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UPCOMING
2017
BearMotherHouse, commission [ SPACE ] Gallery
seed for lucia, residency



PUBLIC PROJECTS / COMMISSIONS
2016
Harvesting the commons, Wenlock Barn Estate, London
Resiliency and Climate Change, workshop programme with Cabot Institute,commissioned by Bristol University
Fortunes and Futures, collaborative project with Cabot Institute of Climate Change, Bristol
2015
Resilience Lab a 6-month public program, with Cabot Institute, commissioned by Aldo Rinaldi and Tessa Fitzjohn, Bristol public art programme
Alterations Studio, 2-month public program, commissioned by PEER Gallery,London
2014
What Survives The Storm, performative consultation, Sceaux Gardens Estate,
commissioned by South London Gallery Local
2013
yörük, temporary settlement and performance program, commissioned by Hackney WicKED Arts festival, London
“What we are doing is groundbreaking”, The Walworth Archive, re-enacting the
Elephant and Castle master-plan as a series of public performances, commissioned by UCL Urban Lab and Elephant and Castle neighbourhood Forum
2012
Elasticity, performance and video works commissioned by The Wick Award,
Hackney Wick, London
2008-2016
FreeSpace on-going project based on Wenlock Barn Estate London. Utilising
performance as process to co-design public space with public creation throughout the Estate.
Works include a public programme of events, performances and video works.
Public spaces include;
Meeting House 2014-2015, Self building project, Funded by Awards for All
The Back Garden 2012-2015, Funded by the Big Lottery and Wenlock Barn TMO
The Foraging Garden 2010, Funded by the Big Lottery and Wenlock Barn TMO
Grown and Bread 2009, 1 year program, planting a wheat field and associated
public performances, funded by The Shoreditch Trust
Circular cultivation 2009, 1 year program, commissioned by Thomas Fairchild
School
The Growing Kitchen Garden 2008-2010, commissioned by The Shoreditch Trust
All projects have all included performances, live events, public making, talks and
exhibitions

SHORTLISTED
2016
Climart, ‘Can visual art affect viewer perceptions of Climate Change?’
Insite Arts, ‘University Arms Hotel Public Art Programme’, Cambridge
Insite Arts, ‘Habitation’, residency with Cambridge University

EXHIBITIONS
2016
Household, exhibition and public event, Home Space, Leyton
The Storm, exhibition and performance, Utopia program, Somerset House,
commissioned as part of The Treasury by Jeremy Deller

2015
back to where we have not quite been, solo exhibition, Arnolfini, Bristol
everything happens on the street, PEER gallery
The Collective Tongue, solo exhibition, Errant Bodies Berlin
2014
Cities Methodologies group exhibition, UCL London, Slade Research Centre
What Survives The Storm, conference exhibition, Clore Studio, South London Gallery London
2013
Cities Methodologies group exhibition, UCL London
2012
]PERFORMANCE OPEN[ Series 12 performance, performance space London
Collections, group exhibition The White Building London
2011
Meet Us At The Theatre, The Yard Theatre London
Material, group exhibition, Red Gallery London
Constructions, group exhibition, Exchange Project Space London
2009
Mobile Brownfield Site, collaboration with Bob and Roberta Smith, Pestival
Southbank Center

PERFORMANCES/EVENTS
2016
The Birth Clinic, Performance Royal College of Art with Ben Cranfield
After the Moon, performance, Royal College of Art
The Birth Clinic, CASS School of Art
The Land Rays, Barbican OPENFEST
The Storm, exhibition and performance, Utopia program, Somerset House
After the Harvest Moon, as part of household exhibition
Opening feast, as part of household exhibition
2015
Capturing the REAL, performance contribution to symposium at City gallery and museum, METAL Peterborough
2014
The 6th Housing Estate, performance contribution to symposium, South London Gallery
Rhythm Study, performance contribution to conference The Art of Nature, Balaji Temple, Birmingham,
After the Storm, exhibition Cities Methodologies UCL, London
What survives the storm – conference exhibition, Clore Studio, South London Gallery
What does it feel like to be regenerated – event at A Tiny University Kilburn with UCL, London
2012
]PERFORMANCE OPEN[ Series 12, performance space,London
Collections, The White Building Hackney Wick, London
2011
Meet us at the Theatre, The Yard Theatre,London
Constructions, Exchange Project Space,London
Actionism, series no.7 Position, The Red Gallery,London
East pop Red , series no. 6 Material, The Red Gallery, London
Wall to Wall, series no. 5 Expansion,London
East pop West, series no. 4 Measure,London

RESIDENCIES
2016
The Village School, 1 month studio and teaching residency CASS School of Art and Design
2015
Everything Happens On The Street, 2 month residency, PEER Gallery London
An Uncertain World, 6 month residency with Cabot Institute of Climate Change,
as part of Resilience Lab Project Bristol
2013
astate, 1 year residency in Walworth, syzygy London
2011
NeighbourHOOD 1 month residency ]performance[space, London
2010
Exchange project space, 3 month residency Hackney WickED Festival, London
Interspersed, 3 month residency Archway Herbal Clinic in collaboration with
Rowan Arts Trust and Islington Exhibits London
2009
Open Air Studios, 1 month residency, Clissold Park, London

PUBLIC EVENTS
2015
The Passing, performance with 50 elders on the streets of Bath
Capturing the REAL, performance contribution, City Gallery and Museum with
METAL Peterborough
2014
The 6th Housing Estate symposium, performance contribution, South London
Gallery London
The Art of Nature conference, hosting Rhythm Study, Balaji Temple Birmingham
2013
The People Lecture Series, travelling performance lecture, UCL and Hackney Wick
London
OPEN HOUSE, outdoor screenings and performances, Wenlock Barn Estate
London
400 speeches, street installation Heygate Estate London
Public meeting, a series of street re-enactments of master-planning London

WORKSHOPS
2016
Our Common Chord, workshop programme, The Round Chapel, London
The 7 bundles, workshop program in collaboration with Dr Ben Cranfield
How far a way are we, Conventions of Proximity in Art, Theatre and Performance, Birkbeck
2015
Visual Matrix, exhibition program for ‘back to where we have not quite been’,
collaboration with Dr. Julian Manley, Psychosocial researcher, University of Central
Lancashire, Bristol
Public Dreaming, exhibition program for ‘back to where we have not quite been’
Arnolfini, Bristol
back to where we have not quite been, with Young Arnolfini, Arnolfini, Bristol
Handed down and Handled, with researchers of Cabot Institute and Bristol University, Bristol
MOLA MOLA, with The Island Folk choir, writing new folk songs, Bristol
Public Dreaming, with eco-phycology network, PEER Gallery London
Aural/Oral muscle, a 1week workshop with Bergen Academy of Art Bergen Norway
Public Dreaming, Errant Bodies Berlin
2014
Public Dreaming, Sir John Cass School of Art London
Public Dreaming, University College London
Public Dreaming, Art of Nature conference, Balaji Temple Birmingham
2013
Imaginative Composition, Walworth London
Imaginative Composition, Walworth, London
Internal/External, motion walk, Elephant and Castle
Receptor/Receiver, motion walk, Elephant and Castle
Continuous motion/Sound and Motion, Gainsborough Primary, Hackney Wick, funded by the Wick Award Big Lottery Fund
2012
Elasticity, Hackney Wick London
Constructed materials, a series of workshops with Central Foundation through Bow Arts

TALKS /SYMPOSIUMS
2015
back to where we have not quite been, experimental conference, part of ‘back to
where we have not quite been exhibition program, Arnolfini, Bristol
New Folk Tales, Spike Island Associates, Bristol
Social Plastic, Situations’ Lunch Club, Bristol
2014
Vertical living, panel debate commissioned by Up Projects as part of London
Festival of Architecture
What Survives The Storm, experimental conference, Clore Studio South London
Gallery London
astate, Kilburn Tiny University with UCL, London
2013
astate, syzygy project space, London
2011
Ordinary Language symposium, Exchange Project Space, London
Feedback and Exchange, CASS School of Art and Design and Goldsmiths University

PUBLICATIONS
2014
‘Regeneration Realities’, astate text, Urban Pamphleteer published by UCL Urban
Laboratory

COLLECTIONS
2011
TUIG, artist book an object dictionary, The CASS School of Art and Design Library collection

CURATORIAL
2015
In dialogue residencies, with Dr. Ben Cranfield, director of humanities and cultural
studies Birkbeck and Sarah Deco, psychotherapist and storyteller, 7 months
residency period within Fourthland.
2012-2013
syzygy, project space in a social housing flat in Elephant and Castle, hosting 8
residencies, workshop programs and curated exhibitions with invited UK and
international artists, London
2011-2016
In The Company of Elders, reflections and performance with a group of Elders,
London/Bath

AWARDS AND GRANTS
2016
Harvesting the commons, Awards for All Funding
2015
Meeting House , Awards for All Funding
2014
FreeSpace, awarded for impact and participation in The Big Lottery National
funding Awards
Wenlock Barn TMO, winners of national TMO Awards for involving community
through Fourthland projects
2014
FreeSpace, London Community Foundation Funding
2011-2013
Big Lottery Funding, The Back Garden and Public Program, Wenlock Barn Estate
2010-2011
Big Lottery Funding, The Growing Kitchen Community, Wenlock Barn Estate
2008-2010
Shoreditch Trust Commission, The Growing Kitchen, Wenlock Barn Estate
2009
University of East London, Funding, Making architecture

TEACHING
2015
Visiting Artists, Bergen Academy of Art and Design Norway
Visiting Artists, CASS School of Art and Design

Louise isik Sayarer (1982, British/Turkish)
EDUCATION
2007-2011 BA Fine Art part time, Sir John Cass school of Art and Design, London
2006 Foundation in Art and Design, Sir John Cass School of Art and Design, London
2002-2005 BSc/BA Environmental Science and Development Studies, University of Sussex
2000 BTEC level 3 Tropical Habitat Conservation Madagascar
Recent Training
2016-2017 Shakti dance teacher training
2015-2016 Dancing Tao – Movement Medicine circle
Previous work
2008-2016 Artist associate SASA Works Architecture
2008-present Bow Arts Trust, Education Artist
2007-2008 Education Officer Chelsea Physic Garden
2006-2007 Education Officer The Wildlife Trust
2005 Research associate Ethnomedica, Kew Gardens
Workshops
Womb Yoga with Uma Dismore-Tuli
Natural Dyes from Plants with Jane and Julian
Artistic Expression for adults with learning disabilities – Larches Trust

Eva Knutsdotter Vikstrom (1985, Norwegian/Swedish)
EDUCATION

2009-2011 BA Fine Art, Sir John Cass school of Art and Design, London
2004-2005 Foundation in Art and Design, Einar Granum School of Art, Oslo
Recent training
2015-2016 Kundalini Yoga teacher training
Previous work
2014-2016 Art director for Ale Tarraf’s feature film ‘Yupanqui’
2009-2011 The Readers performance Group

LANGUAGES
English
Norwegian
Swedish
Spanish