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First Class BA Fine Art degree, Kingston University, 2015.

E X H I B I T I O N S   &   S C R E E N I N G S

People Just Watch TV screening, It’s Her Factory, The Victoria, Walthamstow, 2019.

 

Green Fingers screened with Autumnmusic (now Faultress), BBC Music Introducing Live, London 2019.

 

Wearing a Stranger’s Genes screening, It’s Her Factory, The Victoria, Walthamstow, 2018.

 

Fr33dom Road, The Bernie Grant Art Centre, London, 2018. Supported by Arts Council England.

 

TEDxTottenham, ADA College, London, 2017.

 

IN-RESIDENCE, Kitsch Studio, London, 2016.

 

Associates, Five Years Gallery, London, 2015.

 

Kingston University Fine Art Degree Show, Kingston University, London, 2015.

 

Bodmin, Kingston University, London, 2015. Curated and exhibited.

 

Us and Things, Art Lacuna Gallery, London, 2015.

 

Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product, Cavendish Gallery, London, 2015.

 

Hubble, Kingston University, London, 2014. Curated and exhibited.

 

12 Hour Cell, Lilford Gallery, Canterbury, 2014.

 

12 Hour Cell, The Kave Gallery, St Leonards – on – Sea, 2014.

 

£1,131,100.00. Kingston University, London, 2014. Curated and exhibited.

 

Level 4, Kingston University, London, 2013.

 

Appareo, Cavendish Gallery, London, 2013.

 

Ion Collection, Abbey Road Arches, London, 2013. Curated and exhibited.

 

C O L L E C T I O N S

ID Me, Kingston University Printmaking Collection, Kingston University, London, 2014.

 

P U B L I S H E D   W O R K

 

Power House, Standard, edition 1, 2016.

 

File Corrupt, Kingston University Degree Show 15 publication, 2015.

 

 

G R A N T S

 

Fr33dom Road, Arts Council Funding, 2018.

 

12 Hour Cell, Stanley Picker Travel Award, Kingston University, 2013.

 

R E S I D E N C I E S

Doug Fishbone Residency, Kingston University, London, 2015.

 

Bodmin Residency, Bodmin, Cornwall, 2014. Funded by the Stanley Picker Travel Award.

 

W O R K   

Institutions I've worked with include White Cube, David Zwirner, Barbican, Auto Italia South East, The Trampery, Bernie Grant Art Centre, Convergence, Five Years Gallery, Stanley Picker Gallery and Dorich House Museum.

My work explores the various meanings of the word ‘power’ through video, photography and print. From secretly shooting photographs of nuclear power stations to filming the Met Police, I aim to explore the notions of authoritative power and the use of natural resources to fuel our consumerist society. 

 

Consume, Waste and Watch are three key areas of research that influence my artistic practice. Recent works involve travelling around the UK, Vietnam, Thailand and Russia, to document attitudes towards production and it’s darker counterpart- waste. With the planet’s ongoing population growth, pollution of the atmosphere and rise in throwaway products, consume responsibly shouldn’t be a concept largely associated with our favourite poisons. 

 

Another element to my practice is an interest in surveillance technology. Through challenging the preconceived regulations of privacy laws, I aim to reveal the diluted nature of privacy. Living in London’s surveillance society immersed in regular contact with CCTV cameras, I developed an interest in secret filming. By controversially filming people without their permission, often in places that do not permit cameras, I aim to examine the effectiveness of Privacy Law. Are these laws obsolete in a world inhabited by approximately 25 million CCTV cameras and a culture of data collection in exchange for services?