2 folly square- bridport - dorset dt6 3pu / t: 07971 726 906
e: david.ewr@btinternet.com

 

David Eric William Rogers

address:
2 folly square
bridport
dorset dt6 3pu
mobile: 07971 726 906
e: david.ewr@btinternet.com

co-Director: DIVAcontemporary Ltd. [Dorset] April 2012 - date

Trustee: Digital Works [London] September 2008 - date

Director: LabCulture Ltd. [Dorset] July 2009 - April 2012

Chairman of Visual Arts Panel: Bridport Arts Centre [Dorset] April 1996 - August 1997

 

freelance - design for print & digital media

April 2012 - Date
Freelance Design
Graphic Designer & Digital Media Artist working with:
DIVAcontemporary Studio, Marc Yeats [composer], Sinistre Theatre, Eva Fahle-Clouts [artist],
Lekan Babalola [musician], Kate Luxmoor [musician], Philip Clouts Quartet,
Lesley Slight [artist], Nikki Northover [dancer/choreographer],
Sammy Hurden [musician/composer], Nigel Slight [artist], substratumUK, ivon oates [artist], pomegranate.

November 1995 - June 2012
Freelance Design Studio Bridport, Dorset
Graphic Designer & Digital Media Artist working with:
B-Side Festival, PVA MediaLab, Electric Palace Cinema, Trilith, Eggardon Kitchen,
Sinistre, Page to Screen, Lekan Babalola [musician], Kate Luxmoor [musician],
Trish Wylie [artist], Bridport Arts Centre, Artsreach, GustoMarket & Gustosecco,
Malabar Trading, Sunnyside Organic Farm, activate performing arts [Dorset],
ecosonic [Hastings], Contract Services, Soul Glo, English Bach Festival [London],
Art Connexion [Lille], Compaigne Alain Germain [Paris].

August 1990 - November 1995
Mer-Scan Graphics & Computer Services Bridport, Dorset
Partner in Graphic Design and Computer Communications Company.
Varied client base including Imperial College Alumni Office, PSAW Charity [London],
Eurotubes UK & USA [Dorset & New York], Weymouth College, Dorset Video,
Dorset Art Week, Dorset Dance Forum, Alma, Radius Art, Dorchester Arts Centre,
Beaminster Festival, Bridport Festival, Briport Museum, Dorchester Festival,
Theatre of the Heart, Kingcombe Centre, itre [Dorset],
Take Art!, Chard Womens Music Festival [Somerset].

October 1988 - April 1989
Image Data Design, Somerset
Computer Illustration on Nimbus system running Designer software, various clients,
predominantly in advertising and marketing.

 

employment - design for print

April 1977 - August 1987
Imperial College of Science & Technology London
Graphic Designer / Studio Manager
Supervision of typographic assistant. Responsible for budgeting, equipment, supplies
and staffing requirements. Involved in the organisation of, and publicity for, the
college Art Gallery situated within the South Kensington site.

Sept. 1976 - April 1977
W. Kenton Offset Litho Printers London
Paste-up artist.

 

residencies

March 2014
artconnexion: "Japanese Spring" Professional Development Bursary. Working with Sadaharu Horio and the KUKI collective. supported by DIVAcontemporary and Visual Arts South West

April 2012
LIVEness: one day residency exploring theme of LIVEness
at EMERGE (Experimental Media Research Group),
Bournemouth University.

May 2011
PVA MediaLab: sound residency - working with Duncan Whitley and ivon oates
at Rampisham broadcasting facility.

May 2011
artconnexion: contact residency

April 2009
PVA MediaLab: SALT (supporting artist long term).

 

exhibitions

June 2017
Sounding... Site specific performances, interventions and installations designed to explore the sonics of place. Collaboration with Dr. Marcus Leadley, a series of environmentally responsive 'silent' event during Sound and Environment [Art Science Listening Collaboration] Conference at the University of Hull.

May 2017
SoundCamp :: Live Performance - responses and Reveil live Broadcast and soundwalk. Performance response to live stream from http://locusonus.org/soundmap/051/ Part of International Day Chorus Day 2017. supported by B3Media, Southwark Neighbourhoods Fund, private supporters, SHED, DIVAcontemporary STUDIO. Download Saturday 6th May - Live Performances and Sunday 7th May Dawn Chorus.

January 2017
South Winterbourne Journey presented 16 short films and 4 audio works as part of a launch event for the South Dorset Landscape Partnership project (Land, Bone and Stone) at St. Martin's Village Hall, Dorset. Supported by HLF, Dorset AONB and WDDC.

August 2016
SOUND MUSIC ROBOT :: a sound improvisation collaborative project with Alex McKechinie and Adrian Newton, part of the force8 programme, West Bay, Dorset.

June 2016
sonic coast :: sounding shore collaborative project with Marcus Leadley and Mandy Rathbone, part of the Whitstable Biennale Satellite programme. Curated a two channel 'silent' (headphone) sound installation, featuring 10 invited live performers and pre-recorded works.

April 2016
[dis]location and butterfly screened as part of DADA garden at Hilda Coles Open Learning Centre, Wimborne. Wimborne Contemporary Arts.

March - May 2016
Bob the Farmer : Responses to Grafters - Industrial society in image and word. Oral history recording [recorded and produced] at the People's History Museum, Manchester.

February 2016
Tempest played as part of DADA nights, a celebration of 100 years of DADA at DIVAcontemporary Studio.

November 2015
Dungeness Tower featured in PNEM Sound Art Festival 2015 ‘The Wood Walk Experience’.

July 2015
Dungeness Shoreline a new composition included on sonic terrain’s compilation release for World Listening Day 2015. [STR 024] World Listening Day 2015 - H2O (Pt.II)

July 2015
in the bakery video work, sound by Joe Stevens, still images by Eva Fahle-Clouts, featured in regularJOE open studio at DIVAcontemporary.

July 2015
elements, Dungeness Tower and [dis]location video and sound work, included in sonic coast :: on film programme of screenings at DIVAcontemporary studio.

May 2015
Kinokophonography: endangered trio sound work featured at the British Library.

April 2015
Dungeness Tower sound work included in Cities and Memory 'Oblique Strategies' project.

January 2015
sounds of the ridgeway :: interval podcast sound work featured in live broadcast from Beaminster School, Dorset. Part of sonic coast [5].
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

November 2014
fin :: interval podcast sound work featured in live broadcast from Weymouth College, Dorset. Part of sonic coast [4]. A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

October 2014
soundings :: interval podcast sound work featured in live broadcast from The Drill Hall, Portland. Part of sonic coast [3].
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

September 2014
Kinokophonography: suoni dal futuro musicisti remix sound work featured in the New York Library of Performing Art.

August 2014
open studio :: the vintage teaset mix presented 'fin' a 30minute sound work as part of the Bridport Open Studio weekend.
DIVAcontemporary Studio.

July 2014
escalator included on Sonic Terrain ‘fragility’ WLD compilation album.

June 2014
KUKI collective ‘1 2 3’ on MUTE sounds CD22 compilation album.

May 2014
coast to coast :: chapel boundary DIVAcontemporary open studio at the Whitstable Biennale Satellite. Contact mic sound work included in and co-curated a 2 hour wireless headphone installation on the beach, with Marcus Leadley.
supported by DIVAcontemporary Studio.

May 2014
shadow drawing 1 :: [with music by Marc Yeats] screened during 'Topography Disarranged Landscape, Dislocation & Place at The Queen of Hungary Project Space, Norfolk.

March 2014
treppenhaus musik :: extended 20min version of live performance improvisation used by Sadaharu Horio and the KUKI collective, during 'circles and peas' at Espace Le Carre, Lille France [29/03/14].
supported by Visual Arts South West, DIVAcontemporary Studio.
artconnexion residency.

December 2013
SOUNDING[S] :: hooke wood encounters released a four track album, on Bandcamp and internet radio podcast on DIVAcontemporary radio, in collaboration with artists Mandy Rathbone, ivon oates and Joe Stevens.
a metamedia project.

November 2013
shadow drawing 1 :: PNEM Video work with music by Marc Yeats screened at PNEM Sound Art Festival in Uden Nederland 16th and 17th November 2013.

November 2013
RIDGEWAYsounds [open studio8] exhibited 'populus alba': a three screen and projection installation, with a special installation mix of participants collected audio from two 'sound walks'.
A DIVAcontemporary, South Dorset Ridgeway Landscape Partnership project. Supported by HLF and WDDC.

October 2013
EVANESCENT CONTINENTS 1 Audio field recording included in work // Troll by Mikatsiu presented at X Marks the Bökship, London on 17th October 2013.

August 2013
sonic coast :: metamedia [open studio7] exhibited Portland Stone: a four screen installation, butterfly and [dis]location two short films during DIVAcontemporary's open studio7.
Plus a live performance of field recordings with the other members of metamedia.

Supported by DIVAcontemporary
.

August 2013
sonic coast :: metamedia experiments in reinterpreting the landscape - working from
and experimenting in the Drill Hall, sonically exploring Portland quarries, showcasing work in progress.
Supported by DIVAcontemporary and Portland Sculpture Quarry Trust.

July 2013
World Listening Day organised and led a participatory sound walk from Bridport to West Bay plus a sound editing workshop, accessing aporee maps network to distribute sounds.
DIVAcontemporary Studio project.

June 2013
framework: city wandering sound work featured on radio broadcast.
resonanceFM (London),
radio nouspace (Vancouver), soundart radio (Devon), radio zero (Lisbon), radio mars (Maribor),
radio campus (Brussels) and wgxc (New York).

April 2013
Kinokophonography: qua[D]rille remix sound work featured at MadLab Manchester.

April 2013
SOUNDING[S] :: in the bakery: a unique portrait of an architectural space.
Investigating the intersections and relationships between architecture, space,
memory and sound. Seeing the ways in which architecture can shape,
and be shaped by, sound; the resonant properties of the built environment;
and aural culture as a possible invisible architecture.

March 2013
MAKEaNOISE: manifesto 1913-2013 'live' audio presentation as part of 'metamedia'
celebration of 100 years of the Futurist 'art of noise' manifesto.

February - March 2013
audiograft jukebox: chapel remix audio soundscape included on audiograft jukebox at
audiograft 2013 (Oxford).

January 2013
Sound Devices n.1: TEMPEST audio installation included in the opening event at
Rathmines Library (Dublin). TEMPEST used for podcast intro on n.1 to 5.

September 2012
FFOder meets FFmain soundscape: remixed soundscapes for stereo playback during exhibition.
'East meets West - West meets East 3' by Eva Fahle-Clouts referencing German unification.
Evangelischen Kirchengemeinde, Höchst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

August 2012
counterspirit: curated and exhibited installations and interventions in
local venues to complement The Bridport Festival of Culture.
electricbackroom project.

June 2012
chapel: an experimental performative collaboration with artists Mandy Rathbone,
and Joe Stevens. Focusing on site-specific acoustic interventions.
a metamediaUK project [limited edition CD available Dec].

January 2012
angle: an experimental performative collaboration with artists ivon oates,
Catlin Copeland and Joe Stevens. Focusing on site-specific acoustic interventions.
a metamediaUK, 51Degrees project [limited edition CD].

November 2011
countertext11: curated and exhibited installations and interventions in
local venues to complement The Bridport Open Book Festival.
electricbackroom project.

October 2011
Green: 20min video projection for premiere performance of
'Strange Geometry' by Marc Yeats, 3rd International Contemporary
Music Festival, The Shoe Factory, Nicosia, Cyprus. Also at BKA, Berlin.

October 2011
FFmain soundscape: collected sound recordings, mixed soundscape for exhibition.
'East meets West - West meets East 2' by Eva Fahle-Clouts referencing German unification.
Zeil 17-21, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

June 2011
Impossible architexture: an aural architectural soundpiece, working with
artist ivon oates and young people from 'Portland Rocks' music group.
b-side 'encounters' project.

November 2010
countertext10: curated and exhibited installations and interventions in
local venues to complement The Bridport Literary Festival.
electricbackroom project.

October 2010
FFOder soundscape: collected sound recordings, mixed soundscape for exhibition.
'East meets West - West meets East' by Eva Fahle-Clouts referencing German unification.
Friedenskirche, Schulstrasse 4a, 15230 Frankfurt Oder, Germany.

July 2010
siteworks2: celebrating ‘World Listening Day’
collected sound recordings, mixed soundscape for web.
Weymouth promenade and Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival.
PVA MediaLab project.

June 2010
audiolab10.02 Coast to Coast: sound symposium - the language of place
co-curated and led soundwalks, produced field recordings for web.
Whitstable Biennale Satellite Programme.
PVA MediaLab project.

March 2010
audiolab10.01: sound symposium - the language of place
co-curated and led soundwalks, produced field recordings for web.
Bridport and West Bay, Dorset
PVA MediaLab project.

February 2010
SHUNT: video projection for dance piece. Produced by Nikki Northover
with music composed by Andrew Dickson.
Bridport Youth Dance - Bridport Arts Centre.

January 2010
siteworks1: co-curated temporary work in temporary spaces
projections on the jurassic coast.
electricbackroom + PVA MediaLab project.

November 2009
countertext09: curated and exhibited installations and interventions in
Bridport Arts Centre and local venues to complement The Bridport Literary Festival.
electricbackroom project.

October 2009
Siren: exhibited a multiple monitor and audio installation.
With James Price and Mark Yeats.
Pumping Station, Sutton Poyntz, Weymouth
South West Artwork project.

August 2009
Wireless: Performance developed with Nigel Slight using an audio recording
of Caryl Churchill’s 7 Jewish Children a 10 minute play for Gaza.
Commissioned by alias arts
electricbackroom project.

June 2009
7 Jewish Children: Produced Caryl Churchill’s 10 minute play for Gaza.
Bridport Arts Centre
electricbackroom+BACLate project.

March 2009
Pulse: video projection for dance piece. Produced by Nikki Northover
with music composed by Andrew Dickson.
Bridport Arts Centre.

January 2009
+connected: exhibited 'kristallnacht' an installation and curated an exhibition for
Holocaust Memorial Day. Screened Claude Lanzmann's 'Shoah' by kind permission
from Eureka Video and premiered ‘Hannah's Story’ by Katherine Kinger
& Ruti Frensdorff by kind permission from The Wiener Library
Bridport Arts Centre
electricbackroom project.

December 2008
The Works: exhibited a mixed media installation and a digital video projection.
Pumping Station, Sutton Poyntz, Weymouth
South West Artwork project.

November 2008
countertext08: curated and exhibited installations and interventions in local venues
to complement The Bridport Literary Festival.
electricbackroom project.

September 2008
Soldier's Verse1 [Weymouth and Portland]: 52min audio
read by Richard Mabb and Sweetpea Slight installed in nothe fort [Weymouth]
part of the B-Side Festival of multimedia art

June/July 2008
recipefordisaster:
intervention ["if the bee disapeared..."] in collaboration with Nigel Slight,
7min DVD soundscape and cast sculpture, installed in Fruits of the Earth.
intervention [recipe for disaster] in collaboration with Nigel Slight,
digital text and cast sculpture, installed in Naturalife.
intervention [readings] in collaboration with Richard Mabb and Nigel Slight,
readings by Richard Mabb at The Chapel in the Garden.

electricbackroom.org.uk

March-May 2008
electricshorts: showing 'street beuys'
2min DVD, filmed in New York, shown as part of a new season of artists film.
The Electric Palace Cinema Bridport.
electricbackroom project.

March 2008
RELEASETHERHYTHM08: video projection for dance piece.
Bridport Arts Centre.

March 2008
Creative Footsteps: exhibited 'sounds of the ridgeway'
28min audio soundscape, part of a group exhibition of work produced for
the Wessex Ridgeway. The Pound Arts Centre, Pound Pill, Corsham
An Artsreach project

October 2007
Creative Footsteps: exhibited 'sounds of the ridgeway'
28min audio soundscape, part of a group exhibition of work produced for
the Wessex Ridgeway.
Lyme Regis Town Mill Gallery, Ashmore, Ibberton Village Halls
and Beaminster Museum.
An Artsreach project

September 2005
European Citizenship and Communication: exhibited ‘Maisema’ [Landscape]
18min DVD, filmed in and about Karkkila [Finland]. A group exhibition in Meerssen [NL].

February 2002
Wallpaper, Nets and Handbags: exhibition of 3 installations on the theme of family.
A group exhibition, at the Literary and Scientific Institute Bridport.
A DNA / PVA project.

September 2001
Ground Farce: exhibited site specific installation looking at issues of popular culture.
A group exhibition, at Re.projects gallery Stroud Glos.
A PVA project.

November 2000
SWIPE2 @ PVA: exhibition of digital video work, with other members of PVA.
Second Media Festival showcasing new work by six artists working in digital technologies
at the Old Library Bridport. A PVA project

October 2000
Coastal Currents: exhibited video installation as part of a Year of the Artist film festival,
at St Mary’s, Hastings

August 2000
Quadrille: exhibition of video installation, on the theme of travel, in the carriages of
the East Cliff Funicular Railway - Hastings. Organisation of workshops in sound
and movement with groups of asylum seekers. A Year Of The Artist project.

July 1998
VIAS: exhibition of digital video installation with sound.
A group exhibition at the Old Library Bridport. A PVA project.

December 1997
Short Life 2: exhibition of digital video installation.
A group exibition at the Old Library Bridport and on the Internet. A PVA project.

October 1997
Still Working: exhibition of 3D multimedia installation in an exhibition of Weymouth College staff work.
The Allsop Gallery, Bridport Arts Centre.

November 1992
Window: group exhibition of computer generated images in foyer
and front display window of St. Martins School of Art [London].

April 1990
The Works: exhibition of computer generated images in an exhibition of Weymouth College
staff work, at Weymouth College.

April 1989
Of Mice and Menus: group exhibition of computer generated images
in the Lethaby Gallery London. Featured in ‘Creative Review’ & ‘Hot Shoe’ magazines.

June 1976
Degree Show: exhibition of 5 prototype designs, featured in ‘Design’ magazine.
The Building Centre, London.

 

projects

July 2017
regularJOE :: early experimental animations organised and curated an open studio event. A DIVAcontemporary Studio and b-side outpost event.

May 2017
SoundCamp :: Live Performance - responses and Reveil live Broadcast and soundwalk. Part of International Day Chorus Day 2017. supported by B3Media, Southwark Neighbourhoods Fund, private supporters, SHED, DIVAcontemporary STUDIO. Download Saturday 6th May - Live Performances and Sunday 7th May Dawn Chorus.

May - June 2017
Home School Documentary/Mockumentary workshop: working with a group of 'home school' creatives, aged between 9 and 14 years, looking at alternative narratives and ways of presenting audio and video.

April 2017
John Berger :: Ways of Remembering curated with Eva Fahle-Clouts an afternoon of artists responses to the life and works of John Berger. Link to documentation.

March - April 2017
Home School installation workshop: working with a group of 'home school' creatives, aged between 9 and 14 years, looking at alternative narratives and ways of presenting audio and video. Link to documentation.

February - March 2017
Home School audio workshop: working with a group of 'home school' creatives, aged between 9 and 14 years, developing technical skills and creative approaches to audio 'drama' making. Link to documentation.

November - December 2016
Home School video workshop: working with a group of 'home school' creatives, aged between 9 and 14 years, developing technical skills and creative approaches to film making. Link to documentation.

September 2016
South Winterbourne Journey :: creative writing workshop video and audio documentation of participants work and location. Produced a series of video works, supported by HLF, Dorset AONB. DIVAcontemporary STUDIO. Link to vimeo channel.

May 2016
SoundCamp :: Reveil live Broadcast, soundwalk and audio editing workshop. Part of International Day Chorus Day 2016. supported by Arts Council England, B3Media, Heritage Lottery Fund, Southwark Neighbourhoods Fund, private supporters, SHED, DIVAcontemporary STUDIO.

April 2016
The Observatory String Quartets :: live recording of 'observations 1&2' by Marc Yeats, at St.Thomas' Church, Lymington, Hampshire with 'zero therem': Eugene Lee, Minsi Yang, Stephen Upshaw and Patrick Tapio Johnson. Link to audio.

March 2016
Nigel Slight in conversation :: curated and hosted electricbackroom artist Nigel Slight in conversation at DIVAcontemporary Studio. Link to Nigel's notes.

February 2016
DADA nights :: curated a programme of 'live' and pre-recorded works, a celebration of 100 years of DADA at DIVAcontemporary Studio. Link to download.

January 2016
concept : participation : adapt
Adapting your original concept when working alongside experts, participants and partner organisations. A presentation to members of Landscape Arts Network at Sir John Cass Faculty Art, Architecture & Design (CASS) London Metropolitan University. Link to documentation.

August 2015
coast to coast :: Bristol to Japan produced the sixth internet CD release on DIVAcontemporary Bandcamp Label. Link to download.

July 2015
sonic coast :: sound week programmed and facilitated a week of sound events, including sound walks, audio workshops, listening walks and 'in conversation' (live studio and broadcast event).
Link to documentation. A DIVAcontemporary Studio project.

July 2015
regularJOE :: open studio organised and curated an open studio event.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project.

July 2015
sonic coast :: on film curated video and sound works, by ivon oates and Marc Yeats for a programme of screenings at DIVAcontemporary studio.

June 2015
LISTEN NO.2 produced the fifth internet CD release on DIVAcontemporary Bandcamp Label.

April 2015
'releasing the frozen music #2' produced the fourth internet CD release on DIVAcontemporary Bandcamp Label.

February 2015
coast to coast :: Dorset to Whitstable produced the third internet CD release on
DIVAcontemporary Bandcamp Label.

January 2015
sonic coast [5] organised technical setup, documentation and live broadcast for the last of five contemporary classical music concerts. Musicians: zero theorem: Aisha Orazbayeva [violin] Minsi Yang [violin] Stephen Upshaw [viola] Patrick Tapio Johnson [violoncello]. At Beaminster School,Dorset.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

Janaury 2015
sonic coast workshop [2] filmed Marc Yeats 'asynchronous composition voice workshop' with Beaminster School students.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

December 2014
LISTEN NO.1 produced the second internet CD release on DIVAcontemporary Bandcamp Label.

November 2014
sonic coast [4] organised technical setup, documentation and live broadcast for the fourth of five contemporary classical music concerts. Musicians: rarescale Carla Rees [flute], Paul Goody [oboe] and Sarah Watts[clarinet]. In The Bay Theatre,Weymouth.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

November 2014
sonic coast workshop [1] filmed Marc Yeats 'asynchronous composition voice workshop' with Weymouth College music students.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

November 2014
open studio :: countertext 2014 organised and curated with Nigel Slight an open studio event complementing The Bridport Literary Festival. Works by ivon oates, Mandy Rathbone and Nigel Slight.
electricbackroom and DIVAcontemporary Studio event

October 2014
sonic coast [3] organised technical setup, documentation and live broadcast for the third of five contemporary classical music concerts. Musicians: Meridian Brass Laura Garwin [trumpet], Rob Willson[trumpet] Andy White [trombone] and Jonathan Heeley [bass trombone]. In The Drill Hall, Portland.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

October 2014
'releasing the frozen music #1' produced the first internet CD release on DIVAcontemporary Bandcamp Label.

August 2014
open studio :: the vintage teaset mix organised and curated with Mandy Rathbone 3 day open studio event. Broadcast 'Birthday Walk' by Mandy Rathbone on DIVAcontemporary radio.
DIVAcontemporary Studio.

August 2014
sonic coast [2] organised technical setup, documentation and live broadcast for the second of five contemporary classical music concerts. Musicians: zero theorem Laura Wolk-Lewanowicz [voice], Chris Goodman [clarinets] and Patrick Tapio Johnson [violoncello]. In The Hub, Lyme Regis.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

July 2014
sonic coast [1] organised technical setup, documentation and live broadcast for the first of five contemporary classical music concerts. Musicians: Stephen Upshaw [viola] and Calie Hough [percussion]. In The Big Shed at the AA school in Hooke Park, Beaminster.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

June - August 2014
If Walls Could Talk worked with Amy Hopwood (project leader), assisting residents old and new to record the changing history of the Park Estate Weymouth creating a rich archive of material to be stored at Dorset History Centre.
A Digital Works project, HLF funded.

June 2014
open studio :: sounds of the Neolithic organised and curated an open studio event with students from Sir John Colfox School, Bridport. Based around the South Dorset Ridgeway Landscape Partnership project - sounds of the Neolithic.
DIVAcontemporary Studio, South Dorset Ridgeway Landscape Partnership, HLF funded project.

March 2014
Climate Day Listening Walk organised and led a participatory sound walk around Langdon Wood, Dorset followed by a sound editing workshop, accessing aporee maps network to distribute sounds.
DIVAcontemporary Studio project.

February 2014
FREE TIME curated an exhibition for Digital Works at Dorset County Museum. Assisting old and young people to record the changing history of their communities to create a rich new archive of material to be stored at Dorset History Centre.
A Digital Works project, HLF funded project.

October 2013 and January/February/April and June 2014
seasonal sound walks and sounds of the Neolithic two creative public participatory projects, lead artist on sound walks and sound editing workshops, facilitating inclusion of sounds on aporee maps, as installation work and inclusion on the projects GPS apps.
A DIVAcontemporary, South Dorset Ridgeway Landscape Partnership, HLF funded project.

August 2013
open studio7: sonic coast with metamedia curated and installed audio video installations by Mandy Rathbone, ivon oates and Joe Stevens.
A DIVAcontemporary event.

July 2013
A Film in a Day working with James Price and young film makers at Westfield Academy.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

June 2013
open studio6: 4 Shepherds by Duncan Whitley curated and installed a sound installation by Duncan Whitley and a video installation 'High Stoy' by Charlotte Loving.
A DIVAcontemporary event.

June 2013
Antara Festival: DIVAcontemporary Radio live broadcast of 'Pathos' by Marc Yeats and piano works by Bruno Sanfilippo from the Lumen Centre London.
A metamedia, DIVAcontemporary and Antara Project event.

April 2013
open studio5: MAKEaNOISE curated a sound event celebrating 100th anniversary of Futurist manifesto. Produced live broadcast 'the art of noises'.
A metamedia and DIVAcontemporary event.

March 2013
open studio4: 'Oder/Main/Tables' curated a 3D installation by Eva Fahle-Clouts and soundscape and projection by David Rogers. Produced live broadcast of TableTalk.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

February 2013
DIVAcontemporary Radio: launched studio internet radio channel - 'World Radio Day' a UNESCO project highlighting the significance of radio broadcasting.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

December 2012
open studio3: 'Beyond Array 13' curated a sound and moving image installation by ivon oates and Duncan Whitley.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

October 2012
open studio2: curated demonstration and presentation by SATSYMPH 'on the theme of Hermes' a GPS located sound work.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

August 2012
open studio1: curated a 3 day presentation of video work from the PVA MediaLab archieve.
D1 - young artists films, D2 - associate artists films screened at DIVAcontemporary studios and D3 - associate artists films screened on West Bay beach.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

July 2012
A Film in a Day working with James Price and young film makers at Westfield Academy.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

June + July 2012
sturzstrom: Member of the community choir for the world premiere at
Beer Quarry Caves, Lighthouse Poole and the Olympic Opening Ceremony Weymouth.
A Coastal Voices, Serious, Lighthouse Poole Project.
Supported by Jurassic Coast Arts and ACE.

April 2012
sturzstrom: Organised recording of community choir, for playback with a live choir
at The Lighthouse Poole and in the ICCI Weymouth for the openning events of the
Olympics. A Coastal Voices, Serious, Lighthouse Poole Project.
Supported by Jurassic Coast Arts and ACE.

March 2012
audiolab12: sound symposium - the language of place
technical support for 3 day event at The Kingcombe Centre.
PVA MediaLab project.

December 2011
TRUCE: Film making with a group of young artists at Bridport Youth Centre.
A Film Nation: Shorts Film and PVA MediaLab.

April 2011
SALT[2]: technical support for artists Lauren Healey, David Gunn and
Claudio Curciotti, one week residency. A PVA project.

April 2011
SALT[1]: mentor and technical support for artists Sue Landsbury, Carol Mattingley,
Francesca Prior and Bronwen Gundry, one week residency. A PVA project.

October 2010
Coast to Coast: produced an hour long radio programme for FuturePlaces, Porto, Portugal. RadioFutura 91.5MHz. Including compositions and field recordings by Marc Yeats, ivon oates and Pali Meursault.
A PVA project.

July 2010
3 months online: mentor and technical support for artist Sammy Izri.
A PVA project.

October 2009
LabCulture @ Burton Cliff Hotel: facilitation of workshops and access sessions
during a week long residency for 10 artists. A PVA project.

March 2008 – January 2009
‘How did I come to be here’: curator and mentor to Lorna Brunstein,
towards an exhibition in The Allsop Gallery, Bridport Arts Centre.
A Holocaust Memorial Day Exhibition

July/August 2008
refurb:BAC: audio and stills for a consultative document paperbased and DVD.
Working with groups of young people from local youth groups.
a Bridport Arts Centre project.

April/May 2008
Capturing local character: audio for a consultative document on DVD.
Working with Joe Stevens [stills photography] and groups of young people
from 5 different locations. a PVA + WDDC project.

April 2008
formed
electricbackroom: electricbackroom.org.uk

March 2008
electricshorts: curator and exhibitor, with Nigel Slight, a season of artists film.
The Electric Palace Cinema Bridport.

October 2006
Sandra Dawe: curation of silkscreen prints exhibition in Bridport Arts Centre.
a re:flex arts exhibition.

June 2006
‘in the heat of the moment’: digital video documentation of performance and exhiibition.
Browns Farm [Dorset] and Bridport Arts Centre

March – October 2006
‘So how come I got it then?’: mentor to Lorna Brunstein, towards an exhibition
at The Wallcott Gallery, Bath

March 2006
Samuel St. Leger: curation of painting and sculpture exhibition by the 04/05 holder of
the St. James Homes Fellowship. The Allsop Gallery, Bridport Arts Centre.
a re:flex arts exhibition.

December 2005
Christmas Fare: organisation and presentation of a seasonal offering of song, dance,
poetry and prose at the Banqueting House Whitehall London,
a re:flex arts performance.

November 2005
‘Poetry Reading’: digital video documentation and technical setup of a “New York style poetry happening”.
A new work by Artist and Performance Poet Sarah Rapson and the
New York based poet Geoffrey Cruickshank Hagenbuckle, Bridport Arts Centre.

June 2005
Sherborne Festival Polish Weekend: organisation of digital media workshops for visiting students from France, Poland and Finland, Lingua project in Sherborne [Dorset] - Language and Culture through Community Networks, [Socrates].

January 2005
Lumi Ja Jaa [Snow and ice]: participation in media workshops, Lingua project
in Karkkila [Finland] - Language and Culture through Community Networks, [Socrates].

December 2004
Christmas Presence: organisation and presentation of visions of Christmas past
with seasonal offerings of song, dance, poetry, prose at the Banqueting House Whitehall London,
a re:flex arts performance.

December 2004 - date
Formed re:flex arts: a creative arts organization working in the areas of dance, music,
visual arts, mixed media, poetry & prose.

October 2002 - July 2004
Artspace: curation of a physical and virtual exhibition space
for Weymouth College Art Students.

January 2002 - December 2004
Formed DNA: an artist lead group.

December 2001
SWIPE3 @ PVA: organisation and mentoring, with other members of PVA,
the third Media Festival showcasing new work by six artists working in digital technologies
at the Literary and Scientific Institute Bridport. A PVA project.

October 2001
LabCulture4 @ Artsway: facilitation of workshops and access sessions
during a week long residency for 10 artists at Artsway. A PVA project.

September 2001
Enhance @ PVA: mentoring of six Graphic Design, Video Production and Music Students
on a sound project with six visually impaired clients. A PVA project

July 2001
LabCulture3 @ Lighthouse [Brighton]: facilitation of workshops and access sessions
during a week long residency for 10 artists at The Lighthouse Brighton.
A PVA project.

June 2001
LabCulture2 @ PVA: facilitation of workshops and access sessions during a week long residency for 10 artists at the Literary and Scientific Institute Bridport.
A PVA project

November 2000
SWIPE2 @ PVA: organisation, mentoring and exhibited digital video work with other members of PVA.
A Second Media Festival showcasing new work by six artists working in digital technologies at the Old Library Bridport. A PVA project.

October 1999
SWIPE1 @ PVA NewNetworks’99: organisation, with other members of PVA, a Pilot Media Festival showcasing a new work by Joe Magee (The <99> Commission at PVA MediaLab) at the Old Library Bridport. A PVA project.

September 1999
USEIT: presentation, with other members of PVA, work by LabCulture artist as part of
Re:Search Digital Autumn programme at Watershed, Bristol

July 1999
LabCulture1 @ PVA NewNetworks’99: facilitation of workshops and access sessions during a week long residency for 13 artists at the Old Library Bridport. A PVA project.

April 1999 - January 2002
PVA NewNetworks’99: facilitation of workshops, open access and residencies
at the Old Library Bridport. A PVA project.

September 1998
PVA NewNetworks MediaLab: established, with other members of PVA, an open access facility for the creative use of new technology at the Old Library Bridport. A PVA project.

March 1997 - July 1998
‘Random Access’: established an experimental audio/video/digital lab at Weymouth College, working on 3D installations and projected multimedia pieces.

October 1996 - July 2001
Artswall: an exhibition space for Weymouth College Art Staff & Students,
exhibited an installation piece on the 1997 all woman Turner Prize shortlist.

April 1996 - August 1997
Chair of Visual Arts Panel Bridport Arts Centre.

May 1995 - July 1997
Produced Artscrawl: a four page monthly magazine for Weymouth College Art Students. Production of an interactive disk version in Director software.

October 1994
Founder member of Active Art Project: a project based in Bridport Arts Centre,
giving artists at all levels, including local college and school groups, access to regular life classes, culminating in a weeklong exhibition at the arts centre. Plus other arts related documentation and collections - ‘Fax of Life’, an exhibition of life drawings faxed to the arts centre [from different locations in the UK and France] exhibited in the foyer gallery, documented on interactive disk format. ‘Box of Life’, a boxed collection of original art works by local artists.

 

qualifications


Nov. 1985 - Oct. 1987
St. Martins School of Art
Part Time: Postgraduate Diploma in Graphic Design & Computers.

Sept. 1984 - July 1985
London College of Printing
Part Time: Book Design & Production College Certificate.

Sept. 1973 - July 1976
Middlesex Polytechnic
Full time: Three Dimensional Design July 1976 2:2 BA[Hons].

Sept. 1972 - July 1973
Hornsey College of Art
Full time: Foundation Studies in Art & Design.

 

teaching


January 2007 - March 2008
Arts Institute Bournemouth Dorset
Visiting practitioner/tutor: Foundation Degree in Visual Communications

July 2006 - date
Individual private tutor
MAC and PC

September 1988 - August 2006
Weymouth College Dorset
Curriculum Development [2006] Foundation Degree in Graphic Design and Multi-media [with Plymouth University].
Part Time Lecturer: in Graphic Design and Typography, Multi-media Design, Digital Photography and Video - HND Graphic Design and Multi-media [98 & 06 course leader], HND Fine Art [+ tutor to student with learner support], Foundation Art and Design,
Part Time Lecturer: in 3D design - HND 3D Design,
A Level 3D Design [course leader + tutor to student with learner support].
Part Time Lecturer: in Graphic Design and Typography - Visual Arts Diploma
and Visual Arts Certificate.

September 1993 - June 1996
Northbrook College Worthing
Part Time Lecturer:
HND 3D Design and HND Graphic Design.

July 1989 - November 1991
Hooke Park College for Advanced Manufacturing Design Dorset
Visiting Lecturer:
in Graphic Design & Typography.

January 1988 - July 1988
Southwark College London
Part Time Lecturer:
in Computer Aided Design.

October 1987 - February 1988
St. Martins School of Art London
Part Time Lecturer:
Postgraduate College Diploma, Graphic Design and Computers.

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