About

Described as an elemental weather system Catherine creates a mixture of interactive one to one performances as well as staged pieces.

Catherine explores the intersection between performance art, theatre, absurd humour and music. She combine actions, texts, choreography and extended use of the voice in a number of solo and collaborative projects. DIY song making is an integral part of her process.

She was commissioned by METAL and Ovalhouse in 2018 for a new work - Cyst-erAct, A live art musical, which showcased at the Southbank Centre to coincide with Unlimited festival at Sep 6th and has been on tour in Spring 2019 including at Summerhall for the Edinburgh Fringe.

 

She presented new work - 6 Broken songs at Giswil International performance Art festival, Switzerland in Sep 2019.

She toured Free Lunch with the StenchWench in the UK from March 2017. The preview was at Toynbee studios and was at Common People festival at CPT, Colchester arts centre, Norwich arts centre and more. 

She collaborates with Florence Peake for SEX MUSIC and Wombmanifesting kitchen and with Lesley Ewen for These Tender Alms at Buzzcut and Spill 2017.  She is also a member of The Chisenhale artistic community.

She was in Taylor Mac’s show A 24 –decade history of popular music for LIFT festival at The Barbican in 2018. She makes projects for Home Live Art over the last six years.

She has shown work in Copenhagen, Berlin, Leipzig, Athens, The National Portrait Gallery, IBT, Latitude, Southbank Centre, Bristol Museum, Buzzcut, BAC, and Domestic II Festival, Manchester.

Recent Publications of work include in, LADA's study guide and toolkit series (Ten Tips on being Feckless and Poor), Daylighting newspaper for The Wellcome trust (Interview with my ovaries) and in the book 'To you to you to you, love letters to a post Europe' (whatever happened to the Glory days) edited by Lisa Alexander, printed by LADA and Unbound books. She was part of Love Letters to a (post) Europe at Bios in Athens, Artsadmin and Edge Hill alongside Robin Deacon, Tim Etchells, Florence Peake, Brian Lobel, Yoko Tawada and 25 other artists.

The politics of shame in reference to Free Lunch with the StenchWench was written about by Dr Alexandra Kokoli in Hypatia; Feminist philosophy journal. I am funded by Arts council England and have received the AIDF from the British council. 

 

She performs internationally for Lundahl and Seitl -  The Wooran Foundation in Seoul, Korea, Stuk Festival in Belgium, Noorederzon festival,  Holland, Edinburgh Festival British council showcase, Fierce,  and  LIFT festival at The Royal Academy, London.