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




Funded artistic research projects

2020 (currently ongoing)

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

  • 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.




Exhibitions & Residencies

Upcoming (2021)
  • 3 month residency at ZKU (Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik) Berlin
 
2019
  • If You Listen I Will Tell, group exhibition, Galleri Monitor and ROTOR2, Göteborg
  • Things We Will Forget, Masters graduation exhibition, Göteborgs Konsthall

2018
  • City Samples, Audio Installation, Galleri Monitor, Akademin Valand, Göteborg
  • Gothenburg Underground Tour 12-22 April, Gothenburg. 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’ (2016) 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


Talks, Workshops and Events


Upcoming- (autumn 2020)
  • Interactivity as promise, collectivity as problem? A dialogue on the documentary, the digital, the indeterminate, and the place of poetics in popular authorships, invited co-presenter (with artist Benj Gerdes) at ‘Das Dokumentarische im Digitalen/DiD’ (The documentary and the digital), University of Beyreuth, Germany.

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 2016.

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. 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


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

︎ Link to copywriting portfolio



Awards

  • 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 



Education

  • Current- SVA (Svenska som andraspråk) intermediate level ‘Swedish as a second language’ qualification
  • SFI (Svenska för invandrare) basic level Swedish language qualification, completed 2020
  • 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

  • 2017-2019, MFA Fri Konst (free art), Valand Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2013-2014, Erasmus exchange, Intermedia department at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2011-2015, BA (Hons) Intermedia Art, Edinburgh College of Art, UK
  • 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

  • Apr – Sep 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