Fiona Flynn


Recent projects, residencies and exhibitions

May 2014: Migrating Art Academies Food-Biotechnologies-Neocolonialism lab & exhibition, Podium, Oslo
Collaborative project, digital drawings for printed pamphlet

January 2013: (IL)legal Aesthetics workshop, Tallinn, Estonia
Co-leading two day workshop making benign explosions, Tallinn, Estonia

December 2012: APT Gallery, Deptford, Q-Art group exhibition

Showing video: Attempting obliteration with benign violence 2, 3, 4 Latvia, August 2012

April & August 2012: Participating artist, Abandoned Mystery, Baltic States

Funded by the Nordic Foundation, one month investigation into deserted military locations in Lithuania, Kaliningrad and Latvia

July 2012: The Commonist Gallery, Leeds, UK

June 2012: Launch exhibition, Assemblage studios Johannesburg, SA, and The Commonist Gallery, Leeds, UK

Video: Attempting obliteration with benign violence 1 – action, Memel Nord fortification, Klaipeda, with Saulius Leonivicius; Photographic print: It doesn’t have to be that way, collaborative action with Saulius Leonavicius and Milda Lauzikaite

July 2012: Crystal World Workshop, The White Building, Space Studios, Hackney Wick

One week workshop with group exhibition showingThermite

April 2012: Blitz group show, Klaipeda Kunsthalle, Lithuania

One week group exhibition curated by Nida Art Colony showing Windsock

April 2012: Bag Factory gallery group exhibition, Johannesburg, SA

showing Six digital prints, framed

February – April 2012: Artist in residence, Bag Factory studios, Johannesburg

Funded by Triangle Network, included two outreach school workshops

November 2011: participant in Parameter 3

24 hour collaborative performance, Platform P arts festival, Plymouth

September 2012 Paradox Group Exhibition, Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork, Eire

Showing From Pro Musica to the Corkman, sheet  music of composition based on a walk through the centre of Cork city

September 2011: Paradox pan-European residency in Cork, Ireland

Collaborative urban interventions with art students from across the European Union

August 2011: National Council for Contemporary Art, Kalliningrad

Artist Talk with Sasha Kachur

July 2011: Residency, Nida Art Colony, Lithuania

Exploring real and constructed borders, making connections between diverse routines and ideas, searching for and mapping desire lines in the location with Sasha Kachur

April 2012: Blitz group show, Klaipeda Kunsthalle, Lithuania

Windsock and paper airplane

January 2011: Old Kent Road, Jerusalem
Soil from the Old Kent Road buried in Jerusalem, Jerusalem soil buried on the Old Kent Road

Artist-in-residence, Magna Science Centre, Rotherham

Two day family collaborative drawing workshop, prizewinner in the Big Draw Inspirational Drawing 2010 award

October 2010: Q-Art II (work-in-progress) group exhibition, APT Gallery, Deptford

Hope, Discovery, Disappointment, Disaster limited edition postcard charting an imagined trajectory of historical moments of adventure with Sasha Kachur

August 2010: Grand Camion 2010

Trip from UK to Morocco with hauliers Doherty International, tracing contemporary trade routes, culminating in looped video and slideshow piece

March 2010: Residency at Polymer Culture Factory in Tallinn, Estonia

Collaborative typesetting project, with Artist Talk at Tallinn Art Academy

From January 2010: Art meets science

Event I organised for art and science students to collaborate on creative projects

October 2009: Big Draw family workshop, Magna Science Centre, Templeborough steel works  

Two day collaborative drawing workshop for The Big Draw nationwide festival

Summer 2009: Artothlon, Vilnius Capital of Culture 2009
Residency project involving artistic collaboration and television

Spring 2009: Chelsea College of Art show

No Borders, light installation with lasers and smoke machine

December 2008: Artist in residence, Magna Science Centre

Culminating in a one week exhibition of drawing, scupture and photographs on site

Autumn 2008: Chelsea College of Art show
Breathe out, breathe in
two balloons, helium, CO2


Selected writing for publication

May 2014: Moussaka, Tamales and the desired banana Published on KulturKontaktNord

August 2012: Circularities Published on Published on KulturKontaktNord and

May 2012: Which is the real historical memory? Published on KulturKontaktNord and

April 2010: Typesetting in the 21st Century For Culture Polymer catalogue, Tallinn, Estonia

August 2009: Art is not hardware Published in AN magazine


BA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art, 2009 – 2011, incomplete, due to finances

Access art and design, Lambeth College 2007 – 08

Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Goldsmiths 1993 – 94

BA Hons 2.1 in Politics, City of London Polytechnic 1984 – 87

Foundation year, Lincoln College of Art and Design 1982 – 83

Other freelance work

Researcher: Renewable Energy Consumer Code, investigating renewable energy companies and enforcing compliance with a government endorsed consumer code

Freelance Esol teacher: HMPS Brixton Prison education department


Other professional experience

Primary school, EAL and supply teacher, researcher, commissioning print and web editor, presenter, journalist and HE lecturer

Other information

UK passport, full UK driving licence, recent CRB check


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