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Amy Boulton  
Artist and inter-dependent researcher based in Gothenburg, Sweden
b. 1992, Huddersfield, UK




Exhibitions, residencies and research projects
   
Upcoming-
  • ANOTHER NEW BEGINNING group show at Stenkolsateljén Göteborg (Aug-Sep 2022), with support from Kultur Ungdom
  • International Residency at Zentrum Für Kunst und Urbanistik (ZK/U) Berlin, with support from Helge Axelsson Jonsons stiftelse, Konstnärsnämnden and Västra Götalands Regionen (Sep-Nov 2022)

2022

2021
  • Training Set audio and sculpture project currently in progress, with support from Göteborgs Stad
  • Residency at Nordiska Konstförbundet (NKF) Malognen, Södermalm Stockholm
  • Open Call! Stadstriennalen c/o Rösska Museet, design museum Gothenburg
  • Tracing flows Risograph double sided print poster project in collaboration with artist Benj Gerdes, with support from Göteborgs Stad

2019

2018
  • City Samples, Audio Installation, Galleri Monitor, Göteborg
  • Gothenburg Underground Tour, shown across 4 sites in Gothenburg city. Audio-visual tour of four sites in Gothenburg with a hidden underground, accessed through augmented reality. Produced in collaboration with Connie Nguyen. Part of Stuck in the middle with you, MFA 1 end of year presentation, Akademin Valand

2017
  • 1kg group exhibition, Galleri ROTOR2, Gothenburg
  • BABA PIE, group exhibition of studioholders from Rhubaba, Edinburgh at Assembly House Gallery & Studios, Leeds

2016
  • Ludicrously Ideal and Beautifully Placed, duo show with Laura Yuile at GENERATORprojects Dundee
  • Graduate Residency at Hospitalfield Arts, Arbroath
  • Undercurrent, solo show at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh
  • Isn’t it wonderful there in the brightness, Screening of ‘The Waterfront’ at Hidden Door Festival, curated by Edinburgh Artist’s Moving Image Festival, Edinburgh.

2015
  • Graduate Residency at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh
  • ALT. group exhibition, Bargain Spot, Edinburgh
  • Shift and Spin group exhibition, Stanley Mills, Perthshire
  • Square Egg group exhibition, Whitespace Gallery, Edinburgh
  • I Think This Film is About You group exhibition, The Bongo Club, Edinburgh



Education

Degree level-
  • 2017-2019    MFA Fri Konst (free art), Valand Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2011-2015    BFA (Hons) Intermedia Art, Edinburgh College of Art, UK

Other-
  • 2021-2022 Of Public Interest Post-masters lab at Kungliga Konsthögskolan / Studio at Gröndal, Stockholm
  • 2020-2021  SVA grund kurser C, D (Svenska som andraspråk) intermediate level ‘Swedish as a second language’ qualifications, Folkuniversitetet and Studium Göteborg
  • 2020  SFI (Svenska för invandrare) basic level Swedish language qualification, Studium Göteborg
  • 2019  EAT: Food, Materiality and Design (Fristående kurs), HDK Academy of Design and Crafts
  • 2019  Publikationens utvidgade fält/Publicering som social praktik (Fristående kurs), Valand Academy
  • 2013-2014  Erasmus exchange, Intermedia department at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary 
  • 2009-2011  Advanced level Art, English and French, Greenhead College, Huddersfield UK



Awards

  • 2021, Göteborgs Stad Tillfälligt Stipendium
  • 2020, Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse
  • 2017, Grant from the Eaton Fund
  • 2015, Edinburgh College of Art/ Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Graduate Bursary Award
  • 2015, Andrew Grant Bequest Travel Scholarship, University of Edinburgh



Relevant Employment

  • 2019-Present, Research/project assistant and collaborator with artist Benjamin Gerdes
  • 2019-Present, Freelance English copywriter and copy editor
  • 2017-2019, Platform for Artistic Research Sweden (PARSE) conference assistant, Gothenburg
  • 2016-2017,  WHALE Arts, Wester Hailes, Edinburgh: Street arts support worker
  • 2016-2017,  Lists of Life: Life drawing tutor
  • 2016,  Studio Alec Finlay: Studio assistant
  • 2016,  Edinburgh Artists’ Moving Image Festival: Curatorial team member
  • 2014-15, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh: Events assistant



Writing & Editorial work

2022
  • Editor, Reality Harvester: Nature after Data after Nature in collaboration with artists Lisa Trogen Devgun, Jacob Broms Engblom and Benj Gerdes. Supported by Artistic Research and Development funding (KFoU) from Kungligakonsthögskolan Stockholm.

2021

2019

2018
  • Copy editor and contributor, Stuck In the Middle With You publication, Göteborgs Universitet

2016
  • Interview with Dr. Angela McClanahan-Simmons, Senior Lecturer of Visual Culture, Edinburgh College of Art, published as accompanying text for Undercurrent solo exhibition, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop.

2015

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Talks, Workshops and Events

2022
  • Co-led LARP workshop Delivering dirty (fostering filthy frictions against the cleaned-up contemporary city) on the theme of the Platform City at A thinking practice symposium, Hägerstensåsens medborgarhus Stockholm. In collaboration with Rosa Danenberg, Benjamin Gerdes, Carmen Lael Hines and Ying-Tzu Lin

2021
  • Artist talk at Rösska design museum about the project Mappa Trappa, commissioned for Göteborgs Stadstriennalen

2019

2017
  • The A to Z of Artist-Led workshop aimed at generating discussion around self-sustaining artistic practices through a series of collaborative tasks and activities. Taking place within BABA PIE, a group exhibition of studioholders from Rhubaba, Edinburgh at Assembly House Gallery & Studios, Leeds, June 2017.

2016
  • The Spaces We’re In mini symposium at Dundee Contemporary Arts, part of NEoN Digital Arts Festival.

2015
  • Artist talk at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
  • Thought Leadership – Organised an afternoon of talks, screenings and performance which took place as part of Embassy Gallery’s Annuale Festival, Evolution House Boardroom, Edinburgh. 
  • What to Wear for Work? Performance lecture with Daisy Lafarge, presented at Female Sexuality in the Media workshop, (Hosted by Marvin Gaye Chetwynd) Minto House, Edinburgh.



Extracurricular

  • 2017-2019, Gallerigrupp member, Akademin Valand (social media management) Gothenburg
  • 2015-2017, Committee member, Critical Network for Artists’ Moving Images, Edinburgh
  • 2017-2018, Equalities and working environments officer, Konstkåren, Akademin Valand Gothenburg
  • 2016, Selection committee member, Edinburgh Artists’ Moving Image Festival
  • 2015-2017, Study group member, Edinburgh Radical Feminists reading group, Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh