Oakwood Sun Club, where I'm currently Radical Essex Artist in Residence. Explore the grounds and meet the regulars of one of Essex' remaining naturist clubs, near the site of the UK's first over 100 years ago. Featuring a pay BBQ and various activities devised by myself & club members.
11am-6pm. Clothing Optional. Towel useful. RSVP (Map ref HERE)
(NB: No need to be naked yourself but others there may well be!)
16th/17th JUNE / EVENT
Open Studios at my studio block, 114a Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow E17 6AA. Meet over 25 artists working in various media, including Matthew Krishanu, Helen Maurer, Asger Gjerdvik, Tam Joseph and more. (More...)
Sat/Sun 1pm-6pm. PV Fri 15th 6-9pm. FREE
26/27th JAN 2018 / TALK
Artist Talk on Friday 26th January 7pm and Sauna Reading Group on Saturday 27th January 1pm, both at Scottish Sculpture Workshop.
23rd JAN 2018 / TALK
Artist Talk as part of f(r)iction, School of Communication, Royal College of Art, London. Location & timings TBC.
7th OCT 2017 / EVENT
I’ll be presenting four sessions of my ‘An Introduction to Laughter Yoga’ and a special new ‘Activity (& Inactivity) Sheet’ at ‘The Festival of Radical Fun’ at the Museum of London. Various live projects from artists, magazines and musicians around the building including Ruth Beale, Company Drinks, Gal Dem, Juneau Projects, Lady Lucy, and The Quietus.
10am-10pm. FREE. (More...)
17th SEPT – 31ST OCT 2017 / EXHIBITION
‘Concentric Zone Theory’ with Adam Chozko, Simon Linington, Domonic from Luton and Emma Smith. With a panel discussion ‘Post-London’ Moderated by Lynda Morris Sunday 17th September 12pm. Open Thurs-Sun 12-5pm. FREE. (More...)
25th JUNE 2017 / EVENT
As Part of my Radical Essex Residency at Oakwood Sun Club I’ll be presenting a display and demonstration of my work so far at the Club’s annual Open Day. All welcome. Clothing optional. 11-4pm. FREE. (More...)
10th DEC 2016 / TALK
A CONFESSION: ANARCHY, ANONYMITY, HEALTH & EFFICIENCY
An Amateur History of Social Nudity in Modern Essex 1896-2017, Performance Lecture at Focal Point Gallery to launch my research into the history and legacy of Essex' 1890s Tolstoy Colonies.
Part of the Radical Essex season. FREE. (More...)
(HAD A BABY)
6th Feb - 3rd March 2016 / EXHIBITION
Manual Labours (Sophie Hope & Jenny Richards) have commissioned me to write a feedback form for their exhibition 'The Complaining Body' that looks at the physical and mental issues around complaining.
The Peltz Gallery, Birkbeck College, 43 Gordon Square,
1st October - 1st November 2015 / EXHIBITION
Division of Labour launch their new London showroom space in West Hampstead with 'Hermits and Reasonable Artists', a display of two of my current sculpture projects alongside works by David Blamey.
This space is strictly by appointment only, designed to encourage one-one conversations, particularly with collectors, curators and interested parties.
Please contact the gallery directly to arrange a viewing.
25-27th September 2015 / SCREENING
The music video I made for Astronauts' single 'Only Son' has been selected by Video Social Club for their screening programme as part of The Plymouth Art Weekender at Plymouth Social Club, 38-39 Tavistock Place PL4 8AX. Screening night: Friday 25th September, 8pm - late.
21st-22nd August 2015 / EXHIBITION
Curator Toby Huddletsone adapts his 2011 curated group show into
'To Pay Respect To The Generosity Of Three Minute Punk Song Pt.2: Re-Edit', an weekend-long arrangement of screened and projected films across the studios, offices and windows of BEEF, Bristol Experimental & Expanded Film. Including my video 'The Least Most (The Most Least?).
27th March 2015 / EXHIBITION
solo exhibition, 'Sociable Hermit', presenting all the projects I've developed over the course of my residency with ICIA at the University of Bath, UK. Featuring an outsourced sculpture, a series of mundane photographs, borrowed furniture, a set of prints made on Sir isaac Pitman's original letterpress, a video trailer for a failed project with the Architecture students, and various ephemera from my residency research.
12 December 2014 / EVENT
As part of Craig Barnes' Centre for Remote Possibilites currently at Matt's Gallery I am hosting a talk and discussion entitled 'Focus Group for Failure' in the restored Futuro House on the gallery rooftop. The talk will work through the details of an unresolved residency project for 83 imaginary exhibitions that has itself failed to materialise. Friday 12th December, 2-3pm
28th November - 31 January 2015 / EXHIBITION
I have an editioned work, 'Quality Time' (see above), in Enclave's new 'Yearbook' project. 10 artists including Martin Westwood, Toby Huddlestone, Joey Holder and Frances Thorburn produced new works for this limited edition portfolio, the book is then part of a group show in the gallery featuring all contributing artists.
25 November - 19 January 2015 / EXHIBITION
One of my 1.234p photographs is in the group show 'Macht' curated by Sandra Mann, featuring Caroline Krause, Jos Diegel, Natalie Grenzhaususer, Sandra Mann, Roy Lichtenstein & others. Prevent.on, Frankfurt, Germany.