CV - Simon Raven
Born: 1978 in Nottingham, England. Works in performance, video and other media. Research interests include Disability Arts, experimental film and music.
The Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University: BFA (Hons) First Class (2001)
Royal College of Art, London: MA Sculpture (2004)
2015 - Grand Prize and People’s Prize, Nottingham Castle Open
2013 - Wasteland Twinning Residency, Nottingham/Indonesia
2012 - Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary, awarded by Shape/Camden Arts Centre. (With Publication)
2010 - Sideshow Award, British Art Show 7.
2010 - Artist in Residence, The Royal Standard, Liverpool.
2006 - Artist in Residence, CCA Kitakyushu, Japan. (With Publication)
2005 - Bursary awarded by Reading Experimental Film Festival
2001 - Mitzy Cunliffe Prize for Sculpture, Oxford
2015: SUNSCREEN, a commission for EM15 at the 56th Venice Biennale.
2015: Reactor Halls E15: You can’t win them all Ladies and Gentlemen, with Sian Robinson Davies.
2015: Daily Life Ltd: Expert View Symposium, Kingsley Hall, London.
2015: Steakhouse Live, with Disabled Avant-Garde, Rich Mix, London.
2015: Ruskin Shorts, Modern Art Oxford.
2015: ESP, Aid & Abet, Cambridge, with Ash Summers.
2015: Mega Armageddon Death - Long Version, Kunsthal Nikolaj, Copenhagen, and touring. Curated for One Minutes by Nathaniel Mellors.
2015: Art of the Lived Experiment, UICA, Grand Rapids, USA.
2015: Liminal Techno, Light Box, Detroit, USA.
2015: Nottingham Castle Open, with Jim Brouwer.
2014: Art of the Lived Experiment , Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool. (With Publication) Reviewed in Art Monthly, December 2014.
2014: Freud & Eros: Love, Lust and Longing, Freud Museum, London.
2014: FOAM, Attic, One Thoresby Street, Nottingham.
2013: The Wolf in the Winter, Modern Art Oxford.
2013: Totemic Festival, The Freud Museum, London.
2013: Wasteland Twinning, Attic, Nottingham.