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Images: Cigdem Aydemir for In Between Time, Iro Vasalou, Frea Buckler, Hix Art, Smithson Gallery, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Secret Cinema, Andre Pattenden

 

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Words

Florence offers art writing services for artists, galleries, and arts organisations.

If you are interested in commissioning a text for your exhibition

or project please get in touch.

Recent texts include:

Ruth K. Burke, Of Love: A Labor, Co-Prosperity, Chicago

Susan Simonini, Glimmer, Handmark Gallery, Australia

Lindsay Mapes, In Stitches, Smithson Projects, UK

PUBLICATIONS

 

Interspecies Performance, forthcoming edited book with Prof. Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca, published by Performance Research Books, 2024

 

'Significant Others: Thinking With Care In Interspecies Performance' Portuguese translation

published by Latin American Journal of Critical Animal Studies,

December 2021

 

'Significant Others: Thinking With Care In Interspecies Performance'

Conference paper presented at Cosmopolitics 'Animalisms' conference, March 2021

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'Becoming-with-Animal: An Ecofeminist Performance Practice' published by the academic journal Performance, Religion & Spirituality Vol 2. Issue 2. in May 2020

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'The Empowered Practice of Becoming-with-Animal'

Commissioned for the exhibition Sleeping with A Tiger (2020) at K-Gold Temporary Gallery, Lesvos, Greece, curated by Nicolas Vamvouklis

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'Becoming-with-Animal: Cultivating A Feminist Understanding of Human-Animal Transformation in Contemporary Performance'

MA Thesis - Shortlisted for faculty thesis prize

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TALKS

Research presentation for the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 

University of Surrey, February 2024

 

Research sharing, Cove Park Scotland, December 2023

 

Near Dwellers, panel discussion with Sarah Le Quang Sang (SLQS)

Street Road Artists Project Space and the Tree Museum, September 2023

Visiting Artist SeriesIllinois State University, September 2022

 

Propositions Lecture Series, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, September 2022 

 

Dialogue in Creative Practice, Techne Student Led Event, May 2022 

 

Regrowth & Resistance, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, London, 2021

 

Cosmopolitics Conference: Animalisms, Brazil, 2021

 

Interspecies Collaboration, University of Surrey, 2021

 

Polder Animal Symposium, Netherlands, 2020

Nicole Beutler Projects, Amsterdam 2019

RESIDENCIES

 

Techne funded research residency, Cove Park, Scotland, December 2023

 

Techne Funded PhD placement, Cove Park, International Artist Residency, Scotland, 2023

 

 Researcher in residence, Illinois State University, US, 2022

 

Follow the Land with Grampus Heritage, Cyprus, 2021

 

Producer Farm, UK, 2020

Onassis Foundation, Athens, 2020

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