MARINA REES


Harvesting Stories - Event and presentation with video, sound and installation at the Ethnographic Museum of Messejana, 06/08/18.


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Residency at the Ethnographic Museum of Messejana, Portugal, 10/07/18 till 10/08/18, through the mediation of Buinho Creative Hub.


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North Atlantic Drift : Pursuing Whales - solo show at the Old Low Light Heritage Centre.
Preview 03/07/18 with Whale Voice Choir performance, exhibition on until 26/10/18.


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Talk - North Atlantic Whales
Giving a talk at the Dove Marine Laboratory 06/06/2018 at 7pm.


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I am an artist in residence at the Old Low Light Heritage Centre as part of North Atlantic Drift, an ongoing series of exhibitions dealing with the relationship of the North Atlantic and its coastal communities.
The residency starts in 1st June and will culminate into a show, opening on 3rd July.


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Étude des Cétacés - solo show at the Alliance Française of Reykjavík on the 14 - 18 May.


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Workshop - Introduction to making bioplastics at Iceland Academy of the Arts
BA Visual Communication
25/04/2018


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I am currently an artist in residence at the Scottish Sculpture Workshop, as part of the Nightshift Residency Programme (19/02/18-19/03/18). This residency was set up as a response to Frontiers in Retreat, a collaborative enquiry into the intersections of art and ecology in various European sites.


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Lecture - Cetacean Perception and Communication at Iceland Academy of the Arts
MA Design.
18/09/2017


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New piece on marine litter showing at the Akureyri Art Museum in group show: 'Sköpun bernskunnar', April 22nd - May 28th 2017


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January 2017:

I have been shortlisted for the DARE Art Prize, which looks at the connection between art and science. This is coordinated by Opera North and the University of Leeds' Cultural Institute. Click here to see the announcement on the Opera North website. and here to see the article on BBC.


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I am showing a new video piece at Fjúk Arts Centre on 21/10/2016 at 21:30. Ice-Fi is a project showcasing short science fiction films exploring the local landscape and mythology. This event is a part of the Explorer Festival, Húsavík, Iceland. Click here for more details about the festival.


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Whales, Art and Science: a talk about the research behind the exhibition C-E-T-A-C-E-A. At Fjúk Arts Centre, Húsavík, Iceland.


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Solo show C-E-T-A-C-E-A at the Whale Museum (Húsavík, Iceland), opens on 12th June. The exhibition will be on for a year, until June 2017.


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My eggshell whale headpiece is travelling to London to take part in the show 'Things we didn't have before' at the Pump House Gallery from 18/11/2015 till 13/12/2015. Shipping sponsored by Framsýn.


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New pieces shown in group exhibition 'Haust' at the Akureyri Art Museum from 29 August to 18 October 2015.


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the Learned Pig has published some of my writing about my experience working with whales 'The Decomposition of Cetaceans' . Link: here.