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VISUAL ART & LIVE ART

Foundation (2024) – A Multi-participatory project looking at public art and the buildings we inhabit. Supported by Arts Council England, ARC Stockton and shortlisted for A Henry Moore Foundation award.

Au (2023) – A durational performance and film, premiered at Cambridge Junction and shown in festivals across Europe. The performer reads the entire Human Rights Act with an ounce of gold in their mouth to demonstrate how gold warps the meaning and clarity of words.

A Different North (2020–24) – Collaborating with Gillian Jane Lees. Multi-participatory project looking into notions of identity and geography through live art practice and conversation. Shown at ARC Stockton, Theatre in the Mill, Bradford, Kanal Centre Pompidou/Trouble Festival, Belgium and Cukrana, Ljubjlana. Supported by Arts Council England

Post-isolation (2020) – Collaborating with Gillian Jane Lees. Socially distant work via post in collaboration with Lancashire NHS Trust, Green Close and Arts Council England.

Taking The Time (2019–20) – Collaborating with Gillian Jane Lees. Shown at Take Me Somewhere, Lancaster Arts and ARC Stockton and supported by the British Council, Creative Scotland, Arts Council England and Glasgow Life.

EX VIVO (2019) – Film and book. The result of a year-long residency at Luton University’s Institute of Biomedical Science department. A book and a performance for film considering the relationship between art and science and the representations and misrepresentations in both.

STRIKE (2018) – Collaborating with Gillian Jane Lees. Tempting Failure, Croydon.

Perspective is not a Science (But a Hope) (2017) – Collaborating with 2nd year BA Hons Students at the University of Salford. Durational and Task-based performance. Presented at The Lowry (Salford).

BLASTED (2017) – Collaborating with Gillian Jane Lees. Choreography for film with local women in Lancashire, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Light Up Lancaster. Lancaster King’s Own Museum.

Full Stop. (2017) – Collaborating with Gillian Jane Lees. Shown at Buzzcut 2017, Glasgow

Tangent (2016) – Collaborating with Gillian Jane Lees: Shown at 'Where From Here: 21 Years of Third Angel', Leeds Beckett University/Compas festival, 2016

Present Tense (2016) – Collaborating with Gillian Jane Lees: Shown at Buzzcut 2016, Tempting Failure 2016 and Tramway 2016. GIFT Festival/The Baltic.

Time/Distance (2015) – Collaborating with Gillian Jane Lees: Shown as part of Emergency, Manchester.

Shadow Boxing (2015) – Interactive light installation, made in collaboration with David McBride, and commissioned by Lancaster Arts Partners and Lancashire Encounter.

Constants and Variables (2014) – Collaborating with Gillian Jane Lees: developed for Tempting Failure, Bristol (2014) and shown twice at Buzzcut (2015). Dresses from all iterations were exhibited as part of the exhibition Understanding the Ritual at The Storey Gallery (Lancaster). Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Also shown as part of Rapid Pulse Festival, Chicago, Mobius Gallery, Boston, 2016 and Tramway 2016.

A Working Hypothesis (2013) – Collaborating with Gillian Jane Lees: Shown at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Into The New Symposium 2013, ‘Forgive Me for Just Imagining...’. Supported by The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Tramway (Glasgow) and The Arches.

iBleed (2009) – Shown as Part of ‘Eventual’ MA show in Professional Arts Practice

THEATRE & PERFORMANCE

A Dangerous Thing (2020-23) – Proto-type Theater: Animation and design. The final part in the Truth To Power Trilogy, toured the UK and Europe.

Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in Tehran (2020) – Images and set. Digitally integrated work from the Javaad Alipoor Company. Shown at BAC.

Absent Tense (2020) – Photography, videography and assisted listening captions. Audio works by writer, performer Jo Bannon.

An Invitation (2020) - Musical score for a performance by Philip Stanier.

A Seventh Man (2020) – Images and animation. Performance based upon the work of John Berger and John Moir. In collaboration with Michael Pinchbeck and Ollie Smith.

Northern (2019-2024) – Film. A collaborative visual and audio performance commissioned by Manchester Jazz Festival, Full of Noises and Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University. In collaboration with Cellist Maja Bugge and field recordist, Hervé Perez. Later in collaboration with pianist Dave Evans and shown in Sortland, Norway.

A Fortunate Man (2018) – Images and animation. Performance based upon the work of John Berger and John Moir. In collaboration with Michael Pinchbeck.

The Witching Way (2018–20) – Animation and live projection of music videos. In collaboration with Leo Burtin and Ali Matthews.

The Audit (2018) – Proto-type Theater: Animation and design. Commissioned by Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, Warwick Arts Centre and hÅb. Supported by Tramway, Glasgow, the Britten-Pears Foundation and the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

15 Minutes (2017) – Film, animation and digital support. In collaboration with Action Hero, Contact Manchester and Contact Young Company.

A Machine They’re Secretly Building (2015) – Proto-type Theater: Animation and design. Commissioned by Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, Warwick Arts Centre and hÅb. Supported by Tramway, Glasgow, the Britten-Pears Foundation and the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

The Good, The God and The Guillotine (2014) – Proto-type Theater: Animation and design. Commissioned by Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (Lincoln), Manchester Metropolitan University (Crewe) and Tramway (Glasgow). Supported by Live at LICA and Arts Council England.

Zero Hour (2013) – Imitating The Dog: Animation Design and Production – Supported by Arts Council England, Live at LICA, University of the Arts London and Lancaster University. Part of the British Council Showcase, 2013

Master and Margarita (2013) – Lodestar Theatre: Interactive set design and animation.

Fortnight (2011–2015) – Proto-type Theater: Bristol, Lancaster, Manchester, Oxford, Coventry and Nottingham animation, design, technical. A Commission from Nuffield Theatre Lancaster, commissioned by Mayfest and Watershed and supported by Manchester Metropolitan University.

A Game of You with The Doll’s House (2012) – Kings Place, London – Music and score by zygote (Antti Sakari Saario & Martin Iddon) and video animation by Adam York Gregory.

Duck Man (2012) – Levantes Dance Company and Company of Angels: Part of Questions & Dancers at Sadler’s Wells. Animation, design and production.

Complicity Simplex (2011) – Commissioned by The Slide Show Secret (Eva Zöllner & John Eckhardt) Music and score by zygote (Antti Sakari Saario & Martin Iddon).

Two Peas Without a Pod (2011) – Levantes Dance Company: Animation and design. A Method Lab Commission supported by the greenroom and hab (Manchester) Supported by The Bonnie Bird Choreography Fund .

Third Person: Bonnie and Clyde (Redux) (2010) – Proto-type Theater: Animation and Design. Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Third Person: Bonnie & Clyde premiered at Nuffield Theatre Lancaster on 16 February 2010.

Bar of Lost Souls (2009) – Imitating The Dog & National Greek Theatre: Animation, design and technical. UK and Greece Tour inc.

Nutcracker Miniatures (2009) – In collaboration with Lancaster Institute of Contemporary Arts and Levantes Dance Company – Workshops and Animation.

MUSIC

Lost at Sea (2023) – Digital release of conceptual modernist album.

Dekagraph (2022) – Digital and physical release of experimental electronic album.

Synthetic Fun (2020) – Digitally released album featuring DIY synthesizers.

MUSIC VIDEOS

Together (2022) – Maja Bugge

Matchless (2020) – Deep Cabaret

Tongues (2016) – DeadBear

Sun Street (2015) – The Low Countries

A Girl Whose Time Has Come (2014) – Idiot Johnson

Hoor De Mij? (2013) – The Low Countries

People are Twats (2010) – The Lovely Eggs

Psychonautic Odyssey (2010) – Aenaon

Popinjay (2009) – The Joy Formidable

Particle Zoo (2009) – Even An Army

Djerzinski (2009) – Richard Keyworth

Fingerprints (2008) – Britt Savage

My Black Dog (2007) – The Adventures of Loki

FILM & ANIMATION

Au (2023)– A durational performance and film, premiered at Cambridge Junction and shown in festivals across Europe. The performer reads the entire Human Rights Act with an ounce of gold in their mouth to demonstrate how gold warps the meaning and clarity of words.

DEMAND (2020-24) - A series of animations, made in collaboration with DEMAND, Lancaster University, looking at ways for flexibility in energy usage.

EX VIVO (2019) – A film about representation of women in science and media.

The Buried Moon (2018) – VR installation with Philip Stanier of the Strange Names Collective. Lakes Ignite.

The Tower (2017) – Non-linear bespoke film, shown on 36 screens at Lancaster University.

Phone Company (2016) – Animated short with Alex Kelly, Third Angel

20 Deaths a Day (2008) – Animated Comic Short from The Flowfield Unity

Bedtime Stories (2008) – Animated Comic Short from The Flowfield Unity

The Corporate Machine (2008) – Animated Comic Short from The Flowfield Unity

Ugly Things (2008) – Animated Comic Short from The Flowfield Unity

Kathy & Kathy (2016) – Promotional film for the show ‘Kathy and Kathy’ by Levantes Dance Company

Shadow of Lancaster (2012) – Commissioned by Lancaster Arts Partners for ‘Light up Lancaster’.

BOOKS & WRITING

Sliding (2024) – Co-authored with long-time collaborator, Gillian Jane Lees, this book looks at 100 35mm slides and seeks to add context to them through narrative and history.

Live Art Cliches (2024) – Educational publication on live art practice. Available at Manchester University and The Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow.

On Mining (2024) – Commision on artist exploitation by axisweb

A Different North (2023) – Published as a companion to the project of the same name, this book looks at different aspects of 'North' as an identity, a geography and a social construct.

With Bread (2022) – Designed, set and printed with theatre maker Leo Burtin

Fences – Long format essay appearing in Field Notes anthology by Two Destination Language

Absent Tense (2020) – Designed, set and published for artist Jo Bannon

Women & Work (2020) – Published in collaboration with Birmingham Rep and Women & Theatre.

The Midnight Soup (2016) – Designed, set and published as part of Leo Burtin's Midnight Soup Performance.

EX VIVO (2019) – Investigation into the relationship between art and science and the representations and misrepresentations in both.

The Flowfield Unity (2005–2008) – www.theflowfieldunity.com Webcomic and latterly in experimental print format.

Love Come Take Me (2008) – Investigative narrative into integral (Polaroid) images with photographer Sean Cousin

ANIMATED PERFORMANCES

Twilight of The Machines (2013) – Animated Performance lecture in collaboration with Bronislaw Szerszynski, Lancaster University performed in– Sigtuna (2013), Paris (2013), Berlin (2014), Toulouse (2014)

The Onomaotphore of the Anthropocene (2014) – Animated Performance lecture in collaboration with Bronislaw Szerszynski, Lancaster University performed in Edinburgh (2014) and Stockholm (2014)

The Saturday Arts Club (2012) – Late at Tate: Acts of Legacy with Andrew Westerside

VIDEO GAMES

Prisoner of War (2002) and Pilot Down (2003) – As designer at Wide Games, Brighton

ASSOCIATED WEBSITES

The Static – Writing Archive

Modernist Punk – Writing about Art and Culture

Adam & Gillian – Live Art and Performance Collaboration

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