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