From April 2018, I am doing a residency at the Borough Road Collection at London South Bank University. The collection’s full name is: A David Bomberg Legacy – The Sarah Rose Collection. I will research the collection of works by the radical teacher and artist David Bomberg and his students in the Borough Group. The commission with end with an exhibition and workshop, and the project will be recorded in a blog found at: https://www.boroughroadcollectionarchive.com/blog/
Kew Herbarium Art Residency From November to the end of February 2018, I am at an art research residency in the beautiful Herbarium of Kew Gardens together with artist Maria Lusitano. We are recording our process in a blog, please visit us at: kewartresidency.wixsite.com/kewherbariumart
Semi-Semiotic Map (Performative research, Nunnery Gallery 2016) Visitors to Nunnery Gallery were asked to hold an elastic band any way they wanted, and photographed, an investigation of the complexity of something seemingly simple. The resulting 200+ images were arranged in a semi-semiotic arrangement, where shape starts to look like language.
I Twang, performed with AltMFA at ‘RA Burlington Gardens Festival 2016′, and also at ‘Emergency 2017′, the experimental performance festival in Manchester: http://www.johannabolton.com/i-twang/
PREFAB-LAB, Bath Arts Festival 2016 An experimental residency/ exhibition investigating the role of research in fine arts. To the left, a project where I cast elastic band knots (found, made and supplied by visitors) in plaster and arranged them according to an evolution of shape. Right, a Lego-like DIY construction set for making knots; copied sections of hairband knots in reinforced foam with looped ends that can be connected together.
The Observer Effect at Hockney Gallery, RCA. Using the human form as a carrier of form or as a symbol.
eYEbAll presents ‘Position 1′, Project Space Wapping
Chelsea Degree Show 2014