Bio

Still from Interview, BALTIC ARCHIVE  (2016)

Still from Interview, BALTIC ARCHIVE (2016)

Elizabeth Black is a visual and performance based artist working across various mediums including writing, installation, and intervention.

Currently completing a two-year Master programme in Fine Art at Northumbria University in Partnership with BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Arts.

Black makes use of art platforms to generate dialogue around otherwise disquieting issues, dealing with social politics, site, and body. The value and credibility of art as an instigator, and the role of artists to create innovative ways to engage with concurrent social issues.

Upcoming exhibitions: I Remember Most What Never Happened, Masters Graduation Exhibition, Baltic 39.

Recent work includes: Nasty Women, Byker Community Centre, Newcastle (2017). Little Wolf Parade Residency with GAL Collective, Nottingham (2017). Trojan Sushi (2017) at Vane, Newcastle, After the fire (2016), curation of public programmes at Kungl. Konsthögskolan. Sachkunde (2016) in Oslo, Translation is Hard (2016), curation and artist at Sister Space/Stockholm, 'Slow Show, No Show' (2016), Living Room at Baltic 39, You Can Check Out Anytime You Like (2016), at NIGHT SCHOOL: FLARE2: Gallery North, Paperformance (2016)Paper Studio North, White Coat Hypertension (2016) at Baltic 39,  A Reading/Reading [of] the Art (2015) at Baltic 39, Love, Letters, Death and Decay (2015), International Exhibition Hall, National Taiwan University of Arts.

Elizabeth has worked with such organisations as LaunchPad (workshop facilitator), AV Festival (crew), Fertile Ground (photographer), Transmission (member), Sorrell Art Foundation at Nottingham Trent University (tutor), and Nottingham Contemporary (public programmes).

Previous collaboration has included working with artists, actors, and dancers; organisations and theatre groups such as Little Wolf Parade, GALab, Fun in the Oven Theatre Group, Kungl. Konsthögskolan, Teesside University Dance Department, and Northumbria University Performance Department.

Qualifications: Masters in Fine Art, Northumbria University (2015-2017), PGDE Post-compulsory Education & Training, Nottingham Trent University (2015), BA Hons Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University (2012).

Writing credits include: A-N Unedited, Vane Gallery, LeftLion, and The Crack Magazine.