Approved: 08.03.2018

Davinia-Ann Robinson

Artist

Approved: 08.03.2018

Davinia-Ann art practice explores the politics of colonial emotions and how these are impressed onto Bodies of Colour who reside within colonial spaces. She is interested in the implications of these emotions and the sensations they create in-between the outer and inner layer of one’s skin and the experiences of living within the societal peripheries that these emotions enable as they distort readings and connections to one’s physical and metaphorical body, connections between individual bodies, and connections to one’s environment. 

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Artist Statement

Davinia-Ann art practice explores the politics of colonial emotions and how these are impressed onto Bodies of Colour who reside within colonial spaces. She is interested in the implications of these emotions and the sensations they create in-between the outer and inner layer of one’s skin and the experiences of living within the societal peripheries that these emotions enable as they distort readings and connections to one’s physical and metaphorical body, connections between individual bodies, and connections to one’s environment. 

www.daviniaannrobinson.com

 

CV & Education

About

Davinia-Ann Robinson

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www.daviniaannrobinson.com

 

Residencies

The Florence Trust, London - 2018/19

 

Exhibitions/ Curated Events

South London Gallery, Working Progress, Group Show – August 2020

Bold Tendencies (London)Group Show - August 2020 

Kunsthal 44Møen (Denmark)- Freedom Is Outside the Skin, Group show - June 2020

South London Gallery Working Progress, Group Show – February 2020 

CINDYYYYYYYY, SET Dalston (London), Slade MFA Sculpture Year 1 Group Show – November 2019

Deptford X Supported (London), PRESENCE Solo Show – November 2019

ICA, (London) Politics of Pleasure, PLASTICISED SENSATION Solo Show – July 2019

BBZ Alternative Graduate Show (London) – July 2019

The Florence Trust, Summer Exhibition (London) – 2019

South London Gallery, as part of collective Narration Group PERIPHERY - May 2019 

The Florence Trust, Winter Open (London) – February 2019

Leyden Gallery, (London) Platform for Emerging Artists 18 – June 2018

 

Delivered Talks / Workshops / Programmes

Mimosa House (London), Tactile Belonging, November 2020 – January 2021 

 Deptford X (London), The Future is a Collective Project “Gathering”- October 2020

Kunsthal 44Møen (Denmark), We Become With Each Other Or Not At All – August 2020 

 Wellcome Collection (London), Consent and Structures Workshop - January 2020

Deptford X (London), PRESENCE Workshop for Women Of Colour - November 2019 

ICA and The University of Kent (London), Politics of Pleasure, Artist Talk – October 2019 

ICA (London), Politics of Pleasure, PRESENCE Workshop for Women and Non-Binary People Of Colour - July 2019

South London Gallery, as part of collective Narration Group, CURRICULUM series of in-conversation’s and workshops September - November 2019

ICA (London), Politics of Pleasure, Artist Talk - July 2019

 

Art Collectives

Narration Group (Founding Member), An art Collective for Women and Non-Binary People of Colour Jan 2019 - Ongoing

 

Awards/ Funding 

The Felix Slade Scholarship, The Slade School Of Fine Art 2019-2021

Arts Council Developing Your Creative Practice 2018-2019

Eckley Lacey Textile Award Goldsmiths University Of London 2010

 

Artist Educator Work 

The South London Gallery, Artist Educator, Supersmashers, London-2019/20

Tate Modern, Protest Studio, December-2019/ February 2020

 

Education

The Slade School of Art, Present Day - 2021 MFA Sculpture

Goldsmiths, University of London 2007 - 2010 Art Practice 2:1 BA Hons

Camberwell College, University of The Arts London 2006 - 2007 Foundation Studies Diploma