EDUCATION
2011 Master of Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK
2007 B.A. in Studio Arts, University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas
2007 B.A. in English, University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas

 

PERFORMANCES

2015 43, Harvard Yard, Boston, USA
2014 Rana Plaza, CCA as part of Document 12 (Human Rights Documentary Film Festival), Glasgow, UK
2014 Prohibida la entrada a perros, hombres, menores y uniformados, Cantina Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Mexico
2013 Within, National Gallery Plaza, Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2012 Transplanting voices from a street, to a room, and back to a street, CCA, Glasgow, UK

 

FILMS

2015 Desaparecidos (Mexico/UK, 88 mins)
2014 Rana Plaza (Bangladesh/UK, 63 mins)
2014 Organillero, (Mexico, 15 mins)

 

PROJECTS
Quick & Dirty  (UK/Mexico) Series of exhibitions organized in collaboration with artist Jon Thomson, exploring alternative ways of making and presenting art in unconventional spaces. The shows are based on the Quick and Dirty Manifesto, written collaboratively between both artists (2013-current).

 

Write Noo!  Writers group in the East End of Glasgow promoting creative writing as a vehicle for social change (creative writing workshops ran in collaboration with writer Juana Adcock) (2012).

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010 Interruptions, Glasgow School of Art (Mackintosh Lecture Theater), Glasgow, UK
2010 Rastros, Centro Asturiano de Mexico (Polanco), A.C., Mexico City
2009 En Proceso, Centro Cultural y Social Hidalguense, Mexico City

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 Between 9pm and home, Chalton Galery, London, UK

2014 Sehnsucht, The Chalet (Glasgow International), Glasgow, UK
2014 Quick & Dirty, Cantina Buenos Aires, Mexico City
2013 Cough em if they can’t take a choke, (collaborative project as part of GOMA's “Objective”) Verge Gallery, Glasgow, UK
2013
Walk with me, “Day In Day Out” event organized by The Telfer Gallery, Glasgow, UK
2013 Quick & Dirty, Wintersgills Pub, Glasgow, UK
2013 Britto International Artists’ Workshop, National Gallery Plaza-Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2012 La Promesa, (participant in performance by artist Teresa Margolles), MUAC, Mexico City, Mexico
2012 Launch, Verge Gallery, Glasgow, UK
2012 The Pay Phone Revival Project, Austin, Texas

2011 Künstler Gäste Haus, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Dortmund
2011 SPLIT, Sommer & Kohl/Arratia, Beer, Berlin
2011 MFA Degree Show, Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK
2011 10 Gales Prize, 10 Gales Gallery, London, UK
2011 The Chalet, Collins Gallery, Glasgow, UK
2011 Sound Thought, The Arches, Glasgow, UK
2010 Draft, The Chalet, Glasgow, UK
2010 MFA Interim Show, Mackintosh Gallery, Glasgow, UK
2010 The Chalet Invitational, The Chalet, Glasgow, UK
2009 Glasgow School of Art MFA Auction, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow, UK
2008 Box Show, Bering & James Gallery, Houston, Texas
2008 Texas Green, Art Car Museum, Houston, Texas
2008 Via Colori, Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas
2007 Day of the Death Festival, MECA, Houston, Texas
2007 Arts and Music Festival: Celebrating the Third Ward Village, Project Row Houses, Houston, Texas
2007 September Show, Mind Puddles Gallery, Houston, Texas
2006 Seriously Open-Minded, Midtown Art Center, Houston, Texas
2006 Summer Studio Residency Exhibition, Project Row Houses, Houston, Texas

 

RESIDENCIES

2015 Emmanuel College, Boston, USA

2015 UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico
2014 Britto Artist Residency, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2013 Glasgow Artist Studios, Glasgow, UK
2013 Britto International Artists’ Workshop, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2012 CCA Creative Lab, Glasgow, UK
2006 Project Row Houses, Houston, Texas

 

AWARDS

2015 Creative Scotland (Open Project Funding Award), UK

2014 Hope Trust Grant, UK
2013 Creative Scotland (International Programme Grant), UK
2011 Short listed for Best student speech broadcaster at the Creative Loop Student Awards, Glasgow, UK
2009 Mackendrick Scholarship, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK

 

PRESS

2015 Mhairi Stuart, “Film Desaparecidos”, Newsdrive, BBC Radio Scotland, UK, October 21, 2015,

2014 Lucy Adams, “Rana Plaza project”, Reporting Scotland, BBC 1, UK, October 6, 2014
2014 Glenn Campbell, Interview, Scotland 2014, BBC 2, UK, October 6, 2014
2014 Lucy Adams, “Rana Plaza project”, Good Morning Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland, UK, October 7, 2014
2013 Emma Ewan, “Cough em if they can’t take a choke”, The Skinny, UK, May, 2013. 58

 

PUBLICATIONS
2015 24th April: Outcries of a Thousand Souls (compiled by Taslima Akhter), “Thoughts on Rana Plaza”, Bangladesh Garments Workers Solidarity, Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 2015
2011 Katalog, Issue 2 Babble, April, Central Canadian Center for Performance

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
2012-2013 Interpreter for Mexican artist Teresa Margolles during public talks and interviews around the UK, including Artes Mundi Prize (Cardiff, Wales), Wellcome Trust (London), CCA (Derry), Glasgow School of Art’s Friday Event at GFT (Glasgow)
2012 Assistant for Jeremy Deller’s Sacrilege project during Glasgow International Festival of Visual Arts
2011-2012 Assistant and interpreter of Teresa Margolles during her residency at Glasgow Sculpture Studios