Greetings and thanks for visiting this site. This page is a brief intro to my work as an artist and researcher.
I'm currently completing practice-based PhD research with an ethnographic focus on rural pest control in North Yorkshire, asking how hunters communicate with animals and exploring the relevance of a hunting attitude to environmental art practice. I host the collaborative project the Anthropology of Other Animals (“AoOA”), which explores the hidden links between 'craft' and 'being crafty'.
I'm based between London and Yorkshire. From 2010-2014 I lived in California whilst studying for an MFA in Visual Art at UC San Diego. I've recently worked with Arts Catalyst, Tate Exchange, The Showroom and greengrassi (London), and edited the book Five Heads: Art, Anthropology and Mongol-Futurism which is published by Sternberg Press. Current projects include a collaboration with traditional mole-catchers, an edible public artwork for Kings Hedges Cambridge, learning to echolocate with a Bat Choir, and a nomadic series of animal tracking workshops with collaborator Tamara Colchester.
I currently co-convene COLLEEX, a European network for Ethnographic Experimentation. I'm a member of the Arts Catalyst advisory group, a returning artist-in-residence and fellow of Mildred's Lane, and a member of the Social Morphologies Research Research Unit and the UCL Multimedia Anthropology Lab.