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

Funded artistic projects

  • Training Set audio and sculpture project currently in progress, with support from Göteborgs Stad

2020 (currently ongoing)
  • The World as Data: Material and Affective Consequences of the Digital Twin with Artistic Research and Development support (KFoU) from Kungligakonsthögskolan Stockholm, in collaboration with artists Lisa Trogen Devgun, Jacob Broms Engblom and Benj Gerdes.

  • Tracing flows: A critical cartography of Gothenburg's historical and current data and material supply chains, Risograph double sided poster project in collaboration with artist Benj Gerdes, with support from Göteborgs Stad

Exhibitions & Residencies

Upcoming -2022
  • International Residency at Zentrum Für Kunst und Urbanistik ( ZK/U) Berlin, with support from Helge Axelsson Jonsons stiftelse and Västra Götalands Regionen

  • Residency at Nordiska Konstförbundet (NKF) Malognen, Södermalm Stockholm
  • Open Call! Stadstriennalen c/o Rösska Museet, design museum Gothenburg

  • If You Listen I Will Tell, group exhibition, Galleri Monitor and ROTOR2, Göteborg
  • Things We Will Forget, Masters graduation exhibition, Göteborgs Konsthall

  • 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

Talks, Workshops and Events

  • 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 2016.

  • 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. Video documentation courtesy of Suzanne Van Der Lingen.
  • 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.

Writing & Editorial work


  • 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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  • 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 


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

  • Current(-2022) Of Public Interest, Post-masters program at Kungliga Konsthögskolan Stockholm
  • SVA grund kurs D (Svenska som andraspråk) intermediate level ‘Swedish as a second language’ qualification, Folkuniversitetet Göteborg
  • 2020, SVA grund kurs C, Studium, Komvux Göteborg
  • 2020, SFI (Svenska för invandrare) basic level Swedish language qualification
  • Höst 2019, EAT: Food, Materiality and Design, HDK Academy of Design and Crafts (Fristående kurs)
  • Höst 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

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