ROWLAND HILL                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Work / Dates / About / CV

Rowland Hill
b. 1989, Leicester (UK)

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2018  MA Fine Art, The Slade School of Fine Art (UCL), London (Distinction)
2012  Foundation in Art and Design, Manchester School of Art (Distinction)
2011  BA Drama and English, University of Manchester (1st Class Hons)

Solo Exhibitions and Projects
2019  Interjectional Exercises, The Portico Library, Manchester - commissioned by Manifest Arts 
2019  Interesting Times, - curated by Dyveke Bredsdorff
2015  Studio, The Northern Charter, Newcastle - curated by Tess Denman-Cleaver
2015  Artist Next Door, solo residential takeover, Manchester - curated by Ruta Skudraite

Group Shows
2019  (forthcoming) Time Crush, Organon, Ordense, Denmark
2019  Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles
2019  22nd International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair, The Tetley, Leeds
2019  What’s on the Cards? Barbecue, Manchester
2018  London Radical Book Fair, Goldsmiths University, London       
2018  The Hand of the Artist, Old Telephone Exchange, London - curated by Roaming Room
2018  Graduate Degree Show, Slade School of Fine Art, London
2018  In So Many Words, The Portico Library, Manchester - curated by James Moss
2017  Three - Rua Dom Carlos, Mascarenhas n.22, Lisbon, Portugal
2017  Many Hares Running, Charlton Gallery, London
2016  DADA 100, The Wonder Inn, Manchester - curated by Collective North
2015  A Pixel Or Digit?, Parfitt Gallery, London - curated by Turf Projects
2015  Tracing Paper, Paper Gallery, Manchester
2015  Diving into the Wreckage, The Old Police Station, London
2015  Spaces in-between, Doomed Gallery, London
2014  Show & Thumb, Paramount Books, Manchester
2014  Parallel Vienna, Altes Zollamt, Vienna
2014  Flatpack, Federation House, Manchester - curated by Amy Lawrence
2014  Cue: Art in Manchester, group show, Piccadilly Place, Manchester - curated by James Moss

2019  Fracto Film Encounter, ACUD, Berlin
2019  The Lived Female Body in Performance Symposium, Live Art Bistro, Leeds
2018  An assembly: D’Heudieres, Hill, Usher, 3 part UK film screening including Centrala, Birmingham
2017  Cinema Flux, Flux Factory, New York City
2016  Kgnm Fest, Cologne
2016  Open Studios, Aldeburgh Music
2016  ddmmyy, Sandbar, Manchester
2016  Science in the City Festival, Museum of Science and Industry
2015  FLECK, 10 part UK/European film screening including Splendor, Amsterdam; Mayhem, Copenhagen
2015  London Short Film Festival, ICA, London
2015  FOKUS Video Fest, Copenhagen Contemporary Arts Centre
2015  Broadcast, Liverpool Small Cinema, Liverpool
2015  Elsie and Hannah, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
2015  Snakebox and Friends, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
2014  Delia Derbyshire Day, 5 part UK film screening including The Horse Hospital, London; Norwich Arts Centre; Cube Microplex, Bristol
2014  Quays Culture Northern Artists' Film, Salford
2014  Bunker, Salon Flux, London
2014  Project RE:Rite, Royal Northern College of Music
2014  Sonic Fusion Film Festival, Salford University and The University of Chicago

Performances (own work)
2019  Interjectional Exercises, Soundings, Raven Row, London
2019  Interesting Times, Post Paradise, Centrala, Birmingham
2019  The Hands of God, Against the run of play, St Paul’s House, Deptford Market Yard, London
2018  Visible Speech, performance with Manchester Deaf Centre, The Portico Library, Manchester
2017  untitled, Small Press Sound Project, Slade Research Centre, London
2017  Stress leads to unusual words often, Progress/Regress, Crypt Gallery, London
2017  Stress leads to unusual words often, Authentic Tongues, Bloomsbury Theatre, London
2016  Slow Dramatic Ending, Abeerance, Platform Southwark, London
2016  OWTRIISH, Praxis, The Advisory, London
2016  I have never been anywhere so long, Emergency Festival, Z Arts, Manchester
2014  OWTRISH, Fluxus, Contact Theatre, Manchester

Performer of work by others
2019  (forthcoming) Performer, works by John Cage, The Lowry, Salford
2019  Performer, Tape Piece by Andy Ingamells and Maya Verlaak, Archway Sound Symposium, The Bomb Factory, London
2018  Performer, we shall run by Yvonne Rainer, UK premiere, London Contemporary Music Festival, Ambika P3, London
2018  Performer, cus I’ve been acting like sour milk spilled on the floor, Josh Virtz, SET Studios, London
2018  Performer, Tate and the Lyle-ettes by Rosa Johan-Uddoh, Art in the Age of Black Girl Magic, The Henry Moore Room, Tate Britain
2018  Performer, Tape Piece by Andy Ingamells and Maya Verlaak, Body as Archive, Slade Research Centre, London
2018  Performer, Why are all my tutors white, baby? by Rosa-Johan Uddoh, Widening the Gaze Conference, Slade Research Centre, London
2017  Performer, Book Concerto by Elizabeth S. Clark / EAR ACTION by Neo Hülker & Stellan Veolce / Tape Piece by Andy Ingamells and Maya Verlaak, London Contemporary Music Festival, Ambika P3, London
2016  Performer and production design, Side Step by Legroom, The Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Selected curated projects     

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

2018  Curator
           Body as Archive; an
exhibition of 18 live works & film programme, Slade Research Centre, London            
           with works by Sondra Perry, Jayne Parker, Jennifer Walshe, Onyeka Igwe, Gabriella Hirst, Kimberley Beach, Cristina Planas

           Supported by The Dean’s Fund, Slade School of Fine Art

2018  Film curator
           Video Jam x Basquiat,
Barbican Hall, London
            Six commissioned video works by Victoria Keddie, Ephraim Asili, Scout Stuart, Gabriella Ledet, Hayley Anderson and Topher Campbell

            Supported by Arts Council England, The Barbican and The Jonathan Ruffer Foundation

2017  Film curator
           Video Jam takeover,
Manchester Museum
            with films by Jan Svankmajer, Webb-Ellis, Vimukthi Jayasundar and archive films from the Wellcome Collection, London

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

Awards / Grants
2019  a-n Artist Bursary
2018  Dean’s Fund, Slade School of Fine Art
2018  Manchester Culture Award - as curator
2018  Nominated for the Adrian Carruthers Studio Award
2018  Nominated for the Boise Travel Scholarship, Slade School of Fine Art
2017  The Clare Winsten Memorial Award, Slade School of Fine Art
2017  UCL Changemakers Grant
2017  Shortlisted for the Sekforde Trust
2015  Creative Skillset Grant
2015  Shortlisted for a Sky Arts Scholarship
2014  Quays Culture Northern Artists’ Film Honorary Mention

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

Publications / Writing
2019  (upcoming) Editor of ‘Body as Archive’, exhibition catalogue, Slade Press                                            
2018  ‘Brgy. South Kensington’, exhibition catalogue, published by UnBound. View. 
2018  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
2015  Script editor and director for ‘Fleck, Flob, Flop’ by Joe Snape

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

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

Press / Features 
2019  ‘A Thing Unseen: An interview with Rowland Hill’, Still Life Issue 4: Ways to Disappear
2019  Wotisart? June 2019 Issue
2019  A5 magazine, February 2019 Issue  
2018  ‘On Location: An assembly’, The Wire, Issue 418 - review of Tha-at’s right
2018  ‘Trip Report: An Assembly play Charlie Usher and Rowland Hill’, Boring like a Drill, 16/10/18
2018  ‘Ten Artists to Watch’, Elephant, 24/07/18
2018  ‘Rowland Hill’s Digital Relics and Provocation’, 5 Questions, Elephant, 09/07/18
2018  ‘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
2013  Review: CUE - Piccadilly Place, Corridor 8, 18/11/13

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