Date of Birth: 01.02.72
PhD Fine Art
Goldsmiths College, London.
MA Fine Art
The Slade School of Fine Art, London.
BA (hons) Fine Art and Art History
Goldsmiths College, London.
Central St Martins School of Art, London.
The Mortar of
Distribution, curated by Matthew Poole,
curated by Sharon Kivland, Mead Gallery, Warwick.
Gallery), shown at Florence Lynch Gallery, New York.
One Way Street, Sheppard Gallery, University
of Nevada, Reno (Feb-March 07) and KX Gallery, Hamburg (Nov-Dec 07). Included
works by Pierre Bismuth and Roman Vasseur. Co–curated project.
Monastery of St Damien and St Cosimo, La Giudecca, Venice Biennale, (June
07) and Arco Art Fair, Madrid, (Feb 07).
Freud in Translation, Institute of Germanic
and Romance Studies. Included works by: David Bate, Bill Furlong and Mark
Temporarycontemporary, (London, Dec-Jan 05). Leeds Met Gallery, (Leeds,
April-June 06), South Florida Art Space (Miami, Sept-Oct 06). Co-curated
project with Amanda Beech and Matthew Poole.
ALL FOR SHOW, UK Video Works Retrospective,
curated by Lee Campbell. Venues included: Studio 1.1, London, Café
Gallery, London, Edgezones, World Arts Building, Miami, Southern Exposure,
San Francisco, USA. Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand. Lump Gallery,
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Soap factory, Minneapolis, USA. Mighty Screenland
Theatre, Kansas City, USA. International film festival, Rotterdam, Gallerie
Verticale, Montreal, Nexus, Philadelphia. Participating artists include:
Beagles and Ramsay, Marion Coutts, Doug Fishbone, Angela Hicks, Elizabeth
13+, domoBaal Gallery, London and
the Thai Film and Video Biennale, Bangkok. Participating artists include
Ron Haselden, Jenny Perlin and Kim Noble.
Limehouse Old Town Hall, London (nominated artist).
Predator, KX Gallery, Hamburg. Participating
artist include Julie Henry, Seth/Talentire, and Italo Zuffi.
Rutger Hauer, Perry’s Motors,
London. Included works by Anne Tallentine, Julie Henry and Karin Ruggaber.
New Work (solo), Perry’s Motors, London.
Without Touch, Margaret Street (Birmingham).
Curated by Nayam Kulkarni as part of the Wheatley Fellowship.
New Work (solo),
Asprey Jacques Gallery.
R Rose Gallery, London. Participating artists include Andrew Grassie,
Matthew Higgs, David Musgrave, Elizabeth Price and Mark Titchner.
of Deceit, curated by Nayam Kulkarni, Gasworks Gallery
New Work (solo), The British School at Rome.
Multiple, curated by Martin Maloney, Lost
Neo Naïve, curated by Martin
Maloney, Lost in Space
Little House on the Prairie, curated by
Marc Jancou, Marc Jancou Gallery. Participating artists included: Carl
Andre, Dan Graham and Martin Creed.
Revisiting the Bonaventure Hotel, ed. Yve
Lomax, London: Copy
Episode: Pleasure and Persuasion in Lens Based
Media, (co-editor and contributing writer), Artwords Press, London.
Spectacle and Disorientation in Retail Architecture,
co-authored with Nayan Kulkarni, London, Artwords Press.
Non-relational Regimes of Urban Modernisation,
Anti-humanist Curating, ed. Matthew Poole. JVAP (Journal of Visual Arts
Dream Stuff, an interview with Amanda
Beech, in Sanity Assassin, Falmouth, Urbanomic.
(photo essay), Vicissitudes: histories and destinies of psychoanalysis,
Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, London: Routledge.
Transmission Chapbooks: ‘Bevis Martin,
Charlie Youle and Sharon Kivland’ (2010) ‘Wouter Davidts’
(2009), ‘Roman Vasseur’ (2008), ‘Michael Corris &
Sharon Kivland’ (2008), London: Artwords Press.
Image Synchronicity and the Bonaventure Hotel,
in Episode: Pleasure and Persuasion in Lens-based Media, London: Artwords
the Collection (guest editor/curator), ‘Angelaki: Journal
of the Theoretical Humanities,’ Volume 12, Number 2, London, Routledge.
The Artists Talk, ‘Dialogue’,
‘Axis: Contemporary Art Journal’.
Daily Encounters, ‘Transmission: Speaking
and Listening’, vol. 5, Sheffield: Site Gallery and Sheffield Hallam
Becky Shaw, Commissioned by The
Yorkshire Art Society.
Speaking and Listening, (co-editor, vols 4-5), Sheffield: Site
Gallery and Sheffield Hallam University.
De-transubstantiation, Art and Text: Inscription,
(Online Contemporary Art Journal), issue 11.
Kivland, ‘The Internationaler’, Pilot Issue.
Phantoms of Reason, ‘Without Touch’,
London: Darwin Press.
Annual: Hospitality, London: Artwords Press.
The Contingency of Curation, symposium publication, London: Tate Britain.
Project Biennale, Sheffield: Another Space.
Episode: Pleasure and Persuasion in Lens-based
Media, London: Artwords Press.
Transmission: Speaking and Listening (vols
4-5), Sheffield: Site Gallery and Sheffield Hallam University.
CONFERENCE ORGANIZING, CONFERENCE PAPERS
AND INVITED PUBLIC TALKS
Transmission: Hospitality (conference Chair/organiser),
Sheffield Hallam University,
Contingency of Curation (symposium organiser), Tate Britain.
Jerde Masterplan, Imploded action, dissonant affect: Towards a new politics
of non-relationality (exhibition panel discussion, organised
by Amanda Beech), Spike Island, Bristol.
Display, Artists & Shops (artists talk), symposium organised by
Becky Shaw, Site Gallery, Sheffield.
Spectacle and Social Space, Leverhulme Public
Lectures Series, Department of French, Sheffield University.
Episode (organiser/convener), Tate Britain.
Transmission: Host (symposium organiser/convener),
Sheffield Hallam University/Site Gallery
Curating Video Symposium (organiser/convener),
Chelsea School of Art, UAL. www.curatingvideo.com
Revisiting the Bonaventure Hotel (conference
paper), ‘Vicissitudes: histories and destinies of psychoanalysis,’
Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of London. Keynote
speaker, Mark Nash.
One Way Street (Panel Presentation), KX
Gallery, Hamburg, Germany.
Spectacle and its Fragmentation (Conference
paper), ‘Ubiquitous Media’, University of Tokyo, Japan. Keynoter
Speaker: Rem Koolhaas.
Is Art a form of Debate? (Chair/respondent)
Venice Agendas, Venice Biennale.
One Way Street (Panel Presentation), University
of Nevada, Reno, USA.
Working From the Collection (Coordinator/Chair),
Transmission: Speaking and Listening. Sheffield Hallam University/Site
Episode: Experiencing the Pleasure and Persuasion
of Lens Based Media (Coordinator/respondent), Leeds Met Gallery.
Daily Encounters, Transmission: Speaking and Listening
(Coordinator/Chair), Sheffield Hallam University/Site Gallery
Provenance (Coordinator/Chair), Transmission:
Speaking and Listing, Sheffield Hallam University/Site Gallery.
Experiential Placemaking and the New Real
(Conference paper), ‘The State of the Real Conference’, Glasgow
School of Art. Keynote Speakers: Slovoj Zizjek and Linda Nochlin.
SELECTED REVIEWS AND ARTICLES
Amelia Ishmael, British Video Artists at Fahrenheit
and Screenland, Kansas Review, Sept 05, pp. 60–61.
Mark Godfrey, Image Sickness: Jaspar Joseph-Lester’s
New Work, text commissioned by Asprey Jacques Gallery.
Christina Perrella, Jaspar Joseph-Lester,
text commissioned by the British School at Rome.
Founding member of Curating
Reader in Fine Art, Sheffield Hallam University
External Examiner, Chelsea College of Art
and Design, University of the Arts, London: MA Critical Writing and Curatorial
Practice, MA Fine Art, MA Graphic Design Communication, MA Interior and
Spatial Design, MA Textile Design.
Lecturer in Fine Art (0.5) Sheffield Hallam
University. Responsibilities included: Leading and developing BA and MA
course modules. Conducting weekly group and individual studio tutorials,
assessing degree shows.
Lecturer in Fine Art (0.25) Middlesex University,
Foundation Studies. Responsibilities: Writing and delivering the Contextual
Studies lecture series, co-ordinating seminars, tutorials, marking essays.
Lecturer in Fine Art (0,25), Goldsmiths
College, BA Fine Art and Art History. Teaching duties: Lectures, studio
tutorials, seminars, degree show assessments.
Lecturer in Fine Art (0.25), Goldsmiths
College, Postgraduate Certificate in Fine Art. Teaching Duties: Lectures,
studio tutorials, seminars, assessments.
Goldsmiths College (PhD programme, MA Fine Art, Postgraduate Diploma,
BA Art and Art History), Chelsea School of Art, UAL, Wimbledon School
of Art, UAL, Nottingham Trent University (BA Fine Art), Kent Institute
of Fine Art (BA Fine Art).
University of Wales, Newport, PhD viva examination.
University of Essex, course validation.
University of East Anglia, BA Fine Art.
Northbrook College, BA Media Arts.