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BIO


An artist based in London, Rebecca Lennon works across media including video, text, performance, sound and music to think about and play with the non-linear shapes and rhythms of the voice, memory and the speaking body. 


Graduating from the Slade School of Art London MA programme in 2010 Rebecca is currently a lecturer on the Fine Art BA at Arts University Bournemouth. Recent projects include: The Whistable Biennial 2018, The Ol’ Switcheroo at Jupiter Woods, and solo exhibitions at Matts Gallery, London and Almanac, Turin.  She is currently working on solo exhibitions for Dilston Grove, Southwark Park Galleries in collaboration with Matt's Gallery, London and Primary, Nottingham, aswell as performances and screenings at Kunstraum London and Tusk Festival, Newcastle.  She performs spoken word musical projects both independently and in collaboration with other artists and will feature on BBC Radio 3 Late Junction in October 2019.


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EDUCATION


2008 - 2010 | M.F.A. Fine Art (Media) | Slade School of Art | London.

2001 - 2004 | B.A. Fine Art | Time Based Media | Sheffield Hallam University | Sheffield.

2000 - 2001 | Fine Art Foundation | Manchester Metropolitan | University | Manchester.



SOLO EXHIBITIONS


Current / Forthcoming

|2020| Dilston Grove, Southwark Park Galleries and Matts Gallery | March / April Date TBC | London

|2020| Primary | June Date TBC | Nottingham



Past

|2019| Almanac Inn | 21 June - 21 July | Turin 

|2018| Words are Angular Sharp Tenant  | Matts Gallery | 19-28 Oct | London

|2016| Eat My Bankruptcy Baby | 23 June - 3 July | Chalton Gallery | London

|2012| Don’t let it End this way tell them I said something | 7-22 Sept | Bloc | Sheffield

|2010| We are stuck here together | 28 Oct- 28 Nov | Ceri Hand Gallery | Liverpool

|2008| Since they got rid of Time | Galerie Metro | Berlin


 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS, SCREENINGS & PERFORMANCES


Current / Forthcoming


2019 | Performance at Kunstraum | 27/28 Sept | London 

2019 | 6X6 | Screening at SET | London

2019 | Tusk Festival | 11-13 Oct | Newcastle


Past (Selected)

2019 | Performance event curated by To Whom This May Concern | Tenderbooks | 30 May | London 

2019 | BBC3 Late Junction mix by Benedict Drew  | On Radio: 20 March  | 

2019 | Performance at Jabberwocky | Event by Singing Knives Records | 21 April | Sheffield

2019 | Still Water still  | Commissioned by Platform  | Publication and audio project 

2019 | Performance at Apologies in Advance | I'klectic | 16 Feb | London

2018 | Whitstable Biennial | June 5-10  | Whitstable

2018 | The Ol’ Switcheroo - with Sophie Jung, Sarah Duffy & Carolina Ongaro | Jupiter Woods | 13 April - 19 May  | London

2018 | The Society for the Common & Good  | Institut Kunst Atelier Haus | 13 - 15 April | Basel

2018 | Open Sound curated by Paul Purgas ( Performed as Diet Terror ) March 17 | Norwhich

2017 | Performing Objects | Kunstraum | June 3 |  London

2017 | Mount Florida Screenings 07 | March 24 | Glasgow

2017 | 48 Hr Film Screening | Almanac Projects | 6-7 Jan | London

2016 | Supernormal Festival | 3-8 Aug | Braziers Park | Oxfordshire

2015 | Immersive Frames | Nov 26- Jan 6 | Celda Contemporanea | Mexico City

2014 | Supernormal Festival | 8-10 Aug | Braziers Park | Oxfordshire

2014 | Escape Routes (curated by Benedict Drew) | 2-24 Aug | Limbo | Margate

2014 | Foam (curated by Matt Jenner) | AND/OR Gallery, London

2014 | This Space We Are | 29 March – 2 May | The International 3 | Manchester

2014 | Notes on an Autobiography (curated by Rob Lye) | 16 Jan-8 March | ASC Gallery | London

2014 | Arte Mexico | 29 Jan | Ex Teresa Museum | Mexico City

2013 | Show | Dec 22 - Jan 10 | Parallel | Oaxaca | Mexico

2013 | DentalFlux | Dec 4 | Southbank Centre | London

2013 | Transitio MX Festival | 20-29 Sept | Mexico City, Mexico

2013 | The Everything and Nothing Problem | June 25 | Jerwood | A collaboration between Jerwood and Ceri Hand Gallery | London

2013 | Fresh Trauma | 24 May-29 June | Ceri Hand Gallery | London 

2013 | Cacotopia | Anthony Burgess Foundation | 24 May - 14 June | Manchester

2013 | Tourist Information Centre | Supercollider | 29 March - 11 May | Blackpool

2013 | The Hand That Holds The Desert Down | Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop | 15 March | Edinburgh

2013 | We Object (curated by Benedict Drew) | AidandAbet | 14 March- 18 April | Cambridge

2012 | Move Forward – New Mexican European Media Art | 5- 21 Oct | Halle | Germany

2012| Writtle Calling | Curated by Mellissa Appleton | 11-18th Sept | Essex

2012| Notes on an Autobiography | Limoncello Gallery | 5 Sept | London

2012| Still Outside or Unexplained | Open Eye Gallery | 22 June - 2 Sept | Liverpool

2012| Seven Chapters (curated by Louisa Martin) | Banner Repeater | London

2011| Memory of a Hope | Ceri Hand Gallery | 05 Aug - 03 Sept| Liverpool

2010 |Black Hole Hums B Flat | Ceri Hand Gallery| 11-17 Oct | London

2010| Making Ships in Bottles |16 May - 29 July | Cafe Gallery Projects | London

2010| The Economy of the Gift | 9 April - 5th June | A Foundation | Liverpool

2010| Spasticus Artisticus | Curated by Jota Castro & Christian Viveros-Faune |15 Jan - 27 Feb | Ceri Hand Gallery | Liverpool


CURATED PROJECTS


2013 | Fresh Trauma, featuring work by Edwin Burdis, Heather Phillipson, Benedict Drew, Shana Moulton, Gabriele Beveridge, Chooc Ly Tan, Angus Fairhurst | 24 May-29 June | Ceri Hand Gallery | London

2013 | The Everything and Nothing Problem curated with Louis Martin, featuring performances by Francesco Pedraglio, Beth Collar, Angus Braithwaite, Mary Hurrell and others | June 25 | Jerwood Art Space in collaboration with Ceri Hand Gallery | London

2008 | Open Eye Gallery Liverpool, Curator on various projects.

2006 | 37 Seconds | Twice monthly screening for The Big Screen Liverpool commissioned by FACT Liverpool, Liverpool Biennial & BBC.


RESIDENCIES / PRIZES


2018 / 2019  | Almanac Residency | Turin | Italy

2016 | Supernormal residency, Braziers park, Oxfordshire

2015 | Dezado Residency, Chiapas, Mexico

|2013-14| Arts Council England residency in Mexico City, Mexico

2012 | EMARE Residency at CANTE (Centro de las Artes y Nuevas Technologias), San Luis Potosi, Mexico selected by FACT, Liverpool.

2007/2008 | ART PRIZE | Salford Restoration Office & Northern Edge



PUBLISHED WRITING


Current / Forthcoming

2020 | On Care, ed. Rebecca Jagoe and Sharon Kivland. Published by MA Bibliotecque



RECENT REVIEWS / PRESS


Online:

2019 Mousse Magazine online >

2018 The Quietus by Allan Gardner >

2018 Studio International by Henry Broome >











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