Approved: 13.04.2018

Kirstin Bicker

Artist, Maker, Technician, Writer

Approved: 13.04.2018

Skating on the limits of expression and a known vocabulary, material is used to (re)discover the restrictions within language, and (re)define their place in materiality. Materiality, much like the feminine sexuality, is fluid. Teetering along the edge of definition, negotiating the parameters of anxiety, and constantly shifting in the ebb and flow of voice. 

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Thoughts

     

    Biography

    Skating on the limits of expression and a known vocabulary, material is used to (re)discover the restrictions within language, and (re)define their place in materiality. Materiality, much like the feminine sexuality, is fluid. Teetering along the edge of definition, negotiating the parameters of anxiety, and constantly shifting in the ebb and flow of voice. 

    CV & Education

    Education

    2015-2016 MA Fine Art (Distinction) Norwich University of the Arts

    2012-2015 BA (Hons) Fine Art Norwich University of the Arts

    2011-2012 Foundation Dip. Fine Art University for the Creative Arts

     

    Residencies

    2018 High House Artist Residency High House, West Acre

    2017 Graduate Artist Residency with Antony Gormley and Vicken Parsons

    Norfolk

    2016 Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Residency St Mary’s Works

     

    Exhibitions

    2018 resist Nunns Yard, Norwich

    2017 FLOAT. Firstsite, Colchester

    2017 Touch Wood Studio 20 Norwich

    2017 Listen Studio 20 Norwich

    2017 NUA Degree show (performance as part of James Snelling's degree show) Norwich University of the Arts

    2017 The Maxim of Manner The Anteros Arts Foundation

    2016 Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Residency St Mary’s Works

    2016 MA Degree Show Norwich University of the Arts

    2016 Cley Contemporary Cley, Norfolk

    2016 Wysing Polyphonic Wysing Art Centre, Cambridge

    2016 The Bishop’s Art Prize Norwich Cathedral Hostry

    2016 Dialogues Symposium St George's, Norwich

    2016 Interim MA show Norwich University of the Arts

    2015 Resonance Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

    2015 Yours, Comes Comitis Firstsite, Colchester

    2015 Free Range Truman Brewery, London

    2015 BA Degree Show Norwich University of the Arts

    2015 Womanspeak St George's, Norwich

     

    Curated Programmes

    2016 British Art Show 8 Takeover St George’s Building, Norwich

     

    Commissions

    2016 Soundscape Norwich University of the Arts, Guntons Building

     

    Collections

    2015 Audio Guide Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

     

    Awards

    2016 N170 Scholarship (full MA funding) Norwich University of the Arts

     

    Discussion, panel and public speaking

    2017 Maxim of Manner open group discussion The Anteros Arts Foundation, Norwich

    2016 MA presentation and panel discussion Nottingham Contemporary

    2016 Pecha Kucha Norwich University of the Arts

     

    Work History

    2017-present Handmade Technician Lisa Angel Ltd, Rackheath

    2016-2017 Events & Administration Intern Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Norwich

    2016 Britist Art Show 8 LIVE GUIDE Supervisor Norwich

    2016 Installation Technician Whitstable Biennale

    2015-2016 Bar Supervisor The Wildman Pub, Norwich

    2015-2016 Jewellery Technician J&S Jewellery, Norwich

    2013-2015 Cafe Bar Supervisor The Murderers Pub, Norwich

    2011-2012 Bar Supervisor The Rochwood Prison Officers Social Club, Rochester

    2010 Vinyl Graphics and Application Signs and Imaging, Rochester