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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. Exhibiting internationally, across contemporary art and experimental music platforms, radio and recently, publishing, Rebecca graduated from the Slade School of Art London MFA in 2010, and is a visiting lecturer at universities such as Arts University Bournemouth and Royal College of Art. Recent exhibitions and performances have included: Essex Rd 6, 2020, Kunstraum, 2019 and The Whitstable Biennial 2018, as well as solo shows at Matts Gallery, London and Almanac, Turin.  Currently she is working towards a video and audio commission for Dilston Grove, Southwark Park Galleries in collaboration with Matt's Gallery, London and Primary, Nottingham for which she received the Arts Council DYCP award. Rebecca will feature a text in On Care, an anthology of artists writing published by MA Biblioteque 2020, and has had several sound works featured on BBC Radio 3's Late Junction throughout 2019 and 2020.


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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| LIQUID| Dilston Grove, Southwark Park Galleries and Matts Gallery | March 14th - March 29th  | London

|2020| LIQUID | Primary | 4 June - 25 July | Nottingham


Past

|2019| Whip Derelict | 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


 

 PERFORMANCES


Current / Forthcoming


Past 

|2019| Constructions 3 curated by Mat Jenner and Kate Carr | Taco | Thamesmead | More info >

|2019| Eating the Wallpaper collapses the Sharp lines, featuring Stella Kajombo and Carl Gent | Kunstraum | 4 Oct | London 

|2019| Reading at To Whom This May Concern | Tenderbooks | 30 May | London 

|2019| Singing Knives Records event | Jabberwocky | 21 April | Sheffield

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

|2018| The Ol’ Switcheroo | Jupiter Woods | 13 April - 19 May  | London

|2018| Open Sound curated by Paul Purgas (Performed as Diet Terror with Benedict Drew )  | March 17 | Outpost | Norwich

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

2013 | DentalFlux | Dec 4 | Southbank Centre | London

|2013| The Everything and Nothing Problem | June 25 | Jerwood | With Ceri Hand Gallery | London

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



GROUP EXHIBITIONS, SCREENINGS, RADIO


Past 

|2020| Start 2020 sounding right | BBC3 Late Junction | Produced by Jack Howson On Radio: 3 Jan. Online until 3 Feb

|2020| Essex Rd 6 | TinType Gallery | 9 Jan - 9 Feb 

|2019| 6X6 | Screening at SET | London

|2019| Tusk Festival | 11-13 Oct | Newcastle

|2019| BBC3 Late Junction mix by Benedict Drew  | On radio: 20 March. Online until: 20 April 

|2018| Whitstable Biennial | June 5-10  | Whitstable

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

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

|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| 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


|2019- 2020| DYCP Award | Arts Council England

|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 Award for 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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