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1993-1995 Master of Fine Art Glasgow School of Art / Glasgow University
1988-92 Diploma in Art and Design (now BA Hons) City of London Poytechnic (now London Metropolitan University)
1982-86 Bachelor of Commerce Edinburgh University

other courses and learning experiences
2018 LTCL DipTESOL (Distinctions, Unit 1: Exam and Unit 2: Coursework) Trinity College, London
2006 to date INSETT/ Action Research programme. British Council, Madrid
2015 Learn to Code for Data Analysis The Open University
2015 Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation Lancaster University
2015 Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching Lancaster University
2004 CUBASE Intensive Course La Casa Encendida, Madrid
July-October 2001 Web Design: HTML, DHTML, XHTML, Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Flash Glasgow University
2000-02 Member Glasgow Sculpture Workshop
1995-97 Member Glasgow Film and Video Workshop - GMAC
1993 Digital Imaging Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland
1986 Preparatory Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language Royal Society of Arts, Great Britain

selected exhibitions
Sept - Oct 2022 Measure - A Stone’s Throw. Solo show Sala José Saramago, Leganés, Madrid

23 November 2014
- Feb 2015

Interactivos?’14: Rethinking collective behaviour and action

Medialab-Prado, Madrid
29 July 2010 Experiments: Riverrun and Colourwall Campus Party, Valencia, Spain
23 April 2010

International Day of the Book / La Noche de los Libros

Medialab-Prado, Madrid. Riverrun creative writing experiment

2008 Performances for video and interventions on video performances

Centro de Arte Moderno, Madrid.
Contenedores, Sevilla. 4º Ciclo de Vídeo de la ONG, Caracas


Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid

2007 Edita07 Punta Umbría, Huelva

Virtual Residency

The Ironworks - Unesco World Cultural Heritage Site – Europäisches Zentrum für Kunst und Industriekultur, Völklingen, Germany.

2006 Cárcel de Amor
(Prison of Love)
Cultural Centre of the Spanish Embassy in Lima, Peru

Proyecta06 - Architectures. Curated by Estudio Fam Architects

various public locations in Madrid and the Centro Párraga, Murcia
2006 Cárcel de Amor
(Prison of Love)
Cultural Centre of the Spanish Embassy, El Salvador

Cárcel de Amor
(Prison of Love)

Caixaforum, Barcelona
Luis Seoane Foundation, Vigo

2005 The Laboratory Spanish Cultural Centre in Uruguay, Montevideo
2005 University of Cantabria and City of Santander short film awards University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
2005 Cárcel de Amor
(Prison of Love)

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía , Madrid
Hospital San Juan de Dios, Espacio de Arte Contemporáneo de Almagro, Centro Párraga de Murcia, Artium de Álava, CAB de Burgos, Centre d'Art la Panera de Lleida and Filmoteca Canaria del Gobierno de Canarias
2003 Art harbour 03: the film experience Hakodate Illumination Film Festival, Japan

Microespacios.Mad '03

Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid
La Casa Encendida, Madrid


Generación 2003. Touring exhibition selected by jury and patronised by Cajamadrid

La Casa Encendidida, Madrid
Espai Miserachs, La Capella del Convent, Barcelona
Mercado del Este, Museo de Bellas Artes de Santander
Centro Cultural de Cascais, Portugal
Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela
Casa de la Provincia, Sevilla
2002 Ibi Cinema Festival 2002 Alicante, Spain
2000 Front cover of the first issue of "Dpict" A Creative Camera publication
2000 A group exhibition of artists represented by Galería Punto Arco 2000, Madrid
2000 Conversation (between friends). Solo show Galería Punto, Valencia, Spain. Reviewed in La Vanguardia newspaper.
1998 Ten Metres Through Bed 201. A collaboration with David Bellingham Glasgow Botanic Gardens
1996 Points Average. A collaboration with Rosa Sánchez King's Court, Glasgow
1996 Art for the Public Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
1995 Masters in Fine Art Exhibition Glasgow School of Art
1995 Unusual Heights and Superficial Depths
Solo show
Assembly Gallery, Glasgow
1995 Momentary Views: Contemporary Images from the Landscape Street Level Gallery, Glasgow
1994 Journey The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow
1994 A group show of Masters students Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow
1993 Artist's Residency Exhibition. Solo show Artists' Association, Viljandi, Estonia
1992 Contemporary Icons Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter and tour to Bulgaria
1992 Leith Open Citizens Studios, Edinburgh
1992 Southbank Photography Open Royal Festival Hall, London

commissions / awards
2012 Production grant. MODELICO (CSIC)
2001 Soundbook -  A book of images and sounds created by children. Commissioned by East Renfrewshire Council, Scotland.
1999 - 2000 The Hope Scott Trust and The British Council
1996 Glasgow City Council
1995 Public Art proposal selected by Glasgow International Airport / British Airports Authority
1993-95 Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, Cross Trust, Glasgow Educational and Marshall Trust - Academic scholarships
1994 Glasgow City Council and various others
1993 Glasgow City Council, Estonian Ministry of Culture, British Council

artist's residencies
Sept 2002 to 2004 Medialabmadrid Development of XYZ010 project.
The XYZ010 Project is an ongoing international and cross-cultural investigation of the creative processes shared by scientists and artists.
2002 Museo Internacional de Electrografía (MIDE), Spain Development of XYZ010 project

Estonia, by invitation from the Estonian Ministry of Culture

Co-ordinated by Glasgow City Council and Street Level Gallery, Glasgow for The Scottish International Festival of Photography

collections Cajamadrid Collection, Spain
  Galería Punto, Valencia, Spain

work experience (selection)
2018 - 2021 Tutor English as a Medium of Instruction Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
2006 - 2021 Teacher (children and adults) Teaching Centre and school British Council, Madrid
September 2019 Invited Speaker Teaching For Success Annual Conference British Council, Madrid
September 2018 Invited Speaker Teaching For Success Annual Conference British Council, Madrid
11-12/11/ 2014

Invited Speaker

11/12 Talk: Creativity and Working Collectively 12/12 Presentation: Introduction to Riverrun

International Symposium: Interactivos?’14. Rethinking collective behavior and action. Conference program, Medialab-Prado, Madrid.
4/07/2013 Presentation Digital Literatures /Digital Arts Medialab-Prado, Madrid. Event organised by Medialab-Prado, Complutense University, Université de Paris 8, Amelia Sanz y Philippe Bootz.
Nov 2011 - June 2012 Lecturer Interdisciplinary Multimedia Projects (4th year students)

Faculty of Art and Design, European University, Madrid

2010 - 2011 Lecturer Fine Art and Design (1st and 2nd year students) Francisco de Vitoria University (UFV), Madrid
2008 - 2011

Associate Researcher

Research and production of new works With the Physics of Complex Systems Research Group, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
19/03/2010 Director Presentation and Workshop The Riverrun Project. With theoretical physicist, Bartolo Luque, Medialab-Prado, Madrid. Part of the Electrosmog Festival for Sustainable Immobility.
23/05/ 2007 Invited Speaker Debate

Complutense University, Fine Art Faculty, Madrid. Particular themes: Minimalist Interventions, Complexity as a measure of profundity of dialogue and Intersubjectivity.

2005 Invited Speaker Conference With Two Hemispheres, Comafosca, Barcelona. Conference concerning contemporary interdisciplinary currents in Science and Art. Other speakers included Louis Bec. Included a presentation of the work Gino Ramírez .
2004 Visiting Lecturer Audiovisual European University, Madrid
September 2004 Presentation and Debate XYZ010 Project open source // codigo abierto , El Centro Multimedia y ENPEG “La Esmeralda”, Centro Nacional de las Artes (CENART), México D.F. Other speakers included scientists, a sociologist and an artist.
Nov - Dec 2003 Workshop Leader Direction and Scriptwriting

Art Harbour, Future University, Japan
A collaborative project developed by students, members of the public and five invited professors from different disciplines, leading to a performance and documentary film (edited by Kevin McCourt, Misao Sanada and Samuel Yun Martínez Watanabe)
Other professors: Ooki Hiroyuki (Japan), Misao Sanada (Japan), Michaela Coventry (Australia) and Peter Golightly (USA and Japan)
An initiative of Professor Lehan Ramsay of Future University

2003 Photographer Banquete: Metabolism and Communication Conde Duque Cultural Centre, Madrid
2003 Invited Guest Symposium Hierarchies of Communication, ZKM, Karslruhe, Germany. An inter-institutional and international symposium on aspects of communication on different scales and levels.
1996 - 2001 Photographer Large format to 35mm conventional photography. Digital imaging, publication preparation and digital video (on location work and editing) Selected List of Clients
Anderson Christie Architects, Hugh Anderson Associates, The Holmes Partnership, Ove Arup, Glasgow City Council, Art in Partnership, The Design House, East Renfrewshire Council, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow 1999, the National Health Service and artists Roger Palmer, Sibylle Von Halem, Bruce McLean and Nicolas Floc'h.
2000 Teacher (part-time) Art classes Cardonald College, Glasgow
1996 Teacher (part-time) Various photography, professional practice and art teaching appointments Glasgow School of Art
1994 - 1996 Installation of exhibitions   Various institutions
1993 Workshop Leader Photographic workshops, Kilmarnock On the theme of the family, in The Intermediate Centre, Kilmarnock, Scotland, for The Scottish International Festival of Photography.

1991 to date


Various collaborations

film / theatre projects

Various collaborations on films (short and feature length), screened at cinemas (mainstream and art-house), international film festivals and/or broadcast on TV, and independent theatre productions. Latest project undertaken in 2005: La Luz de la Primera Estrella, directed by Iñaki Martikorena and awarded prizes at various international film festivals.

1987-89 Teacher Teacher of English Language and Literature Haringey Council, London
1986-87 Teacher Teacher of English Language Frontistirion Agapidou, Greece

exhibition catalogues (selection)
2007 Virtual Residency ISBN: 978-3-9812208-0-3


(Prison of Love) cultural portraits of domestic violence

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. ISBN: 84-8026-258-3

2005 Lab.05/Gender Centro Cultural de España, Montevideo.
2003 MAD '03 AVAM / Madrid City Council
2003 Generación 2003 Cajamadrid. ISBN: 84-95321-43-2

television (tv), radio (r), press (p) and online (o)
29/09/2022 Interview about exhibition Measure - A Stone's Throw exhibition and current work (o)

Leer en la Nube.

23/09/2010 Interview. Un idioma sin fronteras (r) and (o)

Radio Exterior de España, RTVE, Spain.

2005 Metrópolis (tv) TVE 2, TVE, Spain
2004 Interview (r) Radio Educación, Mexico
2000 Review (Galería Punto show) (p) Vanguardia
1995 Review (Group MFA show) (p) Herald Scotland

other publications (selection)

Contemporary Glasgow. (photography)

The Rutland Press
ISBN: 1-873190-51-4

Lofts, Living and Working Spaces, published in various languages. (photography)

Arco Editorial, Barcelona
ISBN: 0-8230-6632-0


New Architects, published in various languages. (photography)

The Architecture Foundation / Booth Clibborn Editions
ISBN: 1-86154-018-3 2000

languages Bilingual English and Spanish (Passed DELE Superior / Proficiency)