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b. Canada. Based in London.

I like working in groups. Current amazing collaborations:

Charismatic Megafauna -- feminist drum-hop band with Georgia Twigg and Susannah Worth. We all play the drums. (since 2013)

Bas Jan -- krautpop band with multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Serafina Steer and violin/viola/composer Sarah Anderson. I play drums and sing.
Music / performance with artist and multi-instrumentalist Simon Clark -- various instruments, vocals, improvisation and compositional song-stories. Some with dance moves.

Bedfellows (2014-present), a research project with artists Chloe Cooper and Phoebe Davies that takes it's departure from our informal dialogues and dinners with friend and invests attitudes towards and information around sex, sexualised imagery and open sex education for young people. We work with sexual health charities, galleries, museums, and young people's groups to develop moments of critical and creative engagement with questions around sex, gender, experience, and representation, offering spaces of reflection and investigation on current sex education.

performances with composer/performer/improviser Dave Maric
You can't win them all, ladies & gentlemen -- a live radio-research project that has amassed a ridiculously interesting, inventive and competent group of collaborators and contributors over 4 episodes.

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S E L E C T E D P E R F O R M A N C E S / E V E N T S / E X H I B I T I O N S

2015

You call me when you're ready to talk (4 part live radio performance), Project Radio at &Model, Leeds UK

  Inside the group (with Housemusic), for "kunst kollektiv – kollektiv kunst", MaximilianForums, Munich DE
  You can't win them all, ladies and gentlemen: QUALITY, at The Cast of The Crystal Set, X Marks the Bokship, Matt's Gallery, London UK
  Moon Must, Animal Food, performance commissioned by Louise O'Kelly for Block Universe Performance Festival, June 2015, across London UK
  You can't win them all, ladies and gentlemen: Misunderstandings, Reactor Halls 16, Primary, Nottingham, UK
  What am I looking at? An intervention in 3 Acts, series of performances commissioned for Late@Tate Spring Series 2015 (April, May, June) with Tate Collective, and the Roundhouse Experimental Choir, Tate Britain, London UK
  Contents, sound recording and live performance for Table of Contents, Transitional Table, Helsinki
  Amongst Sculpture, Saturday Live, Serpentine Gallery, London UK
  LOOPOOL, collaborative performance with Chloe Cooper, Five Years Gallery, London UK
  You can't win them all, ladies and gentlemen: Expectations, Side Room, Amsterdam NL
 

Radical People, at Dear Luxembourg (You bucktooth grl), Nosbaum Reding Projects, Luxembourg

2014

You can't win them all, ladies and gentlemen: Happiness, Library Gallery, Winnipeg,

 

X, for 'Who Thinks the Future?', Lewisham Art House & Peer Sessions, London UK

 

Charismatic Megafauna, V&A Lates, Victoria & Albert Museum, London UK

 

Space-Time: The Future, Wysing Music Festival, Cambridge UK

 

Charistmatic Megafauna, commission for Supernormal Festival, Oxfordshire UK

 

ERE, with Gandt, for Foam curated by Mat Jenner, Cafe Oto Projects, London UK

 

PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS, AirSpace, Stoke-on-Trent UK

2013 Cramming, (solo exhibition) and Talking (curated performance event), Almanac Projects, London UK
  Now, now, now, oh, now,  for 'Time Loop', Tate Britain, London, UK
 

Ceremonial Things, Art Licks Weekend, Jerwood Charitable Foundation, London, UK

  Roger, video & performance for Project Visible, Tate Modern, London UK
  Abilities exhibition with Gandt & curated performance event "Auditions," at Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam NL
  Life/Work Balance at Bobby's Recital, performance and two-person exhibition at Standpoint Gallery with Bryony Gillard, London UK
  Reading Group, Standpoint Gallery, London UK
 

Songs for reading into Part 2, X Marks the Bokship, London

2012 Whitstable Biennale, Whitstable, UK
  A gasp and a sigh - sounds for drawing and drawings for playing, Whitechapel Gallery, London UK
  Unclaimed Photocopies: The Year of the Magpie (with Gandt and ArtLicks), Institute of Contemporary Art, London UK
  Songs for reading into, Part One: Jenny Moore, live performance and recording at X Marks the Bokship, London UK
  Boys/Beuys, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London UK
  A Diagram of Something Moving, or The 19.45 Train to Cheshunt in 5 Shapes, on the London Overground btwn Liverpool St and Hackney Downs
2011 Acoustic Sessions, curated by SHIFT at Agnes-Hughes Gallery, London, UK
  Let’s Be Civil, with Gandt at And/Or Gallery, London, UK
  The Speeches,” curated event programme at And/Or Gallery, London, UK
  Proposal for a Rock Opera Act 2, at Performance as Publishing, South London Gallery, London, UK
  Question de principe(s)/ Matter of Principle(s), Art Mur, Montreal, CA
  “Woodstock,” One Dot Says to Another Dot, curated by Gandt, George Polke, London, UK
  Collective Show Los Angeles 2011 w/ LA Pedestrians, Los Angeles, US
2010 The Bergen Biennale II: The Next Generation, The Woodmill, London, UK
  Words, FourBoxes Gallery, Skive, Denmark
  The Bergen Biennale: The Next Generation, The Woodmill, London, UK
  Daily Action Poetry, performance at the Dan Graham Pavillion, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
  Roaming Room, ROOM Art Space, London, UK
  The Bergen Biennale 2010, Landmark Bergen Kunsthall / Entree, Bergen, Norway
  Remnant Island, Hooverville Projects, Londo,n UK
  PrøveRommet, Visningsrommet USF, Bergen Norway
  Gandt at the New York Art Book Fair, PS1 MoMA, NY
  The Devil’s Necktie, The Woodmill, London UK
2009 Seven_Words, Am Nuden Da, London UK
  Information Wants to be Free, Platform One Gallery, London UK
  The Bunker, The Centre of the Universe, Dalston, London, UK
  Group/Grope, Area10, London, UK
  Jamie Radcliffe - The Exhibition, Studio Warehouse, Glasgow, UK
  Contested Ground, 176/Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
  The Mirth of Manfred Blob, Utrophia, London UK
2007 (solo) Home is where the heart breaks, Ace Art Inc. Project Room, Winnipeg, MB
  It’s always happening, It’s never happening, Outworks Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
 
 
R E S I D E N C I E S / G R A N T S
2016 Bedfellows, Research Programme, Tate Exchange, London UK (January)
2015 The Bear Pit residency at Focal Point Gallery with Charismatic Megafauna, September 2015
2014 Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant to Visual Artists
  Asylum Peckham, London May 2014
  Stranger than Fiction: Journeys from Books to Art, Artist masterclass with Dora Garcia, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge
2013

Hellebou Residency, Norway (upcoming)

  Research residency at MuCEM, Marseille, France (with Dept Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths)
  Artist’s International Development Fund, Arts Council England
2012 Artist-led 'Art School,' Tate Modern
  Visiting Tutor, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
2010 Artist in Residence (Mar/Apr), USF Verftet, Bergen, Norway
  Exhibition Support Grant, Bergen Kommune, Norway
2007 Manitoba Arts Council Bursary
  Manitoba Arts Council Creation/Production Grant “C”
 
P U B L I C A T I O N S / P R E S S / W R I T I N G
2015 'You can't win them all,' published in Dancehall Journal Jan 2015
  Sculpture as Performance, published by Performance as Publishing, 2015
2014

'Holiday,' published in Fell Fig.1, Aug 2014

2013 Feminism for Humans: a songsheet, Art Licks Weekend & Jerwood Charitable Foundation, London
2012 Yada Yada, Me and My Friends Issue 18 (solo), published by Me and My Friends (Nicole Bachmann). Zurich/London, UK
  Session_12_Words + Untitled, Am Nuden Da, published by Krabbesholm Hojskole
2011 A Manifesto in Three Acts, catalogue essay for Annie Hémond Hotte Voila!!, Art Mur, Montreal, CA
  Gandt commissioned for Art Licks Volume 2, January 2011
 
E D U C A T I O N
2009 Master of Fine Arts, Art Practice – Goldsmiths College, London, United Kingdom
2006 Bachelor of Fine Arts, First Class Honours - University of Manitoba, Canada