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.
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
2007 5th Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Hawaii, USA (guest reviewer
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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