CV

Beth Savage
bjsavage(at)gmail.com
Blog: http://www.bethsavage.wordpress.com 
Residency Blog: http://www.urbananimaldundee.wordpress.com

Qualifications

2016-Present PhD by practice candidate Fine Art, Teesside University, Middlesbrough                2016 Fine Art MA with Distinction, York St John University, York
2011 Art Philosophy and Contemporary Practice BA (Hons) 1st class, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee

Awards

2016 Artist International Development Fund, Arts Council England                                                     SPARK Award, York St John University
2012 Dundee Visual Artists Award
2013 Dundee Visual Artists Award

Residencies

2014-2016 AiR at Attenborough Nature Reserve
2013 The Wild Residency, Czech Republic
2012 -2013 AiR at Camperdown Wildlife Park (Oct 12-Sep13)
2012 AiR at New Territories: International Festival of Live Art Glasgow

Selected Exhibitions/Events

2016 Watermark, MA exhibition, York St John University                                                                               Does Live Art Have to be Experienced Live?, SOIL Gallery, Seattle                                                         Create16, York St John University                                                                                                                     York Open Studios, St Nicks Environment Centre, York  (Bursary Artist)

2015  23:57, Fuse Art Space, Bradford                                                                                                         performingNOW!, City Square, Dundee
2014  The Wild Project, Primary, Nottingham                                                                                           Verges, Interview Room 11, Edinburgh
Re-wilding, Xero,Kline & Coma, London

2013 The Terminal (durational performance event) PUSH & Something Human, 4749, London
Urban Animal, Camperdown Wildlife Centre Dundee (6 performances over the   summer)
performingNOW! At GENERATORprojects (performance) Dundee
]performance s p a c e[ open (performance) London
Generator Members show, Dundee
Fun-a-day, Roseangle Cafe Arts, Dundee

2012 The Story Collector (socially engaged performance and workshop) Orkney Islands
May Meet in Mutual (Exhibition) Baxter Park, Dundee
G5/6 Aberdeen Performance event, (performance and workshop) Aberdeen.
Performing Worlds Festival (various performances and installed works) city wide, Dundee
Apocalypse Now Now part of Glasgow International (performance) Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow
Burrow: Under Construction (performance/installation plus panel discussion as part of Seeing Things Differently: Engendering Dialogue symposium held between DJCAD and DCA)
Water Cafe (group performance/installation), Abertay University
Buzzcut Performance Festival (film screening) Glasgow
For Sale part of Crawl Inclusive, Dundee (group performance)
In the Absence of… performance event, Hannah Maclure Centre
Generator Members show, Generator Projects, Dundee

2011 NEoN festival (group performance), Dundee
A Cut A Scratch A Score Cooper Gallery, Dundee (dramaturge/text piece). This project received a 4 star review in The Times.
Savage Messiah, ]performance s p a c e[, London (solo performance)
Becoming Bat part of the Soil exhibition, Dundee Live, Hannah Maclure Centre, Dundee (video piece) This exhibition received a 4 star review in The Times.
Viscous Delirium, Cooper Gallery, Dundee (installation, video and live performance for Degree Show)
2010 (un)NATURAL BEHAVIOUR, DJCAD Dundee (interactive installation and video piece)
2009 Underground Heathfield Car park, Dundee (sculpture/installation)
2008 Un-monumental, DJCAD Dundee (sculpture)

Curated/Organised Events
2014 performingNOW! Performance event, GENERATORprojects, Dundee
2013 The Flock performance workshop, GENERATORprojects, Dundee
performingNOW! Performance event, GENERATORprojects, Dundee
2012 IN:HABITat performance workshop for the D-AiR Performance Platform
2011 Co-organiser of The Flock Big Draw Workshop at an talla solais, Ullapool
2011 Co-organiser/Co-curator of Collections Part II workshop event, Lower Foyer Gallery, Dundee
2010 Curator/Organiser of (un)NATURAL BEHAVIOUR exhibition, Whitespace, Dundee
2009 Curator/Co-organiser of Underground exhibition, Heathfield car park, Dundee

Workshops/Symposia
2013 British Animal Studies Network, Winged Creatures, Glasgow (presenter)
]performance s p a c e[ week of workshops with Sheree Rose and Martin O’Brien, Lynn Lu, KiraO’Reilly, Julia Bardsley and Manuel Vason
Richard Layzell workshop, DJCAD, Dundee
2012 British Animal Studies Network, Farm symposium, Glasgow
Seeing things differently, Engendering Dialogue symposium, DCA Dundee
British Animal Studies Network, Wild Symposium, Glasgow
2011 Sensory Worlds symposium, Informatics Forum, Edinburgh
Framing the Freakaziod workshop, Vaginal Davis, Toynbee Studios, London
The Animal Gaze Returned symposium, London Metropolitan
Liminal Bodies workshop, Poppy Jackson, ]performance s p a c e[, London
Richard Layzell workshop, DJCAD, Dundee
Paul Hurley workshop, HMC, Dundee

Other Activities
2011 Production Assistant team for A Cut A Scratch A Score (alongside Dramaturge role)
2010 – 2013 Active member of D-AIR Performance Platform and Reading Group
2010 – 2011 Curatorial team Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design

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