Artist CV

In addition to productions, experimental work and writing, I have spoken at and hosted dozens of events and workshops since 2009. See my talks page for more. For a selection of images of my visual art and performance work, see my portfolio.

Selected art, technology and performance work

January 2017-present Digital Curator, ‘Site Sessions’, Site Gallery, Sheffield

October 2016 Dance With Me (Installation at the Lowry, Oct 2016-Feb 2017)

Sept/Oct 2016 Maker in Residence, ERASMUS Creative Museums programme, Theatre Museum and Photography Museum, Helsinki

Feb 2016 Hacking Rambert (book, visuals and audio interviews)

Oct 2015- Feb 2016 Digital Artist in Residence, ‘Sprint’, Rambert, London

Sept 2015 How To Live ForeverLighthouse Arts (documentary and immersive booth experience) Brighton Digital Festival, British Science Festival

March 2015 Hack Circus: Underworlds, Star of Kings, London

Feb 2015 Resident Global Futr LabFuture Everything, Manchester

Sept 2014 Starship Hack Circus, Space Studios, London

July 2014 Hack Circus: Access All AreasLighthouse Arts, Brighton

June 2014 Studio Resident, Lighthouse Arts, Brighton

October 2013 Hack Circus: Time Travel Live, Star of Kings, London

July 2013 Container project – group show and limited edition product, London

September 2013-present Creative Director, Hack Circus

April-June 2012 Technologist in Residence, ‘Happenstance, Site Gallery, Sheffield

 

Selected writings 

My Huffington Post columns

Hacking Rambert: a book I wrote arguing for a ‘contemporary creative technology’, on the model of contemporary dance (2016)

How To Live Forever – unabridged interview about this project, for The Observer (2015)

Invisible Limits and forbidden behaviours – article for the British Council after Global Futr Lab week at Future Everything (2015)

Invention is the art of working with what we have – article for Creative Review (2014)

We’re all developers now – article for The Guardian Culture Professionals (2013)

 

Selected coverage 

Furtherfield review of my residency book, Hacking Rambert (Aug 2016)

Rhodri Marsden interviews me about Hack Circus in The Independent (April 2015)

Interview with me about Hack Circus on BBC Click for World Service Radio (April 2015)

Cory Doctorow interviews me in The Guardian (2014)

 

Academia

MPhil, Criticism and Culture (English Faculty), University of Cambridge (2006)
BA (Hons) (First Class), History of Art, University of York (2003)

 

Fellowships

STEAM Fellow, Site Gallery, Sheffield (Jan 2017 -> ongoing)
Making Ways Artist Panel, Sheffield (Jan 2017 -> ongoing)

 

Between my MPhil in 2006 and Happenstance in 2012 I worked as Deputy Editor of a national magazine, as a freelance comedy writer, blog editor and author, and for the R&D wing of a digital agency.