CV

Performance/Film

Phantom Stages. Performance Lecture at Hidden Lines of Space (Group Show) at the Kunstverein am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz. Berlin. July 2017.

Ricochet. Sound Installation. Sonic Actions. Brighton. May 2017.

The Bones of Breakheart Quarry. SSSB Conference (group show). Southampton. March 2017.

The Measure of All Things: Rethinking Humanism through Art (Group Show). University of Buffalo New York Department of Art Gallery. New York. February 2017.

Panoramic Sea Happening (After Kantor). Commission for ‘Kantorbury, Kantorbury’, the The European Theatre Research Network (ETRN) and the Polish Cultural Institute, University of Kent, 18 -19 September 2015.

Ghost Machine. A MAYK and Bristol Old Vic Ferment Co-Commission as part of SENSE at Mayfest, Bristol May 2013.

Garage Band. Site-Specific Performance made in association with MAYK for Mayfest 2012. 24th-27th May. 61 Conduit Place Bristol. 2012.

House. As artist is residence with Showroom Artist Collective at Aberystwyth Arts Centre. May 2010.

Stage Fright. Installation and Performance. Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, November 2009.

Lament of the Noise Makers. Installation and Performance Presentation. Chapter Arts Centre, Experimentica Festival. Cardiff, October 2008.

The Galapagos Man. The National Review of Live Art, Tramway, Galsgow, February 2008.

Residences/Collaborations

Researcher on Object Retrieval
UCL (University College London)
October 15th 2009 – October 21st 2009

Artist in residence, Central School of Speech and Drama. Theatre Materials/Material Theatres International Conference, London, April 2008.

Re-enactment of the original Aberystwyth 1968 Fluxus Leaflet Concert by Brian Lane with Professor Heike Roms (Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University). Castle Theatre, Aberystwyth, November 2008.

Grants/Awards

Awarded full AHRC Scholarship: MA Theatre: Visual Language of Performance Wimbledon College of Art.

PhD Studentship Abersytwyth University

Publications

The Theatricality of Objects: Object Theatre Beyond the Puppet. Ånd i hanske: Norway January 2017.

Theatrical Latency: Walking Katrina Palmer’s The Loss Adjusters. Article in the Theatre and Performance Design Journal, London: Routledge (forthcoming 2016).

On Anthropomorphism. Co- edited journal: Performance Research Vol. 20, No. 2: London: Routledge with Dr Shaun May (Kent). April 2015.

The Object Animates: Displacement and Humility in the Theatre of Philippe Quesne, Performance Research Journal 18.3 On Scenography. London: Routledge, June 2013.

Kantor’s Anthropological Machine. Studia Dramatica, (Issue 1. pp 76 – 92),
March 2012.

Rethinking Anthropomorphism in Puppet Notebook On Object Theatre Issue 22. Winter 2012 -2013. London: British UNIMA.

Appearing to Play: A Memory Toy Theatre to Cut-Out and Collect
Artists pages in ‘On Appearance’, Performance Research Journal Vol 13.4 London: Routledge, 2008.

Contributor to Blue Pages published by The Society of British Theatre Designers

Book Reviews

Aesthetic of Absence: Texts on Theatre by Heiner Goebbels. Theatre and Performance Design Journal, London: Routledge, December 2015.

Conference Papers

The Weird World of Donald Trump: A Video Essay. Glasgow Buzzcut, The Pearce Institute, Glasgow, 5th April 2017.

Ghost Train. Co-author Dr James Fisher
University of Worcester, November 2015 (Fabrication Research Group launch event)

On Not Knowing: Teaching Fine Art Practice. HEA Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Worcester, October 2014.

Thinking with Objects, invited speaker to Talking Objects Symposium, Radar, Loughborough University, 9th March 2012.

Reports from an Unidentified Space Station: Is Participation the ‘Big Dumb Object’ of Performance? Relation and Participation Symposium, Aberystwyth University 2nd – 4th May 2011.

Showroom Detours, Performance Studies International Conference # 15. Misperformance: Misfiring, Misfitting, Misreading. Zagreb, Croatia. June 24 – 28, 2009.

Showroom Short-cuts, Living Landscapes International Conference, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, June 18 -21, 2009.

Towards a Theatre of Objects: Theatre-Machines and the Violence of Transformation, Objects of Engagement, Royal Holloway, June 12th 2008.

Teaching

2012 - Present:
Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
University of Worcester (UK)

Education

PhD in Performance: Theatre Machines: A practice-based enquiry into the performance of objects.
Aberystwyth University 2014
Supervisors: Professor Mike Pearson and Professor Adrian Kear
Examiners: Professor Nicholas Ridout (Queen Mary) and Dr Joslin McKinney (Leeds)

MA Theatre (Distintion) Visual Language of Performance. Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts London
September 2006 – September 2007

BA Drama (First Class Hons) University of Exeter, 2002 - 2005.