Academic research:

2006-2009 – PhD ‘Reconfiguring the human : the becoming-other of performance’ AHRC-funded collaborative doctoral award, University of Bristol and Arnolfini Gallery. Copies of the thesis are currently held in the University of Bristol’s Arts and Social Sciences Library, Arnolfini’s Reading Room, and available online via the British Library’s ETHOS service.  

Selected Publications:

2014 – ‘Reflections of an incidental maverick‘, Para-Academic Handbook: A Toolkit for making-learning-creating-acting, Bristol: Hammeron Press.

2014 – Book Review: Victoria Walters, Joseph Beuys and the Celtic Wor(l)d: A Language of Healing, Journal of Visual Culture, 13 (2), London: Sage.

2014 – ‘”There is a veg man dancing in Knowle!” – Reflections on Dances of Earthly Wonder, an experiment in live art and participatory documentation in community-based settings”, commissioned by Knowle West Media Centre, published online.

2014 – ‘How to be a performance artist’, commissioned by Artquest, published online.

2014 (in preparation) – ‘‘Queer(ed) rituals of becoming-anomalous: action art’s performance of the secular shamanic’, Action Art Now, York: OUI Performance.

2014 – A Lexicon of Labour Movements, with Clare Thornton, self-published artist’s book, available directly from the artists.

2013 – Foodscapes: People and Bread, self-published artist’s book, available directly from the artist.

2010 – ‘When the body becomes too much: writing on becoming-locust and the spectacle of theory’ Platform, Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts, Vol. X Issue 1, London: RHUL.

2008 – ‘The beautiful uncut hair of graves’, catalogue essay for Common Ground, curated by Tim Bromage.

2007 – ‘Falling in love with Manuel Vason’ Encounters: Performance, Photography, Collaboration, (inclusion of collaborative photographs and essay) Manuel Vason (ed. Dominic Johnson), Cornerhouse.

2007 – The CAT Show, Samizdat Press.

2006 – Re:Imaging Wales (featured artist and contributor) (ed. Hugh Adams), Seren Books.

2006 – Sense in Place: Site-ations international, Europe 2005/6, UWIC.

2005 – ‘On a Series of Queer Becomings’Rhizomes Journal, Issue 11, Dublin / online.

2005 – Of Contradiction, Trace: Welsh Artists’ Residency, Beijing, Trace: / Dadao.

2004 – ‘Between Man and Dog’ (with Matias Short), Brooklyn Review 21, NYC: Brooklyn College.

Conference papers :

2012 – ‘Actuating the anomalous: performance art’s negotiation with the secular spiritual in the work of Burden, Beuys and Kulik’, Performing Rituals Conference, University of Aberystwyth.

2011 – ‘Shamanoid 2.0’, Who do we think we are? Representing the Human, Symposium. RHUL, London.

2010 – ‘The performance of shamanoid becomings’, (Re)Performing the Posthuman, Conference, University of Sussex.

2010 – Response to ‘In Time’ publication by Live Art UK, Arnolfini, Bristol.

2009 – ‘On the Art of Loving and Giving’ with Alissa Clarke, TaPRA annual conference, Plymouth.

2007 – ‘Becoming-animal in contemporary art practices’, Art Nomade, Chicoutimi, Quebec.

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