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Recent and upcoming exhibitions:

Feb 2021, Interruptions, Holden Gallery, Manchester (online).

Nov 2020 - present, Amplify, Somerset House Studios (online).

Oct 2020, Visions in the Nunnery, Nunnery Gallery, Bow, London.

 

October 2019 - February 2020, Radar x Risk Research Residency, Loughborough University, Leicestershire (Arts Council England funded) - performances postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19.

January - March 2020, Deep Play, [ SPACE ] Art and Tech residency, London (Arts Council England funded) - exhibition postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19.

 

Awards & commissions:

2020, Arts Council England, National Lottery Project Grant (Figures in Limbo).

2020, OUT of TOUCH, Hervisions at LUX (commission).

2020, Arts Council England, Emergency Response Fund (COVID-19 support).

2019, Arts Council England, National Lottery Project Grant (The Whole Earth Chanting).

2019, Arts Council England, National Lottery Project Grant (Top of the Bots).

2019, Lumen Digital Art Prize, Long List.

2019, Europe Actually, Goethe Institute London (commission).

2019, Good Grief Gallery Late, Love Unrequited, Somerset House, London (commission).

2018, Arts Council England, National Lottery Project Grant (Britbot).

2018, HeK Basel Net Based Art Award (short-listed).

2018, A-N Professional Bursary.

2017, Sky Arts Art 50 (commission).

2016, LIFEBOAT programme award (winner).

2015, Picton Art Prize (short-listed).

2015, Helen Scott Lidgett Award (short-listed).

2014, Ideas Tap Innovators Award (winner).

 

Residencies:

Aug 2019 - Nov 2020, Amplify Residency, Mutek Montreal, Mutek Buenos Aires (Canceled due to Covid) & Somerset House Studios London (online).

April 17 - present, Somerset House Studio resident, London.

Jan - Mar 2020: Art+Tech Residency, Space, London.

Sept - Dec 2019: Radar x Risk Research Residency, Loughborough University.

April 16 - April 17, LIFEBOAT residency, London.

July-August 2014, Point B, Williamsburg, NY.

 

Solo exhibitions/performances:

June 2020, The Whole Earth Chanting, Emmanual Church, Loughborough, with Radar Loughborough University's Contemporary Art programme and supported by Arts Council England. In collaboration with Nabihah Iqbal (Ninja Tune) (delayed due to Covid-19).

April 2020, The Whole Earth Chanting, Swiss Church London, supported by Arts Council England. In collaboration with Nabihah Iqbal (Ninja Tune) (delayed due to Covid-19).

March 2019, Europe Actually, Goethe Institute, London.

Aug 2017, Quantum Breathing, Non-Space Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark (as part of the EU Capital of Culture 2017 and commissioned by ScienceAtHome).

 

Selected group exhibitions:

Nov 2020 - present, Amplify programme, Somerset House Studios (online).

Sept 2020, Space Art+Tech show case, SPACE gallery Ilford (delayed to 2021 due to Covid).

July - August 2020, Real-Time Constraints, Arebyte Gallery + online.

June 2020, OUT of TOUCH, Hervisions at LUX.

Dec 2019, Mether pop up screenings, Huddersfield.

Sept 2019, Tate Late with Hyphen Lab, Tate Modern, London.

July 2019, Artificial Intelligence After Hours, Science Gallery, Dublin.

June 2019, Art Night, London.

May 2019, AI-Art Festival, Leicester.

April 2019, Her Voice, Institute of Contemporary Art, London.

March 2019, Kosmopolis - the amplified literary festival, Barcelona.

February 2019, Open Fest, Barbican, London.

Sept 2018, V&A Digital Design Weekend, London.

Aug 2018, Edinburgh TV Festival, Edinburgh.

June 2018, Cognition X AI Festival, London.

June 2018, Sheffield Documentary Festival, Sheffield.

March - June 2018, FAKE, Science Gallery Dublin.

Nov 2017 - Feb 2018, humansbeingdigital, The Lowry, Manchester.

Sept 2017, Material Spaces, London Design Festival with Space10 and Matter.

Sept 2017, Ars Electronica Festival with The Artist Development Agency, Linz.

June 2017, Somerset House Studios and British Council showcase at Sonar+D, Barcelona (British Council funded).

June 2017, Entangled: Quantum Computer Art, White City Place, London (Royal College of Art's Systems Research Group exhibition; Institute of Physics funded).

April 2017, Entanglements and Quantum Story-Telling, Arebyte Gallery, London.

Feb - May 2017, Humans Need Not Apply, Science Gallery Dublin, Ireland.

Nov 2016, Spheres of Influence, ACAVA's Central Space Gallery, London (the inaugural Royal College of Art Systems Research Group exhibition).

Sept/Oct 2016, Screensavers, Studio 2.10 Limehouse Art Foundation as part of Artlicks Weekend, London.

May 2016, The Internet Yami-Ichi (Black Market), (Curated by Arebyte Gallery), Off Print Festival, Tate Modern, London.

March - April 2016, Sensory Apparatus, Blitz, Valetta, Malta (Maltese Arts Council Funded).

October 2015, Multiplied Art Fair, Christie's South Kensington, London.

August 2015, Aboagora, Turku, Finland.

April 2015, Capsule, Embassy Tea Gallery, London (Arts Council England funded).

January 2015, 18x8, Point B (71 Nth 7th St), Williamsburg, NY.

Nov -Dec 2014, Made in Arts London at the Lethaby Gallery, London.

August 2014, Interactions, Old Truman Brewery, London.

July 2014, Open studios, Point B (71 Nth 7th St), Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

Mar 2014, Art and Science, Courtyard Arts, Hertford.

 

News/press:

2020, The Firewall Next Time: Belief, Power and AI, Flash Art.

2020, Art Monthly, September, Digital Round Up.

2020, "Real-Time Constraints": A critical reflection on media consumption, Digicult.

2020, Arebyte Gallery's Plug-In Exhibition, Trebuchet Magazine.

2020, Real-Time Constraints, FAD magazine.

2020, Cede Control of Your Web Browser to this High Tech Exhibition, Ocula Contemporary Art Magazine.

2020, Intervista a Libby Heaney sull’opera ‘Lady Chatterley’s Tinderbot’, Story Telling Lab (Italy, interview in English).

2020, Around the protean table: From Judy Chicago to changing notions of digital era connections, Pin-Up Magazine.

2020, La physique quantique a une dimension artistique, Usbek & Rica (France).

2019, The Dogma in the Code, So-Far Magazine (Singapore).

2019, New fake et vieilles ficelles... Libération (France).

2019, The Challenge of Deep Fakes, BBC World Service.

2019, Deepfakes, Magnet (Austria).

2019, Interview in CLOT Magazine.

2019, Seven things to see at Art Night this weekend in Londonist.

2019, AI-created works: Knocking on the doors of high art in Gulf News.

2018, Interview in Forbes Magazine.

2018, Quantum Weaving on Soho Radio.

2017, Lady Chatterley's Tinderbot featured on BBC News website.

2017, Quantum Breathing part of the official programe for Aarhus 2017 EU Capital of Culture.

2017, Interview with British Council at Sonar+D.

2017, Top pick for Sonar+D in Atlas of the Future.

2017, Quantum Computer Art research project featured in White Noise Magazine.

2017, Lady Chatterley's Tinderbot is an exhibition highlight in the Irish Examiner.

2017, Lady Chatterley's Tinderbot featured in the Journal.ie.

2016, Blitz Gallery, Valletta, year in review.

2016, Phoxel Tarot shown at The Internet Yami Ichi at the Tate Modern featured in the Guardian.

2016, Interview about Sensory Apparatus with Think Magazine (Malta).

2015, Senior Prints Specialist at Christie's selects prints as a top 5 piece at Multiplied Art Fair, Resident Magazine.

 

Teaching:

2016 - 2020, Tutor (research), Information Experience Design, Royal College of Art.

2018, 2019, Visiting lecturer, Imperial College (Art, Design and Science elective), London.

2018, Visiting lecturer, MA Art and Science, Central St. Martins, London.

2018, Visiting lecturer, Chinese Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China.

2014-2016, Visiting lecturer, Information Experience Design, Royal College of Art.

 

Writing:

2019, Quantum Agencies, CCCB Lab Blog.

2018, V&A Musuem, Digital Design Weekend publication: Noisy Chatterbots.

2017, Guest blog posts for V&A museum: Entangled: Quantum Computer Art.

2017, Quantum Computing and Complexity in Art in Leonardo Journal.

 

 

Selected talks and workshops:

November 2020, Quantum Computing: Art and Entanglements, Berlin Science Week, Online.

August 2020, Real-Time Constraints panel discussion, Arebyte Gallery, Online.

November 2019, AI and Story-Telling, The Space, People's History Museum, Manchester.

November 2019, Digi-gxl: Ctrl You Future (Panel), London.

October 2019, Artificial Identities (two workshops with young people - ACE funded), BOM, Birmingham.

Sept - Nov 2019, Quantum Weaving (three internal workshops), Somerset House Studios, London.

Sept 2019, QISKIT Camp, IBM, Switzerland.

August 2019, Diffracting Bubbles, Art Tech and Soul panel, Mutek Festival, Montreal, Canada.

July 2019, DEFRAG: Deep Fakes: Somerset House, London.

July 2019, Quantum Computing & Art, Sonar+D, Barcelona, Spain.

June 2019, Machine Learning Matters, Inter-, Somerset House, London.

May 2019, Sexist Racist In = Sexist Racist Out, D&AD Festival with WOW, London, UK.

May 2019, AI-Art Festival, Leicester, UK.

March 2019, Amor Android, Kosmopolis Festival, CCCB, Barcelona, Spain.

Nov 2018, Noisy Chatterbots, Art + Tech Summit, Birmingham Open Media, Birmingham.

Nov 2018, Art and Science: Entanglements, Imperial College London, Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication.

Nov 2018, Quantum Britishness: Intra-active algorithms, Goethe Institute with Creative AI meetup, London.

Nov 2017, Quantum Computing and Art, Concytec, Lima, Peru.

Nov 2017,  Exploded point cloud Kinect workshops, British Council x Fundación Telefónica, Lima, Peru.

Sept 2017, Quantum VR Matters, London Design Festival, with Space 10 and Ma-tt-er.

May 2017, Art, Science and Quantum Computing, Special Event at the V&A, London.

April 2017, Quantum weaving, Guest Projects as part of Dark Matter Laboratory, London.

April 2016, Superorganisms, Biochanges, Royal College of Art, London.

March 2016, How can we create a humane data culture? Vinaya, Shoreditch.

December 2015, Digital images as the raw data for new work, Creative Data Club,  Ace Hotel, Shoreditch.

October 2015, Sensory apparatus, Ideas-Matter-Sphere, London.

October 2015, Quantum physics, the post-digital and my artwork CLOUD, Sofa Sessions, Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London.

September 2015,  About 'Time's Tattarattat'Creative Data Club, Ace Hotel, Shoreditch, London.

June 2015, Information is Physical, Workshop at the Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead Heath, London.

October 2014, Exploring the New Aesthetic, in conversation with James Bridle, Stevens Building, Royal Collage of Art, London.

October 2014, guest speaker at Echo Chamber, Zeitgeist Arts Projects, Bond House Gallery, New Cross, London.

September 2014, Investigating the borders of quantum physics, classical physics and art, Ideas Matter Sphere, London.

July 2014, Magnetism and Blackholes (via Skype), Tate Modern, London, Summer School see also the related blog.

 

Experience in Quantum Physics/Computing:

2011 - 2013  National University of Singapore, post-doctoral research fellow.

2009 - 2011  University of Oxford, EPSRC post-doctoral research fellow.

2008 - 2009  National University of Singapore, post-doctoral research fellow.

2005 - 2008  University of Leeds, DPhil student.

2001 - 2005  Imperial College London, MSci student (first class honours).

Here is a list of my physics publications.