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Exhibition at Villa Arson, Nice
Jun-Sep 2017

Installation Pink Wafer Equivalent VIII shown as part of exhibition Point Quartz: Flower of Kent at Villa Arson, Nice, France. Curated by Frédéric Bauchet, the show was ‘an in situ installation occupying the 300 square metres of the Villa Arson’s Galerie Carrée, conceived as a garden with flowerbeds that have turned into a landscape,’ and featured the work of, amongst others, Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Jules-Aimé Dalou, Cameron Jamie, Bertrand Lavier, and Sterling Ruby.


Performance event at Alfred Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
14 Sep 2017

Newly-written text I Did It My Way featured as part of performance event Punctuation Marks in an Eternal Sentence: The Show, inspired by a video by Ynin Shillo.


Solo exhibition at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales
Nov 2016-Jan 2017

Searching for the Welsh Landscape was a solo exhibition at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales, consisting of a body of new work exploring the connection between landscape and national identity, centred on an absurd search for the perfect Welsh hill. The show was supported through an Arts Council of Wales production grant, and was opened by travel writer and broadcaster Mike Parker.


Exhibition catalogue published
Sep 2016

Fabriquer l’improbable / To Make the Improbable catalogue published in Montreal in conjunction with the 2013 residency and exhibition at Est-Nord-Est in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec, Canada. Features documentation of The Museum of Uninteresting Experience, along with essays by Dominique Allard and Véronique Leblanc.


Screening at Cinema City, Jerusalem
Dec 2016

Showed video I Think That’s Best for Both of Us (Lance and Oprah) at AVI Festival 2016 at Cinema City, Jerusalem.


Exhibition at Winchester School of Art
Oct 2016

Showed installation Pink Wafer Equivalent VIII as part of conference Minimalism: Location Aspect Moment at Winchester School of Art. The event was organised by Paul Hegarty, Sarah Hayden and Ryan Bishop, in conjunction with the John Hansard Gallery.


Exhibition at Palazzo Ducale, Mantua
Sep 2016

Showed installation I’ve Always Wanted to Drive Across America as part of exhibition Travelogue at Cantine di Vincenzo, Palazzo Ducale, Mantua, Italy. Curated by Matteo Bittanti, the group show focused on the car as ‘a rhetorical device functioning as a mode of representation,’ and included artists working with digital media who ‘use driving and simulated movement as a critical lens through which to experience the world.’ The exhibition formed part of Festivaletteratura 2016.


Exhibition at Farbvision, Berlin
Sep 2016

Showed one of a new series of drawings Road Signs (Proposal for a Hypothetical Intervention) at Farbvision, Berlin as part of fundraising exhibition A Blind Auction.


Residency at Nottingham Trent University
Jul 2016

Participated in two-week Summer Lodge residency at Nottingham Trent University. Summer Lodge is a research event taking the form of ‘a collective space in which to undertake experiments, pursue new ideas and allow unexpected leaps of imagination,’ which aims to ‘initiate new dialogues and critical exchange through engaging together in a period of sustained studio/workshop practice.’ Works initiated during the residency include the installation Arms Reaching, Smiling Sweetly.


Exhibition at Group Global 3000, Berlin
Jan-Mar 2016

Showed installation I’ve Always Wanted to Drive Across America as part of exhibition Travelling/Reisen at Group Global 3000 project space in Kreuzberg, Berlin. The show took a critical look at our desire to travel, examining its environmental impact, and exploring possible alternatives.


Exhibition at HilbertRaum, Berlin
Aug-Sep 2015

Showed drawings from A to Z: Babble to Byte (from Memory) as part of three-person exhibition Media Ambages at HilbertRaum, Berlin, alongside Paula Saraste and Nathalie Tafelmacher-Magnat.


Exhibition at Optica, Montreal
Apr-Jun 2015

Participatory work Dinner Party featured as part of Polyphonies, an exhibition curated by Véronique Leblanc at Optica, Montreal. The show brought together works constructed along ‘polyphonic lines,’ seeking to highlight ‘issues raised by art practices based on participatory and performative processes and involving a plurality of voices.’ The inclusion of Dinner Party – a collaboration with Oliver Walker – was supported by the British Council Canada.


Exhibition at Group Global 3000, Berlin
Oct-Nov 2014

Showed Being Somewhere as part of Slowness/Langsamkeit, a group exhibition at Group Global 3000 project space, Berlin. The exhibition took a critical look at our increasingly fast-paced world, and asked how a culture of slowness could look, socially and individually.


Exhibition at Ha Gamle Prestegard, Norway
Sep-Oct 2014

Showed 100 drawings from A to Z: From Aardvark to Axle at Picaresque at Ha Gamle Prestegard, Naerbo, Norway. The group exhibition, curated by Debbie Lawson, explored themes of meandering journeys and the picaresque, and also featured the work of Guy Allott, Colin Guillemet, Emma Hart, Dai Jenkins, Peter Jones, Debbie Lawson and Helen Nodding.


Residency at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales
Mar-May 2014

Three-month residency at Aberystwyth Arts Centre in Aberystwyth, Wales, at one of the venue’s Thomas Heatherwick-designed studios. Research and development undertaken during the residency led to the Searching for the Welsh Landscape series of projects, which culminated in a solo show at Aberystwyth Arts Centre in 2016/17.


Exhibition at Oriel Sycharth Gallery, Wrexham
Feb-Apr 2014

Showed new series of drawings Babies Eating Lemons as part of Fabric, a group exhibition at Oriel Sycharth Gallery, Wrexham, Wales, curated by Janne Malmros.


Performance at Centrum, Berlin
Nov 2013

Performed A Curiously Unremarkable Journey at Centrum in Berlin as part of Sense and Non-Sense: A Festival of Absurdism by Matthew Crookes. The performance was a reworking of the Quebec residency project The Museum of Uninteresting Experience, which originally took the form of a site-specific installation.


Exhibition at Atelier 35, Bucharest
Oct-Nov 2013

Showed video work Being Somewhere as part of Stranded Travelers at Atelier 35 in Bucharest, Romania. The exhibition was curated by Adriana Blidaru and explored contemporary notions of travel.


Conference at ICA, London
Oct 2013

Presented Dinner Party project with Oliver Walker as part of conference Lifting the Curtain: On Audience and Authorship at ICA, London. The event explored the “indispensible input” of the audience in contemporary art practices, and was co-facilitated by performance company Accidental Collective, Chris Johnston (Argument Room/Rideout) and Duska Radosavljevic (University of Kent).


Exhibition at Galerie Jaap Sleper, Utrecht
Sep-Oct 2013

Showed selected drawings from A to Z: From Aardvark to Axle as part of group exhibition The Picture Show at Galerie Jaap Sleper, Utrecht, Netherlands, curated by Witte Wartena.


Residency and exhibition at Est-Nord-Est, Quebec
Jul-Sep 2013

Showed The Museum of Uninteresting Experience as part of exhibition To Make the Improbable, curated by Dominique Allard and Véronique Leblanc. The project was developed during a seven-week residency at Est-Nord-Est, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec, Canada, and was jointly funded by Est-Nord-Est and Wales Arts International.


Exhibition at Preview Art Fair, Berlin
Sep 2013

Selected drawings from A to Z: From Aardvark to Axle shown by Galerie Art Claims Impulse at Preview Berlin Art Fair 2013.


Solo exhibition at Galerie Art Claims Impulse, Berlin
Jun-Jul 2013

Complete series of 461 drawings from A to Z: From Aardvark to Axle shown in a solo exhibition at Galerie Art Claims Impulse, Berlin. The drawings form the opening part of the ongoing A to Z series of projects, consisting of a drawing for every “A” word in the Concise Oxford English Dictionary, produced in alphabetical order. The slide projection work The Supremacy of Thought (The Ineffectiveness of Action) was also shown.


Exhibition at Oriel Davies Gallery, Wales
Jun-Sep 2013

Showed Dinner Party, a collaborative work with Oliver Walker, as part of Be Our Guest at Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Wales.


Screening at Galerie Futura, Berlin
May 2013

Showed new video work The Collected Gertrude Stein Tender Buttons Jokes as part of Kantine Chapters at Galerie Futura (Alpha Nova-Kulturwerkstatt), Berlin. The event accompanied the Getrude Stein-themed exhibition Suppose an Eyes featuring Lady Lucy, Jacqueline Utley and Flora Whiteley.


Exhibition at University of Derby
Dec 2012-Feb 2013

Slide projection work The Supremacy of Thought (The Ineffectiveness of Action) shown as part of The Alumni Show at the University of Derby’s Markeaton Street gallery, Derby. Curated by Robert Clarke and Caroline Locke, the exhibition featured work by ex-University of Derby students who have ‘achieved a notable level of professional and creative success within the national and international art world.’


Exhibition at 1Shantiroad, Bangalore
Jan 2013

Showed sculptural work Rubber Duck as part of exhibition We Were Trying to Make Sense at 1Shantiroad, Bangalore, India, curated by Matthew Krishanu.


Screening and talk at Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin
Dec 2012

Showed video Being Somewhere, followed by a discussion of the work with curator James Harper, as part of exhibition Blows to the Temple at Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin. The project was curated by residents at Node Center for Curatorial Studies.