Approved: 16.08.2006

Michael Cousin

Artist, Curator, Project manager, Writer

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Approved: 16.08.2006

Michael Cousin is predominantly a moving-image artist, whose main concern is cultural scripting and the modification of canonical images, texts and documents.

Redux
The term has been adopted by film-makers to denote a new interpretation of an existing work by the restoration of previously removed material.

Anti-Redux
The term has been adopted by film-makers to denote a new interpretation

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  • Location: Cardiff, Wales
  • Activities: Higher education, Lecturing, Practice-based research, Residencies, Public art, Private commissions, Critical writing, Creative writing, Curating, Visual arts consultancy, Project management, Technical installation, Web development, Film-making
 

Biography

Michael Cousin is predominantly a moving-image artist, whose main concern is cultural scripting and the modification of canonical images, texts and documents. Redux The term has been adopted by film-makers to denote a new interpretation of an existing work by the restoration of previously removed material. Anti-Redux The term has been adopted by film-makers to denote a new interpretation of an existing work by destruction or removal of previously canonical material. Redux-Plus The term has been adopted by film-makers to denote a new interpretation of an existing work by the introduction of previously unrelated material.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 1998 - Fine Art, Masters Degree, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff 1996 - Fine Art, BA (Hons), First Class, Southampton Institute of Art and Technology Solo exhibitions 2007 - Little Jewel Cinema, Sapphire Season, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle 2006 - The Cleaner & the Sign, Biblioteca Tintal, Bogotá, Colombia 2005 - Do The Little Things, Henry Thomas Gallery, Carmarthen Group exhibitions 2012 - One Minutes Volume 5, The Directors Lounge, Berlin 2012 - The Man Don’t Give A Fuck , Motorcade Flashparade, Bristol 2012 - Undercurrent, Tate Tanks, Tate Modern, London 2011 - Kirkland's New Empire Bioscope, Empire Bioscope, Wolverhampton 2011 - Le Jour le Plus Court, Gallery Good Friday, Paris 2011 - Life with Edits, The Joinery, Dublin 2011 - Rhodio, Pavilion 4AA 5XB Padiglione, Venice, Italy. 2010 - Manchester Contemporary Art Fair, Mermaid & Monster, Manchester 2010 - One Minutes Volume 4, Various, London. 2010 - Projeckt: Field Broadcast., Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire. 2010 - We Have the Mirrors, We have the Plans, Oriel Mostyn., Llandudno. 2010 - X-Space, Hubei Art Musuem, Wuhan, China. 2009 - Host 9:Otherliness, Vane, Newcastle 2009 - Sale, Royal Standard, Liverpool 2009 - The Space Between Surrounds Our Desire, The Event, Birmingham. 2008 - If You Build It They Will Come, g39 10th Anniversary Show, Cardiff 2008 - Rotate (curated by Mermaid and Monster), Contemporary Art Society, London Curated projects 2011 - Portmanteau, g39 / Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany 2011 - Tales from the North, Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2010 - Show One Of Each: Pascal-Michel Dubois, g39, Cardiff 2010 - Unassembed Information: Towards an archive, g39, Cardiff 2009 - Richard Bevan, g39, Cardiff. Public commissions 2011 - David Soul Looks at Cardiff, Safle, Cardiff 2009 - The Artist - Object Project, National Museum of Wales / Brecknock Musuem, Cardiff / Brecon 2006 - Re:Generation, Barking and Dagenham Borough Council, Barking Competitions, prizes and awards 2012 - The National Eisteddfod 2012, Vale of Glamorgan, Highly commended 2009 - Creative Wales Ambassador Award, Arts Council of Wales, Cardiff / London 2007 - Major Creative Wales Award Winner, Funded by The Arts Council of Wales, Cardiff