Writer-in-Residence, Seven Sisters Country Park & Sussex Heritage Coast, commissioned by South Downs National Park Authority since 2020. Lead writer, curator & producer on We See You Now, a diverse literature & landscape programme funded by Arts Council England.
Performing at Brighton Festival 2023, in We See You Now –Writing and Walking the Global Imaginary, Attenborough Centre for the Arts.
Commissioned artist, Places of Science /Royal Society/ Sussex Archeological Society,in development
Colour of Chalk podcast, host and producer. Hosted by South Downs National Park and across all podcast channels.
Artist Film poem, If You Can Imagine, commissioned by South Downs National Park Authority for Seaford Head Archeology Project.
We See You Now, research & development project supported by Arts Council England Development support from New Writing South, Live Art Development Agency, Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre, Writing Our Legacy.
Associate Research Fellow, Birkbeck University. Audio commission Carefree for Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality. on soundcloud.
Resident Artist and touring show, We Are Commoners (MAC and Craftspace, Birmingham), part of National AHRC project, Crafting the Commons.
Artist in Residence, Our Place for Brighton People’s Theatre, at Brighton Festival
Commissioned artist, Shopkeepers of the World, for Quiet Down There / De La Warr Pavillion
Lead artist, Makers of Change and One Day programmes for Quiet Down There and A Woman’s Place across the South East. (Curated by Day + Gluckman).
Lead artist, Revolutionary Makers installation for Women of the World Festival, Hull City of Culture
National artist-in-Residence, RISING global peace forum, Coventry, UK.
Appointed Associate Fellow at Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre, London until 2019.
Tall Tales touring, group artist show curated by Helen and Elizabeth Wiewiora, London, Rochdale, Glasgow. Online Artist Bookshelf, Akerman and Daly.
Through a Wall, artist performer, supported by Arts Council England, Kings Cultural Institute, Guerrand Hermes Foundation for Peace
In conversation with Philosopher Sacha Golob as part Visual Arts and Philosophy Salons at Fernandez and Wells, Somerset House, London. Free.
In conversation at the Stuart Hall Library at INIVA with Dr Christine Checinska -Shaw.
Resident Artist Blast Theory, UK
Speaker, Theatre Conversation: approaching socially Engaged practice’, Birkbeck University, London
All About the Gift, curated performance event for Connect! Artist for Museums at Night, at Freud Museum, London.
Burning The Books, collaborative work touring and performing a Book of Debts across 9 cities over 2 years, Supported by Arts Council England and multiple partners.
The Beginnings of That Freedome, Banner artist, Westminster Hall, London for Parliament In the Making Historic Anniversaries Programme
2013 – 14
Child’s Play, installation, Imperial War Museum North for Asia Triennial Manchester
All is not Lost, installation, Museum of Picardy, Amiens / Festival of Art, Cities and Landscape.
Artist in residence, Fabrica Gallery, Brighton
The Gifts (2010) shown at Hangzhou Triennial, Zhejiang Museum, China.
The Gifts of The Departed, solo show – sculptures, Manchester Craft and Design Centre.
New Players, New Roles: British-Iranian Art, Group show, 100 Years Gallery, London.
Freedom Square, textile installation, Night of Festivals, touring
2010 – 2012
Burning The Books, pilot one-off live intervention for Giving Into Gift, Bluecoat, Liverpool.
Material Matters: memory and identity, Guest speaker, Goldsmiths University, London.
Chasing Mirrors: Portraits of the Unseen, collaborative installation, The National Portrait Gallery/ supported by John Lyon’s charity.
The Gifts 1-999, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. Large-scale installation commissioned through the shape of things national programme.
Dream On, book installation at QEH, South Bank Centre.
Arts Foundation Award Nominee, Textile Arts
2008 – 2009
The Bibliomancer’s Dream, book installation, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre.
Crafting Space, textile installation at Origin: The London Crafts Fair, Somerset House. Commissioned by Crafts Council. Both collaborations with sculptor Willow Winston.
Year of Artistic R+D supported by ACE/Goldsmiths (Mentor: Prof Janis Jefferies)
2005 – 7
Mother-to-Mother, artist residency and online artwork, Stream Arts, East Greenwich.
The Loom: From Text to Textile, interactive installation, The Basement, Brighton, ASF Weave and online. Supported by New Work Network / ACE. Exhibited 2007 at Goldsmiths University & archived there in the Library.
2003 – 4
1 + 1 = 3, short film, as director. Runner-up, ICA Best Short Film, HSF Festival. Screened internationally.
Artist residency, Turkish community, Queensbridge Trust/Immediate Theatre, Hackney
Abandon group show installation, Substation Project Space, Margate.
2001 – 2
Space within the Real, debut installation at artist’s home, Marine Parade, Brighton Festival Fringe (MA Final project, University of Westminster).
Labculture digital residency
Memo, digital commission, PVA /Lighthouse (Hospital Festival), Brighton and Bridport Museum. Collaboration with writer Fredrik Lloyd.
1999 – 2001: MA in Art and Media Practice, University of Westminster, London. Distinction.
1996 – 97: B-Tec in Electronic Media, Hoxton Bibliotech, London.
1995 – 96: Diploma in TV / Video production and Animation, Media Productions, London.
1988 – 94: Lived, taught and exhibited as a painter in Paris, France.
1986 – 87: Art Foundation course, Maidstone College of Art, UK.