A full archive of projects linking to project pages

CURRENT | UPCOMING

2020 YÖRÜK A Year Circle | a year long nomadic residency programme and course in embodied practice

2018-2020 Waking the Witch, | a 2 year touring group show, commissioned by Legion Projects

PUBLIC PROJECTS | COMMISSIONS | INTERRUPTIONS

2019 Echoes of the Dancing Sky | Public workshop programme and ceremonial events with Syrian refugee families and Cornish Locals, Kestle Barton 

2018 Chant of the Whaleswan | Summer programme of events with Syrian refugee families and Cornish Locals, Kestle Barton 
2017 BearMotherHouse | 6 month project with Xenia Women, a group of migrant and english speaking women commissioned by SPACE
2017 Permissible Notations of | In collaboration with Rosalind Fowler, 16mm film and project, supported by Arts Council England, Paul and Louise Cooke and PEER
2016 Harvesting The Commons | Wenlock Barn Estate, London
2016 Resiliency and Climate Change workshop programme with Cabot Institute,commissioned by Bristol University
2016 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
2015 Alterations Studio | 2-month public program, commissioned by PEER London
2014What 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
2013 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
2008-2018 FreeSpace | An on-going project based on Wenlock Barn Estate London. Utilising
performance as process to co-design public space with public creation throughout the Estate.
Public spaces include;Meeting House 2014-2015, Self building project, Funded by Awards for All, The Back Garden2012-2015, Funded by the Big Lottery and Wenlock Barn TMO
The Foraging Garden 2010, Funded by the Big Lottery and Wenlock Barn TMOGrown 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 FreeSpace projects have included performances, live events, public making,video works, talks and exhibitions


EXHIBITIONS

2019 Fieldwork, Haarlem Art Space

2019 Waking the Witch, Sidney Cooper Gallery and Bonnington Gallery 

2018 Cosmic Council | group exhibition Our House of Common Weeds, The Newbridge Project

2018 Waking the Witch, Oriel Davies and 20-21 Visual Art Centre

2018 BREADROCK | solo Exhibition with Rosalind Fowler, Kestle Barton September-October
2018 BREADROCK | collaboration with Rosalind Fowler,PEER
2017 BearMotherHouse | with Xenia Women commissioned by SPACE
2017 Permissible Notations of | with Rosalind Fowler PEER
2017 Our House of Common Weeds | group exhibition Res commissioned by Nathalie Boobis
2016 Household | exhibition and public event, Home Space, Leyton
2016 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 | Arnolfini, Bristol
2015 everything happens on the street | PEER
2015 The Collective Tongue | solo exhibition, Errant Bodies Berlin
2014 Cities Methodologies | group exhibition, UCL London, Slade Research Centre
2014 What Survives The Storm | conference exhibition, Clore Studio, South London Gallery London
2013 ASTATE | Cities Methodologies group exhibition, UCL London
2012 ]PERFORMANCE OPEN[ | Series 12 performance, performance space London
2012 Collections | group exhibition The White Building London
2011 Meet Us At The Theatre | The Yard Theatre London
2011 Material | group exhibition, Red Gallery London
2011 Constructions | group exhibition, Exchange Project Space London
2009 Mobile Brownfield Site | collaboration with Bob and Roberta Smith, Pestival, Southbank Center

 

PERFORMANCES | EVENTS

2019 Moon scroll,  Fieldwork, Haarlem Art Space, Wirksworth

2019 The Mother - An afterbirth, 'Is there a future?, The Ugly Duck London

2019 Aspects of the morning, Cafe Oto

2018 Blue Veil | Kestle Barton, Cornwall

2018 MOTHER | Frenchmans Creek, Cornwall

2017 A Wedding to the Bread | Wenlock Barn Estate
2016 The Birth Clinic | Performance Royal College of Art with Ben Cranfield
2016 After the Moon  | performance, Royal College of Art
2016 The Birth Clinic | CASS School of Art
2016 The Land Rays | Barbican OPENEST
2016 The Storm | exhibition and performance, Utopia program, Somerset House
2016 After the Harvest Moon |household exhibition
2016 Opening feast | 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
2014 Rhythm Study | performance contribution to conference The Art of Nature, Balaji Temple, Birmingham,
2014 After the Storm | Cities Methodologies UCL, London
2014 What survives the storm |conference exhibition, Clore Studio, South London Gallery
2014 What does it feel like to be regenerated | A Tiny University Kilburn with UCL, London
2014 Public Dreaming |The Art of Nature conference Balaji Temple Birmingham
2013 The People Lecture Series | travelling performance lecture, UCL and Hackney Wick London
2013 OPEN HOUSE | outdoor screenings and performances, Wenlock Barn EstateLondon
2013 400 speeches | street installation Heygate Estate London
2013 Public meeting | a series of street re-enactments of master-planning London
2012]PERFORMANCE OPEN[ | Series 12, performance space,London
2012 Collections | The White Building Hackney Wick, London
2011 Meet us at the Theatre | The Yard Theatre,London
2011 Constructions | Exchange Project Space,London
2011 Actionisim | series no.7 Position, The Red Gallery,London
2011 Material series no. 6 Material, The Red Gallery, London
2011 Expansion | Wall to Wall, series no. 5 Expansion,London
2011 Measure |East pop West, series no. 4 ,London

 

RESIDENCIES

2018 Chant of the Whaleswan | Residency with Kestle Barton Cornwall
2018 I carry You in My Eyes | Kestle Barton Cornwall
2017 Seeds for Lucia | Residency with MONTE, Buenos Aires
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
2015 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
2010 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

 

WORKSHOPS

2019 YÖRÜK The Eye of the Wind,  Mount of Oaks Permaculture, Portugal

2019 YÖRÜK The Weavings of Dragons  Mount of Oaks Permaculture, Portugal

2019 Workshop with Ruskin School of Art, Oxford 

2018 Public dreaming | Open School East, Margate 

2018 IMBUE | Oriel Davies

2018  Frenchmans Creek Fergusons Gang | National Trust

2018 YÖRUK | The Song of the Cave, Mount of Oaks Permaculture, Portugal
2017 YÖRÜK | The Old Doors and The Golden Horn, Mount of Oaks Permaculture, Portugal
2016 Our Common Chord | The Round Chapel, London
2016 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
2015 Public Dreaming | exhibition program for ‘back to where we have not quite been’ Arnolfini, Bristol
2015 Handed down and Handled | with researchers of Cabot Institute and Bristol University, Bristol
2015 MOLA MOLA | with The Island Folk choir, writing new folk songs, Bristol
2015 Public Dreaming | with eco-phycology network, PEER Gallery London
2015 Aural/Oral muscle | a 1week workshop with Bergen Academy of Art Bergen Norway
2015 Public Dreaming | Errant Bodies Berlin
2014 Public Dreaming | Sir John Cass School of Art London
2014 Public Dreaming | University College London
2014 Public Dreaming | Art of Nature conference, Balaji Temple Birmingham
2013 Imaginative Composition | Walworth London
2013 Internal/External | motion walk, Elephant and Castle
2013 Receptor/Receiver| motion walk, Elephant and Castle
2013 Continuous motion/Sound and Motion | Gainsborough Primary, Hackney Wick, funded by the Wick Award Big Lottery Fund
2012 Elasticity |Hackney Wick London
2012 Constructed materials | a series of workshops with Central Foundation through Bow Arts

 

TALKS | SYMPOSIUMS

2018 I Carry You in My Eyes | Myth and Magic in Social Practice Symposium with PEER
2017 Aesthetics, Poetics and Fiction as Tools for Change | SPACE
2015 back to where we have not quite been | experimental conference, Arnolfini, Bristol
2015 New Folk Tales | Spike Island Associates, Bristol
2015 Social Plastic | Situations’ Lunch Club, Bristol
2014 Vertical living | panel debate commissioned by Up Projects as part of London Festival of Architecture
2014 What Survives The Storm | experimental conference, Clore Studio South London Gallery London
2013 astate |Kilburn Tiny University with UCL, London
2011 Ordinary Language symposium | Exchange Project Space, London
2011 Feedback and Exchange | CASS School of Art and Design and Goldsmiths University

 

PUBLICATIONS

2019 Crafting a Future of Knowledge Futures Journal 

2019 Social Housing in Performance, The English Council Estate on and off Stage, Katie Beswick published by Bloomsbury
2018 The Living School | Text and image contribution, Brandon LaBelle

2018 Song of Vine | The Lesson of the Vine Rut Blees Luxemburg

2017 Our House of Common | Weeds Nathalie Boobis, Res. Enclave, London.
2014 Regeneration Realities | astate text contribution Urban Pamphleteer published by UCL Urban Laboratory

PRESS

2018 BREADROCK review, Cherry Smyth, Art Monthly April 2018
BREADROCK at PEER Hoxton, Caroline Douglas, director of Contemporary Arts Society

INTERVIEWS
BearMotherHouse | interview for East Cast Show resonance FM October 2017

Permissible Notations | interview for East Cast Show resonance FM September 2017

COLLECTIONS

IMBUE | 35mm print Private Collection
Fausto | 16mm print Private Collection
TUIG | artist book an object dictionary, The CASS School of Art and Design Library collection

 

CURATORIAL
2015 In dialogue residencies | with Dr. Ben Cranfield 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 | reflections exchage and performance with a group of Elders,London/Bath

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2018 I Carry You in My Eyes | Awards for All Funding
2018 The Cloth of a Thousand | Arts Council England Funding and Kestle Barton
2017 Permissible Notations of | Arts Council England Funding and PEER funding
2016 Harvesting the commons | Awards for All Funding
2015 Meeting House | Awards for All Funding and London Community Foundation
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 The Back Garden and Public Program | Big Lottery Main grant award, Wenlock Barn Estate TMO Funding
2010-2011 The Growing Kitchen Community | Big Lottery Funding and Wenlock Barn TMO Funding, Capital growth funding
2008-2010 The Growing Kitchen | Shoreditch Trust Commission, Wenlock Barn Estate TMO Funding
2009 Making architecture | University of East London, Funding

 

TEACHING

2018 Visiting Artits | Ruskin School of Art

2017 Visiting Artists | CASS School of Art and Design
2015 Visiting Artists| Bergen Academy of Art and Design Norway

 

SHORTLISTED

2018 Arts Foundation award, Fine Art category 
2016 Climart Norway | ‘Can visual art affect viewer perceptions of Climate Change?’
Inside Arts |’University Arms Hotel Public Art Programme’Cambridge
Inside Arts | ‘Habitation’, residency with Cambridge University

 

Isik Sayarer | b. 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
2016 Well Woman Yoga teacher training |  Uma Dismore-Tuli
Wombdala | Jewels Wingfield
OTHER WORK
2008- ongoing Artist associate SASA Works Architecture
2008-2017 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
Short TRAININGS
Natural Dyes from Plants | Jane and Julian
Artistic Expression for adults with learning disabilities | Larches Trust


 

Eva Knutsdotter Vikström | b. 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

2019 Biodynamic body listening | Meet the Tide School of Craneosacral Therapy, Madrid 

2019 Shamanic practice | Institute of shamanic studies, Madrid
2016 Gong training | Don Conreux
2015-2016 Kundalini Yoga teacher training, Karam Kriya, London
OTHER WORK
2014-2018 Art director and researcher | Alejandro Tarraf’s feature film ‘Piedra Sola’
2009-2011 The Readers performance Group
LANGUAGES
English,Norwegian,Swedish,Spanish

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