouth Wharf (one of the
largest indoor art events in Cornwall) featuring artist led
group Level 2 and invited artists Brendan Byrne, Paul
Chaney, Zierle and Carter.
Full Fathom Five
installation, crushed scallop shells commemorating the lives
of World War 11 servicemen who’s bodies had been laid out in
the warehouse at Falmouth Wharf after Dunkirk.
featured in publication Wheal Art, ed(s) Sharkey et al
KInetic Installation, kid leather gloves, string, motor and
Wheal Art Weekend
featured in publication Wheal Art, ed(s) Sharkey et al
Birds KInetic Installation, kid leather gloves, string,
motor and motion sensor. Wheal Art Weekend
Santas £10 Tombola
Wharf, the Secret History, group exhibition by art
collective Level 2 Falmouth Art Centre; Sack Series
Open Studios. Falmouth Wharf, Falmouth Cornwall
M.A Show Falmouth University College
Group show with Asp artist group at The Mews Gallery, Penryn
Forthcoming Events and Projects
Selected for Art Weekender Plymouth (September 2017)
with artist Timothy Crowley. Sound Art collaboration with migrant workers in Plymouth.
Swarm Collaborative participatory project with
artist Timothy Crowley commissioned by Falmouth University.
Positions and Awards
Member of Newlyn Society of Artists
£100 commission from Krowji for film project at the Big
Pitcher Event as part of Cornwall Film Festival 2008
On steering committee as treasurer for the More campaign
Creative skills travel award to see the Liverpool Biennale
Level 2 awarded £25,000 by English heritage for a two- year
research led project examining the history, site and people
of Falmouth Wharf.
Creative Skills development fund award to visit Jacki Irvine
exhibition in Leeds
Level 2 Awarded Skills Development Fund of £5,000 for the
initial research led art project concerning Falmouth Wharf
Founding member and acting chair of the art initiative
Postgraduate Certificate in Education at Cornwall College
M.A. Fine Art, Falmouth University College
Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art, Falmouth University
B.A. Honours in Fine Art, Central Lancashire University
Foundation in Art and Design, Brighton University