Artist, writer and educator
I work under my own name and anonymously with others, as an artist and writer.
Recent publications include the articles:
'Erasure, Transformation and the Politics of Pedagogy: a feminist artistic/curatorial practice' in Maria Buszek & Hilary Robinson (eds), A Companion to Feminist Art, 2019, Wiley Blackwell
'Re-visiting, Re-situating Gallery Education: reflections on education as a strategy for expanding the concept of ‘public’ in art museums and galleries, in an era of increasing privatisation', in Jenna Ashton (ed.), Feminism and Museums: Intervention, Disruption and Change, 2018, MuseumsEtc
and the books:
The Disoeuvre: an Argument in 4 Voices (WASL Table); 6:27, 2019, MA Bibliotheque (Sharon Kivland's press)
Psycho-Neurological Poem in 3 Parts & A Clean Heart and a Cheerful Spirit, 2019, Litmus Publishing
Current projects include:
– Dialogic Portraits (watercolours, talking, recording, writing, filming) including a film with People Like You: Contemporary Figures of Personalisation, a research project (Warwick, Goldsmiths, Imperial) on data, self and personalisation
– Dialogic Portraits with Refugee Tales, including in 2019 as postcards with poet David Herd and designer Emily Benton, and the short film changing language changing landscape, exhibited at Ikon Gallery Soapbox online, for World Refugee Day 20 June 2020
– films and other art works to explore the concept of The Disoeuvre, first aired in my PhD (2016, Middlesex University), published in 2019 in the artists book The Disoeuvre: an Argument in 4 Voices (WASL Table); 6:27, MA Bibliotheque press, and also in the short film The Disoeuvre no 1, exhibited in Dark Energy at x-hibit, Vienna
– intermittent but durational projects with artists and others in Damascus and Beirut
I am a Trustee of Third Text and a member of the Write Read Write group.