Approved: 04.09.2008

Alice Briggs

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Alice Briggs is an artist from Aberystwyth. She studied Visual Performance at Dartington College of Arts and later went on to take an MA in Art Museum and Gallery Studies at Newcastle University. Alice's current work engages with memory and objects in the practice of collection and interpretation within museums, galleries, outdoor spaces and the domestic sphere.In 2006 she set up the artists group

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  • Location: Aberystwyth, Wales
 

Biography

Alice Briggs is an artist from Aberystwyth. She studied Visual Performance at Dartington College of Arts and later went on to take an MA in Art Museum and Gallery Studies at Newcastle University. Alice's current work engages with memory and objects in the practice of collection and interpretation within museums, galleries, outdoor spaces and the domestic sphere.In 2006 she set up the artists group Blaengar and has since curated and exhibited in two projects with the group. Blaengar aims to produce art in the landscape and built environment, support emerging artists, and promote cross disciplinary collaboration. Recent work includes arts education projects with Artes Mundi and g39, working for Wales at the Venice Biennale 2003 and 2005, as Arts Facilitator for HAUL arts in health in Ceredigion and project managing artists-in-residence with Cywaith Cymru (now Safle).

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 2005 - MA Art Museum and Gallery Studies, University of Newcastle upon Tyne 2001 - BA Hons Visual Performance, Dartington College of Arts, South Devon 1998 - Art Foundation Diploma, Carmarthenshire College of Technology and Art, Carmarthen Group exhibitions 2007 - Blaengar and Whiterope performance on the streets of Venice, St. Mark’s Square, Aberystwyth 2007 - Dressing Floor: performance and interventions, Llywernog Lead and Silver Mine Museum, Devil’s Bridge and Aberystwyth bandstand 2006 - Interaction: performance, installation and sculpture on the promenade and Kings Hall Square, Aberystwyth supported by the Arts Council for Wales 2005 - Protection: series of photographs, 'Towards the Future' a Centre for Performance Research Conference, Aberystwyth University 2005 - Sentinels: slate installation, Coed Hills Rural Artspace 2005 - Sentinels: Slate Sculpture on trees, 'Private Views', Tregaron 2002 - Big Arts week with Lauriston Primary school 1998 - Animal Magic: exhibition, National Museums and Galleries of Wales 1998 - Annual Contexture Festival, Dartington College of Arts (annually until 2002) 1998 - Student of the Year, National Eisteddfod of Wales