Education

Lincoln University, UK: MA Fine Art (Jan-Sept 2016)

Subjects: studio practice, art practice as research, academic research and writing

 

Basis voor de Aktuele Kunst, Utrecht: Learning Place (Dec 2015-April 2016)

Subjects: art as politics, the legacy of modernity and how to challenge it through creative means, practical involvement with the New World Summit (Jonas Staal) and Here We Are Academy (learning platform created by a group of undocumented humans 'Wij Zijn Hier').

 

Yoga Moves, Utrecht: 200hrs Vinyasa yoga teacher training (July-December 2015)

Subjects: yoga asana, philosophy, breath and meditation techniques, anatomy

 

Lincoln University, UK: MFA Choreographing Live Art  (2014-2015; completed 90 ECTS, programme was discontinued)

Subjects: performance studies, transgressive live art, somatic approaches to research, the strategies and aesthetics of (gender) failure within performance practice, research strategies

 

Falmouth University, UK: BA Choreography with Visual Practices (2009-2011)  

Subjects: dance (contemporary technique, improvisation, somatics) and digital media, cross-disciplinary practice, experiential anatomy 

 

Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School, Denmark (2008–2009)

6 month foundation course in contemporary dance 

 

Hogeschool Zuyd, Heerlen, Netherlands: Cert.HE dance therapy (2007- 2008)    

Subjects: psychology, interpersonal skills, using dance to counter/balance various physical and mental health issues

 

ISLO, Joensuu, Finland: foundation course creative dance teaching (2006-2007)    

Subjects: devising curriculum and dance delivery to community groups, experimental anatomy

University College Utrecht, Netherlands: Cert. HE Social Science (1999-2000)

Subjects: law, social science, psychology

 

 

Work

 

Performance and Devising

 

2016

Workshop for Pigs and People: interactive experience, Pink Pigs Farm, Scunthorpe, UK

Bare Bones: interactive experience, Lincoln University, UK

Egalite by Elena Kovylina, Zomerexpo, Amsterdam 

 

Movement experiment at Contingency/Winter School of Discontent, Gallery West, Den Haag                                                         

 

2015

Body of Concern: interactive performance with 1800hrs collective (http://18hundredhours.moonfruit.com)

at Made in Roath, Cardiff, UK                                                                                                     

 

Untitled: one on one solo performance at Slager Museum as part of Museum Nacht Den Bosch, Netherlands                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Two Flashers, multi media performance; collaboration with Josh alan Trask, 

1800hrsMADE, Cardiff, UK  

                                                                                                                     

Transient Space, collaboration with Julia Sykala. Movement/video performance 

based on negotiating personal space in the London tube system, Barbican Theatre, Plymouth, UK      

 

                                        

2014

Crap: collaboration with Lauren Barri Holstein (http://www.thefamousomg.com), Gnarl Fest, 

Lincoln, UK  

                                                                                                                                           

Nothing at the end of the line..maybe a little breathing: collaboration with Sarah Hermanutz 

and Emily Zuckerman; areal rope art and motion tracking technology, Ponderosa, Berlin, Germany                                                                                          

Vedenpinnan: movement/video/photography installation, Fiskars, Finland                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

2013

Bodies in Urban Spaces by Willi Dorner (www.ciewdorner.at), exploring the body in 

relation to urban architecture, Hastings, UK                                                                                                                                     

Artefact 2  by Marie Gabrielle Rotie (www.rotieproductions.com), Butoh based exploration of the body as material, Penryn, UK        

                                                                                                                                 

Passing Through: collaborative 16 hour performance at Truro train station, Truro, UK                           

 

Homo Sapiens/H2O: solo exploring my physical relationship to soil and water, AIR pressure, 

event on climate change, Penryn, UK      

 

 

2012

Untitled: physical actions at Pendennis Point, collaboration with Zierle and Carter (www.zierlecarterliveart.com), Falmouth UK

 

Untitled: solo at Lived Art Festival, Falmouth, UK 

     

                                                                                        

2011

Making it Home: collaboration with Rosalyn Maynard. Performance addressing climate 

change and peak oil. Dartmoor National Park, UK   

 

                                                                                                            

1998-1999                                                                    

Wildfire (performer, facilitator) 

community theatre project raising awareness about social inequality, Central States, USA              

 

 

 

Exhibitions 

2017

More alike than we might think: Interactive video, audio and text installation, House of Questions, Newlyn Gallery, UK 

2016

Touched by pigs and people circle: interactive sculpture and video installation, Ampersand, Lincoln, UK

2015

Of Grass: film collaboration with Catrin Clarke, Cardiff m.a.d.e, UK

                                                     

Two Flashers: film and photo exhibition, collaboration with Josh Alan Trask, Cardiff m.a.d.e, UK  

 

   

2014

Stone Skin: short film, Made in Roath festival, Cardiff, UK                                                                 

 

 2012

Untitled: installation in cleaning cabinet, Lived Art Festival, Falmouth, UK 

 

 

Residencies

 

2016

Here We Are Academy, Basis voor de Aktuele Kunst and Wij Zijn Hier, Utrecht/Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

Winter School of Discontent, Gallery West, Den Haag, Netherlands 

         

                                              

2015

Light and Shadow Creatures: photo project, www.umira.net

 

Kunsthal Boschveld, Den Bosch, Netherlands   

                                                                                   

Wonderlust: walking residency along Cornish Coastal Path, UK  (www.wonderlustproject.org)                                         

      

2014

Converge, Ponderosa, Germany                                                                                                        

 

The Sky is Falling and the Money is all gone with Lucky Pierre, research and performance collective based in Chicago, organised by the Live art Development Agency, UK 

http://www.luckypierre.org/current/the-sky-is-falling-the-moneys-all-gone.html                        

 

Summercamp, National Theatre Wales, UK                                                                                               

    

Onoma, Fiskars, Finland                                                                                                                    

 

BIDE, Barcelona, Spain                                                                                                                      

 

 

 

Teaching and organising  

   

2016

The Seven Valleys (facilitator): movement and drawing workshop for adults, Conferentieoord de Poort, Groesbeek

Nexus (organiser): a week long residency for 20 trained and untrained artists at Numphra Downs, Cornwall UK 

Interactive mural for all ages, x-24 Festival, Lincoln, UK                                                                                                 

2015

The Tree that survived the Winter (facilitator): drawing and movement workshop for adults, Conferentieoord de Poort, Groesbeek

 

Vinyasa yoga classes, Wolfaert Projectspaces, Rotterdam

 

 

2014

Soil Culture Forum (http://ccanw.co.uk/soil-culture-forum.htm), Falmouth, UK                                                       •         Part of programming team (2013-14)      

•         Daily yoga workshops for beginners 

 

Daylight Festival,  St Day, Cornwall                                                                                                                                  •        Facilitation of community lantern making, shadow puppets and animation workshops                                                                                 

 

2011-2013

Green Moves (fundraising, organising and promoting projects and teacher), Cornwall, UK:        (2011-2013)

•   Workshops with Elderly      

•   Sustainable education through creativity (http://wearegreenmoves.wordpress.com)  

•   Holiday workshops for children at Performance Centre, Penryn

•   Primary school projects  

 

Eden Project, educational charity for sustainable living, St Austell, UK  (2012 - 2013)                            •       Creative facilitator at Site Wide Live Programme                         

 

Assistant teacher in site specific choreography with Lois Taylor   (2013)

•       at Falmouth University

 

Inclusive Theaterwerkplaats de Rode Hoed, Netherlands        (2012)

•       Creative movement coach for production ‘het Sneeuw Meisje’                         

 

Assistant teacher in somatic bodywork/writing/drawing with Rosalyn Maynard     (2011-2013)

•       at Falmouth University and workshops in Devon   

 

 

2007-2010   

Weekly creative dance classes 

•       Interlink Society, Teesside University, UK                                                                           

•       Landgoed Terworm, Heerlen, Netherlands   (outdoor  classes)                                         

•       Dansatelier Heerlen, Netherlands  (adults)                                                                     

•       Refugee Centre Kontiolahti, Finland (children)                                                               

•       Adults with visual Impairment, Joensuu, Finland     

 

2000-2001

Department for the promotion of the Arts, European Baha'i Youth Council

•       Part of programming and organising team for three conferences (in Czech republic, France and Denmark) for street theatre groups raising awareness about social inequality

•       Facilitated workshops about interpersonal relationships for touring groups