Art & Academic

Upcoming events

Printfest. Selected for my printmaking, on show and for sale. Ulverston, Cumbria, 2-3 May 2020. Due to Covid-19, postponed to 2021.

Art and Video: exhibitions and work

FilmArte Festival. The Digital Pilgrims, selected as semi-finalist, to be shown online. Festival in Madrid, 18 October 2019.

Edinburgh Printmakers: Residency. Crafting my virtual world material, including my video art, into ink on paper, using photopolymer etching techniques. A period of time to explore, experiment and rework, and produce a body of work. From October 2019 to March 2020.

Foresight Film Festival N° 4: Top Down – Vision reaches city. Future City selected as one of ten finalist entries. Urania Berlin, 26 September 2019.

Supernova Digital Animation Festival 2019. Repeat Hikari selected for showing, in the ‘Competition’ section. Denver, 21 September 2019.

Tell me a story. Showing of Innominate, as part of an exhibition of work by about 26 artists at CRUgaleria, Porto, Portugal, the results from an installation in Second Life by Meilo Minotaur (Sameiro Oliveira Martins). 4 May – 28 July 2019.

Oxen Park Cinema Club. Future City. Showing and talk. November 2018.

The Comings and Goings of a Virtual Itinerant Wayfarer. Continuous showing of Repeat Hikari in entrance foyer of Salford University at MediaCityUK, as part of NWCDTP Postgraduate Conference, Digital Humanities, Human Technologies, 10-11 October 2018.

Supernova Digital Animation Film Festival 2018. Innominate selected, Denver, 22 September 2018.

Future City: video art and the montage of virtualities and realities. Continuous showing of Future City in a bus, as part of the Visual Research Network Conference, Creative Image: Ways of Seeing, Representing and Reshaping Reality. Manchester University, 26-27 September 2018.

Interface. Continuous showing of There is No Cure for Curiosity and Future City, as part of an art exhibition of 23 artists organised and curated by neo:artists. At neo:gallery23, The Market Place, Bolton, 31 March – 20 May 2018.

There is No Cure for Curiosity: Moving between worlds using machinima. Continuous showing of There is No Cure for Curiosity and Future City in a shipping container, as part of the Mobile Utopia: Pasts, Presents, Futures conference. Lancaster University, 2-5 November 2017.

Supernova Digital Animation Film Festival 2017. The Digital Pilgrims selected. Denver, 23 September 2017.

Oxen Park Cinema Club. The Constant Falling. Showing and talk. January 2017.

Supernova Digital Animation Film Festival 2016. Our Music of the Spheres selected. Denver, 24 September 2016.

Academic Presentations:

Edinburgh College of Art. Invited as guest speaker, to talk about my digital art and printmaking to undergraduates, postgraduates and staff. 28 February 2020.

MeCCSA 2020 conference, University of Brighton, 8-10 January 2020. Future City selected for showing as part of an academic conference in media, communications and cultural studies.

Creativity or ‘Being there’: Video Art and the Fate of Machinima. Histoire du Jeu/ Game History symposium, Beyond games: Tinkering and Creative Appropriation of Video Games. Bilingual French/ English. Held in same venue and over similar time period as MIGS19 (business) and MEGA (public) video game events. Montreal, 17-19 November 2019.

Epic images of mundane stories: Innominate. International Visual Methods Conference, IVMC6 Epic images of mundane stories. Budapest, 16-19 July 2019 (proposal accepted but injury prevented attendance).

Art meets social science; relating the mechanical and the digital through autoethnography. Internal Visual Sociology Association 2019 Annual Conference, Visual Imperatives/Visual Uncertainties. Saratoga Springs, 20-22 June 2019 (proposal accepted but injury prevented attendance).

The Comings and Goings of a Virtual Itinerant Wayfarer. NWCDTP Postgraduate Conference, Digital Humanities, Human Technologies, with continuous showing of Repeat Hikari in foyer. Salford University at MediaCityUK, 10-11 October 2018.

Future City: video art and the montage of virtualities and realities. Visual Research Network Conference, Creative Image: Ways of Seeing, Representing and Reshaping Reality, with continuous showing of Future City in a bus. Manchester University, 26-27 September 2018.

Virtualisation of Past and Present: Art and the Salvage Narrative. After Fantastika conference. Lancaster University, 6-7 July 2018.

There is No Cure for Curiosity: Moving between worlds using machinima. Mobile Utopia: Pasts, Presents, Futures conference, with continuous showing of There is No Cure for Curiosity and Future City in shipping container. Lancaster University, 2-5 November 2017.

The Body and the Avatar, the I and the Other: Self creation in virtual worlds explored through machinima. NWCDTP postgraduate conference, Exploring Identity: Between Being and Belonging, with showing of The Digital Pilgrims. Liverpool University, 25-26 October 2017.

Autoethnographic Explorations of Virtual Worlds with Machinima. FASS (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) Summer Conference. Lancaster University, 26-27 June 2017.

Exploring Social Issues and Cultural Knowledge through Machinima. sIREN Conference: Arts and Digital Practice, with showing of Falling Between Worlds. University of Edinburgh, 30-31 May 2017.

Publications

The Art & Mobilities Network Inaugural Symposium (2018), Instant Journal.

WomenCinemakers Biennale 2018 Special Edition on Independent Cinema, Documentary, Dance Video, Experimental cinema and Video art. Tizzy Canucci, Official Selection for the work The Digital Pilgrims.

Mobile Utopia: Art and Experiments (2017) Jen Southern, Emma Rose and Linda O Keeffe, Monika Büscher. ISBN: 978-1-86220-339-6

Hopes and Fears (2015), The photographer subculture inside Fallout, GTA and Left 4 Dead (and Second Life). Interview by Richard Moss.