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PUBLIC PROJECTS
2015
Resilience Lab Residency and Public Program: March-October, Bristol, Commissioned by Tessa Fitzjohn and Aldo Rinaldi,
Alterations Studio, commissioned by PEER Gallery Hoxton, London
2014
What survives the Storm, Sceaux Gardens Estate with South London Gallery Local
2013
yörük, Hackney WicKED Arts festival, Hackney Wick, London
2012
Elasticity, 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 on-going public program 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

 

These projects have all included performances, live events, public making, talks and exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS/ EVENTS
2016
The Storm, upcoming exhibition and performance in April, commissioned by UCL Urban Lab, part of ‘Venturing Beyond’ and Utopia program, Somerset House, London
2015
back to where we have not quite been, solo exhibition, Arnolfini Bristol
I travelled with bundles, Performance event, PEER gallery London
The Passing, Public performance, Bath
The Collective Tongue, Solo exhibition, Errant Bodies Berlin
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
2013
astate, exhibition Cities Methodologies, UCL, London
OPEN HOUSE, Wenlock Barn Estate, London
400 speeches, Heygate Estate, London 2
astate event , syz.y.gy, Walworth,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
2009
Mobile Brownfield Site in collaboration with Bob and Roberta Smith, Pestival Southbank Center London
WORKSHOPS
2016
The 7 bundles, upcoming workshop program in collaboration with Dr. Ben Cranfield
2015
Visual Matrix, hosted by Dr. Julian Manley, psychosocial researcher University of Central Lancashire, part of ‘back to where we have not quite been exhibition program, Arnolfini, Bristol
Public Dreaming, Arnolfini, Bristol
back to where we have not quite been, workshop with ‘Young Arnolfini’, Arnolfini, Bristol
Handed Down and Handled, with researchers of Cabot Institute and Bristol University, Bristol
Public Dreaming, with eco-phycology network, PEER Gallery London
Aural/Oral muscle, 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
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, Arnolfini, Bristol
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, Clore Studio South London Gallery
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
astate text in Regeneration realities, urban pamphleteer, published by UCL Urban Laboratory
2011
TUIG, artist book, Purchased by The CASS School of Art and Design Library
RESIDENCIES
2015
Everything happens on the Street, PEER Gallery
An Uncertain World, Cabot Institute of Climate Change, as part of Resilience Lab Project, Bristol
2013
astate, a one year residency in Walworth, syzygy London
2011
NeighbourHOOD residency ]performance[space, London
Exchange project space – Hackney WickED Festival, London
2010
Interspersed, Archway Herbal Clinic, Rowan Arts Trust and Islington Exhibits
2009
Open Air Studios, Clissold Park
CURATORIAL
2015
In dialogue residencies, 7 month residency and collaboration within Fourthland, with Dr. Ben Cranfield, director of humanities and cultural studies, Birkbeck and Sarah Deco, psychotherapist and storyteller.
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, Performance and reflections with a group of Elders, London
AWARDS AND GRANTS
2014
FreeSpace, awarded for impact and participation In National funding Awards
Wenlock Barn TMO Winners of national TMO Awards for involving community through Fourthland projects
Awards for All funding, Meeting House, Wenlock Barn Estate
London Community Foundation Fund, Wenlock Barn Estate
2011-2013
Big Lottery Funding, The back garden and public program, Wenlock Barn Estate, London
2010-2011
Big Lottery Funding, The Growing Kitchen Community, Wenlock Barn Estate,
2009-2010
Capital Growth Funding,Wenlock Herb Garden Wenlock Barn Estate, London
2008-2010
Shoreditch Trust commission, The Growing Kitchen, Wenlock Barn Estate
2009
Learning Trust and Thomas Fairchild School Funding for Grown and Bread
Thomas Fairchild School funding for Circular Cultivation
University of East London funding for making architecture workshops in public space
2008
Our Space Our Say – Small Grants Award – for What can you do in…
TEACHING
2015
Visiting Artists, Bergen Academy of Art and Design Norway
Visiting Artists, CASS School of Art and Design
We have delivered workshops to around 200 schools and groups Nationally. Delivering workshops to all ages from early years to the elderly.
EDUCATION

Louise isik Sayarer (born in 1982)
BA Fine Art, Sir John Cass school of Art and Design, London-Awarded 2011, distinction
Bsc/BA Environmental Science and Development Studies, University of Sussex – Awarded 2005
Recent Training
Shakti dance 2016-2017
Dancing Tao – Movement Medicine circle 2015-2016
Previous work
Artist associate SASA Works Architecture 2008-2015
Bow Arts Trust, Education Artist 2010-present
Education Officer Chelsea Physic Garden 2007-2008
Education Officer The Wildlife Trust 2006-2007
Research associate Ethnomedica, Kew Gardens 2005

Eva Knutsdotter Vikstrom (born in 1985)
BA Fine Art, Sir John Cass school of Art and Design, London-Awarded 2011, distinction
Foundation in Art and Design, Einar Granum school of Art, Oslo Norway 2005
Recent training
Kundalini Yoga teacher training 2015-2016
Previous work
Art director for Ale Tarraf’s feature film ‘Yupanqui’, 2014-2016
The Readers performance Group, 2009-2011