Sarah Calmus

b 1989 Essex, England

Lives and works in Edinburgh, Scotland

 

UPCOMING PROJECTS- 2018- 

  11th- 16th July- Residents Showcase at Custom Lane- Collaboration with Edinburgh Tool Library

        

2018
        6-8th July-  The Corpse Strikes Back, Curated by James Jimbo, New Glasgow Society, Glasgow

       22nd and 23rd June- Uber Dérive, Architecture Fringe 2018, Edinburgh

       Friday 1st June -Curator, Organiser and Compere of Emergence, Hidden Door’s Emerging Artist         Symposium, Hidden Door Arts Festival 2018 , Edinburgh

         6th- 14th April- 8/20-Inside Out, The Salon, Members Show, EMBASSY Gallery, Edinburgh
         26th Jan- 14th Feb- Momentum, Invited Artist, Norie-Miller Riverside Light Nights, Perth, Scotland

        15th-23rd Jan-  Bring Back The Mountains, Beta Beta Residency Showcase, South Block, Glasgow

         29th Jan- 8th March- Open+ , SSA+VAS Together, Open 2018, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh 

         1st- 31st Jan - FUN-A-DAY 2018 participator, Dundee, Edinburgh

          

SOLO COMMISSIONS/EVENTS

27/03/18            Hidden Door Art Auction, Lyon & Turnbull, Broughton Place, Edinburgh

01/09/17              Echo Chambers, Impossible Island #01 for Is That All There Is? with Werkha / Babe / MR                                   TC, Stereo cafe bar, Glasgow

2016                   Mandala Prism, Commission, Invited Artist at Hidden Door Festival 2016, Edinburgh

2015 June-July- Geometric Timeline, Commission, Forth Valley Open Studios, Falkirk Community Hospital

2014                   Utopic Tweets; The Public Poem, Summer Programme ’14, Generator Projects, Dundee

2013                   The Art of Silence, Summer Programme 2013, Generator Projects, Dundee, Scotland

 

RECENT PROJECTS/EVENTS/EXHIBITIONS/COMMISSIONS

2017

14th-17th December-  ‘Editions’ contemporary art sale curated by Common Ground,                                                                             South Block, supported by Wasps, Glasgow

24th November-          'Page 36' The Plaza, Risograph printed living archive publication,  a collaborative                                               project by Mutual and Peel Eezy, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

10th-16th -                   (In)valid Inferences- Collaboration with Dave House AKA The Reverse Sound                 October                       Engineer for Paradigm Electronic Arts Festival, The Biscuit Factory, Leith,                                                           Edinburgh

24th-16th August-       Invited Independent Artist, Total Theatre Exchange, Edinburgh

31st July- 4th August-  Invited Artist in Residence, Studio Practice Summer School, Look & Draw,                                                          Edinburgh

8th/9th July-               Convergence at LONGCUTS, Civic Soup, Architecture Fringe 2017, Edinburgh

26th May 2017- 4th JuneEcho Chambers, Hidden Door Festival, Old Leith Theatre

March 4th-12th            Reflex, EMBASSY Gallery's 2017 Members' show DON SALON, Edinburgh

February-                     Crack, The Imago Mundi project, St Margarets House, Edinburgh

 

2015-2016

August-August- Poem Pieces, Dark Barn Exhibition, Zlin, Czech Republic

 

2015

PI, Black Cube Collective Annual Show, Gayfield Creative Spaces, Edinburgh

String Screen (O), Art/Science Symposium, Artspeak Projects, University of Edinburgh

String Screen ( [] ), Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh

String Screen (O), Twitter First Friday, Online Exhibition

P.I Text Ed. , Generator Members Show 2015, Generator Projects, Dundee, Scotland

 

2014

Utopic Tweets (TPP), Shortlisted speaker, STV Digital Spark Award, Dundee Literary Festival, Dundee

P.I, DJCAD Showcase of Digital Media, Selected film, Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre, Dundee

The Prism Complex, DJCAD Degree Show, University of Dundee, Dundee

Pure Imagination, Translations, Generator Projects, Dundee, Scotland

String Theory , Public Light Installations, various locations, Dundee, Scotland

Liberal Loos, Interventions in public lavatories around Dundee, Scotland

31 Days of Presents, Fun-A-Day Dundee, Wasp Studios, Dundee, Scotland

 

2013

Musical Flashmob, Collaboration with Jean Frazer, Dundee City Centre, Scotland

De/Constructing Gender, The Undesirable, Heathfield Car Park Exhibition, Dundee, Scotland

World Aids Day, Public Performance, Dundee City Centre, Scotland

 

2012

World Aids Day, Public Performance, Plaza de la Virgen, Valencia, Spain

 

RESIDENCIES/AWARDS

2017                               Invited Independent Artist, for Total Theatre Exchange Programme, Edinburgh City

31st July- 4th August-   Invited Artist in Residence, Studio Practice Summer School, Look & Draw,                                                            Edinburgh

2016 (Oct/Nov)              Beta Beta Residency, Braemar, Scotland

2015-                              Shortlisted for the STV Digital Spark Award

 

MEMBERSHIPS/SUPPORTING CREATIVE ORGANISATIONS

Visual Arts Scotland Associate Member

Edinburgh Tool Library Member

SUPERLUX Member, LUX Scotland, Glasgow

EMBASSY Member, Edinburgh

Hidden Door Arts Festival Core Team Member

SYN Festival, Edinburgh

Pianodrome, Edinburgh

Bamboobelly Bandstand Community Project