ABOUT

Richard Dodwell (b.1988) is an artist, curator and writer based in London. His work navigates the relationship between time, space and queer identity through sculpture, installation and performance. 

Education
MFA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths (2017 - 2019) 
MA Literary Theory at Queen Mary UoL (2014 - 2015) 
BA English Studies Queen Mary UoL (2007 - 2010) 

Past and present collaborators include Timothy Thornton,  Urara Tsuchiya, Paul Kindersley, Nick Blackburn, David Hoyle, Wolf Kid Theatre, Jonny Liron, Alexandrina Hemsley, Pauline Mayers and Olivia Laing. 

His solo and collaborative work has been shown at Glasgow International, The Yard Theatre, Nottingham Contemporary, CCA Glasgow, Battersea Arts Centre, Sound Festival Aberdeen, Salisbury Cathedral, King's Place, Jersey Arts Centre,  Chelsea Theatre, Archive Gallery and more. 

In July 2016 his performance piece PLANES,  in collaboration with the poet and composer Timothy Thornton, was developed at Battersea Arts Centre with a grant awarded by Arts Council England. The piece received critical acclaim ('totally sublime on sex, grief and ghosts', 'stripped-back, dark and reassuringly human') when it opened the Yard Theatre's NOW 17 festival of new performance. A short review in the May 2017 issue of Frieze Magazine can be found here

In 2017 he formed the not-for-profit Pilot Press, an independent publisher of art and writing to shed new light on contemporary queer lives. His debut publication, Not here: a queer anthology of loneliness, sold over 700 copies worldwide with a second anthology planned for 2018. 



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