Rowland Hill                                                                                                                                                                                      Bio/Contact    

               Rowland Hill
               b. 1989, Leicester (UK)

2021     Performance Two, Pink Gallery, Manchester
2020     Do you think you’re better off alone?, The Royal Standard, Liverpool
2019     Opera, The Holden Gallery, Manchester (with Jack Sheen, curated by Zoe Watson)
               Interjectional Exercises, The Portico Library, Manchester
               Interesting Times,, UK/DK (curated by Dyveke Bredsdorff)
2015     Studio, The Northern Charter, Newcastle (curated by Tess Denman-Cleaver)

2022     UK New Artists, Leicester
2021     No-body’s room x LUX, The Room Projects, Paris
               Microneme x Holden Gallery, online exhibition, Wuhan and Manchester
               Virtually Reality SS21, digital events series, Manchester 
               Interruptions: Sounds, The Holden Gallery, Manchester
2020     Correspondance / Correspondence, Videographé, Montreal
               Visions in the Nunnery, Bow Arts, London (selected by Hetain Patel)
               Hold On, The Koppel Project, London
2019     Fracto Film Encounter, ACUD, Berlin
               The Lived Female Body in Performance Symposium, Live Art Bistro, Leeds
               Bankley Open Call, Bankley Gallery, Manchester
               Time Crush, Organon, Odense
               neo:art prize exhibition, Bolton Museum and Art Gallery
               Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles             
               22nd International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair, The Tetley, Leeds
               Soundings, Raven Row, London
               Post Paradise, Centrala, Birmingham
               Against the run of play, St Paul’s House, Deptford Market Yard, London
2018     London Radical Book Fair, Goldsmiths University, London
               Visible Speech, The Portico Library, Manchester
               An assembly: D’Heudieres, Hill, Usher, 3 part UK film screening including Centrala, Birmingham
               The Hand of the Artist, Old Telephone Exchange, London (curated by Roaming Room)
               Graduate Degree Show, Slade School of Fine Art, London
               In So Many Words, The Portico Library, Manchester (curated by James Moss)
2017     Three - Rua Dom Carlos, Mascarenhas n.22, Lisbon
               Small Press Sound Project, Slade Research Centre, London
               Progress/Regress, Crypt Gallery, London
               Authentic Tongues, Bloomsbury Theatre
               Cinema Flux, Flux Factory, NYC  
               Many Hares Running, Charlton Gallery, London
2016     Kgnm Fest, Cologne
               Abeerance, Platform Southwark, London
               Praxis, The Advisory, London
               Emergency Festival, Z Arts, Manchester
               A Pixel Or Digit?, Parfitt Gallery, London (curated by Turf Projects)
               Tracing Paper, Paper Gallery, Manchester
               Diving into the Wreckage, The Old Police Station, London
               ddmmyy, Sandbar, Manchester
               Science in the City Festival, Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester
2015     Fleck, 10 part UK and Europe tour including Splendor, Amsterdam; Mayhem, Copenhagen; Del Rex, Berlin
               London Short Film Festival, ICA, London
               FOKUS Video Fest, Copenhagen Contemporary Arts Centre
               Broadcast, Liverpool Small Cinema, Liverpool
               Elsie and Hannah, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
               Snakebox and Friends, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
               Elsie and Hannah, The Whitworth Art Gallery
2014     Delia Derbyshire Day, 5 part UK film screening including The Horse Hospital, London
               Quays Culture Northern Artists' Film, Salford Media City
               Project RE:Rite, Royal Northern College of Music
               Sonic Fusion Film Festival, Salford University and The University of Chicago
               Show & Thumb, Paramount Books, Manchester
               Parallel Vienna, Altes Zollamt, Vienna
               Flatpack, Federation House, Manchester (curated by Amy Lawrence)
               Cue: Art in Manchester, group show, Piccadilly Place, Manchester (curated by James Moss)

2020     The Winner Takes it All, Montez Press Radio, New York City
               A listening hour co-curated with Gabriella Hirst, with works by Rosa Johan Uddoh, Larisa Crunçeanu

               Spaces-in-Between, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
               Five commissioned video works by
               Supported by The British Council, Arts Council England and the RNCM

2019     Soundings, Raven Row, London
               A performative listening event co-curated with Dyveke Bredsdorff
               with works by Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley, Reman Sadini, Jessa Mockridge, Jo Pester and Karolina Stellaki

2018     Body as Archive, Slade Research Centre, London
               An exhibition of 18 live works & film programme, co-curated by Amy Steel and Taylor               
               with works by Sondra Perry, Jayne Parker, Jennifer Walshe, Onyeka Igwe, Gabriella Hirst, Kimberley Beach

               Video Jam x Basquiat, Barbican Hall, London
               Six commissioned video works by artists including Victoria Keddie, Ephraim Asili, Gabrielle Ledet, Topher Campbell
               Supported by Arts Council England, Barbican Arts Centre and the Jonathan Ruffer Foundation

2017     Show & Tell, A.M, London
               Co-curated by Ralph Pritchard, with Rosa Johan-Uddoh, Laura Hindmarsh & Alice Lea

2019     Solos for Voice by John Cage, John Cage: Maybe Even Beyond the Delta, The Lowry, Salford
               Tape Piece by Andy Ingamells & Maya Verlaak, Archway Sound Symposium, The Bomb Factory, London
2018     we shall run by Yvonne Rainer (UK premiere), LCMF - Structural Faults, Ambika P3, London
               cus I’ve been acting like sour milk spilled on the floor by Josh Virtz, SET Studios, London, UK
               Tate and the Lyle-ettes by Rosa Johan-Uddoh, The Henry Moore Room, Tate Britain, UK
               Tape Piece by Andy Ingamells & Maya Verlaak, Body as Archive, Slade Research Centre, London
               Why are all my tutors white, baby? by Rosa-Johan Uddoh, Slade Research Centre, London, UK
2017     Book Concerto in One Act by Elizabeth S. Clark, LCMF - Ruins in Reverse, Ambika P3, London, UK
               EAR ACTION by Neo Hülker & Stellan Veolce, LCMF - New Intimacy I, Ambika P3, London, UK
               Tape Piece by Andy Ingamells and Maya Verlaak, LCMF - New Intimacy I, Ambika P3, London, UK

               AWARDS & GRANTS
2019     Jerwood Bursary
               a-n Artist Bursary
2018     Dean’s Fund, Slade School of Fine Art
               Manchester Culture Award (with Video Jam)
               Shortlisted for the Duveen Award
2017     The Clare Winsten Memorial Award, Slade School of Fine Art
               UCL Changemakers Grant
               Shortlisted for the Sekforde Trust
2015     Creative Skillset Grant

2018     Aspen Digital Art Prize, Slade School of Fine Art
               Adrian Carruthers Studio Award, Slade School of Fine Art
               Boise Travel Scholarship, Slade School of Fine Art
2017     ACS Bursary Prize, Slade School of Fine Art

2017     Flux Factory, Long Island, New York City
2016     Inventory, Brgy, London
               Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester
               Aldeburgh Music
2015     REACT, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester - with Legroom
               Paper Gallery, Manchester

               PUBICATIONS & WRITING             
2021     ‘hold on’ exhibition catalogue, The Koppel Project
               Interruptions: Sounds, The Holden Gallery, Manchester
2018     ‘Brgy. South Kensington’, exhibition catalogue, published by UnBound
               SPP 3, Small Press Project vinyl publication, curated by Hannah Dargavel-Leafe
2017     ‘Copy Copy’, The Small Press Project
2015     Catalogue essay for Feint by James Moss, published by Fuse Arts Space, Bradford
               Script editor and director for ‘Fleck, Flob, Flop’ by Joe Snape

2019     Masterclass for Filmmaking BA Talent Lab, Manchester School of Art
               Mentor for graduating Manchester School of Art BA Film students

               SELECTED TALKS & ENGAGEMENTS                     
2020     Workshop for Contact Theatre
2019     Judge for ‘Gallery Work’ award, Move Film Festival, Manchester School of Art
2018     Performance Workshops, Manchester Deaf Centre
               Artist talk, Loughborough High School
               Judge for TENT Academy Awards Film Festival 2018
2016     Workshops, Brighter Sound, Manchester
               Artist talk, HOME, Manchester
2015     Artist talk, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle
               Artist talk, Whitworth Young Contemporaries, Zion Arts Centre, Manchester
               Workshops, Blaze Festival, Burnley
2014     Workshop, Falmouth University
               Artist talk, Kino shorts, Manchester

               PRESS & FEATURES
2019     Featured artist for Ambit Issue 238
               ‘A Thing Unseen: An interview with Rowland Hill’, Still Life Issue 4: Ways to Disappear
               A5 magazine, February 2019 Issue  
2018     ‘On Location: An assembly’, The Wire, Issue 418 - review of Tha-at’s right
               ‘Trip Report: An Assembly play Charlie Usher and Rowland Hill’, Boring like a Drill, 16/10/18
               ‘Ten Artists to Watch’, Elephant, 24/07/18
               ‘Rowland Hill’s Digital Relics and Provocation’, 5 Questions, Elephant, 09/07/18
               ‘Unmissable Culture of 2018’, The Guardian 02/01/18 - preview of Video Jam x Basquiat
2015     ‘Young, Creative and Manc, i-D, 30/06/15

2021     The Exchange, an alternative learning project co-organised by Eastside Projects, Turf Projects, The
               NewBridge Project, CAMP, G39 (WARP), and Spike Island
2018     MA Fine Art, The Slade School of Fine Art (UCL), London (Distinction)
2014     BFI and LUX Experimenta Forum, BFI Southbank, London (led by Ed Webb-Ingall)
2012     Foundation in Art and Design, Manchester School of Art (Distinction)
2011     BA Drama and English, University of Manchester (1st Class Hons)

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