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2019 to 2021 - DAI Art Praxis MA at Dutch Art Institute
2017 to 2018 - Associate Artist at Open School East, Margate
2014 to 2016 - Moving Image BA (Hons) at University of Brighton

Awards & Residencies
2022 - HCA, Roodkapje, Rotterdam, NL (Residency + Solo Exhibition)
2021 - Freelands Gasworks Partnership Programme (Residency and Solo Exhibition)
2021 - Droom en Daad Makersloket Funding
2019 - Residency at Pavillion Dance South West, Bournemouth
2018 - Residency at ODD, Bucharest, Romania
2017 - Synthetic Ecology 2: Midnight Notes, ONCA Gallery Residency, Brighton
2017 - Subterranean Worlds, Open School East, Margate - Funding awarded by Margate Festival
2017 - Guest Projects Residency, Hackney, w/ Open School East
2017 - Synthetic Ecology - Grants for the Arts funding awarded by Arts Council England

Solo Exhibition & Performance Commissions
2023 - DESCENDING NOTES/LIKE RAIN IN THE ABYSS, Roodkapje, NL (Solo Exhibition)
2022 - Earth is a Deadname, Humber Street Gallery (Solo Exhibition)
2022 - Xeny Meets Mr Peonies, Gasworks, UK (Performance)
2022 - Earth is a Deadname, Gasworks, UK (Solo Exhibition)
2020 - my hole is the place where i call myself a mother, Well Projects, UK (Solo Exhibition) 
2019  - 1667: Not Alive, Just Living, Nottingham Contemporary, UK  (Performance)
2018 - life/forms 3.0 | Wild Combination, Flat Time House, UK (Performance)

Selected Group Exhibitions & Screenings
Late Works: Preperations II, Cafe Oto, London
IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL 

Unit 17, Combine Art Fair & Griffin Art Projects, Vancouver, CA (with Gabi Dao)
Invocations for Bewilderment, Imaginary Z, Hangzhou, China (Duo show with Raffia Li)
Spectre, Nightmare, Roodkapje, Rotterdam, NL
Dark Advances: ‘Affect Aliens’ & Revolutionary Despair, Motto Books, Berlin
Poems for Vampires, Whitstable Biennale, UK
Queer Ecology, Worm, Rotterdam, NL
Smudged Soil, Roodkapje, Rotterdam, NL
Shocked Quartz, Ugly Duck Gallery, London

COVEN: Witchcraft for Love Politics, Feminist Autonomous Centre, Athens, Greece
Open Studio, Gasworks, London
Understory Chant, Dutch Art Institute & Sonsbeek ‘20 - ‘24, The Netherlands
my hole is the place where I call myself a mother, Mascara Film Club, UK
Metamorphosis: On future bodies & living identities, Nieuwe Vide, The Netherlands
Mood Spelled Backwards, w/  Marie Tučková, Cursor Gallery, Center of Contemporary Arts Prague

Visions in the Nunnery, 2020, selected by Benedict Drew, Bow Arts, London
The Conch, South London Gallery
Love Spells & Rituals For Another World, Virtual Symposium, Curated by Lilly Markaki, Royal Holloway
I fantasize a springtime and cry, La Casa Encendida & Yaby, Madrid

you are telling my story. They tell and eat and kiss and play us, Yaby, Madrid
The Future is Near, Tate Modern
A Cut From Sharp Grass, Well Projects, Margate

Moving Image 10th Anniversary, Cinecity, Fabrica Gallery, Brighton
La Faz De La Tierra/The Face of the Earth, Espacio Pla, Buenos Aires, Argentina

life/forms 3.0 | Wild Combination, Flat Time House
The Palace Arts Festival, Poland
ODD, tranzit.ro, Bucharest, Romania Lava Avant-garde Film Festival, PRL Museum, Poland
the People can reveal, Limbo Project Space, Margate
At the Violet Hour, Nayland Rock Hotel, Margate - Collaboration with George Harding

The Well, Open School East, Margate
Midnight Notes, Synthetic Ecology, ONCA Gallery, Brighton
Subterranean Worlds, Open School East, Margate
Be Magnificent, William Morris Gallery, London
Orchid and the Metal, Chisenhale Studios, London
Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival, Hawick, Scotland
Mount Florida, Glasgow, Scotland

Cinecity: Experimenta, Fabrica Gallery, Brighton
Graduate Show 2016, Edward Street, University of Brighton
Cinecity: Moving Image, Emporium, Brighton
Towner Gallery, Eastbourne

Curatorial & Educational Projects
2019 to 2022 - Conditions, 89 Gloucester Road, Croydon (Associate Artist)
2022 - Artist Talk with Queeructation, Arnhem, NL
2021 - Visiting Artist at Associate Studio Programme, ACME & Central Saint Martins, London
2018 - the People can reveal, Limbo Project Space, Margate - Curated by George Harding & Lou Lou Sainsbury
2017 - Synthetic Ecology 2: Midnight Notes, ONCA, Brighton
2017 - Synthetic Ecology, ONCA, Brighton - Curated by Mikhail Karikis, Lydia Heath & Lou Lou Sainsbury

2022 - How To Sleep Faster #13, Arcadia Missa, UK
2021 - Metamorphosis: On future bodies & living identities (Online Zine), Nieuwe Vide, The Netherlands
2021 - Energy Systems (Publication), Well Projects, Edited by Kris Lock & Designed by George Harding 
2021 - Love Spells and Rituals for Another World (publication)
2020 - YourLovingLiquid (Online Publication)
2019 - Issue 10: Glossolalia, SALT. Editorial 2018 
2018 - life/forms 3.0 | Wild Combination, Flat Time House, Edited by Lucy Cowling.
2018  - The Unstable Condition of Zhong Zhong & Hua Hua, ODD, Romania, Edited by Georgiana Cojocaru.

2022 - Trans*-Sensuality & Trans*-Poetics, Gasworks, UK
2020Cosmic Choir - Series of public Zoom seminars on feminism and the sacred: co-organised with the artist Verity Birt.
2018 - life/forms 3.0 | Wild Combination, Flat Time House, Curated by Lucy Cowling.
2017Spelunking: Chthonic Sounds, in collaboration with Benedict Drew and George Harding
2017 - Spelunking: Cavities, in collaboration with Benedict Drew and Roxman Gatt
2017 - At the Edge of the Smoking Pool of Death (Reading & Listening workshop on Timothy Morton and Black Metal)
2017 - Tool Making for a Precarious Future - Open School East, Margate, with Jo Sweeney, Kris Lock and George Harding