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

Exhibitions, residencies and research projects
  • 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)


  • 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


  • 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

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

  • 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.

  • 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


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

  • 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


  • 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

  • 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.



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

  • 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.


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Talks, Workshops and Events

  • 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

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


  • 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.

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

  • 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.


  • 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