Born in Gravesend, United Kingdom.

Grew up in Perth, Western Australia.

Sophie + Kerri are currently based between Leeds (Kerri) and London (Sophie) and are undertaking a live/work residency at Artist House 45 throughout the summer. 


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Current/coming up

Live/work residency Artist's House 45, East Street Arts, Leeds, May - September

Join the movement when you feel ready performance + showcase, Artsadmin, 27 June

 

2019

Unintimacy +curated by Caitlin Merret King + Grace Denton, The Newbridge Project, April

molejoy EP launch ‘I HATE IT BUT IT’S FREE’ The Gunners, London, March

The Palace International Film Festival The Cube Microplex, Bristol, March

Gallery FRANK residency + exhibition Ebor Studios, Littleborough, Feb-March

Planes and Perverts (molejoy) Lesbian and Gays Support the Migrants, London, February

2018

Future Park, METAL Southend, December

Sound is Sound is Sound (molejoy), +organised by Charles Hayward, Lewisham Arthouse, London, November

Lying Down and Looking Upwards: Queer Dis/orientations, Embodied Collective Practices, +hosted with Barbara Mahlknecht, Jessie McLaughlin, and Romeo Gongora, Goldsmiths University, London, November

Vi är bäst! (Hate the Sport!) A-N Assembly, Sustainable Studio, Cardiff, November

Housing for Artists: crisis point or vanity project? East Street Arts, Leeds, November

Open Studios Lewisham Arthouse, London, September

ExLibris Deptford X Fringe, London, September

Mutters +instigated by Matilda Roberts and many others, New Victoria Gardens, Glasgow, August

All the Libraries in London +project by Ruth Beale and Simon Elvins, online

Desire lines and disorientation Jamboree, Dartington Estate, Devon, June

Antiuniversity closing party (molejoy) New River Studios, London, June

Eyeball Pleasers Lewisham Arthouse, London, June

Dog Chocolate Moody Balloon Baby Launch (molejoy supporting) The Macbeth, London, May

Redact the Abstract Lewisham Arthouse, London, May

The Bonus Hour w/Rosalie Schweiker, Resonance FM/Gasworks, London, May

Knots and Lists TOMA Project Space, Southend, May

Semi Regular Charismatic Megafauna launch (molejoy supporting) The George Tavern, London, April

Performance Anxiety workshop (molejoy+others) First Timers, DIY Space, London, April

Not Only Women Only pub quiz w/Fanny Aboulker, Telegraph Hill Festival, London, March

Forced Collaboration +curated by Georgia Gendall, online, March + August

IWDxSTRIKE (molejoy) Twenty One, Southend, March

more than an avalanche +project by Raju Rage, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, February

Artists Bands +curated by Fatos Ustek + Louise O’Kelly, Shoreditch House, London, January

Organise with others +organised by Keep it Complex, Res, London, January

2017

Noisy Night (molejoy) +curated by Rosa Farber, Laines Organic Farm, West Sussex, November

Sound is Sound is Sound (molejoy) +organised by Charles Hayward, The Albany, London, November

Group Show, (contributors) +curated by Caitlin Merrett King+12ø Collective, podcast series, July

Group Show/Closing Show (molejoy) Light Eye Mind, London, September

Behavioural Training for Astronauts for Earthlings w/Giles Bunch, Open Studios/Deptford X, Lewisham Arthouse, September

Free Movement of Culture (organisers) +PARADOX European Forum for Fine Art/Creative Unions UAL, September

Behavioural Training for Astronauts for Earthlings w/Giles Bunch, Supernormal Festival, Braziers Park, August

Reading together: Support Structures w/Lucy Joyce+Eva Rowson, Charlton Gallery, London, July

Listening Out, Speaking Up and Talking Back +Ultra-red+56a Infoshop, Her Noise Archive, Antiuniversity Now, June

What Happened Between? (solo) Lewisham Arthouse, May 

Less Navels, March! March! The White Pube, March

2016

of the hand that points out, of fingers that see (solo) Lewisham Arthouse, London, December 

Bodynite +curated by Bedfellows, Tate Exchange, London, October

We Dont all Speak the Same Language w/Rosalie Schweiker, UP projects, London, September 

Micro-politics is Social intercourse! w/Shiri Shalmy (Antiuniversity), Supernormal Festival, Braziers Park, August

 

HOUSE OF TOLERANCE No. 1 (molejoy) Live at the Gunners, London, August 

The Self Care Club Not so Popular/Milk and Honey, London, August 

Kanyequest +project by Rosa NussbaumLondon, June

so free, so powerless, so psychopath First Thursdays/12ø Collective project space, London, June

FUCK IT, LETS MAKE A BAND! Hope Play Space, Antiuniversity Now, London, June

3OWORKS3ODAYS +produced and curated by Set The Controls/12ø Collective, Leeds+London+Online, August 

Feminists Work on Work, w/Elena Colman, Feminist Research Centre Goldsmiths, London, March

SECRET REASONS* w/Rosalie Schweiker, AND studios, London, March 

Not As We Know It +project by Aspiration Suits +produced by 12ø Collective+MUESLI, The Royal Standard, Liverpool, February

↸(life turning point) most of the above w/SOPHIE CHAPMAN 

2015

KINGDOM. (organiser) w/Ellie Wyatt, artist-led expedition series, various sites, 2015+2016

Opportunity Makers, Opportunity Takers w/Sophie Chapman, Antiuniversity Now, Women's Art Library, London, November

Folly archive Nowheresville, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, November

Once More With Feeling(s) curated by Chris Alton, Lewisham Arthouse, London, October

The sh(ar)ed Whittingdale Pavillion, Artlicks Weekend, London, October 

so free, so powerless, so psychopath NoMad Art School, ASC studios, October

56 Pellant rd, +curated by Alejandra Lopez, London, July

A shelter for the post-art apocalypse TransActing: A Market of Values, +project by Critical Practice, London, July

Apples for Everyone, no Money Changing Hands Holly House, London, May

Green +curated by Cheap Drinks, Mini Market Malden Road, London, May

Always Maintain a Joyful Mind various sites, Coventry, May

Birth Rites +curated by Helen Knowles/selected by Althea Greenan, (Womans Art Library) Media City, Salford, March

FoodBANK w/The Common, ArtLacuna, London, February

 

2014

Collyer Bristow Student Award +curated by Day+Gluckman, London, October

Letter to a System Stour Space, London, October

Futures Truman Brewery, London, June

Just What is it That Makes Today's Art Schools so Different, so Appealing? w/The Common, Flat Time House, May

The Future is Leaving Middlesex University, London, May

Quiet! Peckham Pelican, London, April

Pause Beaconsfield Gallery, London, March

Just What is it That Makes Today's Art Schools so Different, so Appealing? w/The Common, ICA, London, March

STATE +curated by Chris Alton+Laura Porter+Stevie ray Latham, The Atrium Gallery, Hendon, March

 

Residencies

Time and Space residency METAL Southend, December 2018

Summer Residency Programme Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Lumsden, August 2018

The Palace Nysa, Poland, July 2017

Learning Plays School of Schools: What is Social Art Today? w/Chto Delat, Dussledorf, Germany, June 2016

Artist as Pellegrino Isle of Sheppey, September 2015

Whittingdale Residency CaW, London and surrounds, Summer 2015

Holly House (organiser + participant) Tottenham, London, March - May 2015

Tradesmans Entrance w/Ellie Wyatt, +invited by Labour Exchange, Coventry,  May 2015

Decompression Camp w/Amy Franceschini/Radical Intention, Italy, August 2014

 

Awards

Shortlisted Jerwood Collaborate! nominated by UK wide curators 2019

PEER FORUM +Sophie Chapman Artquest x Peckham Platform, 2018/2019

Developing your Creative Practice +Sophie Chapman Arts Council England, 2018/2019

Artists Bursary Scheme +Sophie Chapman, Artsadmin, 2018/2019

Graduate Studio Award +Sophie Chapman, Lewisham Arthouse, 2017

Writing / publishing

2019

Text Hates Poetry Harn und Drang, publication, Vienna, June

Feminist acts of resistance and withdrawal in London Helena Reckett, Burlington Contemporary, March

I HATE IT BUT IT’S FREE molejoy EP review Beats to the Bar, March

DIY • DIWO • DIA Louise Ashcroft, Art Monthly, March

2018

For artists to survive we must “build alliances and advocate for each other” Trevor H. Smith, A-N, November

Private Insurrections to Loosen Public Ground self published, edition of 50, August

Desire Lines and Disorientation Katherine Hall, A-N, August

2017

500 words artists shouldn’t use this week… w/Sophie Chapman+Rosalie Schweiker, A-N, October 

teaching for people who prefer not to teach +edited by Mirjam Bayerdoerfer and Rosalie Schweiker, AND Publishing

2016

A Punk Manual w/Sophie Chapman, self published, November

The idea is that knowledge is created and shared by people Lydia Ashman, A-N, May

NAWKI online review, 2K16 The White Pube, February

We've Been Thinking about Alternatives Elena Colman, Artlicks, issue 18, February

2015

Apples for Everyone, no Money Changing Hands exhibition publication, May 2015

Rematerialising Feminism Arcadia Missa, March 2015 (cover)

Education

PgCert in Academic Practice Art, Design and Communication, Distinction University of the Arts, London 2019

BA Fine Art (hons) First Class Middlesex University, London 2014

Foundation Fine Art, Distinction Byam Shaw, London 2011

Academic / Higher Education

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 5+ years experience teaching across engagement, experiential learning, critical careers and work related learning.

2019

Primary: Employability Practitioner (CSM/LCF, 0.6 FTE) University of the Arts London, Feb 2017 - April 2019

 

2018

Primary: Employability Practitioner (CSM/LCF, 0.6 FTE) University of the Arts London, Feb 2017 - April 2019

Visiting artist/lecturer, Lying Down and Looking Upwards: Queer Dis/orientations, Embodied Collective Practices, +hosted with Barbara Mahlknecht, Jessie McLaughlin, and Romeo Gongora, Goldsmiths University, London, November

Visiting artist/lecturer, Beyond Curatorial Contexts w/Sophie Chapman + Rosalie Schweiker, Royal College of Art, October

Associate Researcher, REBEL (Recognising Experience-based Learning and Education) w/Marsha Bradfield + Paul Haywood + CLAN, University of the Arts London (ongoing)

Speaker, Life wide Learning Recognition, University of the Arts London conference ‘What is Knowledge Transfer?’ London, July 2018

Speaker, Rebel Rebel, How could they know? Hot Tramp, I love you so! or Recognising Experience-based Education and Learning, w/Marsha Bradfield, National Association of Fine Art Educators (NAFAE), Austerity, Adversity, Art? Annual Conference, Wolverhampton University, March 

Lead artist, Art and Activism The Saturday Club, Kingston University, February 

2017

Primary: Practice and Engagement Officer (School of Art and Design, 0.8 FTE) Middlesex University, May 2014 - December 2017

Co-organiser, LGBTQI+ interdisciplinary study day w/Suzanne van Rossenberg, Women's Art Library (Goldsmiths)+ Winter Pride, October

Keynote Speakers, most classrooms are like waiting rooms and store rooms PARADOX (European Forum for Fine Art), Conway Hall, September 

Speaker, Is Radically Useless that Radical tho? The Feminist Internet Futures Studio, UAL, September

Speaker, On Collective Resources The Art Field: Feminist Emergency - International Conference, Birkbeck University, London (Angela Dimitrakaki, Kirsten Lloyd, Helena Reckitt, Hilary Robinson, Lara Perry), June 

Lead artist, Art and Activism The Saturday Club, Kingston University, April 

Speaker, Platforms and Interfaces w/Sophie Chapman, Royal College of Art, TECHNE research convenor, Jan 

Contributor, How can we Organise? w/Sophie Chapman, Unite Against Dividers, organised by Keep it Complex, Jan 

 

2016

Primary: Practice and Engagement Officer (School of Art and Design, 0.8 FTE) Middlesex University, May 2014 - December 2017

Speaker, CARDIFF WITH CULTURE: VISIONING THE CITY w/Professor Paul Haywood, g39, Cardiff, September 

Speaker, Care of the Self/Art of Life w/Sophie Chapman+Rosalie SchweikerBethlem Gallery, Kent, June 

Speaker, Queering Sites of Learning w/Suzanne van Rossenberg, Centre for Ideas: Diversity Conference, Middlesex University, London. May 

Co-organiser/facilitator, PROUD: LGBT Politics in your Practice, 6wk intensive interdisciplinary module, w/Suzanne van Rossenberg, Middlesex University, London, Jan-April 

Visiting lecturer, in course: BA Fine Art and Social Practice, Middlesex University, London, various

Visiting lecturer, lecture: Art, Agency and The Commons BA Fine Art, Middlesex University, Feb 

 

Prior

Primary: Practice and Engagement Officer (School of Art and Design, 0.8 FTE) Middlesex University, May 2014 - December 2017

Speaker, Rematerializing Feminism, Friday Salon, ICA, London, June 2014