Selected Exhibitions (Solo exhibitions unless noted otherwise.)
Gnome House Fringe Festival. Group show. June 2019
From Poland to Waltham Forest. Vestry House Museum, London. May – June 2015
“Mossbourne Architecture club.” A film, shown at “Richard Rogers RA: Inside Out” September 2013, The Royal Academy, London
Emmaus Lambeth 2013: A Year of Change. Fairfax House, Lambeth. July – August 2013
The 2012 Torch Relay in Waltham Forest. Group show. September 2012 Tokarska Gallery, E17
Image17’s Taking Part. Group shows. March – September 2012. Multiple venues in Waltham Forest
Active Witness. Group show. July – September 2011 Work selected by Simon Baker, Curator of Photography and International Art at Tate Modern. My work represented the UK in a show with 27 photographers from the 27 EU countries.
Guests & Volunteers: Portraits from the Crisis Night Shift. Tokarska Gallery, London June 2011
From Poland to Waltham Forest (2014 – 2015) Funded by Heritage Lottery Fund
This major commission created a community archive of stories and images tracing the Polish experience in East London, from the 1840’s to the present day.
Artists Taking Part (2012) Commissioned by London Borough of Waltham Forest
A commission to create a photographic Visual Time Capsule of the major cultural and Olympic related events that happened in 2012 within the London Borough of Waltham Forest. This community project included recruiting a team of volunteers and working in partnership with schools, voluntary groups, and other artists.
Mossbourne Architecture Club (2012) Commissioned by The British Council
This commission was to make a film tracing the developing partnership between world renowned Architects Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners and Mossbourne Community Academy, a school in Hackney, East London.
Taking Part: Commission by the London Borough of Waltham Forest (2011 – 2012)
This was a year-long collaboration by ‘Image 17,’ a group of 13 Waltham Forest photographers. We documented 48 community sports teams and groups and created a collection of 144 images, showing the breadth of sports available and the commitment of staff and volunteers in our community.
Gnome House, a Community Arts Centre and Exhibition space in East London
In 2013 I became a volunteer Director of Gnome House and worked with a team of community activists to transform a derelict factory into a thriving community arts and exhibition centre. Since Gnome House opened in 2015 I have co-curated several exhibitions with fellow Director, Anna Alcock.
In June 2018 Gnome House held its most ambitious exhibition to date which involved over 100 artists, six schools and exhibitors from all over London, the UK, Germany, Mexico and the USA. This exhibition was called, ‘We are the Leaders We have been waiting for,’ and was inspired by the anti-gun student activists of Parkland, Florida, and also the tragic killings of young people that happened within a few hundred metres of Gnome House. This exhibition received local and national press coverage.
To see images from the ‘We are the Leaders we have been waiting for,’ exhibition at Gnome House please go to: http://gnomehouse.org.uk/we-are-the-leaders-we-have-been-waiting-for/
Backyard Magazine, curator
Backyard was an online photography magazine I founded that showcased the work of photographers who love to work close to home. Backyard published 4 issues and included over 60 photographers work and collaborated with institutions such as the State Library of Queensland and The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago.