Rachael Allain CV
Education
 
2018 -3D3 AHRC-funded doctoral researcher, University of Plymouth (current) http://3d3research.co.uk/student/rachael-allain/
2014-15 MFA Photographic Arts with Distinction, Plymouth University.
2011-2014 MA Contemporary Art Practice, Plymouth University.
2007-2008 PGCE, Post Compulsory Education, Art and Design, University of Plymouth                                 
2004-2007 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Exeter School of Art and Design, Earl Richards Road, University of Plymouth. 
 
Teaching

 

September 2014 - current Associate Lecturer Media Arts/Fine Art , Plymouth University

January 2013/15          Visiting Lecturer, Marjon University

September 2012/2013         Associate Lecturer, South Devon College

September 2008/2012        Associate Lecturer, Exeter College

Awards/Residencies
2020
The Arctic Circle Residency, Svalbard Territory, Midsummer, June 2020.
2019 
Residential Ocean (Art) Science Field Course, Sunday's River, Eastern Cape, South Africa, 13-21st September.
3D3 Summer Residential, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland, September 1st-8th. 
ADA PGR Funding (UoP), Oceans and the Visual Arts, University of Reading.
BAFTSS Travel Bursary,  Oceans and the Visual Arts: Erika Balsom:Oceanic Feeling, Minghella Cinema, University of Reading.
Lizard Point Artist Residency, March 28th -31st 2019. http://www.mayescreative.com/lizardpoint.html
2018
3D3 Doctoral Studentship, 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training, University of Plymouth http://3d3research.co.uk/
Visual Research Network (VRN), Artist Residency, Brighouse, West Yorkshire.
 http://www.visualresearchnetwork.com/
Lumen Artists Residency, Atina, Italy, https://www.lumenstudios.co.uk/residency/
Jamboree 2018 / // Dartington UK https://artistsjamboree.uk/
The Ephemeral River Residency, a Global Nomadic Art Project, Dartington Hall, Devon, UK. 
http://ccanw.org.uk/gnap-uk-2018/
Visual Arts Plymouth (VAP) Go See Travel Bursary, Glasgow International Festival 2018.

Land's End Immersive Film Weekend & Film and Sound Jams assistant to Robert Schaller http://handmadefilm.org/ May. http://www.mayescreative.com/landsendfilm-475062.html

 

2017

Place Exploration Artist Residency, Kestle Barton, Cornwall, November.

Digital Reporting Bursary, The Tale, Torbay by Situations, http://www.situations.org.uk/projects/the-tale/.

VASW Digital Reporting Bursary, B-Side Assemblies: No 1, Portland, Dorset.

Visual Arts Plymouth (VAP) Go See Travel Bursary, Folkestone Triennial, 2017.

Artist Residency at Batter Street Studio, Plymouth Arts Centre. 

Blog Post here @ http://blogs.plymouth.ac.uk/artsinstitute/ 

http://blogs.plymouth.ac.uk/artsinstitute/2017/10/20/feature-artists-residency-at-plymouth-arts-centre/

Recipient of PAC Bursary for BAS8, Southampton and VASW Annual Conference.

 

2015-16

Selected by Plymouth University, School of Art and Media student award for a fully funded 12 month Ocean Studio Residency, July 2015-August 2016.

Recipient of Full Bursary from Plymouth Culture for Dartmoor Arts Residency, Drewsteignton, Devon, Filming Natural Phenomena with Andrej Zdravic, July 2015.

 

Symposia/Conferences/Talks

 

2019

RAMM Lates, Artist Talk and Seaweed Cyanotype workshop, RAMM, Exeter, December 6th. 

Above and Beyond the Horizon: Ocean, Science and the Visual Arts, in conversation with Professor John Spicer, PhD, Pie and a Pint, National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth, 4th December.

Above and Below the Horizon, Doctoral Research presentation, Jill Craigie Cinema, 4th December. 

The University of Helsinki: Research Summer School, Kulttuurikeskus ja kokoushotelli Sofia, Kallvikinniementie, Helsinki, Finland.

Environmental Arts Practice Research Conference, 25-26th April, Land/Water and the Visual Arts, University of Plymouth.

Oceans and The Visual Arts, PGR & ECR Conference, University of Reading, 24th April.

 

2018 

Arts Research Seminar Series, Exploring New Horizons, with Professor Liz Wells, Seeding Change: The Challenges of Pro-Activist Curatorial Initiatives, University of Plymouth, 5th December. 

CREATIVE IMAGE, 1st International Conference, University of Manchester 26-27 September 2018 https://www.visualresearchnetwork.com/

20/20 Presentation at Jamboree, Dartington Hall.

Supra et Infra Maris, Research presentation at Land/Water and the Visual Arts, 25th April, Plymouth University

https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/landwater/rachael-allain.

 

2017

VAP (Visual Arts Plymouth), Go See Bursary presentation on Research from The Folkestone Triennial @PAC Home.

Pecha Kucha, Beyond Human Vision; On Microscopic Visions @ Place Exploration Artist Residency @Kestle Barton, Cornwall.

Data Ache DRHA 2017 Symposium , Beyond Human Vision @Plymouth University.

PAC Home, Batter Street Studio Residency Crit @Plymouth Arts Centre.

 

2016

Future Imperfect, screening of Lunar G and Panel discussion, Cinema Aesthetics, April 2017.

Artist Talk @First Fridays @art.earth, Dartington Hall.

2015

Artist Talk, BA Fine Art Visiting Lecture Series @Petroc.

2014 

Post Graduate Society Conference, Paper delivered: Encountering Severance, Threshold and Return in Plymouth Sound, Plymouth University.

British Waters and Beyond: The cultural significance of the sea since 1800, Paper delivered: Experimental Seascapes, Subliminal: Junctures in the water, Royal West Academy, Bristol.

Performance

 

Participation in Nilbar Güres' commission for The Atlantic Project, Plymouth 2018.

Performance in Simon Popes, The Gift, for Sea Swim:Head Above Water, Peninsula Arts, Plymouth 2016. 

Performance in Emily's Speed's, Littoral Zone, Plymouth Arts Centre, 2014.

Performance in Hamish Fulton's durational walk for Walk On, Plymouth, 2014.

 

Research/Other

 

AN Artists Network member 2014 - current.

Plymouth University Photography Research Group 2015- current.

Plymouth Arts Centre (PAC) PAC Home member, 2015 -2018.
Selected as Visual Arts Plymouth (VAP) Activator November, 2015- current.

Facing South, Stereo pinhole, copyright Rachael Allain

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