Canine and human exist and relate through socially inscribed
patterns to do with correct behavior. Reservations regarding
contamination, pollution, and breed anxiety can often become
established when actions are performed between companion
species. Working with a German Shepherd dog, symbolic
boundaries and etiquette can be dissolved through how the
human and non-human interact. And with the added focus of
the mouth, ‘Fur Kiss’ aims to deal with the potential disruption
of the polite and the decent that this exchange may bring.

Professional Qualifications;
2002-cur  PhD registered in Fine Art, Middlesex University.
1998        MA Degree in Fine Art, UCE, Birmingham.
1992        BA (HONS) Degree in Fine Art, Nottingham Polytechnic.
1988        Foundation Certificate in Art & Design, Trent Polytechnic.

2006        Sensitive Skin, Future Factory, Nottingham
2006        SSA on Screen 2006, Scottish Society of Artists, Edinburgh & touring Scotland
2006        Body Parts 2, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2006        Piggyback Live, Gallery North, Northumbria University
2005-ong  Independent Exposure, Microcinema International, San Francisco, Houston,
Nacogdoches, Seattle, Phoenix, USA, and Singapore
2005        Artconcept, Art Laboratories & Dostoyevsky Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.
2005        Hands Frees Series, Dorchester Arts Centre, Norway, Finland
2005        Side Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne
2005        National Review of Live Art, The Arches, Glasgow.
2005         Action – Performance to Camera, Side Cinema, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2005        Evaporation 1 video shorts, Speaker Palace, London
2004        Inport: International Performance & Video Festival, Von Krahl, Tallinn, Estonia
2004        Britney’s Smears, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, N. Ireland
2004        Lonfest Film Festival 2004, London
2004        291 Gallery, London
2004        Sensitive Skin, Nottingham
2004        Escape Gallery, London
2004        Candid Projection Room, Candid Arts Trust, London
2003        Cubicle, The Cube, Bristol
2003        Candid Projection Room, Candid Arts Trust, London
2003        East End Collaborations Platform, Queen Mary University London
2003        Intimate Spaces, Showroom, Powerhouse, Nottingham
2003        LUX Open 2003, Royal College of Art, London
2003        Brief Interludes, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
2003        Max 5 video, Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark, London
2001        Interpretation space, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham.
2000        Female Form, Brixton Art Gallery, London.
2000        Girls’ World, Sui Generis, Cheltenham.
2000        Box Project, MoI, London, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh.
1999        Diamond Geezers, Gallery Fresh, London.
1998-02  Hayvend, Hayward Gallery, Whitechapel Gallery, ICA, London.
1998        Club Class, UCE, Birmingham.
1997        Group Show, Custard Factory, Birmingham.
1997        Charmed Particles, Mountbatten Gallery, Portsmouth.
1996        Installation, Y Theatre, Leicester.
1995        Sited Work, Now Festival, Nottingham.
1995        Touring, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham.
1994        Eurosculpture, Carhaix, Bretagne.
1994        Solo Show, Sonny’s, Nottingham.
1994        Skin & Bones, NCA, Nottingham.
1994        CAP 3, Broad Street, Nottingham.

2004         Grottos, curation and staging of video event, Candid Projection Rooms, London

Conference Participation
2007        5th Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Hawaii, USA (guest reviewer
& paper)
2006         4th Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Hawaii, USA (paper)
2005         PSI#11: ‘Becoming Uncomfortable’, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA (paper)
2005         CCE Conference, University of Nottingham. (paper)
2004         Interdisciplinary Landscapes: Post Feminist Practices in the Arts, UCN, Northampton.
(paper & performance)

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