Rebecca Birch
Mountain Field Verge Tabletop Clock Tree
 
 

Education

2007    
Slade School of Art, London, MFA
2001    
Goldsmith's College, London, BA
1998    
Birmingham Institute of Art and Design

Solo Exhibitions

2011    
Quare
, London
The Great Central, Leicester
Whitescreen, the Agency, London

2009    
LANSKIP- A collaborative project by Rebecca Birch and Charles Danby, HotelMariaKapel (HMK), Holland

2007    
Thirty-seven days to know a Mountain, GaleriAneks, Poznan, Poland

Selected Group Exhibitions and Performance Events

2012
Tatton Park Biennial (forthcoming)

2011
Roaming at Teatro Margherita Bari, Italy, curated by Alessandro Castiglioni, Viviana Checchia, Anna Santomauro
I will talk with anyone who will talk with me, City Gallery, Leicester
Portrait of Space, Chlonlea Studios, Dublin, curated by Teresa Gillespie and Rose Lejeune
Census, Fishmarket, Northampton

2010    
BirchCampbellCostello, Quare, London (3 person show with Lee Campbell, Alexander Costello)
Lecture Hall.  FREE SCHOOL.  Five Years, London
LOOPS, Chelsea Space, London, event curated by Sam Belinfante
Tales from the Edge of Everything, De La Warr Pavillion, Hastings, event curated by RVCC 

2009    
REMIX, PROJECKT (online platform)
Storm, performance event at The Whitechapel Art Gallery
Free Art Fair, Barbican, London, with Jasper Joffe, Frog Morris and Lee Campbell

2008    
Invention 2, Leicester City Art Gallery OFFSITE (with Rob Smith and Alex Hudson)
Margate Rocks, Margate, curated by Jessica Baum
Play on Words, Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts, Norwich, curated by Lee Campbell
Suburbia, Foreign Press Association, London, curated by Lee Campbell
On Time: The East Wing Collection 8, Courtauld Institute, London

2007    
Wildwood, Project Space Leeds, Leeds, with Heather and Ivan Morison, Laura Ford, Rachel Goodyear and Sophie Lascelles
Finding Synesthesia (collaboration with Heather Cornell & Andy Milne) South Bank Centre
Walking and Art Studio Exhibition, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

2006    
The Invention of Solitude, The Nunnery Gallery, London, curated by Charles Danby,
(4 person show with Rob Smith, Alex Hudson and Matthew Lutz-Kinoy)
East International 06, Norwich Gallery, Norwich
Boxed Potential, Expodium, Utrecht, Netherlands
Framed, Slade Research Centre, London

2005    
Enquire Artists Commission, The Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

2004    
Intermission, Spital Square, London

2003    
Reduced, Century Gallery, London
Bootleg, Spitalfields, London

2001    
Growth and Form, Two10 Gallery, The Wellcome Trust, London

Curatorial

LEDGE
Director and curator of LEDGE project space, Hackney, showing solo artist projects:
Rob Smith: The Pembury Road Spectroscope, February 2010
Sarah Bowker Jones, That big thing under the window, April 2010
www.ledgeproject.org

Field Broadcast
Co-curator, with Rob Smith of online project, Field Broadcast for PROJECKT and
Wysing Arts Centre, May 2010 www.fieldbroadcast.org

MicroPerformance
Creator, founder and curator of Micro-performance events:
ReTable; MicroPerformance: Whitechapel Gallery, London, June 2010
MicroPerformance event as part of 'agency' at The Agency, London, April 2010
Animal Magic MicroPerformance, Milton Keynes Gallery, March 2010
MicroTalks, West Dean College, UK 2008-2009 onwards

Grants / Awards / Residencies

2009    
Hotel MariaKapel,
Hoorn, Netherlands, production residency

2008    
The Edward James Research Fellowship
, West Dean College, University of Sussex
NAN Artists Bursary for Notations Project

2007    
Banff Centre
, Banff Canada, Walking and Art Residency
The Duveen Travel Scholarship for research in the Arctic Circle

2006    
The Chelsea Arts Trust
Travel Award for research in California
Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts Research and Development Award

2005    
The Towner Art Gallery
, Eastbourne, Enquire Artists Residency and Commission
The South London Gallery, Family Artist in Residence

Bibliography / Reviews

2008    
On Time, East Wing Collection Catalogue
AN August 2007, review of Bristlecone at Margate Rocks, by Jessika Worrall
Galeria Aneks 2007 Catalogue, 4 pages full colour

2007    
The Guardian, 19.11.07, Review: Finding Synesthesia, reviewed by Sanjoy Roy
BBC Leeds online, review of Wildwood
AN Interface (online publication) Wildwood, reviewed by Justine Grant
The Invention of Solitude, Exhibition Publication with text by Ed Krcma and Lisa Lefevre,
Miser and Now Magazine, Issue 9, Rebecca Birch in conversation with Ed Krcma

2006    
East International 06, Exhibition Catalogue with text by Lynda Morris, edited Lynda Morris

2001    
Art Review, Class of 2001 Supplement, text by Catriona Warren
Time Out, London, 25.04.01, review by Martin Herbert
Science Magazine, March
Growth and Form Exhibition Publication, published by The Wellcome Trust

Talks and Presentations

2009    
Up the Balfron, panel discussion of Corrine Felgate's Just Act Natural, Belfron Tower, London
Agentur, Amsterdam, LANSKIP Cycle video screening and artists talk
Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam, LANSKIP Cycle video screening and artists talk
Boterhal, Hoorn, Netherlands, Lanskip introductory talk
University of the Arts Canterbury, performance lecture about art practice

2008    
The Education Institute
, London, performance lecture about art practice
West Dean College, UK, Fine Art Research Fellow lecture
Slade Research Centre, London, presentation to AHRC Land Art Research Network

2007    
Art Academy of Poznan
- visiting artist lecture
On Drawing – Presentation at the Slade School of Fine Art at symposium about drawing
Artists Lunchtime Lecture, Chelsea Arts Club, London

2006
East Discourse, Norwich School of Art and Design