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Anna Brownsted

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annabrownsted(at)gmail.com

EDUCATION

MA       Performance Practice as Research, Royal Central School of Speech & Drama

BFA      Directing and Playwriting, University of Wyoming

FORTHCOMING

2019    Shelter - Pier Projects Residency Commission, Felixstowe

 

RECENT WORK 

2019    The Gold 45 Prototype (vinyl flexidisc book + series of collages)

2019    The Gold 45 Listening Party 

2018    9th and Castle - Commissioned for the House at Kettle's Yard, Cambridge

2018    The Gold 45 Live Record Review - My Little Festival, Sunday Papers Live, Cambridge Festival of Ideas

2018    Still Murmuring

2018    Pence Sterling - Commissioned by Other Ways for In Your Way, Cambridge

2018    My Vinyl Ate Your MP3 - Watch Out Festival, Cambridge Junction

2018    ‘Actions’ - Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge (group exhibition)

2018    P.S. We’re Still Here - Artist talk & interactive event, Cambridge Junction/Cambridge Science Festival

2017    The Bread Project -  ‘Open House’ collaborative community project, commissioned by Kettle’s Yard

2017    Splitter -  Watch Out Festival, Cambridge Junction (commission)

2017    Perfect Day - Co-commissioned by Cambridge Junction & Cambridge City Council for Hunt & Darton’s Radio Local

2017    Diplomat - Commissioned by Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, ‘Can You Hear Me?’ digital exhibition

2016    A VALE - Art Language Location, Cambridge; UCL Festival of Culture, London (commission)

2016    Marginalia - Watch Out, Cambridge Junction (commission)

2016    Good Fortunes - Midsummer Common, Cambridge

2015    We Have Only This - ‘Views From the ‘Bridge’, Cambridge Junction

2015    Backseat Driver - Art Language Location, Cambridge

2015    Five Possible Selections - Art Language Location, Cambridge

2014    Fade into View - Romsey Art Festival, Cambridge (commission)

2014    The Fictional Woods - ‘One Day in the City’, UCL, London (commission)

2012    Point of Interest - Accidental Festival, The Roundhouse, London

2012    The Invisible City - ‘One Day in the City’, UCL, London (commission)

2011    Bent Space - Forest Fringe Travelling Sounds Library, London/Edinburgh/festival circuit

2011    The Portable Emporium - Accidental Festival, The Roundhouse, London

2011    Shore Leave - Hide & Seek Sandpit, National Maritime Museum, London

2010    The Gilded Rail - The Old Vic Tunnels, London (commission)

2010    Coming Forth By Day - The British Museum, London (commission)

2010    Virtue in Flames - The British Museum, London (commission)

2010    The Invisible City - The Old Vic Tunnels, London (commission)

2010    Object 27 - The British Museum and BBC/Radio4, London (commission)

RELATED 

2017    Selected Artist, Collusions' Data Culture Lab: Cambridge

2017    Curator, Collisions Festival: Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London

2016    Artist Facilitator, Kettle’s Yard Open House collaborative project with The Grove Primary, Cambridge

2016    Devising Ensemble, This Is Not A Drill: Cambridge Junction, with Nigel Barrett & Louise Mari

2016    Curator, Collisions Festival: Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London

2015    Artist Mentor, Circuit: Unlock Cambridge ‘Alternative Tours’, Kettle’s Yard and Wysing

2015    Producer, Collisions Festival: Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London

2015    Director, Aletia Upstairs’ Memetronome, Summerhall, Edinburgh Festival

2014    Producer, Collisions Festival: Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London

2013    Production Assistant, Adrian Howell’s Unburden, BAC, London

2012    Director, Aletia Upstairs’ Kathakali Kabaret, Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London

2011    Director, Aletia Upstairs’ In These Shoes?, Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London

2010    Director, Pop-Up Shakespeare, Renaissance Late @The British Museum, London

2010    Design Assistant, The Duchess of Malfi: Punchdrunk/ENO, London

2010    Director, Cold Hands (staged reading), Theatre 503, London

2010    Director, Bernarda Alba, Trinity Laban, London

2009    Director, Iggy & Em, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London

2009    Director, White People, Shakespeare & Company, Lenox MA, US

2009    Director, If The Whole Body Dies, Shakespeare & Company, Lenox MA, US

2009    Design Assistant, Sleep No More: Punchdrunk/American Repertory Theatre, Boston MA, US

LECTURING

2010-now    Visiting Professional & Visiting Lecturer, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

2007-2008   Lecturer, Undergraduate Playwriting, University of Wyoming

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

2018    Arts Council England Grants for the Arts (R&D: The Gold 45 Prototype)

2017    Long-listed for Celeste Prize (Sculpture, Installation & Performance)

2016    Arts Council England Grants for the Arts (Organisational Development)

2015    Arts Council England Grants for the Arts (R&D: Devising Experiential Narratives)