Curriculum Vitae: Art


2021       Hello! This is a test. – a radio project for, season 46, #834; commissioned by Soundart Radio; first broadcast March 22nd, 2021.

2020        what time is art? – a 2-part online workshop commissioned for the PITCH series by CAMP (Contemporary Art Membership Plymouth)

2020       9×9: a set of poems under constraint – an online commission for ‘hyperlocal’ by Arts & Culture Exeter

2018        telling time – a Communal Making workshop commissioned for Jamboree 2018, Dartington, Devon

2017        Subject to Gesture – collaborative performance project with musician Benjamin D. Duvall; commissioned by Mark Greenwood for Gramophone Ray Gun 6, Everyman Bistro, Liverpool

2015        his voice – live and digital performance commissioned for Counter Plymouth Art Book Fair, Karst, Plymouth;

2015        flat-head self-tapping – performance presented as part of Care & Attend, curated by Joanne Lee and Emma Cocker for SAR Spring Event, Chelsea School of Art, London

2014        answering machine – live and online digital performance commissioned for Experimentica14 festival; Chapter Arts, Cardiff

2013        muster page habit 2 – digital performance commissioned for EVP by Mercy and Penned in the Margins, at The Cube, Bristol

2011        Voice Recognition: A Play – commissioned as part of Electronic Voice Phenomena, hosted by Mercy at Bluecoat, Liverpool for the Chapter and Verse Festival

2010        figure and ground: Plymouth – performance commissioned for Performance Market, The Pigs of Today are the Hams of Tomorrow, Plymouth Arts Centre


2018        Enter Text – (month-long funded residency on a theme of art / text / performance) Arteles Creative Centre, Finland

2014        Redefining Print – (year-long funded residency and Exeter Portfolio print commission ‘extending the language of contemporary print’; to November 2015) Double Elephant Print Workshop, Exeter

2014        AVASE: A Voice and Something Else – (weekend residency and symposium exploring voice and performance) Aberystwyth University

2012        Weekender Residency – (funded residency in a community developing work for publication project) CAZ (Cornwall Autonomous Zone), Penzance, Cornwall

selected solo works, exhibitions, and collaborations

2020         Knotenpunkt Transmission – guest performer in live improvised radio broadcast by Radio Ironie Orchester, Soundart Radio

2018        material + transition – performance developed in collaboration with Rosanna Irvine, presented as part of Breath Pieces, Tramway, Glasgow

2017        threaded insert – site-specific performance presented as part of Tears in Rain, Plymouth Art Weekender

2017        Breathing Line: gifts for the future – performance choreographed by Rosanna Irvine for Dance4, Sneinton Market, Nottingham

2015        Surface / Contact – exhibition with Katy Connor, Bryony Gillard, Clare Thornton, Exeter Phoenix Galleries

2012        lengths and ends: six poems for Penzance – lecture performance and publication for CAZ (Cornwall Autonomous Zone), Penlee Bowling Club, Penzance

2012        Hand in Glove: sinister hand vested sable lozengy couped – performance presented at Tempting Failure (curated by Thomas J Bacon), ]performance space[, Hackney Wick, London

2012        POLYply 15: Colour – performance presented as part of event curated by Redell Olsen and Will Montgomery, Centre for Creative Collaboration, Acton Street, London

recent critical publications

‘Contextualising “his voice”: Disrupted Utterance in a Digital Material Interface’, Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures, no. 20, Spring 2019.

‘Disrupting the Market in Echoes: Voice, body and technology in poetry and performance by Hannah Weiner and Holly Pester’, Performance Research, 23:2, pp. 75-81, June 2018

‘Receiving Queerly Displaced Utterance: Failure and / as Response in Works by Glenn Ligon and LOW PROFILE’, in Geoff Cox et al., editors, ‘Artistic Research Will Eat Itself. Proceedings of the 9th SAR International Conference on Artistic Research‘, Research Catalogue, pp 340-349 (2018)

‘A Curiosity of Nothings: on the Not-there-ness of Andrew Kearney’s Sculptural Installations’, Sculptorvox Vol. 1, 2018

‘apologies for blanks or laments for dumbness: Tina Darragh’s Opposable Dumbs as open source and/or open content’, C21 Literature: journal of 21st-century writings, 4:1, 2016

‘An Action Movie (for NW): reading time code action’, afterword to Action Score Generator by Nathan Walker, ifpthenq Books, 2015

‘anamorphic trace: sensing doubleness in image and event’, in What Remains And Is To Come: A Document, Katrina Brown and Rosanna Irvine, 2014

‘3 or 4 Things I Know About Them’, in Here’s to another 10, a publication marking 10 years of work by LOW PROFILE, ICIA, University of Bath, pp 51-56, 2013

selected creative publications

At Sounds Like: 3 Projects, if p then q books, Manchester, 2021

‘Yesterday’s Not Here’ in Love Bites: Fiction inspired by Pete Shelley and Buzzcocks, edited by Andrew Gallix, Tomoé Hill and C. D. Rose, Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2019

‘What did he do with his pipe?’ in The Graveside Orations of Carl Einstein, edited by Dale Holmes and Sharon Kivland, Ma Bibliotheque, 2019.

Subject to Gesture, Dock Road Press, Liverpool, 2017

‘12 quartets’ (from his many voice(s)) in The Other Room Anthology 8, Manchester, 2016

‘Hand in Glove – sinister hand vested sable lozengy couped’ in Open Letter, 14th series, no. 8; (guest-edited by Nancy Gillespie and Peter Jaeger), 2012

‘Excerpt from Pursuing Pursuit (I am bound to follow) with Jack, John, Rock and Hard ([1987], 2012)’, for The ties that bind …, exhibition and installation by Steven Paige, Exeter Phoenix, published by Library of Independent Exchange, 2012

swatches: a sequence, Acts of Language, Dartington, 2009

project management and other work

editor and presenter of Constrained Radio Show, a series of one-hour selected shows of words and sounds, Soundart Radio, March – July 2020

mentor for the VAP Platform project for Plymouth Art Weekender 2018, funded by Horizon Project Plymouth and Arts Council England, January – October 2018

organising committee member for In Other Tongues: creating metaphysics, embodying language,, Dartington Hall, June 2017

organising committee member for Language Landscape and the Sublime, and Schumacher College, June 2016

project manager for Liminal on Organ of Corti(PRSF New Music Award) working on fundraising, planning and UK tour management; April  – August 2011

creative producer of MA Platform in Art, Performance and Writing, Dartington Campus, University College Falmouth; September 2007; September 2008; September 2009; July 2010

curator of exhibition Public Pages as part of conference Poetry and Public Language2007 at School of English, University of Plymouth; April 2007