Emily Strange



emily strange


Address: Apartment 302, The Grand, 1 Aytoun Street, Manchester M1 3DA



Studio: Rogue artists studios, Chapeltown Street, Manchester, UK




PhD (scholarship): 'Harnessing the utopian impulse in drawing ' (a practice led project) - Manchester Metropolitan University (2014)


MfA Fine Art and critical theory - Glasgow School of Art (2006)


BA (hons) Fine Art / Art History - National College of Art and Design, Dublin (1998)


Teaching (now)



Senior lecturer - BA Fine art / integrated media (0.5): Blackburn College University, Lancashire, UK (2013-)


Pathway leader for fine art - UAL foundation studies (0.2): Blackburn College University, Lancashire, UK (2015-)


Academic visits / research and freelance (past)


Artist in residence:

Repton School, School of Art and Design, Derby. (2007-2010)


Visiting artist / lecturer:

Edith Cowen University, Perth, Australia. (2009, June - August)


Visiting artist / lecturer, UAL foundation studies:

Loughborough University, Leicestershire. (2009 / 2010, September - June)


Visiting artist, BA Fine art / MA Fine art:

Bezalel Academy of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel. (2005 / 2006, November - August)


Selected exhibitions and projects (upcoming and past)


2016 (Nov): Drawing in translation, Rogue Studios project space (curated project), Manchester, UK

2016 (April): 'Work on the line' 2 - New Court Gallery (solo exhibition), Derbyshire, UK

2016 (March): 'Work on the line' Metal Culture (site specific proposals curated by Dr David Penny), Liverpool, UK

2015: After-effect, Palimpsest, Ruin Zentrum fur Kunst und Urbanistik (Centre for art and urban studies), Moabit railway depot, (Research residency and solo exhibition), Berlin, Germany

2014: Propositions for things to come Holden gallery project space, Manchester School of Art (Solo exhibition), Manchester, UK

2014: Utopographies' Baltic contemporary art (project room), Group exhibition and seminar, Gateshead, UK

2013: Dislocated National academy the arts (AHRC Skills development award), Oslo, Norway

2012: University of Cyprus, Utopian Studies Society (conference paper and research presentation), Nicosia, Cyprus

2011: Patricia Frost Museum, Florida International University (Group exhibition / research presentation), Florida, USA

2011 / 2012: Cube Gallery (Collective group exhibitions and seminars), Manchester, UK

2011: Listening Anthony Burgess foundation (conference paper), Manchester, UK

2011: University Rovira, Utopian studies society (conference paper), Tarragona, Spain

2010: Dead Time and Negative Space Goodenough College Gallery, (group exhibition), Kings Cross, London, UK

2009 /2010: Rebuilding Batavia Fremantle Centre for contemporary art (research residency at the shipwreck museum and solo exhibition), Perth, Australia

2006 - 2007: Tel Aviv Biennale, Bezalel Academy of art, Tel Aviv, Israel

2006: Roskilde Museum of contemporary art, (group exhibition), Denmark



Grants, awards and funded projects


2012 / 2013: Dislocated AHRC Skills development grant (artist / researcher in residence and group exhibition) supported by the Academy of Fine Arts, (Oslo and Bergen) Norway.


2009: Fremantle Art Gallery and The Shipwreck Museum (artist in residence) supported by Fremantle contemporary Arts and Edith Cowen University. Funded by Repton School and Fremantle Art gallery, Perth, Australia


2006: Hikkaduwa Area Relief Fund AiR scheme, Sri Lanka: Post-tsunami cultural aid and re-development project: Colombo / Galle / Hikkaduwa regions. Funded by Hikkaduwa Area Relief Fund, Glasgow School of Art and UZ Events, Glasgow, UK


2005 and 2006: Bezalel Academy of Art (artist in residence), funded by Glasgow School of Art and the former British Council, Tel Aviv, Israel