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Lucy Cash


Lucy is an artist and filmmaker. She is drawn to beginning with the extraordinary appearance of ordinary things – things that are already in the world, and that invite small interventions between the poetic and scientific, philosophical and humorous, intimate and political.

Her background in performance making and choreography informs her approach to the work she now makes in different media, and she continues to explore innovative forms of collaboration – working with people from a range of communities and fields of expertise. Her moving image work has been shown on television, (Ch4, Filmfour, BBC4 and BBC2) and internationally in both galleries and at film festivals.

Between 2005 – 2009 she was an associate member of Goat Island performance, making four moving image works with the company as well as contributing to writing and live performance. Since 2009 she has made site-specific performance work in different settings – including the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood; Wandsworth Park and at B-Motion Festival Bassano, Italy, (with Tabea Martin).

In 2009 she was awarded a fellowship from South East Dance for her work creating choreographies for the screen. In 2010, alongside Becky Edmunds, Chirstinn Whyte, Claudia Kappenberg and Gill Clarke she co-curated the What if… festival at Siobhan Davies Studios. In 2012 With Becky Edmunds she co-curated What Matters at Siobhan Davies Studios, and Small Matters at Dance Umbrella.

Lucy’s teaching has included a six week course at Tate Modern (Choreography: experiencing Space, Time and Ideas), and an annual week-long course for filmmakers and dancers in Bassano, Italy. In 2011-2012 she was Artist in Residence for the Whitechapel Gallery at Central Foundation Girls’ school. The work made during the residency has been exhibited at the Whitechapel between December 2012 and March 2013.

In 2013 Lucy is developing both her own projects, and with Becky Edmunds as straybird.

Date Title Venue City
23 November 2012 What on Earth: Einstein & The Honeybee Squash Nutrition's L8 Honey Night Liverpool
20–22 July 2012 What On Earth: Einstein & The Honeybee Ideal Home Show Palmerston North
11–19 May 2012 What On Earth: Einstein & The Honeybee Reel Earth Palmerston
13–15 April 2012 What Matters Siobhan Davies Studios London
10 January 2012 What on Earth: Einstein & The Honeybee Roxy Bar & Screen London
22 May 2011 Like a Bird Wandsworth Park London
27–28 November 2010 Screenings Chisenhale Dance Space London
14–18 October 2010 Yes. No. A bit. Not really. Sophiensaele Berlin
1–3 July 2010 Sewing Your Shadow The Museum Of Childhood London
7–11 April 2010 What If... Siobhan Davies Studios London
23–24 March 2010 What If... The Lighthouse Brighton
28 January – 6 February 2010 From The Other Side Sophiensaele Berlin
10 November – 11 December 2009 A Last, A Quartet Peter Scott Gallery Lancaster
6 October 2009 Crossing Borders Siobhan Davies Dance Studios
15–17 August 2009 From the Other Side (Die Andere Seite) sophiensaele Berlin
11–18 May 2009 Books We Should Be Friends
18–19 April 2009 A Place Less Imaginable Siobhan Davies Dance Studios
13–14 December 2008 Before You Go THRESHOLD Kent
20 November 2008 Bluecoat Arts Centre Liverpool
18 October 2008 nottdance08 Dialogue Siobhan Davies Studios London
6–10 February 2008 Daynightly They re-school you The Bears Polka Tramway Glasgow
9 October 2007 Sightreading / STILL Toynbee Studios
5 October 2007 STILL Le Garage, Theatre de l’Oiseau-Mouche Roubaix
Before you Go by Lucy Cash. Photo by the artist.