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SELECTED PERFORMANCE AND FILM WORK (lead artist):

2014-16+                       Director, Performer I am not a Village Live-Dance-Film

2015                         Artist Motherhood and childlessness pilgrimage commission by ALTMFA/Yinka Shonibare guest projects, London

2015                         Artist Mother of a project Live consciousness raising (in collab. with Oriana Fox)

2014                         Artist Learning to play Victoria Park, commissioned by Chisenhale Dance Space

2014                         Artist Saffron’s Miserarium commission by Yellow Fish Epic durational performance festival, Seattle WA, USA

2014                         Artist Hackney Wicked promenade commission by Hackney Wicked festival, London

2014                         Artist Learning to play Victoria Park, commissioned by Chisenhale Dance Space

2013                         Curator/ Dancer Moving Moveable Feast Interactive Dance Event, London

2013                  Artist/ Dancer Garden of earthly delights Performance, Ponderosa, Germany

2013                          Director, performer Playa take me home (Video), Gijon, Spain

2012                       Artist/ Dancer Voyage of the Dead Various locations, London

2012                       Artist/ Dancer Devised/ Improvised Dance Ironic Title, Chisenhale, London

2011                          Dancer Improvisation Awesome Threesome, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

2011                              Co-Artist, Dancer Sunshine and the Broken Bits Noise=Noise, London

2011               Artist, Performer I am not a Village Battersea Arts Centre, Toihaus Theatre Saltzburg, STOFF Festival, Stockholm, Site-specific promenades in Soca, Slovenia and Syros, Greece

2010                    Director Laga beach Promo Video Deptford Beach Babes

2010                         Artist, Dancer Angel of Time Roehampton University, London

2009                          Artist, Performer A Sailor went to Sea Devised Performance, various locations

2009                    Artist/ Performer 7000 Year Old Woman Once More with Feeling,

Curator Oriana Fox, Tate Modern

2009                   Solo Improvisation Hey, do you fancy yourself over there

2006                      Director Pool of London Documentary Red Shoe Films

1998-2005                 Director Sidecar Ltd, Video Access Facility, East London

Equipment hire, training, facilitation for excluded groups

1999                          Director As Is Your Due © University of Cambridge Documentary about the 50th anniversary of degrees for women in Cambridge

1997                          Director She’s Real © Artists Television Access A documentary about dyke punk culture in the U.S.A

1997                   Performer Because I’m a Londoner The Lab San Francisco

1997                   Performer/ Designer Live Sculpture Pussy Dress Musee Feminique, Artists’

1993                   Director Bikini Kill in the U.K © Northern Media School Documentary about

                              British and American Riot Grrls

 

SELECTED CURATORIAL WORK:

2015                        Gina Birch painting and music show Broadway market Furniture shop

2011-2016+            The Drawing and Dancing Society Performance and Drawing Classes/ salons

2012                        The Voyage of the Dead Mask and Costume making workshops and Procession

2011-2013            Wet Granny Fortnightly improvisation group

2008-2010            Monthly Mixed Media Red Shoe Films Whitechapel Art Gallery First Thursdays

included Live Promo Making, Pinhole Photographs, Improvised Performances, Live Skype Feed to ATA Gallery in Boston, Bicycle Powered Projections of Live Drawing, Dance, Interactive Dance, Animation, Zoetrope Installation, Fine Art, Interactive Video Installations, Live Music, Performance cooking

2006-2008            Irregular events Red Shoe Films

Bonfire Madigan, Ladies film and hair club, The Shades inbetween, Pie in the Sky

June 2000             Shoreditch Shorts Video Challenge Shoreditch and Hoxton Festival

With Halloween society

1994-1998            Curator, Staff/Board Member Artists Television Access San Francisco, Art Cinema,

1997                    Wallflower Filmmaker’s Collective Somar Gallery San Francisco

1997                    Femme Flicke Zine Show Artists’ Television Access San Francisco

1996                    Lick ‘n’ Flicker performance/Screening with Miranda July at Mother, NYC

New York Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film Fest

1996                     3 Month Tour of She’s Real across the US with films and local performers, Venues incld: UCLA, LA Garage, Chameleon SF, UCSD, Hotel Congress Tucson, University of Arizona, Electric Lounge Austin, C.B.’s Gallery NYC, Miaow Mix NYC, Dumba Gardens Brooklyn, Knitting Factory NYC, Hallwalls Centre for Contemporary Art Buffalo, Images Festival Montreal, Inside/Out Festival Toronto Connecticut College, Chatham College Pittsburgh, Ryles Bar Cambridge MA, ACTUP Philadelphia, Pittsburgh Womens’ Center, Stimulus Transit Channel 53, CA, Big Miss Moviola Portland OR, Private houses in Atlanta GA, Louisville KA, Detroit Mi, Milky Bar Gallery Seattle WA, Zeitgeist New Orleans

1994                 Queercore Show Arts Theatre Club Soho, London

1993-1998       Shoot the Women First open access film and live performance events in various venues in London, NYC and San Francisco

 

FILMMAKER (other people’s work):

2014            Camera  Sirens crossing Carolyn Deby

2008            Director  There ain’t no Black in the Union Jack

Documentary and Video for live performance, Hackney Empire

                     PAN centre for intercultural arts, Adfed

2008            Camera Pregnant Breakdancers Flashmob Oxfam

2008            Editor Rumpelstiltskin, After they left Silversmith Dance company

2008            Production Assistant Trail of the Spider Cowboy Movie Anja Kirchner

2004            Director, Editor Experimental Playground  © Snug and outdoor Documentary 2004            2nd Unit Director Guantanomobile Project U.S. Web/ Video tour project

2004            Assistant to the Director a Hartley Story Dir: Nicky Lianos © Film or Die Live action/

2002            Director/Editor/Teacher Dreams, Struggles and Survivors © The Children’s Society. 2002            Project assistant/Teacher/Editor Pehla Pyar “Bollywood short” Dance Drama production training with refugees and students © Trinity community centre, L.W.T.

2001            Editor Breaking the Boundaries © Black filmmaker A documentary by and about Turbo D and his group of east London break dancers

2000             Director The Experimental Project © Hackney Learning Partnerships A documentary about a public art programme to create a new vision of playgrounds

1999            Project manager/ Teacher Media Mix Live performance and video training   with Southwark, Lewisham and Lambeth young people © Young Vic Theatre, L.W.T.

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCE (other people’s work):

2015                        Artist/ Dancer A day out of time Performance, Hydra, Greece

2015                 Curator/ Dancer Garden of earthly delights Performance, Borderland, Denmark

2013                  Dancer Butoh Night Theatre, Inga Cholmogorova, Amsterdam, Holland

April 2013         Singer Material Choir Artist Phil Coy, What_Now Festival, Siobahn Davies

June 2012           Dancer Devised Improvised Dance Shield, ChoreographerAmaara RaheemLondon

December 2011  Dancer Improvisation The Visitors, Inga Cholmogorova, London

Sept2011            Voice-Over The Splash and a last drop Dir Yu-Chen Wang/GB 2011

August 2011       Dancer Fuck Hiroshima EX-IT Butoh Festival, Schloss Broellin, Germany

May 2010           Performer Unveiling Rocket MT2010 Basement Art Projects, Yu-Chen Wang

April 10              Dancer The moon is a harsh mistress Woodmill, Elena Bajo

March 10           Dancer A community of misfits A Foundation, Oriana Fox

August 09          Storyteller Reimagine the Streets BeeKeepers, Warhorse Theatre

June 2009          Dancer Rootswing Samba Reggae Troupe, Catherine Wheeler

May 2009           Dancer Handbag Scratch Geraldine Pilgrim Burst Fest BAC

May 2009          Performer (In)Visible Exchange Harriet Poole

Jan 2009             First Actress Mascarada Italian Cultural institute

Dec 2008            Dancer Handbag Scratch Geraldine Pilgrim, BAC

Dec 2008            Performer YouMeBumBumTrain Interactive Theatre

June 2007          Steward Spaces Between Site-Specific Dance Athina Valha, Royal Festival Hall

June 2004         Assistant Wandering Rocks Revolving Doors 19 international Site-Specific Artists on 100th Bloomsday Dublin Ireland

 

SELECTED WORKSHOPS, EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

2015                              Ricean school of dance Experimental school Hydra, Greece

2013 (regular)               Afro-Brazilian Dance Irineu Nogueria Siobahn Davies, London

2013 (regular)         West African Dance Uchenna Dance Company, London

2007-2013               Action Theatre (Improvisation) Kate Hilder, Ruth Zaporah,

2013 (regular)         Meisner technique Kate Maravan

2009-2013               Improvisation Seke Chimutengwende, Andrew Morrish

2010-2013               Feldenkreis and Contact Improvisation Simonetta Alessandri

2009-2013                Butoh Yumiko Yoshiko, Denise Fujiwara, Atsushi Takenouchi,

                                 Schloss Broellin Germany and London, various venues

2006-2013                Bodyweather Marnie Orr, Oguri, various venues

Feldenkreis/ Bodyweather Monique Hunt

Body/ Landscape Simone Kenyon, Neil Callahan, Frank Van de Ven

2011-2012               Vocal Dance, Integrated Body and Voice Patricia Bardi Amsterdam

October 2010-11      Masters Performance and Creative Research Roehampton University

2008-2012               Ballet Renato Paroni, Hubert Essakow, Nina Thilas-Mohs

Central School of Ballet

2008-2012               Contemporary Dance Limon Release The Place, Laban centre

2009-2012               Contemporary Dance Cunningham The Place, Laban centre

2008-2009              Contemporary Dance Graham Technique The Place

2009-2010                   Voice, Physical Theatre and Devising Para-Active

2007-2009              Warhorse Theatre Performers playground Viewpoints-Commedia-Suzuki

2009                        Solo Improvisation Weekly Practice Group Red Shoe Films

2008-2011                Live Art Devising Gary Stevens, Karen Christopher, Geraldine Pilgrim

2008                            Performance and Contact Improvisation Shahar Dor September

2008-2010                Devising Choreography Cholmondeleys DV8 Jennifer Irons Wendy Houston

2008                        Live Art Devising Guillermo Gomez-Pena, La Pocha Nostra NRLA Glasgow

2008                      One-to-one Movement Training Barbara Kukovec

2004-2007                Afro-Brazilian Dance Beatriz Fernandes The Place

2004-2007                Flamenco Nuria Garcia, La Escuela de Baile London

2005                        Flamenco and Bulerias Jerez de la Frontera Spain

2003                        Directors and Actors Training The Film Farm Poland

1996                        Sound and Live Performance Pamela Z, The Lab San Francisco

1987-1990               B.A.hons Economic and Social History and Film Studies U.E.A. Norwich

 

OTHER SKILLS/ INTERESTS:

  • Manager of Art Studios and Event space
  • Fortnightly free improvisation practice group
  • Experimental artists’ choir, Choir East
  • Hatha Yoga and Meditation
  • Drawing
  • Cooking
  • Cycling
  • Camera, Lighting, Sound Operater
  • Video and Sound Editing and Design
  • Driving License + access to car
  • Lived on a Boat

 

REFEREES:

Oriana Fox

Curator of my work and frequent collaborator

oriana.fox@gmail.com

Alice Gosti

Curator of my work

gostia@gmail.com