EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

2011 MA Social Sculpture, Oxford Brookes University, England (Distinction)

2009  B-TECH Fine Arts, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa (Art  Theory, Painting, Installation and Drawing)

EXHIBITIONS/ PERFORMANCE/ LIVE ART ACTIONS/ COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Aug 2019 - What Would you say? - LISBON - A participatory, live art action and social intervention. Exhibited at Marqes de Pombal Metro Station, Lisbon

Apr 2019 - What Would you say? - LISBON. Exhibited publicly in Martim moniz, in collaboration with Lisbon City Council Department of Culture, the Parish                                                                         Council of Santa Maria Maior

Sept 2014 - 2018  - What Would you say? -  A participatory, live art action and social intervention, initiated throughout various locations in:

                                                                 South Africa -  (Plettenburg Bay, East London, Drakensburg, Trans Kei, Sabie and Port Elizabeth)

                                                                 India - (Sultan Bathery, Fort Kochin, Idukki, Jaipur, Delhi, Palolem, Agonda and Bangalore)

                                                                 France -  (Saint Quinten, Pontelier and Calais)

                                                                 Switzerland - (Geneva)

                                                                 Italy - (Milan and Florence)

                                                                 Greece - (Skala and Mytilene)

                                                                 UK - (Totnes, Shrewsbury, Cardiff, London and Oxford)

                                                                 Morocco - (Rabat and Fez)

                                                                 Denmark - (Copanhagen)

                                                                 Netherlands  - (Utrecht, Rotterdam and Amsterdam)

Sept – Nov 2017 – ‘Responsible participant’ for Shelley Sacks and her work: Exchange Values [on the table] at De Hallen, Frans Hal Museum in Haarlem,                                                       Netherlands; Introducing the project, working with specific processes and facilitating discussions with gallery goers in Shelley’s absence.

Sept – Nov 2016 – Humanitarian/Eco design Project, Skala, Lesvos. Working as both an emergency responder and leading the up-cycling project for                                                            www.lighthouserelief.org An NGO set up to respond to the refugee crisis in 2015. Here I designed four items made only from materials                                                  cleared from the affected beaches, with the aims of restoring the local environment and used to sell online to create awareness and help fund                                        the organisation. Hosting workshops in the camp I taught others the simple methods needed to continue the production of these items.


Nov - Dec 2013 -Thought Garden: Traversing the Terrain of Connective Aesthetics - Arch Collective, South Bermonsey, London, UK (Solo Exhibition)

June 2012 - Social Mirror  - Stonehenge, Wiltshire, UK (Live Art Action)

Oct 2011 - Plugged in Tuned out - Central Oxford, UK (Collaborative Performance)

Sept 2011- Social Thought Exchange - InWithBetween; trans-disciplinary Arts Festival - Oxford Brookes, MA collective, Oxford,UK (Group Exhibition)

Sept 2011 - Social Thought Exchange - Cowley, Oxford, UK (Live Art Action)

Sept 2011 - Social Thought Exchange - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK (Live Art Action)

Sept 2011 - Social Thought Exchange - Telford, Shropshire,UK (Live Art Action)

Aug 2011 - Social Thought Exchange - Hands On; Negotiating New Social Realms -  Falmouth, Cornwall, UK (Group Exhibition)

June 2011 - Social Thought Exchange Dialogical Workshop - The Fish Factory, Falmouth, Cornwall, UK (Community Workshop)

June 2011 - Social Thought Exchange - Falmouth, Cornwall, UK (Live Art Action)


May 2011 - What Would You Job Would You Choose? - South West Train, Cornwall to Oxford, UK (Live Art Action)


March 2011 - What Job Would You Choose? - Various Locations, Central Oxford, UK (Live Art Action)


March 2011 -  Threads of Engagement - Kidlington, Oxfordshire, UK (Live Art Action)


February - 2011 - Threads of Engagement - Whitney, Oxfordshire, UK (Live Art Action)

 

Dec 2010 - Threads of Engagement - Headington Road, Oxford, UK (Live Art Action/Exhibition)


Nov - Dec 2010 -  Threads of Engagement - Various Locations in Central Oxford, UK (Live Art Actions)


Sept 2010 - Dreams For The Future - Highly Primary School, Shropshire, UK (Live Art Action)

June-July 2010 - Totems - Highley Primary Shool, Shopshire, UK (Community Project)

 

April 2010 - If Need Be - Klien Karoo Nationale Kunstefees, 15th Annual Arts and Culture Festival, Oudtshoorn, South Africa (Group Exhibition)

 

January 2010 - Night Cleaners - East London, South Africa ( Live Art Action)

Oct 2009 - If Need Be - Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Annual Art Show, Port Elizabeth, South Africa (Group Exhibition)


July - Sept 2009 - If Need Be - Various locations across Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa (Live Art Action)


June 2009 - Painting Machines - NEWNOWNEXT - Alliance Franscaise,Port Elizabeth, South Africa (Group Exhibition)

 

 

Oct 2008  - Unspoken Coversation ll - Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Annual Art Show, Port Elizabeth, South Africa  (Group Exhibition)


Sept 2008 - Unspoken Conversation II - Pier 14 Shopping Mall, Port Elizabeth, South Africa (Live Art Action)


Sept 2008 - Unspoken Conversation II - Walmer Park Shopping Mall, Port Elizabeth, South Africa (Live Art Action)


Sept 2008 - Unspoken Conversation II - Merry Hill Shopping Centre, Port Elizabeth, South Africa  (Live Art Action)


Aug 2008 - Unspoken Conversation - Charlo Primary School, Port Elizabeth, South Africa (Live Art Action)


Aug 2008 - Unspoken Conversation - Parsons Hill Primary School, Port Elizabeth, South Africa (Live Art Action)


Aug 2008 - Unspoken Conversation - NMMU, Port Elizabeth, South Africa (Live Art Action)


Aug 2008 - Unspoken Conversation - Pier 14 Shopping Mall, P.E. South Africa (Live Art Action)


Aug 2008 - Unspoken Conversation - Walmer Park Shopping Mall, P.E. South Africa (Live Art Action)


Aug 2008 - Unspoken Conversation - Merry Hill, P.E. South Africa (Live Art Action)
 


Oct 2006 - Litter Quilt - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK (Live Art Action)

PUBLICATIONS

Aug 2019 - https://www.rtp.pt/…/p5286/e423079/portugal-em-direto/763844

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Aug 2019 - https://www.jm-madeira.pt/nacional/ver/69069/Metro_de_Lisboa_promove_exposicao_O_que_voce_diriaf_de_Katie_Comley_Jones