Award-winning queer British artist working with software, hardware and computer-generated images. Commissioned, screened, exhibited and broadcast internationally at Ars Electronica, Austrian Film Museum, Laboral, HeK Basel, Photographers Gallery, London Underground, Southbank Centre, Channel 4, IKON Birmingham, Cornerhouse Manchester, QUAD Derby, Mark Moore L.A, Denver Digerati and Adult Swim. Five-time recipient of Vimeo Staff Pick, one million online views. Born in Stirling, Scotland in 1980. Studied Critical Fine Art Practice (2001 to 2004) at Brighton University, then Digital Effects at Escape Studios in 2007 before working in London’s animation and post-production industry until 2012. Currently part of the CSNI research group at London South Bank University.

  

Upcoming

  • 12/2017: Primitives and Spectacle, Speculation, Spam exhibiting at National Gallery of Victoria, Sydney Triennale

Previous

  • 10/2017: Psychometrics showing at Impakt Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands. 
  • 10/2017: Monsters in The Wilderness, a curated screening of artists moving image showing at humainTrophumain, Montpellier, France.
  • 09/2017: New work exhibiting at Gossamer Fog, Deptford, London.
  • 09/2017: Release of new video essay, Goodbye Uncanny Valley.
  • 09/2017: Cartoon Physics screened at Image Movement, Berlin as part of Fractured Gestures.
  • 08/2017: Training Camp exhibiting in The Fallacy of Composition at Veinti4/Siete Galería, San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • 08/2017: Astral Bodies exhibited as part of ECLIPSECORE, NAVEL Los Angeles and Salem, Oregon.
  • 06/2017: "Assets" photographic series exhibiting at Greskewitz-Kleinitz galerie / Hamburg Altonale
  • 06/2017:  Four films exhibited by British Council & Somerset House at Sonar+D, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 05/2017:  Cartoon Physics screened at Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn as part of Fractured Gestures.
  • 04/2017: "Assets" photographic series exhibiting at Simulacrum, Noorderlicht, Groningen, The Netherlands.
  • 04/2017: "Assets" exhibiting at Situations, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland.
  • 03/2017: New VR project "Her Thief Calculator" debuting at Carnegie Museum of Art in association with DIS and Scatter
  • 03/2017: "Primitives" screening at Xenoentities, Spektrum Berlin.
  • 12/2016: Training Camp selected for Queertech.io
  • 12/2016: BFI to archive PsychometricsSpherical HarmonicsZ and Soft Crash.
  • 12/2016: Article “Bursting the Filter Bubble of Photoshop Tutorials” published on Unthinking Photography.
  • 12/2016 > 3D Print Simulator published in The Additivist Cookbook
  • 12/2016 > Dust Bunny published in centrefold of Neural, Issue 54, ‘Making It Up’
  • 12/2016 > Soft Crash screening/talk at Whitechapel Gallery, Edge Of Frame weekender.
  • 11/2016 > Psychometrics to be remixed and broadcast on U.S. television for Adult Swim’s “Off The Air”
  • 11/2016 > Music video ABC screening at Cologne Film Festival.
  • 10/2016 > Organised Labour exhibiting in AR exhibition ‘Une Journée de Coincidence’ at Plateforme, Paris.
  • 09/2016 > Primitives exhibiting at Laboral, Gijon, Spain and humainTrophumain, Montpellier
  • 09/2016 > ABC covered by Stash Magazine
  • 09/2016 > Soft Crash awarded in competition at Denver Digerati Supernova Festival.
  • 09/2016 > Interviewed by WeTransfer for ThisWorks.
  • 09/2016 > 3D-scanning Peter Tatchell for "Queer Heroes", collaborative animation project
  • 08/2016 > Featured POSTmatter artist on WeTransfer landing page
  • 08/2016 > Interviewed on POSTmatter for online premiere of Primitives
  • 08/2016 > Interviewed about White Noise residency for Imperica.
  •  08/2016 > Soft Crash and Psychometrics screening at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
  •  07/2016 > Music video for Ludovico Einaudi selected for Vimeo Staff Picks 
  •  08/2016 > Selected for White Noise artist residency
  •  08/2016 > Soft Crash covered in New Aesthetic and Prosthetic Knowledge.
  •  08/2016 > Soft Crash selected for competition at Denver Digerati.
  • 06/2016 > DEMO 01 Exhibition, Laboral, Gijon, Spain > Primitives
  • 06/2016 > Power of Power, Southbank Centre, London > Soft Crash
  • 04/2016 > Fractured Gestures Exhibition, HeK Basel > Cartoon Physics.
  •  03/2016 > ENCAC Residency Artist 2016 at hTh Montpellier > Primitives
  • 01/2016 > Parts & Labour Exhibition, Derby QUAD, Audience Prize Winner > Psychometrics
  • 01/2016 > Electric Objects Art Club > Escape Velocity.
  • 11/2015 > Braunschweig International Filmfest, Braunschweig, Germany > Z
  • 11/2015 > Crystallised Skins at The Wrong Biennale: 
  • 09/2015 > Encounters Film Festival, Bristol, UK > Bach's Well Tempered Clavier
  • 08/2015 > Solid State Cinema,, The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow > Psychometrics
  • 03/2015 > STRP Bienniale, Eindhoven, Netherlands > Spherical Harmonics
  • 05/2015 > Fiber Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands > Spherical Harmonics
  • 03/2015 > Solid State Cinema,, The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow, Scotland. > Z
  • 03/2015 > Art House Cinema Xenix, Zurich, Switzerland > Spherical Harmonics. 
  • 01/2014 > Trafo Media Lab, Szczecin, Poland > Spherical Harmonics
  • 11/2014 > Mobile Cinema, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK > Z
  • 10/2014 > Outcasting Fourth Wall Festival, Cardiff, Wales, > Psychometrics
  • 10/2014 > London International Animation Festival, 'Best of British' Barbican, London, UK > Spherical Harmonics
  • 09/2014 > Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria > Spherical Harmonics
  • 06/2014 > Electric Palace Overground Festival, Crystal Palace, London, UK > Z
  • 08/2014 > Lookout Gallery, Warsaw, Poland > Spherical Harmonics
  • 06/2014 > 48Stunden Neukolln Festival, Berlin, Germany > Spherical Harmonics
  • 05/2014 > Penetrating Surfaces, Austrian Film Museum, Vienna, Austria > Spherical Harmonics
  • 05/2014 > Im Schaufenster, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany > Spherical Harmonics
  • 02/2014 > The Wall, Photographer's Gallery, London > Spherical Harmonics
  • 10/2013 > London International Animation Festival, 'Best of British' Barbican, London, UK > Moon River
  • 10/2013 > Screen City Festival, Stavanger, Norway > Z
  • 11/2013 > New Aesthetics, Unlimited Festival, Cologne, Germany > Z
  • 12/2013 > Exuberant Politics, University of Iowa, USA > Z
  • 08/2013 > Random Acts National Broadcast, Channel 4, UK >  Moon River
  • 07/2013 > Empty Distances, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, USA > Z
  • 10/2013 > Random Acts, Channel 4 Headquarters, London, UK > Z
  • 11/2013 > Bradford Animation Festival, Bradford, UK > Z
  • 09/2012 > Abandon Normal Devices, Cornerhouse, Manchester > Z
  • 09/2012 > Random Acts Screening, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol > Z
  • 08/2012 > Paralympics Opening Event, ICCI360, Weymouth, UK > Z
  • 06/2012 > Art on The Underground, Canary Wharf, London. > Z
  • 03/2012 > Channel 4 Broadcast > Z
  •  09/2010 > Anti Design Festival, Redchurch Street, London > Syntax
  • 11/2008 > Centre for Latin American Studies, Cambridge University , Cambridge, UK > Cortando El Melon
  • 12/2008 > The Shop, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, UK > Fruits of Conversation
  • 07/2006 > Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas > Cortando El Melon

 

Talks

 

Awards & Selections

  • White Noise BBC Television Centre Residency 2016 > White Tower
  • Inaugural ENCAC Residency 2015 > Liberating the Digital Crowd
  • Arts Council Research Grant 2015 > Digital Simulations
  • Lumen Prize Shortlist 2015 > Crypt
  • Outcasting Fourth Wall 2014 > Psychometrics
  • Photographers Gallery/Animate Projects 2014 > Spherical Harmonics
  • Animate Projects 2012 Apocalypse / Random Acts > Z
  • Arts Council GFTA 2008 > Fruits of Conversation

 

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