About & Contact

Video still from Pendulum by Catherine Street

Catherine Street is a visual artist based in Scotland.
Contact: catherine.e.street[at]gmail[dot]com

PROJECTS AND EXHIBITIONS

2016
TRG3 2016-17 with JL Williams, Talbot Rice Gallery Edinburgh
From William Hunter to Damien Hirst: the Dead Teach the Living, Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow, group exhibition, (until 2017)
The Two Cultures, performance at one-day symposium featuring speakers Christine Borland, Brian Dillon and Roger Hiorns at Glasgow University
Writer-in-residence, The British Art Show 8, with JL Williams, online collaborative writing project with performance at Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

2015
All in a fankle open showcase, CCA Glasgow part of the Being Human Festival following workshops run by Elizabeth Reeder, Rachel McCrum, Ewan Downie and Clare Duffy
Tourist in Residence, Edinburgh Art Festival, series of performative tours
Ripples on the Pond, Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow – with Modern Edinburgh Film School
Unforeseen, Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh, collaborative installation/performance, guest artist
Muscle Theory, solo exhibition, Reid Gallery, Glasgow School of Art

2014
Interdisciplinary Residency Programme Hospitalfield Arts
Reading with JL Williams as part of Roundtable Discussion – The Process of Content: on a temporality in contemporary art, Cooper Gallery, Dundee
Participant on the Live Art Development Agency workshop DIY 11: 2014 – Johanna Linsley with Rebecca Louise Collins ‘Stolen Voices’, Bournemouth
Reading with JL Williams for Reading and Identity: a conference, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
Reading with JL Williams for Here, Right Now: art writing readings, Edinburgh College of Art
One month residency at SSW, Lumsden, Aberdeenshire
Reading with JL Williams for 12 hour Jamming Symposium, Cooper Gallery, Dundee
Who are your limbs with Neil Simpson, part of Edinburgh Annuale
Sway & Muscle, installation/performance in development at Project!!WAKAKA! Edinburgh
Film & Burrito, film night at Rhubaba Gallery and Studios, Edinburgh
The Silver River, Modern Edinburgh Film School as part of GoMA’s Atelier Public during Glasgow International

2013
Creative Scotland artists’ bursary (2013-2014)
Continuum, screening and performance with JL Williams, Owen Green and Martin Parker, at the Edinburgh Art Festival
The Good Work, Modern Edinburgh Film School at New Media Scotland, Edinburgh
Performance as part of From Death to Death and Other Small Tales: By Night, Modern One (Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art), Edinburgh
Square 2, artists’ film and video programme, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
CCA Creative Lab Residency, Glasgow
Performance with Greg Sinclair at the Buzzcut Festival, Glasgow
Your indifferent nature, exhibition, film screening and reading, Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh

2012
Continuum, screening and performance with JL Williams, Owen Green and Martin Parker, Generator Projects, Dundee
Human Race – Inside the History of Sports Medicine, various venues across Scotland
glossa, with Kate Temple, Sam Collier and Anna Chapman @ 144/1 Duke Street, Edinburgh. Part of Annuale 2012

2011
AXA in Action performance festival, Prague, Czech Republic
cabin:codex, DJCAD Visual Research Centre, DCA, Dundee, curated by Sophia Hao and David Faithfull
Sounds from the next room, collaborative exhibition with Kate Temple, Gladstone’s Land, Edinburgh
Dark Waters, group exhibition, Station Project, Platform Arts, Belfast
Never or Now performance festival, Bergen Kjøtt, Bergen, Norway

2010
Group show, Number 35 Gallery (now Cindy Rucker Gallery), New York, curated by Gavin Morrison, Atopia Projects
Sweat Lodge, group show, Transmission, Glasgow
Screening of video work from Scotland, Seltsimaja community house, Tallinn, Estonia
Represented at Supermarket Art Fair, Sweden by X-RAY at the Perseverance

2009
Scottish Arts Council artists’ bursary for research (31st January 2009-31st January 2010).
Reading of Pendulum, Lady Gaby’s Wonderbar, Kreuzberg, Berlin, an evening of performance also featuring Ruth Barker
Installation and Performance with Wounded Knee, Warehouse of Horrors, Studio Warehouse, Glasgow
Residency at the Highland Institute for Contemporary Art, Dalcrombie, Inverness-shire
X-RAY, screening of artists’ film and video at the Perseverance, London

2008
Concrete Shadows, group show with Kate Davis, Ines Schaber and Lucy Skaer, The Changing Room, Stirling, Scotland
Caravan of Horrors, group video screening in conjunction with Fools in Print launch, the Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
… Collaborative performance and installation event with Anna Copland, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland
EmergeD at Brunnenstrasse 185, performance and video event with Agnes Nedregard, Berlin

2007
Your words and my mouth, performance and installation, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath, Scotland
Edinburgh’s Death Space and the Word’s, performance and tour with Anna Copland, part of Edinburgh Art Festival
Unknown Purposes and Characteristics: work in progress, Stills, Edinburgh
Build a Room, an evening of live performance with Agnes Nedregard and Aileen Campbell at Stills, Edinburgh.
Artist in Residence 2007/2008, Stills, Edinburgh
I dreamed your dream for you and now your dream is real, solo show, The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock, Scotland

2005
Performance and installation in two venues at the Kirkgate Shopping Centre, Leith, EmergeD at the Leith Festival
Aurora, installation of drawings and wall drawing at EXTENSION at the Glasgow Art Fair
Group show, Forever and a Day Büro, Berlin
Don’t make love to an owl drink Cresswell’s Pineapple Juice, group show with Joep van Liefland, Andrew Gilbert and Tine Furler, 5 Neuerbahnhof Strasse, Berlin

PUBLICATIONS
The Burning Sand Volume IV
Queer Information, Modern Edinburgh Film School Anthology, 2014
The Silver River, Modern Edinburgh Film School as part of GoMA’s Atelier Public during Glasgow International, 2014
Your body of objects, artist’s book published as part of the Human Race exhibition project, 2013
The Dark Would, anthology of poets and artists using text, 2013
Never? Now? Performance Art! Never or Now Performance Festival, Norway, 2012
Gnommero, collection of artists’ writings, 2010
Art & Text, edited by Aimee Selby, Blackdog publishing, 2009
Collage, edited by Blanche Craig, Blackdog publishing, 2008
Catherine Street, with text by Ruth Barker, Stills, 2008
I dreamed your dream for you and now your dream is real, exhibition catalogue, The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock, 2006

LINKS
Edinburgh Art Festival: uncovering the ‘alternative’ improbable city, Richard Taylor, a-n, July 2015
Catherine Street’s Muscle Theory: an assemblage of organicity, Polina Zioga and Inês Coelho, Central Station, April 2015
A Q&A with… Catherine Street, artist, interview by Richard Taylor, a-n, April 2015
Continuum: pushing the boundaries at Edinburgh art festival, interview by Annie Rutherford, The Poetry Round on Cafe Babel, August 2013
Emerging: Catherine Street, by Ruth Beale, MAP magazine, June 2007
Catherine Street Blurs Belief & Reality At The Dick Institute by Rose Shillito, Culture24, February 2007

Artists
The Agent Ria
Lyndsay Mann
Ruth Barker
Greg Sinclair