Art

I make installation art, photography and video art.

My artist website is www.artsite.org.uk and you can see a large selection of work there and keep up to date with my exhibitions and projects.

 

“Passages” C-prints; exhibited May 2019 at “Invisible City” exhibition, The Steamship PS, London
above: “Narratology” Installation, London Studio75

above: “New Unstructures” photography series, shot in Kronstadt, Russia


above: “Framing the City” installation of golden picture frames installed on the Smetanovo nábřeží ( Smetana Embankment) in the Old Town of Prague on the right bank of the Vltava



above: The Derelict Sensation” video performance collaboration with Natasha Mayran, St Pancras Hotel London

above: “Tarkovsky’s River” photo and video installation. See http://tarkovskysriver.com/ for more information

Selected Exhibitions and Exhibition Screenings
2019
Invisible Cities, The Steamship PS London
2018
Bon Collage, KottiShop Gallery Berlin
PSVI Film Festival, British Film Institute, London (installation art) 
2016
Casablanca Bienniale, Morocco
2014
Sheffield Docfest
Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, Exeter
Teatro Alexandria, Egypt
Trispace Gallery London
Portobello Film Festival London
The Mayflower, Rotherhithe
Nightpiece Film Festival, Edinburgh Fringe
2013
Espacio Enter, Tenerife, Canarias 
“Another Way of Looking At Landscape” Studio75 London
2012
Whitechapel Gallery, London. Film screening Tarkovsky’s River
Digital Landscape – Espacio Enter, Tenerife, Canarias. 
CeC’12 India – Parallel Visions | Global Art Video, Uttarakhand, India 
2011
* Co-founded Studio 75 artist run space in London*
“Rip it Up! Mash it Up! Stick it up!” Studio75 London
“Prospero’s Library” Studio75 London
“Intervalos Lúcidos” – Espacio Enter, Tenerife, Canarias
“Keeping Afloat – Gallery La Clinica Mundana, Valencia 
ARTSIDE Southend on Sea 
Revolution Now and Forever – Gallery Mavena, Croatia
HOST 02 – Art Funkl Manchester
Unfolding sequences – Montreal
CeC’11 India Global Art Video – Uttarakhand, India
2010
dokumentART European Film Festival for Documentaries, Szczecin
EdgeLogue – New Delhi
Topolski Century Gallery, South Bank Centre, London
«PI five» Performance & Intermedia Festival, Szczecin
Southend -on-Sea Film Festival, Fringe; TAP
2009
Optica Festival of Video Art, touring
Photocinema – Format Festival of Photography
Prospero’s Library – Accademia di Belle Arte, Catania, Italia
The Irresistible District – Helsinki
TINAG Festival – London
2008
Postindustrial Baroque – Globe Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
Digital Media 1.0, Valencia
CCA Glasgow
Menier Gallery, London
2007
Prospero’s Library – Central House of Artists and NCCA, Moscow
In SITU – La Farinera del Clot, Barcelona
Cold Store – Kuhlhaus in Gleisdreieck, Berlin
Lighten Up – Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge
Climatic Conditional – Divadlo Alfred ve dvoře, Prague
2006
Vidifestival 06, LaSalaNaranja, Valencia
2005
“Places: 5 Films” – The Collection, Lincoln.
Volgatronika – Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
0130 Gallery Helsinki
Street Archaeology – PS2 Gallery, Belfast
Art/Concept: Dostoyevsky Museum St Petersburg
Titanic HQ – and The Urban Playground – Gallery PS2 & site-specific, Belfast
L’età nomade – Ex Mattatoio, Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, Rome
2004
Interconnection – Kronstadt, Russia
Champ Libre Media Art Festival, Montreal
Tiefenrausch Ost – Factory-Berlin
2003
Cross Encounters – Kronstadt, Russia.
The Derelict Sensation – Midland Grand, St Pancras, London.
The Derelict Sensation Film and Video – Institute of Contemporary Arts London
Evil Art – 291 Gallery, London
Cybersonica – Institute of Contemporary Arts London
Dada Festwochen, Zurich
La Fabrik, Berlin
Wasserstadt – Literaturhaus, Berlin
Paracrafts – Touring exhibition, Russia
Into the deep blue – Factory-Berlin
Dialogues Festival: St Petersburg, Russia
2002
Vancouver New Music Festival, Video In, Canada
Helden der Arbeit – Kunstfabrik, Berlin
LoungeLab – Strassenbahn Depot, Bauhaus University, Weimar
Spider & Mouse Gallery, Moscow
Other Than English – Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax, Canada
2001
ART MOSCOW Moscow Art Fair (collaboration with Dirizhable)
DNA Gallery, Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden.
Deboshir Film and Video Festival, St Petersburg, Russia
Dialogues Festival, St Petersburg
El Talaki/City Without Frontiers – Atelier des artistes, Alexandria Egypt.
2000
Present Perfect – Centre for Contemporary Art, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Poema Vremenyi/Floodplain of Time – Spider & Mouse Gallery, Moscow
The Thames-Oka Project – The Foundry & The Tactical Cafe, London.


Selected Commissioned Publications
Art History for Filmmakers Bloomsbury Press 2016
“Oversite” Arts Professional 2010 read
“Overflow: Ima Pico and the digital mural” Milton Keynes Contemporary 2009
“Voice of the Artist: Urban Intervention and Artistic Experiment” in Generalized Empowerment,
Johan Moyerson, Saskia Sassen, Ana Betancour et al., ed. Jim Segers. Bruxelles, City Mined: 2006.
“Interconnection: life and art in a forgotten Russian town” Crosswalk (RI, USA) 1.2. 2005
“Collaboration as Practice” in DIY Survival ed. C6 Collective, Metamute: 2005
“Art as Collective Cultural Action” Contexts autumn 2003
“Artists Initiatives in Moscow” Variant 15 Summer 2002

Selected Commissioned Publications and Reviews
Review: “Frieze London – a good education in how the art market works” A-N 17 Oct 2013
“I Am Here ” Critical Cities vol. 2 ed. Deepa Naik & Trenton Oldfield, Myrdle Court Press 2010
“Playing with Light and Time” Review of Nam June Paik Retrospective, Tate Liverpool AN Feb. 2011 
ALTERMODERN, Tate Britain, London A-N March 2009

Selected Curatorial Projects
Studio75 London 2011 – 2013 
“Schematic: Eric Raymond” Canada House Gallery, London 2008
“Schematic: The Machine that Moves Us (New Media Art from Canada)” SPACE London 2008
“Postindustrial Baroque”, Luna Nera Retrospective 2008

Selected Reviews
The Guardian, review of “Postindustrial Baroque” 16.02.2008 Robert Clark
Navigating History, ARTMargins: Journal of Contemporary Central and East European Visual Culture 2003 Hilary Powell

Education
• PhD, Cinema and Art History, University of Roehampton
• Master of Arts, MA by Project Sir John Cass School of Art at London Guildhall. Supported by the AHRC.
• Bachelor of Arts, Film and Contemporary Media Practice. University of Westminster
• Bachelor of Arts, History and Literature, University of British Columbia
• Master of Arts, History and Cultural Studies, University of Toronto
• Lecturer in Film and Cultural studies 

Grants and Awards
Canada Council for the Arts Critics and Curators Award
Arts Council of England Grants for the Arts
AHRC Postgraduate Award, Master of Fine Arts
AHRC Postgraduate TECHNE Award, PhD