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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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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



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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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



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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