CV – LOW PROFILE (selected projects)

Public Realm

  • PEOPLE (Plymouth)  (participatory public artwork) (2022)
  • DRUMROLL (online audio artwork) (2020)
  • SIGNS FOR / OF CHANGE (temporary public artwork) The Box, Plymouth (2020)
  • PEOPLE (text); In Certain Places & The Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, Preston (2019)
  • Never Give Up (large scale site-responsive text work) initially produced for – Against All Odds at Exeter Phoenix (2013), later toured to Toynbee Studio, London (2014); The Royal Standard, Liverpool (2016)
  • WOULD YOU LIKE THIS BADGE? (limited edition badges & performance) commissioned and developed as part of Come to Ours (to run parallel to British Art Show 7), Plymouth (2011)

Gallery

  • PEOPLE (film); (group exhibition) Beautiful and Brutal: 50 Years in the life of Preston Bus Station, The Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, Preston (2019)
  • Impromptu (solo exhibition) The Edge, Bath (2015); Plymouth Art Weekender (2016)
  • Against All Odds (solo exhibition) Exeter Phoenix, Exeter (2013)

Participatory

Artist-Led

  • Jamboree (artists professional development) originally developed in partnership with a-n & Plymouth Art Centre (2015) with a-n & Plymouth College of Art (Summer 2018), forthcoming (2020)
  • LOCAL (limited edition badge work) Plymouth Art Weekender (2017)
  • Come to Ours (programme of activity & events that celebrated and showcased the work of both emerging and established artists and curators) (Sept-Dec 2011).
  • PL:ay (a festival of live art) (project managers & programmers) 2-day public-facing festival in unusual venues in Plymouth city centre funded by Arts Council England & Plymouth City Council, Plymouth (2007)

Commissions

  • SIGNS FOR / OF CHANGE (temporary public artwork) The Box (2020)
  • PEOPLE (temporary public text-work & film); In Certain Places & The Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, Preston (2019)
  • For me, for her, for you (7 track audio artwork); The National Trust (2018)
  • Picture In the Paper (participatory public art project and permanent display) The Edge, Bath (2014)
  • Survival Shelf 2012, LOYAL LOW PROFILE newspaper (installation, limited edition badges & publication) commissioned and developed for Hunt & Darton Cafe / Live Art Collective East, Cambridge, & Edinburgh Fringe (2012); and 8 city UK tour funded by ACE Strategic Tour Fund (2014-2015)
  • YOU MADE IT (limited edition badges) Night Watch, Cambridge Junction (2014)
  • Singing Bottles (Britain’s Top 20 Most Requested Karaoke Songs, Organised By Starting Note) (limited edition wine labels), Plymouth Arts Centre (2014)
  • MAKING YOUR WAY IN THE WORLD TODAY TAKES EVERYTHING YOU’VE GOT (activities & performative actions commissioned for Inbetween Time 10), Arnolfini, Bristol (2010)
  • Worth The Trip  (publication & limited edition badge set) commissioned to mark the relaunch of the extended Newlyn Art Gallery and the opening of The Exchange Penzance, Cornwall (2007)

Archive 2003-2012 live work

  • 3 Essays On The 3 Fictional Characters Americans Would Most Want By Their Side In A Situation Of Emergency (performances at: Artsadmin Showcase (2014); Miniature Essay: Happy Hypocrite, Spike Island, Bristol (2011) and Art Crush, The Junction, Cambridge (2013)
  • A Lesson in Love (recent performances at: Peninsula Arts, Plymouth (2014); PW10/Lingua Franca, Arnolfini, Bristol (2010) and Dartington College of Arts, Totnes (2009)
  • The Book of Survival (performances at: Exeter Phoenix (2014); Dartington College of Arts, Totnes (2010) and The Royal Standard, Liverpool (2008)
  • MacGyver’thon (performances at: 91mQ Projectspace, Berlin as part of Nude as the News (2010) and Plymouth Arts Centre, as part of Proximity Effect, Plymouth (2008)
  • Just In Case (performances at: diskurs05 festival, Gießen (DE) (2005); TENT, Rotterdam (NL) (2005) and OVADA, VENT live art residency, Oxford (2005)

Publications & writing

  • Here’s To Another 10 (publication, book launch and performances) ICIA, Bath (2013)
  • Worth The Trip (publication & limited edition badge set) commissioned to mark the relaunch of the extended Newlyn Art Gallery and the opening of The Exchange Penzance, Cornwall (2007)
  • DIY (Do.It.Yourself) 2 (2015) Robert Daniels (ed) DIY (Do.It.Yourself) (2014) Robert Daniels (ed)
  • How to… Work With Others (2013) Artquest
  • Soon all your neighbours will be artists (2011) Extra Special People / Aid & Abet / Spike Associates / WARP
  • OMSKBOOK: a testing ground for film, video, live art, sound and mayhem  (2007) Clare Moloney (ed)
  • Black Friday (2005) Christoph Keller (ed) Revolver Books
  • Looking, Encountering, Staging (2005) Anke Bangma (ed)

Collections

Awards & Memberships

  • Arts Council England – Project Grants (2023) Build It Together; (2021) PEOPLE – Plymouth; (2020) DRUMROLL
  • Arts Council England – Grants for the Arts (2017) Jamboree; (2014) Picture In The Paper; (2011) Come To Ours; (2007) PL:ay
  • Artsadmin Bursary Supported Artists (2012 – 2014)
  • Arnolfini Associate Artists (2007 – 2013)

Education

  • Rachel Dobbs – MA Contemporary Art Practice and Dissemination (AHRC funded) – Dartington College of Art / University College Falmouth (2008 – 10)
  • Hannah Rose – MA Fine Art, Piet Zwart Institute, Hogeschool Rotterdam (2003-2005)