Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney
Artist and Founder of Transvoyeur, Liverpool, England.

www.gaynorevelynsweeney.co.uk

Academic Information

MRes/PhD in Art and Design History, 2006 >> 2008.
John Moores University, Liverpool, England.

BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree, 2002.
John Moores University, Liverpool, England.

BA Arts History Degree, 2005.
The Open University, Milton Keynes, England.

Art and Philosophy

She describes her mind and thoughts an anthology of memories, images and residues of sensations. Visualisation relative to others and not exclusive to her own existence. She states she is not insular, neither her genome, which is a recipe of hybridized evolutionary ingredients. Her temporal and spatial existence she asserts is more that her being. It extends to her lineage, not merely of those she is conscious or familiar; mother, father, grandmother, grandfathers, great and greater, as it dissolves back, but to one of the singular organism, where all life evolved. The chance, the accident, the mistake of this greater-than-great relative of all ascended into cellular complexities of sentience, no more and no less than the amoeba, She welcomes you to our relative, the cell, the nuclei, the DNA, the RNA, etc.. Somewhere in her body, her pet dog is kindred. The canvas of creation, the biological edifice on which she inscribes, at the moment of mark-making on this, she is inscribing on not herself, but her pet dog, her parents and predecessors, her lovers and familiars, acquaintances and you. A performance artist who places temporal concepts within the context of a live performance in the public arena, the conventional and institutional readdressed, including the various technological applications, such as multi media processes, holographic, optical engineering and digitalisation.

Biography

• Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney is a performance artist and graduate of Liverpool John Moores University, England, in 2002. She is currently on her doctorate and researching the body within contemporary arts, science an culture. Her art explores the temporality and spatiality of body politics within the post modern environment and institutional structures.
• She has performed and exhibited in an array of international events, such as the Liverpool Biennial, Venice Biennial, Performance Art Festival (US), Hong Kong Biennial and Berlin Kunst Salon. Her art is strongly founded on the canon and philosophy within the context of live performance interventions, as well as considering new and innovative modes of expression modified through digital technology and optical engineering. Other projects and commissions have been in London, New York, Paris, Copenhagen and many other places.
• Although she pursues her independent practice in performance art, she is a strong advocate of contemporary art practice, creating projects for exchange and dialogue in the concepts and philosophies of post modern art and society. To collaborate and share to realise new and diverse modes of thinking and creative expression in the international arts market.
• She is also founder and Projects Co-ordinator of Gesquoi and TransVoyeur UK, both research and management programmes in arts and culture within the international market. She was also one of the original founders of the Whores of Babylon Arts Collective (UK).

Autobiography

I graduated from John Moores University (2002) from a BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree. My former practice was a painter, but I was inducted into this from childhood, as my father was an artist and inspired his offspring with his passion. I was commissioned through my twenties by several Councillors in the Cheshire district for portraits, as well as contracts for more commercial interests. As a painter though I experienced a personal dilemma about this conventional practice, as it was not challenging my creative abilities.

During my academia on the BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree I decided to remove the traditional art practices of painting and sculpture to the basic elements of what constituted much of my art, which was the human form, both in context, concept and critical analysis. I had explored performance sporadically before this, but made the conscious decision to pursue the art through the body. From 2001, I had already started to exhibit and initiate performances throughout the Northwest of England, both in a gallery context and the urban environment. I then considered the canonisation of the body and flesh, whether implicit or explicit, and how this has been institutionalised and commodified through historical reference and media. This is still much of the fundamentals to my art, but has extended to one of contemporary ideals and structures.

My line of enquiry has usually evolved from the critical analysis of socio-cultural and political factors, ranging from fundamentals of the human body, origin, existence and sentience relative to the collective. From what forms our biological edifice comparable to the structure of society and the media semiotics and cultural expressions of post modern life. My work has been both within a gallery context and to the urban space of a city, but other live interventions have transpired in the Louvre (Paris), the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Tate Modern (London), the Brandenburg Gates (Berlin), the Little Mermaid (Copenhagen) and so forth. I have had work included in the Performance Art Festival (Cleveland, Ohio), the Liverpool Biennial 2002 and 2004 and other festivals and exhibitions in Tokyo and New York.

As an artist, the dialogue, research and practice form the edifice of my practice. The critical analysis provides the structure to both inform and enlighten my performances, some of which become critique themselves of contemporary art and culture. The process of erudition to realise the end performance is one which is derived from a manifold of sources and this proclivity, rather drive, to deconstruct and examine representations and ideologies from post modern culture; then to reconstruct in to a conceptualisation through intervention and action are indicative to the critical and analytical processes and themes in my art. This is further extended to many collaborations I have experienced. I have been fortunate in my early developments as an artist through to my present practice of collaborating with other established performance and live artist, such as Guillermo Gomez Pena in Excentris, Robert Pacitti in Finale, Sumer Erek in the Bath, Alexei Kostroma and others.

Other programmes produced include one for the Liverpool Culture Company to organize cultural events for the Liverpool European City of Culture Bid 2008 Bid to represent part of the city in this, organising a collective of artists, Realisations, to exhibit at the Atrium of Liverpool Echo Building, the Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool), the Palm House (Liverpool) and workshop based initiatives in the community centres of Liverpool.

From the onset of such collaborations, I continued with the ethos and through my own practice have invited other artists to participate in projects set on the principle of live performance and intervention, whether there art is within these domains or more conventional, such as painters, sculptor, writers, etc.. This developed from the original arts collective, which was founded by Ben Youdan (Painter) and myself before graduation, which has since fractuated into two further programmes that form the research and development of artistic and cultural collaborations, whether through creative analysis or international exchanges. These are titled respectively:

• Gesquoi (Research in Contemporary Art)
• TransVoyeur (An Anglo American Cultural Initiative)

These are artist led initiatives to provide the support required as a collective to realise large scale projects, whether in Liverpool Biennial 2004, which both Gesquoi and Transvoyeur were central to an exhibition between New York and Liverpool based artists. These though are programmes created from principles of how I work as practitioner, to consider the elements which form the greater picture, so to speak. My live interventions form a composition, a sense of an experience, rather than a narrative. A concept imbued to the viewer, the audience, to permeate their inner self, rather than to present an anecdote. As are the visualisation in dreams and momentary fragmented thought processes.

In the large scale programmes and exhibitions I adopt the role of Projects Co-ordinator to manage these. I have worked as a lecturer in Performance and Combined Arts with Fine Art students and as a writer for several publications on this subject, including as a critic, in the US and England. However, the fundamentals of all my activities centralises to that role as the artist and that in live art. An example of which can be viewed in the arts collective of the TransVoyeur exhibition during the Liverpool Biennial 2004, where all artists, whether painter, sculptors, etc., collaborated to form a performance programme within this exhibition and within the framework of a performance I created, titled ‘The Temple Series’.

I have been contracted to document through cinematopgraphy the Art 05 event for the A Foundation in collaboration with Tony Knox and explored further live performance art interventions in Liverpool, England. Other exhibitions exhibition have been at 340 Old Street Gallery, Shoreditch, London, where the Temple Series was deconstructed and reconstructed through creative, temporal and spatial explorations of the gallery and urban context for the Voyeur Solo Exhibition, curated by Terry Duffy. Part of the art from the Temple Series has also been screened at the Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, in the Obsessions of Desire Exhibition and part of the Museum Man Exhibition, curated by Adam Nankervis in the Venice Biennial 2005. This was followed by two simultaneous exhibtions in Berlin, one with the British Salon and the Museum Man, both as part of the Berlin Kunst Salon.

In 2006, there have been numerous exhibitions, performances and projects and the last completed under the Transvoyeur Programme 2006, which was in three parts of Transvoyeur Liverpool and New York Exhibition 2006, Transvoyeur Performance Art Platform 2006 and Transvoyeur Gene Culture 2006. The later I was Curator to this exhibition with a selection of international artists on the topical subject of genetic intervention. In the others I was Projects Co-ordinator and contributing artists with others from the global arts market, including Mexico, New York and across Europe and Asia.

The next stage in my creative development is to centralise to the core element of my creative practice and prepare for a collaboration with a leading geneticist. This will involve the discourse of artists and scientists to realise a visual dialogue on the subject of genetic intervention.

History of Art and Cultural Projects, Exhibitions and Performances History of Art and Cultural Projects, Exhibitions and Performances

2008
• Arts and Science Research and Development, Culture, Body and Intervention, Kings College, London, England, 2008.
• Transvoyeur Cultural Research of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 2008.
• UGLY (-) Natural Order versus (ou)R-DNA, Live Art and Digital Media, Le Projet de Palais, Paris, France, 2008.
• Transvoyeur Research and Development, UK Projects Co-ordinator, Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, Transvoyeur UK, Liverpool, England, 2008.

2007
• Flora and Fornication (Part II), Genome and Digital Photgraphy, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• UGLY (-) Natural Order versus (ou)R-DNA, Live Art and Digital Media, London, England, 2007.
• Poems and Art: Liverpool's 800th and Ghana's 50th by Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney and Kofi Fosu Forson, Liverpool (UK), New York (US) and Ghana (African), 2007.
• Because I Love You!, Series on Domestic Violence and Support Group, Womensaid, Bristonl/Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Curator to Transvoeyur Love and Death Online International Exhibition, Liverpool, England, and Online, 2007.
• Flesh Abstract Series Part II, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Flesh Abstract Self Portrait Series, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Love in the 21st Century of the Human Male and Female Species ... The Horsley and Greer Love Affair Warhol Style ... 15 mins (If You Are Lucky!), 21st Century Gender Portrait Series, Gender Politics (Screen Prints), London/Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Ugly Beautiful Abstract Series (Digital and Combined Media), Liverpool, England, 2007.
• I am Mary Ann Bevan ... The World's Ugliest Woman ... and So Are You! (Art and Medicine Cultural Research Project, Acromegaly), Part II, Collaboration Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney and Kofi Fosu, Liverpool, England, and New York, US, 2007.
• I am Mary Ann Bevan ... The World's Ugliest Woman ... and So Are You! (Art and Medicine Cultural Research Project, Acromegaly), Part I, Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Biographical Research Project, Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney (UK), Lucia Andrea Sweeney (UK), Andrew Taylor (UK) and Kofi Fosu (US), 2007.
• Transvoyeur Paris/Barcelona Cultural Research, France and Spain (respectively), 2007.
• Rape Culture <> Culture Rape (Research Series), London/Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Transvoyeur and the Big Draw 2007, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Transvoyeur Legacy, Hospital Permanent Art Collection, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Curator to Transvoyeur: Gender, Space, Art and Architecture (Pilot Scheme), Liverpool and New York Exchange Programme 2007, Liverpool, England, and New York, US, 2007.
• Artists Exchange Collaborations, Liverpool/Colgone, Eight Days a Week, Liverpool, England, and Cologne, Germany, 2007.
• Paris Brief (Art in the Urban Space), When the City Speaks - The City is a Stage, Paris, France, 2007.
• London Brief (Art in the Urban Space), When the City Speaks - The City is a Stage, London, England, 2007.
• Liverpool Brief (Art in the Urban Space), When the City Speaks - The City is a Stage, London, England, 2007.
• Art, Liverpool and World Environment Day, Garden Festival Art, World Environment Day, England, 2007.
• Birds, Breath, Feathers and Fantasy, Collaboration, 2006-7, Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney and Andrew Taylor, Digital Live Art Stills (Sweeney) and Prose (Taylor) (Copyright to respective artist, 2006-7), Liverpool, England.
• Four Decade Portraiture (Digital Media and the Canon of Portrait Research Project), Liverpool and London, England, 2007.
• Knowledge and Consciousness (Digital Media Research Project), Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Genome Incarnation of Bast (Egyptian Goddess of Cats), (Digital Media Research Project), Liverpool, England, and Cairo Museum, Egypt, 2007.
• Made up of Many Parts (Sentience Pluralised) (Digital Media Research Project), Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Flora and Fornication (Digital Media and Gender Politics Research Project), Liverpool and London, England, 2007.
• Filthy Red Clown Series (Live Art and Digital Media Research Project), Liverpool and London, England, 2007.
• Psychedelic Scream, Digital Show 2X, Futursonic 2007, Urban Festival of Art, Music and Ideas, 10-12 May 2007, Manchester, England, 2007.
• Transvoyeur Charity Art Auction in Aid of the Emergency Department at Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Curiosity, Live Art, Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney and Tony Knox, Martin Turck Gallery, Cologne, Germany, 2007.
• Artist Professional Research and Exchange, Transvoyeur in association with Eight Days a Week: Liverpool and Cologne, Cologne, Germany, 2007.
• Liverpool Hope University Art Auction, Cornerstone Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Interview Researcher, Cornerstone Gallery/Fine Art Department, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Systemmatic Sabbotage by Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, Preview of Installation, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• 2000 Art and Artefact by Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, 'White(washed) Fidelity (Transvoyeur 2006)', Distribution Liverpool, UK and international arts market, 2007.
• Pocket Exhibition, Curated by Royal Standard, Site Gallery, Albert dock, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Nietzsche's Urbanised Icon by Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney and Tony Knox, Loft Space Exhibitions Programme, Curator Jo Derbyshire, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Transvoyeur and SOS Childrens Village: 'Childhood' Exhibition, Transdigital On-Line Gallery Space, 2007.
• Bunny Girl (Performance), ‘Doll Man Disco (Ticket to Love)’ (Organiser and concept Gary Sollars), Liverpool/Manchester Double Decker Journey and Green Room, Manchester, England, 2007.
• Transvoyeur Webcam Performance Art Platform, Part of I Love 39 International Cultural Programme, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Mentor in Creative Practice and Research, Live Art and Fine Art, Liverpool, England, 2007.
• Transvoyeur Research and Development, UK Projects Co-ordinator, Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, Transvoyeur UK, Liverpool, England, 2007.

2006
• Research Project 'Live Art and Prose' Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney and Andrew Taylor, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Bunny Girl (Performance) Dollman Disco, 'Sherry Trifle Disco', New Years Eve 2006, The Vines Ballroom, Liverpool, England, 31 December 2006.
• Boudiccas PMT in 21st Century, Cosmic Cabaret in the Potting Shed, Walk the Plank in association the Bluecoat Art Centre, Liverpool Biennial and Transvoyeur, Independents Liverpool 2006, Liverpool, England.
• Transvoyeur Performance Art Platform 2006, View Two Gallery, Liverpool, England, Independents Liverpool Biennial 2006.
• Seasons - When the City Speaks (Concept and Direction Jo Derbyshire with collaborative performance by Sweeney and etal), Cosmic Cabaret in the Potting Shed, Walk the Plank in association the Bluecoat Art Centre, Liverpool Biennial and Transvoyeur, Independents Liverpool 2006, Liverpool, England
• Transvoyeur Performance Art Platform 2006, View Two Gallery, Liverpool, England, Independents Liverpool Biennial 2006.
• Darwinian Donations Series, Transvoyeur Liverpool and New York Exhibition 2006, Independents Liverpool Biennial 2006, View Two Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Boudicca's PMT in the 21st Century, Transvoyeur Performance Art Platform 2006, Independents Liverpool Biennial 2006, View Two Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Seasons - When the City Speaks (Concept and Direction Jo Derbyshire with collaborative performance by Sweeney and etal), Transvoyeur Performance Art Platform 2006, Independents Liverpool Bienial 2006, View Two Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Literature Review of Mein Kampf, Tic Tac Toe (by the Laboratory Bunny Girl of Death), Transvoyeur Performance Art Platform 2006, Independents Liverpool Bienial 2006, View Two Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Temple Series and Anointed by Medici - Paris, Transvoyeur Art Auction, View Two Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Bunny Girl (Performance), ‘Doll Man Disco (End of Summer Fruits Party)’ (Organiser and concept Gary Sollars), Walk the Planks, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Researcher and Curator of Gene Culture Exhibition, Slaughterhouse Gallery, Independents Biennial 2006, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Cyber Society Series, London Biennale Arcadia in Arcadia Exhibition, London Biennale, London, England, Curator Jill Rock, 2006.
• Researcher and Curator of Gene Culture Exhibition, Egg Space Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Live Art Series, Saatchi Gallery 'Your Gallery' (Website Database, London, England), Gaynor Evelyn Sweeny, 2006.
• Art Works, Artist Residency, Curator Alex Corina, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Transvoyeur Research and Development, UK Projects Co-ordinator, Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, Paris and Barcelona Arts Collectives and Galleries, 2006.
• Urban Culture, Postit Exhibition, Conceived and Curated by Craig Atkinson, Atkinson Gallery, Southport, Merseyside, England, 2006.
• Urban Culture, Part 2, Las Vegas (US), ‘Flagging Down May Day, London Biennial and Liverpool, England, Curated by Adam Nankervis and David Medalla (Museum Man, Liverpool, and London Biennale, England), 2006.
• 08 Ambassadors for the Liverpool Culture Company and Liverpool European Capital of Culture 2008, 2006.
• Co-Curator, Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney with George Lund and Jo Derbyshire in affiliation with Transvoyeur and Head Space @ Egg Space Gallery (Jazamin Sinclair, Karen Henley, etal), Maria Hughs and Jamie Reid Exhibition, 2006.
• Bunny Girl (Performance), ‘Doll Man Disco (Carnivalesque Discotheque)’ (Organiser and concept Gary Sollars), The Vines, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Urban Culture (Performance and Digital Prints)), Flagging Down May Day, London Biennial and Liverpool, England, Curated by Adam Nankervis and David Medalla (Museum Man, Liverpool, and London Biennale, England), 2006.
• Five Questions for ... Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, Interview by Steve Pill, Metro News Paper, 27 April 2008
• The Enlightenment – Les Cushion Belles (Part III) (Performance), Walk the Plank Theatre Production, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Eminised by Hand - The Bird (Painting, Private Commission) [Client undisclosed], Liverpool, England, 2006.
• The Enlightenment – Les Cushion Belles (Part I and II) (Digital Film Projection), Walk the Plank Theatre Production, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Diva Hollywood and Femme Feline, Collaboration of Burlesque Live Art Performance (Concept Dorrie Halliday), Walk the Plank Theatre Production, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Transitions Symosium, Liverpool John Moores University, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Conscious of the Trade Over Now: You Then, Me Now (Performance, Robotic and Light installation), Collective Exhibition, Wellington Mill, Manchester, England, Curator by Irene Rubereka, Tifiledig Productions, 2006.
• Mentor in Creative Practice and Research, Live Art and Fine Art, Liverpool, England, 2006.
• Transvoyeur Research and Development, UK Projects Co-ordinator, Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, Transvoyeur UK, Liverpool, England, 2006.

2005
• The Temple Series (Photographic Stills from Performance), Liverpool City Town Hall, The South Bohemian Art Gallery Exhibition, Liverpool, England, 2005.
• Literature Review of Mein Kampf, Tic Tac Toe (by the Laboratory Bunny Girl of Death), Live Exhibition and Performance Platform (Live performance and Video Still Reproductions), Egg Space Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2005.
• Bunny Girl (Performance), ‘Doll Man Disco (New Years)’ (Organiser and concept Gary Sollars), Walk the Plank, Liverpool, England, 2005.
• La mort d'amour, le chat et poulet (The Death of Love, The Cat and Chicken) (Live performance), No Cost of Chaos Show (Produced by Amanda DeAngeles), National, Liverpool, 2005.
• The Sea, Mermaid and Sailor (Model/Performer to Dorrie Halliday), Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England, 2005.
• Boudicca’s PMT in the 21st Century (Performance), Scope London, St Martin Hotel Boutique, Lee Wells (New York Curator), 2005.
• Boudicca’s PMT in the 21st Century (Performance), British Art Salon, Berlin Art Festival, Terry Duffy (Curator of British collective), 2005.
• Anointed by Medici (Digital Short Film), British Art Salon, Berlin Art Festival, Terry Duffy (Curator of British collective), 2005.
• Bunny Girl and Croupier (Performance), ‘Doll Man Disco (Summer)’ (Organiser and concept Gary Sollars), Walk the Plank, Liverpool, England, 2005.
• The Temple Series and Anointed by Medici (Photographic stills), Berlin Kunst Salon, Adam Nankervis (Curator, Museum Man), 2005.
• The Temple Series (Digital Video and Stills), Museum Man and Adam Nankervis (Curator), Venice Biennial 2005, Venice, 2005.
• The Temple Series (Digital video of Performance), Obsessions of Desire Exhibition, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, England, 2005.
• The Temple Series (Photographic Stills of Performance), Hong Kong Biennial, Hong Kong, 2005.
• Bunny Girl (Performance), ‘Doll Man Disco (Spring)’ (Organiser and concept Gary Sollars), Walk the Plank, Liverpool, England, 2005.
• The Temple Series (Performance) Part of the Voyeur Exhibition, 340 Old Street Gallery, Shoreditch, London, curated by Terry Duffy and performance by Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, 2005.
• Raspberries, Ripeness, Randolfs (Radio Arts Platform), The Foundry, Shoreditch, London, 2005.
• Performance Workshops with Rita Says and Tony Knox, 340 Old Street Gallery, Shoreditch, London, 2005.
• Cinematographer, Arts 05, A Foundation, Liverpool, England. To film and edit with digital video production Art 05 events, awards and Tracey Emim, 2005.
• Mentor in Creative Practice and Research, Live Art and Fine Art, Liverpool, England, 2005.
• Transvoyeur Research and Development, UK Projects Co-ordinator, Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, Transvoyeur UK, Liverpool, England, 2005.

2004
• Design/Production of Interiors for VIP Area, Society Nightclub, Liverpool, England, 2004.
• Slater Street, Liverpool, England (Combined Arts Research Project), 2004. Collaboration with Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney (Performance Artist), Ben Zulcke (Photographer) and Tony Knox (Videographer).
• The Temple (Performance and Digital Projection Installation), Transvoyeur (Anglo American Cultural Programme), Independents, Liverpool Biennial 2004, Liverpool, England, 2004.
• The Temple (Performance and Digital Projection Installation), BART Programme), Independents, Liverpool Biennial 2004, Liverpool, England, 2004.
• Anointed by Medici Paris (Digital Film Projection), BART Programme), Independents, Liverpool Biennial 2004, Liverpool, England, 2004.
• Anointed by Medici Paris (Digital Film Projection), Transvoyeur (Anglo American Cultural Programme), Independents, Liverpool Biennial 2004, Liverpool, England, 2004.
• The Enlightenment – Les Cushion Belles (Digital Film Projection), Transvoyeur (Anglo American Cultural Programme), Independents, Liverpool Biennial 2004, Liverpool, England, 2004.
• Liverpool and New York Artists Interviews (Digital Film Projection), Transvoyeur (Anglo American Cultural Programme), Independents, Liverpool Biennial 2004, Liverpool, England, 2004.
• Artists Talk (Liverpool and New York), Transvoyeur (Anglo American Cultural Programme), Independents, Liverpool Biennial 2004, Liverpool, England, 2004.
• The Enlightenment – Les Cushion Belles (Digital Film Projection), in association with Brendan Byrne, Poznan, Poland, 2004.
• I like Blue ... (Portrait, Private Commission)[Client undisclosed], Holbaek, Denmark, 2004.
• gesquOi (Part 5): Become Jean Michel Basquiat for the Day (Research and Development in Contemporary Art and Culture, 2004). Collaboration with artists in Liverpool to explore and create art within a collective of practices. Liverpool, England. Presented within the exhibition space of transVoyeur venue for the Independents, Liverpool Biennial 2004.
• gesquOi (Part 4): Open Performance Art Platform (association with Transvoyeur). Artists invited to submit visual and performance based art within a platform of the transVoyeur exhibition. Administered through dialogue, workshops and end presentations of art created. Liverpool, England, 2004.
• gesquOi (Part 3): Objectifying the Object, the Civic and Commodifications (Research and Development in Contemporary Art and Culture, 2004). A collective of artists co-ordinated by Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney to explore human residues and artefacts in the urban space and conceptualise them both as art and in a gallery context. Liverpool and the Egg Space Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2004.
• gesquOi (Part 2): Art and the City (Performance and Combined Arts Platform, 2004). Performed by a collective of artists co-ordinated by Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney. Live performances throughout the city of Liverpool and the Bluecoats Art Centre, Liverpool, England, 2004.
• gesquOi (Part (1): The Enlightenment - Les Cushion Belles (Part 1) (Live performance in collaboration with Kofi Fosu (text) and Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney (performance concept), Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2004.
• Between Elysium and Hades (Live performance), The Brandenburg Gates, Berlin, Germany, 2004.
• Bloggers, A Web Based Cultural Platform by Michael Mayhew (Manchester),Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney and other artists invited to contribute to the virtual space of this programme, 2004.
• UK Projects Co-ordinator, Transvoyeur, Anglo-American Cultural Exchange) Liverpool and New York, 2004 (including research and development founded through gesquOi).
• Mentor in Creative Practice and Research, Live Art and Fine Art, Liverpool, England, 2004.
• Transvoyeur Research and Development, UK Projects Co-ordinator, Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, Transvoyeur UK, Liverpool, England, 2004.

2003
• Transvoyeur Research and Development, UK Projects Co-ordinator, Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, Transvoyeur UK, Liverpool, England, 2003.
• Finale (Live performance in collaboration with Pacitti Company), Blue Coats Arts and Tate Performance Art Platform Initiative, The Reservoir, Liverpool, England, 2003.
• Live Art Series, Yoke and Zoom (Japan Arts Initiative for Dispensing Machines), Tokyo, Japan, 2003.
• Daughter of Babylon (Performance and Film Production), Shadow Films (Production Company), Channel 4, England.
• Through my Father’s Eyes (Now) – Genealogy of Art (Performance), Cultural Critique), Egg Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2003.
• Reflections (Performance), Creative Letts, Blue Coats, Liverpool, England, 2003.
• Between a Priest and a Dying Man – Marquis de Sade (Live Performance in Public Arena), Audience Development Project, Liverpool, England, 2003.
• In the name of … (Performance), Artist in Redisence, Artists Access to Art Colleges (AA2A)/End of Year Show, Bolton Institute, Bolton, England, 2003.
• Gender Genderisation (Performance and Installation), Artist in Redisence, Artists Access to Art Colleges (AA2A), Bolton Institute, Bolton, England, 2003.
• Realisations - Dancer sur le Bord …, (Performance and Cinematography), Cleveland Performance Art Festival 2003, Ohio, USA, 2003.
• Member of Wild (Discourse/Research Group in Art Philosophy and Practice), Static Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2003.
• Digital and Live Art Residency, Artists Access to Art Colleges (AA2A), Bolton Institute, Bolton, England, 2002-3.
• Annointed by Medici - Paris (Performance), Medici l'hotel, Paris, France, 2003.
• Ars Gratia Artis Perdu (Live Performance, )Louvre, Paris, France, 2003.
• Ars Gratia Artis (Photographic Performance Stills and Installation in Exhibition), Realisations (Exhibition), Liverpool Culture Company, Culture Bid 2008, Sefton Park Palm House, Liverpool, England, 2003.
• Ars Gratia Artis (Photographic Performance Stills and Installation in Exhibition), Realisations (Exhibition), Liverpool Culture Company, Culture Bid 2008, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2003.
• Realisation Workshops, Bronte Community Centre, Liverpool Culture Company, Culture Bid 2008, Liverpool, England, 2003.
• Ars Gratia Artis (Photographic Performance Stills and Installation in Exhibition), Realisations (Exhibition), Liverpool Culture Company, Culture Bid 2008, Atrium, Liverpool Echo and Daily Post, Liverpool, England, 2003.
• Realisations - Dancer sur le Bord … (Performance), Liverpool Culture Company, Culture Bid 2008, Realisations (Exhibition), Liverpool Culture Company, Culture Bid 2008, Atrium, Liverpool Echo and Daily Post, Liverpool, England, 2003.
• Gender Generation, Femme à femme, Apocraphillia Part II (Performance/Forum), Blue Coat Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2003.
• Mentor in Creative Practice and Research, Live Art and Fine Art, Liverpool, England, 2003.

2002
• Canonized Anthology (Performance), Tate Modern, London, England, 2002.
• Transitions (Live performance), Collaboration Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney and Sumer Erek, London, England, 2002.
• Transcension (Installation/Performance), collaboration with Alexei Kostroma Liverpool Biennial 2002, LBK, Liverpool, England, 2002.
• Excentris (Performance) collaboration with Guillermo Pena Gomez, etc., Liverpool Biennial 2002, Blue Coat Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2002.
• Colours of a Female (Performance, Liverpool Biennial, 2002, Egg Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2002.
• The Bath (Installation and Performance) collaboration with Sumer Erek,Liverpool Biennial 2002, St. Johns. Liverpool, England, 2002.
• Whores of Babylon (Sculpture/Installation/Performance) Liverpool Biennial 2002, St. Johns, Liverpool, England, 2002.
• Once upon a time…! (Performance), Little Mermaid, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2002.
• Ars Gratias Artis (Laser installation and Performance), End of Year Show (Live Performance at Graduation Exhibition, John Moores University, Liverpool School of Art, Liverpool, England, 2002.
• Prometheus Bound, Cow Says Wor! (Art Exhibition)The Egg Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2002.
• Ars Gratias Artis and The Death of Les Demoiselle d'Avignon (Photographic Performance Stills), Bags (Art Exhibition), The Egg Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2002.
• Bagism Performance (Performance), The Egg Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2002.
• The Death of Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (Performance), Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA, 2002.

2001
• Ars Gratias Artis (Performance Photographic Series),Ten in the Bed (Art Exhibition, Jump Ship Rat Gallery, Liverpool, England, 2001.
• Ars Gratia Artis (Performance, Louvre, Paris, France, 2001.
• Research and Development of Promethous Bound Series (Paintings and Sculptures), Liverpool, England, 2001.
• The Body the Canvas Series, (Paintings, Sculptures, Digital Short Films and Live Art), Liverpool, England, 2001.
• Art, Society and Cultural Research in Theory and Practice, Paris, France, 2001.
• Philosophies Attired and Transgressed (Painting Series on Mixed Media), The Eclectic (Exhibition, Hope Street Gallery, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool School of Art, Liverpool, England,, 2001.
• Generous Genitals Series (Mixed Media Installation), Circque de Société (Promotional Event), Society Night Club, Liverpool, England, 2001.
• Art, Society and Cultural Research in Theory and Practice, New York, US, 2000-1.

Previous to 2000
• The Stalker and the Homeless Man (Scultpures, Ceramics, Paintings, etc.), Year Exhibition, Southport College, Southport, England, 2000.
• Family Portraiture (Private Commission), Mr Bill Foster (Councillor - Halton Borough Councillor), 1999-2000.
• Educational Designs ( Public Commission), St. Bertelines CofE Primary School, Runcorn, England, 1999.
• School Prospectus (Public Commission), St. Bertelines CofE Primary School, Runcorn, England, 1999.
• Events Co-ordinator, The African Experience Programme, Robert Allan Sweeney (Snr.), Cheshire, England, 1997 - 1999.
• Interview with a Zombie (Digital Short Film), 53rd Edinburgh Film Festival and NBX, 1998.
• Seasonal Designs (Private Commission), West Runcorn Youth Club, Runcorn, England, 1995.
• Publicity Design (Private Commission), Halton Child Support Contact Centre, Runcorn, England, 1995.
• Prose Illustrations (Private Commissions, Varied), Mr John Walsh (MA)(Writer), Cheshire, England, 1995-1996.
• Design and Redesign (Public Commission), Illustrations of Political Satire, Halton Borough Council, Runcorn, 1995.
• Candidacy Characterised (Public Commission), Illustrations of Political Satire, Halton Borough Council, Runcorn, 1995.
• Heritage, Family Portraiture (Private Commission) [Client undisclosed] Chester, England, 1993-4.
• Adoration, Portrait (Private Commission) [Client undisclosed] Warrington, England, 1994.
• Us Now, Portrait (Private Commission) [Client undisclosed] Exeter, England, 1993-4.
• To Remember, Portrait (Private Commission) [Client undisclosed] Plymouth, England, 1993.
• The Classical (Environmental and Sculptural Designs, Mixed Media and Concrete)[Client undisclosed] Runcorn, England, 1993.
• Art, Society and Cultural Research in Theory and Practice, England and France,1993-8.

Gallery


'UGLY (-) Natural Order versus (ou)R-DNA'.
Live Art and Combined Digital Media Technology, London, UK, 2007.

Bodecia’s PMT in the 21st Century (Live performance),
British Art Salon, Berln, 2005

Ars Gratia Artis (Live performance
intervention, Louvre (Paris)), 2001.

The Bath Installation (created by Sumer Erek) and collaborative performance by Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney .

The Temple Series (Live performance, poduced, directed and performed by Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney with perforemers), TransVoyeur Art Exhibition and Performance Programme, Liverpool Biennial 2004.

Liverpool Group

>> basement Project, History into basement, Liverpool, England

>> Bryan Biggs, Artist and Director of the Bluecoats Art Centre, Liverpool, England.

>> Dave Bixter, Artist and Co-Founder of Dying Frog, Liverpool, England.


>> James Buso, Artist and part of Royal Standard, Liverpool, England.

>> Pete Clarke, Artist and Head of Fine Art at UCLAN (Preston), Liverpool, England.

>> Alan Dunn, Artist and associated to Tenant Spin and FACT, Liverpool, England.

>> Lin Holland, Artist and Lecturer at Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, England.

>> Julie Jones, Artist and affiliate to Arena Studios, Liverpool, England.

>> Tony Knox, Artist and Curatorial Researcher for Podgy, Liverpool, England.

>> Paul Luckraft, Artist, Liverpool, England.

>> George Lund, Artist and Founder of Animal Utopia, Liverpool, England.

>> Susan Leask, Artist and Co-Curator of basement, Liverpool, England.

>> Geoff Molyneux, Artist and Lecturer at Liverpool Community College, Liverpool, England.

>> Neil Morris, Artist and Lecture at Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, England.

>> Margaretha Schoening, Artist and Co-Curator of basement, Liverpool, England.

>> Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, Artist and Founder of Transvoyeur, Liverpool, England.

>> Adam Webster, Liverpool Musician and part of Frakture, Liverpool, England.

Cologne Group

>> Georg Gartz, Artist, Cologne, Germany.

>> Jurgen Kisters, Writer, Art Critic and Journalist, Cologne, Germany.

>> Veronika Moos Brockhagen, Artist, Cologne, Germany.

>> Kolner Stadt Enzieger, Cologne, Germany.


>> Tine Wille, Artist, Cologne, Germany.

 

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