Dr Anya Lewin
Associate Professor (Reader) in Art and Moving Image
School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)
Theme Leader for Artistic Research in the School of Art and Media
co-convener Moving Image Arts Research
Liaison Tutor Transart MFA and PhD
Dartington College of Arts, PhD In Fine Art (Contemporary Practices),
Thesis Title: Performing a Practice: Narrative • Translation • Live Installation • Urban Intervention 2006
State University of New York at Buffalo, Master of Art in English, 2000.
State University of New York at Buffalo, Master of Art in Humanities-emphasis Media Studies and Poetics, 1997.
University of California, Santa Cruz, Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts-emphasis Film and Video, 1990.
Film , video and digital practice and critical context • narrative • participatory practice • performance • Artistic Research
Moving Image Practices in the Cinema and Gallery • Constructions of Narrative • Artistic Research • Participatory Practices •
Grants & contracts
Grant for the Arts, Arts Council England for Chez Paulette on the Sunset Strip
Grants For the Arts, Arts Council England for With Heartfelt Gratitude for the Painless Treatment
At Home in Europe, three month residency at InterSpace, Sofia, Bulgaria
Small Wonders, Picture This Bristol
PVA Media Lab LabCulture Residency at Vivid in Birmingham
Artist-to-Artist International scheme. Henry Moore and Visiting Arts grant to develop projects with Croation artist Maja Kalogera.
NY ARTWORKS! Artist Bursary and Residency at CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Best Folklore Experiment for Grandma Baba and Little Boris from The Festival of Actual Kino, Novosibirsk, Russia
Performance Writing Artist in Resident, Dartington College of Arts, Devon, England
Pittsburgh Filmmakers Grant for the Emerging Artist
Creative practice & artistic projects
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS
Fez: The Royal Scent, John Hansard Gallery, South Hampton, UK
Chez Paulette on the Sunset Strip, Peninsula Arts Gallery, Plymouth, UK
E-Poetry, International Digital Language Media Arts Festival, Buffalo, NY, screening of How to be European Lesson 2
DA Festival, National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
With Heartfelt Gratitude for the Painless Treatment, Picture This Atelier, Bristol and Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, UK
At Home in Europe, Book and DVD, commissioned by InterSpace, funded by European Commission Culture 2000 Fund via At Home in Europe
Art and Activism, Mejan Labs, Stockholm, Sweden
Blurr5 Biennial for Performance Art, Center for Conetmporary art, Tel Aviv, Israael
STAR RADIO - commission to develop a radio programme www.starradio.org.uk
Writing Space. Curators: Phillip Warnell, Sean Watkins, and Claire MacDonald, Fine Art Gallery, George Mason University, Washington D.C., USA
VIDEOMEDEJA 8th International Video Festival, October 1-3, The Museum of Voivodina, Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro. Catalogue.
Out Video International video art festival in public places, National Center for Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg, Russia. Catalogue.
Text 04 Festival of Writers and New Writing, Pheonix Arts Centre, Exeter, England
CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY. The White Bear and other Unwanted Thoughts, collaboration with Lara Odell. Installation commissioned for windows on Main Street.
Taxi Gallery, Cambridge, UK Taxi Noir Slap Red a site-specific video installation. http://www.taxigallery.org.uk
HUMO (Huge and Mobile images) with Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and Brain Massumi. Based at Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria. Created images which were projected on a large scale around the environs of Linz. Catalogue.
Fix02 Biennial Festival of Performance Art, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Catalogue. http://www.catalystarts.org/fix02/
- Art and Social Technologies
- Centre for Media, Art & Design Research (MADr)
- Moving Image Arts (MIA)
With Heartfelt Gratitude for the Painless Treatment, Ed. Anthony Caleshu, Short Fiction, Volume 2 Fall 2008
Economising Culture Ed. with Joasia Krysa and Geoff Cox. First of a series of critical readers (DATA browser) on digital art and technology. Autonomedia 2005. www.data-browser.net
Abandoned Silos, with John Levack Drever, Ed. Rhama Kazam, Earshot Time and Visibility II: Essays on Sound and Architecture, December 2003.
Trans-e-lation by the Tran-satlantic Journey, Eds. Ric Allsopp and Caroline Bergvall, Performance Research, Vol. 7 No. 2, Summer 2002
Infinite Fracture , a web essay, Ed. Ann Vickery, How2, Vol. 1 no.5, March 2001 http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/stadler_center/how2/intro.html
Things Do not Connect; They Correspond, Guest Ed. Chris Alexander, Jacket # 7, April 1999, http://www.jacket.zip.com.au/jacket07/index.html
I Saw King Kong at the Grain Elevators in Buffalo, NY, “The CEPA Journal Special Issue: Ruins in Reverse Time and Progress in Contemporary Art”, Ed. Grant Kester, Winter/Spring 1999.
Reports & invited lectures
Delivered Seminar "Artists Film and Narrative" as part of Lux Cornwall
Co-Delivered with Dr Dell Olsen two day workshop "Poetics of Critical Writing" as part of the International Conference on Artistic Research
Avanca International Conference Cinema, art, Technology, Communication, Avanca Portugal. Presentation: The Archive and Imaginative Acts
Kunsthal Aarhus, Demark, Artist Talk and Screening
Exhibiting Video Conference, University of Westminster Presentation : The Problem of the Hard Bench
Montana State University,Bozeman, MT, USA
Portland State University, Portland, USA, Artist Talk
York St Johns, York, Artist Talk
Journal of Media Practice 10th Anniversary Conference
Presentation: With Heartfelt Gratitude for the Painless Treatment.(The Necessity of Imaginative Acts)
Everybody Hates a Tourist, Cadaval, Portugal
Cardiff School of Art and Design, Artist Talk
Arnolfini, Bristol, Artist Talk
National Academy of Art, Sofia, Artist Talk
Art and Ethics: What Action Should be Taken, colloquium with Gustav Metzger, Dartington College of Art
Steel Cities: Tradition, Transition and Transformation, University of Sheffield. Presentation: Working Steel
Dartington College of Art, Urban Media and Intervention
INTERFACING: Theory and Practice Conference, Mistranslation as a Mode: Subtitles as a Third Text,
SUNY at Buffalo, Department of Art, part of the Visual Studies Speakers Series. <</html>