continent chop chop
set & costume design for a show by virtual migrants
currently touring to various venues incl anthony burgess centre (manchester), lantern theatre (liverpool), seven arts (leeds) and free word centre (london), sept-dec 2015.
the truth about the hague
card game / installation, new commission for avoiding eye contact exhibition
miroslav kraljevic gallery, zagreb, october 2015. (louie+jesse)
community arts project making local seasalt, commission for leftcoast’s banquet
the mount pavilion fleetwood and blackpool winter gardens, may-october 2015. (with maya chowdhry)
shame on who?
artist residency, part of shame on you interdisciplinary cross-balkan project
miroslav kraljevic gallery, zagreb, june 2014.(louie+jesse)
cccs – an archive
artist residency for cccs – 50 years on
birmingham university and mac birmingham, jan-june 2014. (louie+jesse)
installation, intervention, events and online (www.cccs-anarchive.com)
shortcuts through sonderjylland-schleswig
installation for aabenraa artweek (www.artweek.dk)
skraenten 9, aabenraa, denmark, august 2013.(louie+jesse)
sitespecific installation for durham international brass festival
the old music school, palace green, durham, july 2013.(louie+jesse)
phi screened at
jupiter collaboration project I
119 clapton road, london, september 2013.
weather or not!
residency making mud sculptures & prints with the local community
rhyddings park, oswaldtwistle, april 2013.
the big two five
schools & community workshops (with q20 theatre)
ikea manchester, october-november 2012.
call and response
installation for 3 days without water (life friendly collective)
3 piccadilly place, manchester, august 2012. (louie+jesse)
may contain nuts
experimental edibles for hazard (www.hazardmcr.org)
st ann’s square, manchester, 21 july 2012.
another time in the same place at the same time in another place
invisible performance for schiume festival (www.laperiferia.it)
polveria francese, forte marghera, venice, italy, 30 june 2012. (louie+jesse)
a pinch of notoriety will do
site-specific installation for chorlton arts festival (www.chorltonartsfestival.com)
7 claude road, chorlton-cum-hardy, manchester, may 2012.
phi screening at ovni 2012: oblivion
ovni archives (www.desorg.org)
centre de cultura contemporania de barcelona, spain, 13 may 2012.
what is life friendly? artists’ residency (www.wearelifefriendly.blogspot.com)
chinese arts centre, manchester, 22-29 april 2012.
2-week project exploring literally slow food, including a free tasting event on international slow art day (28 april 2012). Collaborative residency with life friendly collective.
phi screening at radical footage: art and dissent
nottingham contemporary, 9 march 2012.
back stowell street
situation rhubarb borders project (www.situationrhubarb.co.uk)
morden tower, newcastle, 14-21 february 2012. (louie+jesse)
mini-residency to develop site-specific installation/invisible performance project
bangkok art and culture centre, thailand, 25 january 2012.
able exhibition (www.surfacearts.co.uk)
sangdee gallery, chiang mai, thailand, dec 2011-jan 2012.
new sculpture for a group show in aid of people displaced by floods
try to eat everything
present in public (www.givingintogift.org)
the bluecoat & public spaces in liverpool, sept-nov 2011.
durational intervention/performance about gift [paper, ink, salt, homemade funeral biscuit].
whattodip and surface arts (www.arttourist.surfacearts.co.uk)
chaing mai university arts centre, thailand, august-september 2011.
online collaboration with thai artists, making daily collages in response to a given theme.
broken telephone (POST artists group show) (www.postartists.com)
exchange project space, hackney wick festival, london, 2011.
14-min mobile phone video, a personal reponse to riot. part of an ongoing collaboration among POST artists and OgreAttend in Athens.
if we stop now, they’ll crush us like bedbugs!
post-industrial revolution artist residency(www.postindustrialrevolution.eu)
wyspa progress foundation, gdansk shipyard, poland, 2011. (louie+jesse)
site-specific installation in a historic shipyard building [mixed media + multichannel sound].
re-P.A.I.R. artist residency (peergroup.nl/pair)
ambonezenbosje, groningen, the netherlands, 2011. (louie+jesse)
series of short films about an unusual wood, made with and about past residents and the local community. previewed in situ as an installation, in combination with a photograph-based installation throughout the wood.
worm, parcel and serve
figure ground mini-residency (figuregroundprojects.blogspot.com)
LV21 lightship, gillingham pier, kent, 2011.
site-specific fabric sculpture, part of a group show on a decommissioned lightship.
P.A.I.R. artist residency (peergroup.nl)
ambonezenbosje, groningen, the netherlands, 2010. (louie+jesse)
rural community chorography project. sitespecific sculpture trail + audio[clay soil, wood].
DIY exhibition & residency (surfacearts.co.uk)
water lane warehouse, exeter quay, exeter, 2010.
large-scale installation. collaborative site-specific group show. [plastic, found objects].
reason most absurd
up the wall festival
city walls and roman garden, chester, 2010. (louie+jesse)
sitespecific installation with mutichannel sound.[mixed media, lanterns, readymades].
can i interest you in an amazing new experience?
lidl vs. netto exhibition
akademie der wissenschaft marzahn, berlin, 2010. (louie+jesse)
installation. group show on the illusion of consumer choice. [readymades, audio].
schuckert-hoefe treptow, berlin, 2010.(louie+jesse)
installation in a rundown disused warehouse. [plastic tubing, audio].
casaubon’s cabinet (work-in-progress)
schuckert-hoefe treptow, berlin, 2010.
installation, an interactive pre-gentrification ‘archive’ of the crumbling building’s past [found objects, light fittings].
300-room residence, sea views, great security…
home sweet home international performance art festival
werkstatt der kulturen, berlin, 2010.(louie+jesse with caylin rose janet)
durational performance-installation [mattresses, pallets, rope + audio].
tomorrow’s chip paper
die kunst der krise exhibition
kunstlerhaus bethanien, berlin, 2010.
collage series. group show about art in the economic crisis [free newspapers, paper bags].
artist residency & open studios exhibition
glogauair, berlin, 2010. (www.glogauair.net) (louie+jesse)
a three-month mutidisciplinary project exploring the tensions and potentials of collaboration and cohabitation. works included: by louie+jesse good vibrations (kinetic unsound sculpture), trauring (video), [in]acted (video & assemblage), hand-tied arrangement (performance, assemblage). solo over-precious (sculpture), untitled (fabric sculptures), the best day of my life (drawing, painting, collage).
marie curie’s new lansdowne
do it before they destroy it! arts festival
195 mare st, london, 2009.
sculpture [found metal and wood], collage [found board and newspapers] and wall drawing [charcoal] for a festival protesting the threatened destruction and eviction of a historic building in hackney with a colourful past.
up the wall festival (www.chesterperfoms.com)
chester roman gardens, chester, 2009.(louie+jesse)
soundwalk/sculpture trail exploring the present as the future [readymades, acrylic paint, luggage tags, ink].
odysseus & penelope
tactileBOSCH gallery (www.tactilebosch.org)
cardiff, 2009. (louie+jesse)
durational performance-installation: 2 dancers, 5 musicians, knitting machine [mixed media].
mark-it & sons
femadlib kolektiv for twodegrees festival (www.artsadmin.co.uk/projects/two-degrees)
outside the stock exchange, london, 2009. (with femadlib kolektiv)
hats and direct action.
labofii (www.labofii.net) for twodegrees festival
toynbee studios and the streets of london, 2009.(with 20 other artists)
large collaborative participatory performance project on climate change and radical action.
the moment in the rose-garden
welsh independent dance & dancers from national dance company wales
wales millenium centre, cardiff, 2008-9.(with louie o’grady and eleesha drennan)
devised performance for 10 dancers
national dance company wales
wales millenium centre cardifff, aberystwyth arts centre, taliesin arts centre swansea, 2008.
set & costume design for dance (choreographer: eleesha drennan)
Costume Design for Performance
TAN dance (www.tandance.org)
swansea grand theatre, swansea 2009.
what is this life?
take this! inclusive dance company
swansea museum, swansea and wales millenium centre foyer, cardiff 2009.
dynion male dance company
taliesin arts centre, swansea 2009.
rumble in the foyer
manyx dance company
wales millenium centre foyer, 2009.
dance fusion youth dance group
pegasus theatre oxford, 2006.
new theatre oxford, 2006. (cast of 200 aged 8-24).
come on thunder
peeping tom productions (feature film, dir. daniel fawcett, 2006).
kill casino (music video, 2006). killcasino.com
previous work as a costume assistant or supervisor for:
creation theatre oxford, BBC3, the RSC, kidulthood, thunderbirds, stone city films etc.
workshop leader / assistant for: the crafty hen, friends of rhyddings park, ikea etc.
BA (Hons) English (Oxford University)
PG Dip Theatre Design (Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama)
NVQ Cultural Heritage Operations (Curating) Level 3
Food Safety Certificate Level 2