James Rollo b. in Mississauga, Canada


Exhibitions

2020 These cameras are made for watching, featured in The Rented House, No Vacancy Projects, Toronto, Canada

2020 Straight doesn't always cut it, featured in Queer Art(ists) Now, presented by And What? Queer. Arts. Festival, Archive Gallery, London, UK

2020 Notes on Time, a sound piece commission on ilyd.nu [solo]

2019 Does this text make me look gay?, Straight doesn't always cut it, and A Love Story (Unprotected) featured in That's So Gay, SET Dalson, London, UK [duo]

2019 Photopixel & Corpsing featured in The Wrong Epicentre Biennale, Centre del Carme, Valencia, Spain

2019 The studio is leaking! featured in Siss Phuss Siss Phuss Siss Phuss, SET Dalston, London, UK [duo]

2019 Plug (23kg), Lightbulb (35kg) & The amount of non-alcoholic beer I had to by is shameful featured in Habits of Modern Dwelling, Lungley Gallery, London, UK

2019 When do we want it?! featured in Mellifluous Elephant, Casa Da Dona Laura, Lisbon, Portugal

2018 Potential, featured in Rotating Edible Object, Chalton Gallery, London, UK

2018 Almost always coming back to this, OUTPOST, Norwich, UK [solo]

2018 You me both, featured in BIRDS, Vogue Fabrics Dalston, London, UK [performance]

2017 Slade School of Fine Art MA/MFA Degree show, UCL Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK

2017 Please refer to signage, featured in the 23rd International Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art, Gabrovo, Bulgaria

2017 You me both, featured in Authentic Tongues, Bloomsbury Theatre, London, UK [performance]

2017 Photopixel, featured in Fishing for the Moon, Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square, London, UK

2016 Performance? Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square, London, UK [performance]

2016 Forwards + Backwards, A casa da Dona Laura, Lisbon, Portugal

2016 Slade School of Fine Art Interim Show, UCL Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK

2016 Please Refer to Signage, featured in Waiting Room, Chelsea Waterside ArtSpace, London, UK

2016 Mean Curtain, featured in Autocorrect Ruined my Life, Chalton Gallery, London, UK

2016 I was told this might be dangerous, featured in I am NOT tino sehgal, Nahmad Projects, London, UK [performance]

2016 It takes two to tango, featured in Platform 1, Bloomsbury Theatre, London, UK [performance]

2015 Graduate Exhibition, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario

2015 I Can’t See What You’re Doing, featured in Digifest, Toronto, Ontario

2015 I Can’t See What You’re Doing, featured in Images Festival, Xpace, Toronto, Ontario

2015 I Can’t See What You’re Doing, featured in Festival of the Body (Sponsored by the Pan Am Games), The Great Hall, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario

2014 Refraction, featured in Disassociate Aspects, Ben Navaee Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2014 Balancing Act, featured in IntraMedia, The Great Hall, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario


Screenings

2015 Photopixel, featured in Video Fever, Trinity Square Video, Toronto, Ontario


Awards, Scholarships, and Grants

2017 Julia Wood Prize

2015 Mudge Massey Travelling Award

2015 Project 31 Integrated Media Award

2015 Ian Carr‐Harris Science in Culture Award

2015 OCAD University Medal for Integrated Media

2015 Winner in the Visual and Interactive Arts category at Digifest

2014 Emerging Artists and Designers Scholarship, OCAD University


Press

2016 i am NOT tino sehgal Catalogue, page 12, Nahmad Projects, London, UK

2016 Festival of the Body Catalogue, Toronto, Ontario

2015 Images Festival Catalogue, Spectres of the Future, page 73, Toronto, Ontario


Professional Experience and Workshops

Since 2017 Tutor: Experimental Film and Moving Image, London College of Communication (UAL) & Filmmaking for Portfolio Preparation (UAL)

2015 Speaker: Visiting artist, OCAD University


Works in Collection

Museum of Humour and Satire in Art, Gabrovo, Bulgaria


Education

2015 - 2017 UCL Slade School of Fine Art, First Degree, Master of Fine Arts

2013 - 2015 OCAD University, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)

2003 - 2008 Queen’s University, Bachelor of Science (Honours)

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