Liv Pennington

Artist, Mother, Lecturer, Curator

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Education

2004-2005

PGCE Post 16, Institute of Education, London

2001 – 2003

M.A. Photography, The Royal College of Art, London

1998 – 1999

Guest Student, The National Academy of Art, Oslo, Norway

1994 – 1997

B.A (Hons) Fine Art: 2.1, Middlesex University, London

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015

How do you stand being a woman? The Quarterhouse (WOW Folkestone Commission)

2014

‘Outburst’, B&B space, Folkestone

2012

 ‘OVUM’, Boxroom Gallery, Folkestone

2005

‘Pick n Mix’, Wuthering Heights Gallery, Malmo, Sweden (Photography in focus festival)

 

Exhibitions

2014

Where are we now?,  Georges House Gallery, Folkestone

2013

‘Factory’, FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derby

2011

‘Open Art’,Orebro, Sweden

‘Check in & Check out’Harbourside, Folkestone Triennial Fringe

KO-AX’, Mascalls Gallery, Paddock Wood

2010

‘Perfection’, Critical Dictionary edition 23

‘Yuko Nasu & Liv Pennington’, CoExist Arts, Southend

‘Exquisite Corpse’, Core Gallery, London

‘Birthrites’, Islington Mill, Manchester

‘East Sussex Open’, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne

2009

‘The Affluenza Exhibition’, London

Tickle Attack’, Backlight 8th International Photographic Triennial, Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Finland

2008

‘Foto 8 Award & Summer Show’, Host Gallery, London

 ‘Through the lens’, RWA 1st Photography Open, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

‘Face Value’, Oriel Mostyn, Wales

2007 

‘As Serious as Your Life’, Bild Museet, Umea, Sweden

‘Deep Inspiration’, Jerwood Space, London

2006

‘The Responsibility of Forms’, Atkinson Gallery, Somerset

2004

‘Polaroid’, 39 Mitchell Street, London

‘Pause’, Hotbath Gallery, Bath

‘Evolution’, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, Shrewsbury

‘New Graduates 04’, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham

‘The Figure and the Face’, Orleans House Gallery, Richmond

2003

‘The Distance Between Me and You’, Lisson Gallery, London

‘Grosvenor Commission’, 70 Grosvenor Street, London

‘Show one’, Royal College of Art, London (Performance & Exhibition)

‘Time share’, The Barge House, OXO Tower, London

‘another way is possible’, Royal College of Art, London

2002

‘Bjorvika’, Oslo Kunsthall, Norway (Performance – Aug 17)

‘Club’ Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France (Performance & Exhibition)

‘Sledge’ The Jam Factory, London

2000

‘Resolution’ Photographic Centre, Thessalonica, Greece

1999

‘Avgangutstilling’ Stenersen Museet, Oslo, Norway

‘Nar nettene blir lange’ Atelier Nord, Oslo, Norway

 

Curator/Organiser of projects

2014

Collecting @ www.withdrawingroom.co.uk

2011

Check in & Check out, A pair of exhibitions to coincide with The Folkestone Triennial. Featuring Claire Haddon, Jo Longhurst, Lynda Ni Duil and Eva Stenram

Folkestone Open House & Studios

2009 – 2011

www.nepartism.com

 

Awards & Commissions

2011 The Birthrites Collection

2003 Helen Hamlyn ‘Design for our future selves’ shortlist

2002/3 The Grosvenor Photography Commission

 

Press Reviews

2007

Vasterbottens Folkblad (13th June)

Ornskoldsviks Allehanda (4th June)

2005

Sydsvenskan (April) Art & Culture review

2003

Time Out (August 27 – September 3) Art Review

Japanese Vogue (August) ‘art – the appliance of science’

Metro (10th July)

Art Review British Vogue (July) ‘art – the appliance of science’

The Observer (4th May 2003) Cash Supplement ‘Alternative Investments’

 

Catalogues, Online Journals & Publications

2013 Studies in the Maternal, Volume 5, Issue 2

2008 issue 9: vanishing point: the vicious and virtuous circle /seconds, the online journal of contemporary art and its research. www.slashseconds.org

2007 Deep Inspiration, Asthma UK, London

2005 The Grosvenor Photography Commission. Vol One, Grosvenor, London

2003 Design for our future selves 2003, Helen Hamyln Research Centre, London

2003 The Show at the Royal College of Art, London (ISBN 1-874175-99-3)

2001 CLUB CLUB CLUB, cd catalogue de l’exposition. Wilken Schade, Eva Stenram, Simon Wood (eds), Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers

1999 Fusion, Four page commission, Norway Avgangutstilling, The Norwegian National Academy of Fine Art Exhibition Catalogue, Norway

1995 Intersect: The Journal for Live Art Studies, Volume 1 Bulletin 1, November 1995 Scanning, (An investigation in to Art & Health in Public Spaces, coordinated by Bobbi Baker), The Arts Council of Great Britain

 

Fairs

2014 The Art Car Boot Fair, Brick Lane & Folkestone

2006 London Artist Book Fair, Institute Contemporary Art, London

 

Public Talks & Symposiums

2015

Artists & Feminism, Panel Talk at WOW Folkestone, The Quarterhouse

2014

Making art/living from art, LIv Pennington & Kate Knight in Conversation, Folkestone Fringe Friday Night Talks,  MKArtLab, Folkestone

Women artists who are important (to me), Lunchtime talk, International Womens Day, Georges House Gallery, Folkestone

2011

May 9th & 11th Birthrites Sympsia; The Whitworth Museum, Manchester & Whitechapel Gallery, London

2010

May  – Curators & Artist in Dialogue, Core Gallery, London

2007

April_ – BK Art Academy, Belgrade, Serbia

2006

May – Photoforum, Four Corners, London

March – Phocus, Cambridge University, Cambridge

2005

March  Gallery Talk, Wuthering Heights, Malmo, Sweden

 

Workshops

2011

Creative Foundation, Folkestone, Craft Workshops for under 11’s with their Parents/Carers

2007

Nov 2_ – Tate Modern, Portfolio Advice & Review Day for 16 – 19 yr olds