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Selected Exhibitions

The Legal Stage, ASC Studios, London, UK

Spinning Lands, Iklectik, London UK 

Where’s My Shoe, Krabbesholm Højskole, DK 

MIB, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems, DE

Four Boxes, Krabbesholm Højskole, DK 

Deptford X Festival, London, UK

One in the Other, Camden Art Centre, London, UK
 Kuss Mich, Bevor Du Gehst, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg, DE
Resonance and Wonder, Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK
 The Game, Anchor Studios, Cornwall, UK

Dialogues Deniz Unal and Adam Christensen, Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DE (cancelled)
Online screening and performance of Characters of Control- Soft Toy Edition, Kunstraum, London, UK
Slow Art, Circeo Residency, Sabaudia IT (cancelled)
Heretics, Quantica Radio, Lisbon, PT (online)

Festival Račka 2019, Center for Contemporary Arts Celje, SI
Liquid Lunch, Mimosa House, London, UK
Sunday Fantasy (as part of Zoe William's exhibition), Miimosa House, London, UK
Something Soft, Kunstraum, London, UK

Mothers, Turf Projects, London, UK
Garden Show, 63 Wood Vale, London, UK
Food & Rituals with Zoe Williams, Kunstraum, London, UK
A Rose is a Rose is a Rose, Rozenstraat at the Eagle Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL

Deniz Unal-Characters of Control, Almanac London, UK
Chubba Chubba Cheeks, Ilyd (online comission), DE
Edible Amulet Ingestion Ceremony
, Almanac, London, UK
Images of Tomorrow Anti-conference,
Goldsmiths University, London, UK
Edible Amulet Ingestion Ceremony, Feeelings, Brussels, BE

Fade Away, The Side Room, Amsterdam, NL
You Forgot Numbers in My Notes, Almanac, London, UK
Manpower Festival, Lisbon, PT
WildCard Presents: The Palest Light, Sadler’s Wells, London, UK

Apricot, Basic Space, Dublin, IE
Filthy Mouth, Dirty Politics, Framerframed, Amsterdam, NL
Queer Films, Lotusland III, Cambridge, UK
Performance Proletarians!!!, Istituto Svizzero Di Roma, Rome, IT
Does Not Equal,W139 Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

Performance Proletarians!!!, Magasin, Grenoble, FR 
Working Away Kathy Acker Study Day, Roehampton University, London, UK
Used to be USB, Rongwrong, Amsterdam, NL
To Have and To Hold Expanded, X Marks the Bokship, London, UK
Raison D’etre, Crate Gallery, Margate, UK

The Palest Light, TripSpace, London, UK
Wee Small Hours, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Lustige Frauen Kunst, Lothringer 13, Munich, DE
Complimenta (II), The Manse, New York, US
Sister from Another Mister, Bijlmarair, Amsterdam, NL
Being(s) Connected, Oslo House, London, UK

Summer School with Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, MoMA , PS1, New York, US
Complimenta, The Manse, Ithaca, New York, US
Hored and Borny, Performance Space, London, UK
Woof, Worm, Rotterdam, NL
A Map of Misreading, Tent, Rotterdam, NL
Three Artists Walk into a Bar, De Appel, Amsterdam, NL
I'm in this Weird Part of Your Tube Again, Slade School of Art/PZI Institute, UK
You aren’t anything, you are everything, Duchy Gallery, Glasgow, UK

Hello to the People, Artblog Cologne, Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, DE
Life of an Artist, Live In Your Head, Geneva, CH
Hello to the People, Kunsthuis SYB, Friesland, NL
Life of an Artist Symposium, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, NL

OYABORA, Kismet Projects, London, UK
Etat D'ames, ENSBA, Paris, FR
To Have and To Hold, Transition Gallery, London, UK
Wrong Love, A Foundation, Liverpool, UK

Zero de Conduite, Elevator Gallery, London, UK
I am Alone But…, Daire Sanat Gallery, (Istanbul Biennale), Istanbul, TR
Long Live Romance, Acedemi de Belle Arti, Macerata, IT



2022- Present
Fine Art Lecturer, Goldsmiths University, London, UK 

2022 Lecturer, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London, UK

 2021 Visiting Art Lecturer, HFBK University of Fine Arts, Hamburg, DE

 2020 Visiting Art Lecturer, AKV St Joost University, Masters Institute of Visual Culture, St Joost, NL  

2018- Almanac Quarterly, Almanac, contributor, UK/IT       
2016- Petunia Magazine, Orlando, contributor, FR
2016- Private Lives publication (for Glasgow International), contributor, UK
2015- Girls Like Us Magazine, contributor, BE/NL
2013- Sister from Another Mister, Sans Seriffe, contributor, NL
2012- A Map of Misreading, Piet Zwart Institute, contributor, NL
2009-2014- TOHAVEANDTOHOLD, Issue 1,2,3&4- Editor and contributor, UK/NL

2015- Volkskrant Newspaper, review, NL
2015- Metropolis M, review. NL
2013- Artlicks Magazine, Artlicks Issue 10, Interview, UK
2011- Arty Magazine, Arty 28, Transition Gallery, Interview, London

2017- I/mages of Tomorrow Symposium- Panel discussion, Goldsmiths University, London, UK
2015- Filthy Mouth, Dirty Politics, Framerframed, Amsterdam, NL
2013- Sister from Another Mister, Bijlmarair, Amsterdam, NL
2012- Soup for the Night, Jan Zijvertszstraat, Amsterdam, NL

2015- At Kingsley Hall, Kingsley Hall, London, UK
2013- Bijlmarair, Amsterdam, NL
2011- Kunsthuis SYB, Friesland, NL
2009- Long Live Romance, Accademi di Bella Arti, Macerata. IT

Other Projects
2013-2014 The Kathy Acker Library, London, UK
2012 - ORALS TV Show, Rotterdam/London, NL/UK
2012- Video Handel, The Telephone Booth, Rotterdam, NL

2010-2012    MFA Fine Art, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, NL
2005-2008    BA Fine Art , London Metropolitan University, London, UK
2001-2004    BA English Literature and Media Studies , Sussex University,
Brighton, UK