PERFORMANCE

Space Shifters. Josiah McElheny at Hayward Gallery. Sept 2018 - Jan 2019

a telling WILD KIND, Goldsmiths University. June 2018

Unspecified Involvements #2 with Janine Harrington, Clover Peake, Rohanne Udall. May 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

COVE with collaborating performer Shelley Etkin and musician Jonah Brody. The Yard Theatre July 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

WISHBONE with collaborating performers Jo Blake, Jo Hellier, Simone Kenyon and support from Arts Council England. The Yard Theatre May 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

Gwineverra, Tom and the Enemy of Man with Billie Hanne and Rob Vesty. July 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

'Under the Tongue' Sounding Workshop as part of Welt ohne Außen curated by Isabel Lewis at Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin. July 2018

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

 

PUBLICATIONS

'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

Love is the Agreement with Meg Stuart and Pawel Althamer. Impulstanz, Aug 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