CV

Exhibitions / Installations / Productions
Current

July 2020 | Commission for The Arts Institute, Plymouth University –  ‘The Underside of Time’ moving image work responding to the theme ‘ Everything has changed. Nothing has changed. Change is coming’.

June 2020 | Recipient of COVID 19 Emergency Funding from Arts Council England, to develop digital and technical expertise to support the creation of short experimental moving image works.

Previous

Mar 2020 | Alumni show, Bath School of Art & Design

Sep | 2019 Go Rewild Yourself – participatory project for Plymouth Art Weekender

May-Jun 2019 | Rhyne & Huish exhibition of prints – ArtdotEarth, Dartington

Dec 2018 | Rangoli Arts Centre, Bangalore – performance

Sep 2018 | Hydrosapien Local Participation Commission – Plymouth Art Weekender

May 2018 | Canteen – Art Week Exeter

May 2017 | Primordial – group show curated by me, Fringe Arts Bath

Apr 2018 | BEAF – Bournemouth Emerging Arts Festival

Feb 2017 | Liquid II – group show curated by me, Arts Quarter Budapest

Nov 2016 | The Underheard, sound installation – Sanctum, Bristol

Oct 2016 | Art Language Location – Cambridge

Oct 2016 | Sonic works broadcast on Radio Revolten International Radio Art Festival – Halle, Germany

Sep 2016 | Cremyll Ferry Sound Piece & Aquatic Traffic production, Plymouth Art Weekender

Sep 2016 | Multi-screening for Place, Ecology & the Digital, DRHA, University of Brighton

Aug 2016 | Hot Water screened as part of The Geumgang Nature Art Biennale Korea

Jun 2016 | Liquid – group show curated by me, Fringe Arts Bath

May 2016 | Submersive Testimony – Media Wall, Bath Spa University

Aug 2015 | Raw Catalyst – Ruskin Gallery, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge

Residencies

Nov 2019 | Art-Science hothouse residency: hosted by art.earth, CCANW and Science Walden

Nov 2018 | Srishti School of Art & Design, Bangalore

Jul 2018 | Concordia University, Montreal. Funded by GALA network.

Jun 2018 | Global Nomadic Art Project at Schumacher College, UK. ‘The Ephemeral River’

Mar 2018 | Porthleven Prize, residency with BSAD

Publications

Creative practice featured in ‘Culture, Community, Climate’ art.earth 2020

Chapter in Monsoon Waters – University of Westminster 2019

Book Review ‘Routledge handbook of gender and environment’ Green Letters, Taylor & Francis 2019

Chapter in ‘Imagining Islands: Visual Culture in the Northern British Archipelago’ co-authored with Prof. Owain Jones, Routledge 2018

Creative practice featured in Yatoo GNAP publications (Korea) Water 2016; Wind 2018

Creative practice featured in ‘Ephemeral River’ art.earth GNAP 2018

Book Review: ‘Tree’ in Green Letters, Taylor & Francis 2018

Forthcoming publications

Chapter in ‘Rethinking Creativity in the Era of Ecocide. Embodiment, Performance and Practice’ Emerald Publishing 2021

Chapter in Special Issue of Geohumanities (Official Journal of the Association of American Geographers) 2021

Chapter in EnCOUnTErs (ecoacoustics and the more-than-human) ACE funded publication 2021

Qualifications

Practice-led PhD in Environmental Humanities: Hydrofeminism: bodies, spaces, practices. Successful Viva Voce (with revisions) Bath Spa University October 2020

PGDip – Teaching/Learning in HE, University of Plymouth 2000

MA Social History of Art, University of Leeds 1990

BA (hons) Fine Art 2:1, Manchester Metropolitan University 1989

Memberships

A-N (Artists Information Company) 2016~

RGS IBS (Royal Geographical Society) 2018~

CAMP (Contemporary Arts Membership Plymouth) 2019~

AAG (Association of American Geographers) 2019-2020

ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment) 2019-2020

Awards

Tagore International Film Festival | Outstanding Achievement Awards in 4 categories: Debut Film-maker, Films on Disability, Short Films, Women’s Films, for Manual for Nomads. April 2020

Arts Council England | Developing Your Creative Practice Award – £10k, July 2019

Access Space Residency | shortlisted 300 > 8, 2019

Jerwood Arts Bursaries 2019 | shortlisted

A-N Bursaries | Recipient of the Artists’ Development Awards (£1500), 2019

Exeter University | Arts & Culture Commissions | shortlisted 100 > 3, 2019

Gala (Global Academy of Liberal Arts): University of Udine, Italy April 2017 | Eco- Sustainable Narratives and Environmental Concerns

Gala (Global Academy of Liberal Arts): University of Udine, Italy April 2017 | Eco- Sustainable Narratives and Environmental Concerns

Creative Commissions: Mobility Variations, Centre for GeoHumanities, Royal Holloway University and the Centre for Advanced Studies in Mobility with the Department of Historical and Geographical Sciences and the Ancient World, University of Padova. Shortlisted (with Beth Cullen, University of Westminster), May 2019

Gala (Global Academy of Liberal Arts) | selected participant for summer school at the University of Utrecht with Rosi Braidotti: Posthuman Ethics in the Anthropocene August 2017

Gala (Global Academy of Liberal Arts) | Fleuve collaborating with Eric Powell of Concordia University Montreal, on a project which explores the social and environmental ecologies of the St. Lawrence River(CA) and the River Severn (UK) Our first site visit was July 2018, the second was February 2019

Srishti Institute, Bangalore | selected for fully funded Interim residency, 2018

Visual Arts Plymouth | Local Participation Commission £3k for Hydrosapien, 2018

Arts Council England | £10k project funding for Hydrosapien, 2018

Bath Spa Environmental Humanities Research Grant | towards Rhyne & Huish walkshops, 2018

Porthleven Prize | one of 14 artists selected for fully funded residency, 2018

Harbutt Fund | for development of sound work for Rhyne & Huish, 2017

Selected Participant in the CREST Summer School | Wellcome Institute, London (Leadership and Research Collaboration) September 2017

Plymouth City Council | 50% funding for Benthic Caress, 2017

KTH Seedbox Linkoping University | for attendance at International workshop on Writing the Environmental Humanities (Undisciplined Discipline), 2017

Bath Spa University | inaugural recipient of the PhD Studentship in Environmental Humanities (Fee Waiver), 2016

Conference papers delivered
2019

Guest Lecture, Centre for Environmental Humanities, University of Bristol, January

AAG Washington DC, April

Environmental Arts Practice Research conference, University of Plymouth, April

EUGEO Annual Conference, Galway, May

Nordic Geographers Conference, Trondheim, June

Art in the age of the Anthropocene and Ecocide, Bath Spa University, June

Flows of Entanglement, ASLE, University of Plymouth, September

2018

Seeing Sound: Practice-Led Research Symposium, Bath Spa University, March

RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum Mid-Term Conference, Royal Holloway University London, April

Monsoon Waters, University of Westminster, April

Marine Transgressions, Bristol, June

Liquidscapes, Dartington, June

RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, August

The role of the arts and creative practice in addressing critical global challenges, UWE, October

2017

Feminist Approaches to a Changing Climate AAG, AGM, Boston, April

Future Imperfect – sound, cinema and the moving image. Plymouth University, April

Contributor: LIVING TOGETHER ON THIS EARTH University of Udine, Italy, April

Digital Ecologies and the Anthropocene – Bath Spa University, April

In Other Tongues: creating metaphysics, embodying language, Schumacher College, June

Mediating Climate Change international, multidisciplinary conference, Leeds University, July

Sound + Environment 2017 Art | Science | Listening | Collaboration University of Hull, July

Association of Commonwealth Universities Summer School – Bath Spa University, August

University of Utrecht with Rosi Braidotti: Posthuman Ethics in the Anthropocene, August

Selected Participant CREST, Wellcome Institute, (Leadership and Research Collaboration), September

Beyond Nature/Artifice, III INSULA International Colloquium, Universidade da Madeira, November

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