b. London, England

Lives and works in Vancouver & New York

Education

  1. 2014

    • MFA, Simon Fraser University, Canada
  2. 1987

    • Diploma of Fine Art, Johannesburg Art Foundation, South Africa

Selected Exhibitions, Screenings & Performance Events

  1. 2016

    • A Light Response to More than Nothing, Burrard Arts Foundation, Vancouver
    • On The Validity of Illusion (and its attractions) – a guide, SPACE, Mercer Union, Toronto
    • Theatre Theatre, The Art Gallery at Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, BC
    • Giving Face, Haunt, Vancouver
    • The Accursed Share (curator, Marina Roy), Artspeak, Vancouver
    • Science Fiction Folk (curator, Dolores Zorreguieta) Works/San José, California
    • Spectral Transmissions (curator Kristina Friedrich), Gallery 295, Vancouver
    • A Message Without a Code (Peripheral Review), Dynamo Arts Society, Vancouver
  2. 2015

    • Performing Franklin Furnace, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York
    • Performing Franklin Furnace: Performance Series, Participant Inc, New York
    • Therapeutic Drawings, Haunt at Interurban Gallery, Vancouver
  3. 2014

    • Here to There, Access Gallery, Vancouver
    • Lossless (MFA graduating show), Audain Gallery, Vancouver
  4. 2013

    • Martha Wilson “Staging the Self” (curator Peter Dykhuis), University of Utah Fine Arts Museum, Salt Lake City; Nichols Art Gallery, Pitzer College of Art, Los Angeles; Inova (Institute of Visual Arts), University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    • In This Together, Access Gallery, Vancouver
  5. 2012

    • Martha Wilson “Staging the Self”, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Philadelphia
  6. 2011

    • DiGIt Festival, Tusten Theater, Narrowsburg, New York
    • History of Disappearance: From the Archives of Franklin Furnace, PHOTOIRELAND FESTIVAL, Dublin; Laznia Center, Gdansk, Poland
  7. 2010

    • History of Disappearance: From the Archives of Franklin Furnace, Arhus Kunstbygning, Denmark
  8. 2009

    • Psychometry: 59th Berlinale International Film Festival, Forum Expanded, Exile, Berlin
    • Martha Wilson “Staging the Self”, Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax; Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal
  9. 2008

    • History of Disappearance: From the Archives of Franklin Furnace, Sydney College of the Arts, Australia
  10. 2007

    • History of Disappearance: From the Archives of Franklin Furnace, MuseumMAN, Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda, Santiago, Chile
  11. 2006

    • Renegades, Exit Art, New York
    • Small Works for Big Change, Sylvia Riviera Law Project, New York
    • History of Disappearance: From the Archives of Franklin Furnace, Galleria Neon>fdv, Milan; MuseumMAN, Liverpool Biennial
  12. 2005

    • Love Romance, Dolores Zorreguieta, (Collaboration with Dolores Zorreguita), Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Amstelveen, the Netherlands
    • PostFutureRetro: Performance works by Women, San francisco Cinematheque, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
    • History of Disappearance: From the Archives of Franklin Furnace, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
  13. 2004

    • Managing Eden, The University of North Texas Art Gallery, Texas
  14. 2003

    • MIX, The New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, New York
    • One on One, Pierogi, Brooklyn
    • Managing Eden, Center for Photography at Woodstock, USA
    • Performative Video II (curated by Camilo Alvarez), Remote Lounge, New York
  15. 2002

    • Mix Brazil, Queer Experimental Film Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  16. 2001

    • Arse About Face, Jack Tilton/Anna Kustera Gallery, New York
    • Masquerade, Video Primer, Musée des Beaux-Arts de l’Ontario
    • The Jeonju International Film Festival (curated by Rajendra Roy), Jeonju, South Korea
    • The New Festival: The New York Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, New York
    • MIX, The New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, New York
    • Platinum Oasis (curated by Ron Athey and Vaginal Davies), Outfest 2001, Coral Sands Motel, Los Angeles
  17. 2000

    • Oculation, Rogue Emissions in the Dark, Movieline in der Hopfenlaube, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
    • Benefit 2000, Dixon Place, New York
    • MIX, The New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, New York
    • Outfest: Los Angeles Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Los Angeles
  18. 1999

    • Performance Series, Jack Tilton/Anna Kustera Gallery, New York
    • Women 10/99, Jack Tilton/Anna Kustera Gallery, New York
    • MIX, The New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, New York
    • Hot ’99, Dixon Place, New York
  19. 1998

    • Asylum2, Creative Time in the Anchorage ’98, Brooklyn
    • Libertine, Velocity Gallery, Brooklyn
    • MIX, The New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, New York
    • Outfest ’98, Los Angeles Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Los Angeles
  20. 1997

    • Terra Bomba 2, Exit Art, New York
    • Museum of the Muse Acquisitions ’96, WOW Cafe Theater, New York
  21. 1996

    • Sweat, Exit Art, New York
    • Terra Bomba, Exit Art, New York
    • Franklin Furnace in Exile, PS122, New York
    • Avant-Garde-Arama, PS122, New York

Awards, Grants, Panels & Visiting Artist

  1. 2016

    • Canada Council International Residency Grant (ISCP, New York)
  2. 2015

    • BC Council for the Arts Project Grant
  3. 2013

    • BC Council for the Arts Scholarship Award
  4. 2003

    • Peer Review Panelist, Franklin Furnace New York City, USA
  5. 2001

    • Curator, Arse About Face, Jack Tilton Anna Kustera Gallery, New York
  6. 2000

    • Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer of Performance Art, University of Texas at Austin
    • Franklin Furnace Fund For Performance Art Award, New York
    • Programmer, MIX 14: The New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, New York
  7. 1999

    • Peer Review Panelist, Franklin Furnace, New York
    • Programmer, MIX 13: The New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, New York
  8. 1997

    • Peer Review Panelist, Franklin Furnace, New York
  9. 1996

    • Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art Award, New York
    • Visiting Artist, University of Santa Cruz, California

Review, Interview, Bibliography & Reproduction

  1. The Material Undoings of Kelly Lycan, review by Joni Low, Momus, December 2016
  2. The Accursed Share, review by Sophia Bartholomew, C Magazine, Issue 131, Fall 2016
  3. Post-Studio Visit Podcast, Interview with Jonah Gray, Or Gallery, Vancouver, 2016
  4. “The Accursed Share” at Artspeak, review by Steffanie Ling, Daily Serving, May 2016
  5. Piel, territorios múltiples by Katja Cazar, BG Magazine, Issue 066, Equador, 2012
  6. The History of Disappearance, Sally O’Reilly, The Guardian, June 2005
  7. Photography Quarterly published by the Center for Photography at Woodstock, 2005
  8. Love Romance, catalogue and poster, Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Amstelveen, the Netherlands, 2005
  9. The History of the Present, Franklin Furnace Publication, Brooklyn, 2001
  10. The Future of the Present, Franklin Furnace Publication, Brooklyn, 2000
  11. Lesbian Art in America, Harmony Hammond, Rizzoli Books USA, 2000
  12. Columbia Journal of Literature and Art, (Issue 31 winter), New York 1999
  13. Rad Like who? On Edge, by C. Carr, The Village Voice, New York 1998
  14. Acts Short List: Laurie Stone, The Village Voice, New York, 1996
  15. Where’s The Money? (with Susan Didcott), Printed Matter, New York 1996
  16. How Many Bad Feminists Does it Take to Fix a Lightbulb?, Laura Cottingham, Sixty Percent Solution, New York, 1994