Space Shifters. Josiah McElheny at Hayward Gallery. Sept 2018 - Jan 2019
a telling WILD KIND, Goldsmiths University. June 2018
Vulva Club with Female Trouble. Kule Theatre. April 2018
Cat's Cradle for Silvia Palacios Whitman. Ten Days Six Nights at Tate Modern. March 2018
Hag Stone. Future Ritual II at vdf. Feb 2018
Velvet Fools. Performer for Stefan Jovanovic Nov 2017
Isabel Lewis Occasion. Ten Days Six Nights, Tate Modern. March 2017
Not Knowing the Line. AND Gallery, Whitechapel. Nov 2017
ALMANAC National Platform Artist, SPILL Festival of Performance. Oct 2016
Queeries into Feminisms, Ausland, Berlin Sept 2016
Weird Undance multiple locations including ArtsAdmin, Steakhouse Live. March 2016
Oorgave with Jan Lee and Tim Murray-Browne. EVP Penned in the Margins. Nov 2015
From Skip to Sky Spontaneous Combustion Festival, Art Licks Weekend. Sept 2015
Gaorthadh Residency work-in-progress with Siobhán Ní Dhuinnín at Firkin Crane, Cork. Sept 2015
Stone Throat, site specific performance Lancashire. Aug 2015
Bird Throat, site specific performance. Isle of Eigg. June 2015
With the Trees, site specific performance research with Silvia Battista. Feb - July 2015.
Speech to the City with Situations, Bristol May 2014
From 2011 to 2013 I was a performance storyteller, working independently and with performance group Pandvani108, initiated by Ben Haggarty, working with Emily Hennessey, Jo Blake, Cat Gerrard, Dominic Kelly, Mikael Oberg, TUUP and Jonah Brody. We were supported by Arts Council England for performances at Rich Mix, Tom Thumb Theatre, Bestival, Lamer Tree Festival, Soho Theatre, Smugglers Festival and schools throughout the South East.
Talks / Workshops
Garden as Studio facilitated with Shelley Etkin. Ponderosa Aug 2017
'Sounding the Stones; Intuition and the Sacred' Performance Lecture for Liverpool Hope University, Sacred Places Conference, 2017
Reading Group with Dance Art Foundation Jan-May 2017
'Decolonial Actions' with Marina Barsy Janer, Isil Sol Vil and Christine Brault. Live Art Development Agency, 2016
'Verdant Intersections: Landscape, Ecology, Poetry, Performance' Contemporary Poetics Research Centre, Birckbeck University, 2016
Crossing Borders, in conversation with choreographer Rosemary Lee. Siobhan Davies Studio and Independent Dance, 2015
"Voicing Matters: Towards an Ecology of voice, place and becoming" Paper for 'Performance, Ecology, Responsibility’ symposium, Canterbury Christ Church University, 2015
“Towards an Ecology of Language” Generative Constraints Conference, Royal Holloway University Research Unit, 2013
'The Performer in Live Art' in The Live Art Almanac; Volume 4. Ed. Keidan, L. Wright, A. Curtis, H. (Written 2012, published 2016.)
‘Tintern Abbey’ and ‘River Source’ The Interpreter’s House. Spring 2014.
‘The Ancestors who Never Left’ PEN Atlas, Nov 2013.
'Decolonising the Feminine; Idle No More’ Earthlines, Nov 2013.
'Wolf Island’ Under the Radar, Nov 2013.
‘Speaking Bodies, Storied Land’; shortlisted for the Earthlines Essay Prize, 2013.
‘Why Matter Matters; looking at material agency in the poetics of Elisabeth Bletsoe’. Tears in the Fence. Nov Issue 2012.
'Dusk Sonnet' Bath Literary Festival Magazine. Feb 2012
‘Re-imagining the Space Between’ Dispatches From The Invisible Revolution; New Public Thinking 1: Reflections on 2011. Jan 2012.
I was co-editor of Earthlines Review in 2013. You can find the print magazine here: www.earthlines.org.uk
I’ve been a writer-in-residence for SPILL Festival of Performance, 2012, 2013; Bristol’s Mayfest, 2013; commissioned by In Between Time, 4 Days, Fierce Festival, This is Tomorrow, SARMA: Laboratory for criticism, dramaturgy, research and creation. I am an adhoc member of Live Art Development Agency's Writing Group with Maddy Costa, Diana Damian and Mary Paterson.
REsidencies / Training
Elsewhere and Otherwise, pa-f performing arts forum, St Erme France. July 2018
Residency with Female Trouble, Berlin. April 2018
Research and Development for Cove. Betonest, Stolpe, Germany. June 2017
Research and Development winter residency at Cove Park, Scotland. Jan 2017
Queeries into Feminisms, Ponderosa Stolzenhagen Sept 2016
Research Lab with Justin F Kennedy and Jeremy Shaw. Impulstanz, Aug 2016
Gaorthadh Research and Development with Siobhán Ní Dhuinnín supported by Firkin Crane, Cork. Sept 2015
Going Home with Geraldine Pilgrim and LADA. Sept 2015
Eyes Wide Shut. Zierle and Carter DIY with LADA and LICA. Aug 2015
The Secret Teachings with Julyen Hamilton and Billie Hanne. Brussels 2014-2015
Body Weather, Isle of Eigg with Frank van der Ven. June 2015
e|merge artist residency, Earthdance, Massachussetts. Feb 2015
what_now Festival, Siobhan Davies Dance + Independent Dance. April 2014
P.O.R.C.H Performance and Choregraphy modules. Ponderosa, Germany. with Stephanie Maher, Keith Hennessey, Maria Scarroni, Jess Curtis, Tove Sahlin, July - Aug 2014
Thinking Through the Body; Combative Manifestos with Kira O'Reilly and LADA. Aug 2013
Qualifications + Awards
Foundation Training with Centre for Systemic Constellations 2019
AHRC CHASE scholarship for doctoral research 2014 - 2018
KRI Level One Kundalini Teacher Training with Gurmukh 2017
DanceWEB Scholar with mentor Tino Seghal. Vienna 2016
MA in Creative Writing, Distinction. Bath Spa University 2011-2012
Erasmus Scholarship Universitat Autonoma Barcelona 2008-2009
BA in English Literature, First Class Honours. University of Edinburgh 2006-2010