born 1984 scunthorpe, england
currently in te ika-a-maui, aotearoa new zealand

selected exhibitions

2016 new photographic works, the usher gallery, lincoln, uk*
2015 cosmic, bromley house library, nottingham
(cinematographer on chloe langlois' film 'star power')
2015 tbilisi forum for architecture, state silk museum, tbilisi, georgia
2014 praise of laziness, trade gallery, nottingham, uk
2014 opem 3, the collection, lincoln, uk
2013 stephanie, triple og, nottingham, uk*
2013 contemporary photography now, surface gallery, nottingham, uk
2012 sleeping upright, one thoresby street, nottingham, uk
2009 indoor life, walden affairs, den haag, netherlands
2008 making marks, hand and heart gallery, nottingham, uk
2008 unleashed, station street police station, nottingham, uk
2008 hob knob, harrington mill studios, long eaton, uk
2008 there is nothing left to lose, stand assembly, nottingham, uk*
2006 trampoline festival, broadway cinema, nottingham, uk
2006 insight, the ropewalk gallery, barton upon humber, uk
2006 trigger/trampoline, q arts, derby, uk
*solo exhibition

selected performances
2008 the two mile quadruplex, the boat house, kingston upon hull, uk
2003-2015 detailed list to follow. performed under various guises solo and in groups - they live!, spin spin the dogs, super pylons, stables, forest, james smith/patrick farmer duo, kraufort, the pigs, snails, prize pets, human hair, dignan porch, hang

awards
2014 winner of the opem 3 purchase prize sponsored by the helsam trust.
2013 finalist at the 5th annual kuala lumpur international photo awards, galeri petronas, kuala lumpur, malaysia

commissions
2013 episode #6 language, social media takeaway,
video

2012 sleeping upright, online holding page commission
sleeping upright

2009 - 2011 keep floors and passages clear, white columns, new york, february 2011 / one thoresby street, nottingham, february 2009.
keep floors and passages clear

2009 - 2012 marble dreams, publish and be damned, london, 2009 / artists books and zine fair, spike island, bristol 2009 / artists publishing fair, the new art gallery walsall, 2010 / jean-michel wicker launch, donlon books, london, 2010 / punctuation programme, limoncello, london 2011 / what we make with words, cca, glasgow, 2011 / the modern institute, glasgow, 2013.
marble dreams

work in collections
arts council england
the collection and usher gallery, lincoln (purchased by the heslam trust)

residencies and fellowships
2014 dhc leonardo research fellow, digital humanities centre, university of nottingham, uk

talks
2014 3d printing: the creative future, the collection, lincoln, uk
2014 summer school, bishop grosseteste university, lincoln, uk
2013 ntu futures 13, one thoresby street, nottingham, uk

publications
2013 address - journal for fashion criticism, issue two, issn 2044-9275
2013 contemporary photography now, published by surface gallery, exhibition newspaper, edition:100
2013 kl international photoawards, printed and bound in malaysia by konspirasi sdn bhd

teaching
2014 visiting artist, btec national diploma in photography and design, central college, nottingham, uk

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