isobel.atacus@gmail.com

 

Current / Upcoming

MOONGAZING (a collaborative residency programme based on intuitition and chance, running Jan-Jun 2021 )

Moths drink the tears of sleeping birds (cycle of contaminated screenings, Zaratan-Arte Contemporânea)

Love letter writing service

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Education


Current: PhD (part-time, ongoing) Slade School of Fine Art, UCL and King’s College London

 

Practice-led research exploring edge as the site of sensuous experience 

Residencies


Can Serrat (Barcelona, Spain - Invited on full bursary, postponed due to Covid)

 

Banco, Travessa da Santo António à Sé (self-appointed residency, Lisbon, Portugal, November 2017)

Zaratan-Arte Contemporânea (Lisbon, November 2016)

 

Live Art Development Agency DIY: 2016, 342842 David Bowie (Colchester, Essex, September 2016)

 

 

Individual and Two person shows / Commissions

Days you were happy to see me (Zaratan-Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, August 2020)

 

No wonder, you sense mysteriousness (Goldmali Gallery online exhibition space, July 2020)

 

ant. (Notice Bored, Muddy Yard, Clapham estate, London, February- March 2020)

 

only if (Zaratan-Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, February - March 2019)

12 DIAS (In collaboration with Loukia Batsi, October 2018)

 

BLUERUiiN (Aposentadoria, Lisbon, July 2018)

 

Just S0 S0 S0 (Test work for PhD, Atelier Concorde, Lisbon, May 2018)

 

Curatorial projects

 

Moongazing, A residency programme from January 2021-June 2021. In collaboration with Muddy Yard.

 

Moths drink the tears of sleeping birds, from January 2019 on (Supported by DGArtes)

 

Selected Group Exhibitions (* - curated under the icing room)

 

2020

 

*Moths drink the tears of sleeping birds, #5 (Zaratan-Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, November)

 

3191974 (Curated by João Viotti, Casa do Capitão, Lisbon, Supported by Gulbenkian Foundation, December)

 

6 (Work installed to accompany a concert at Desterro, curated by Nariz Entupido, October)

 

*No one watching, No outcome, No brief (Antiuniversity, May)

 

 

2019

 

*I’m in the bath where are you? (the icing room, December)

 

INLAND#3 For whom the flesh/my flesh/still connects me (The Poetry Society, London, October)

 

Tundra (An outdoor Performance in the main square at Martim Moniz, Invited by Nariz Entupido, September)

 

*Element.Void: Antiuniversity (the icing room, June)

 

* Moths drink the tears of sleeping birds, #1-4 (Zaratan-Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, January-July)

 

 

2018

 

* 4Z123 (Work made for the upper deck of the 123 bus, the icing room, December)

 

Fig. 1 Limelight (Switchboard studios, London, curated by Muddy Yard and Lily Hawkes, December)

 

RUST (curated by Alex McNamee for Art Licks Weekend, October)

 

Journey to... (Live installation/performance, Invited by Folklore Impressionista, APO, Lisbon, May)

 

*[[EVERYONE’S ASKING IF I’M OK / NO ONE’S ASKING IF I’M OK]] (Itinerant exhibition, April)

 

Pocaraspokerface (Performance as part of Grande Bienal de Arte Burra, Estrela Decadente, Lisbon, March)

 

IRL/URL Love (Muddy Yard, London, February)

 

Exposição - Leilão, (Zaratan-Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, January)

 

 

2017

 

* Glaze (44 Ashdown Crescent, London, December)

 

Moonlighting (Muddy Yard, London, December)

 

ashes,, mollusque,, moscatel (Banco, Lisbon, November)

 

#INLAND2: Neither (198 Contemporary Arts, London and Centrala, Birmingham, October)

 

*solution66 and Dissolutions, (A show and overnight performance on the Victoria line, Art Licks Weekend,

in collaboration with Muddy Yard, September)

 

*sublimate (Pulse Studios at Blackhorse Road, London, June)

 

*melt (the icing room, London, January)

 

Text / Visual Essays / Poetry / Publications

 

The summer I refused to shower, Vol.1 Brooklyn, (December 2020)

 

Sunburn on the moon, Wrong Wrong #17 Vertigo (August 2020)

 

trespass: Etant donnés, Site writing presented at Modernist Art writing / Writing Modernist Art conference, University of Nottingham (June 2019)

 

Foi, começou, foi, Wrong Wrong #15 Année érotique (May 2019)

 

Poetry and writing have also appeared:

 

Inland Magazine, The Poetry Society, Vol.1 Brooklyn, MadSwirl, Revista Decadente, The Big Other, Water-Sound-City.

 

I am a contributor to Wrong Wrong magazine.

 

I also produce publications under the icing room press, to correspond with our events and exhibitions.

 

 

Press / Presentations / Other

 

Walking as practice panel discussion, Conscious Isolation Project (June 2020)

 

Interview with Henriette von Muenchhausen for Goldmali Gallery (July 2020) (Link here)

 

Love letter, or Glass, Poetry reading for INLAND at The Poetry Society, London (October 2019)

 

Conversation with Rhiannon Edwards for HOGA, Home Galleries Archive (May 2019) (Link here)

 

Longlisted for Ivan Juritz Art Prize, 2017

 

I like where your head is at, Artist talk, Invited by Eloisa Ejarque (December 2016)

 

 

Collections

 

Zaratan-Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon

 

Private Collection, Portugal