Bernadette Louise

Mother Artist Writer Fighter

CV

Qualifications

POSTGRADUATE – MASTERS OF SCIENCE; Psychology – ongoing
GRADUATE – BACHELOR OF ARTS HONOURS DEGREE Fine
Art 2:1
EDUCATION – HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA Fine
Art &
BTEC FOUNDATION DIPLOMA Art
&
Design, A Levels & GCSEs
ADDITIONAL:
Certificate in Business Planning – NHS
Certificate in Project Management – NHS
Autism Training: Asperger’s Certificate
Recognising and Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs Certificate
Creative
Alliance
Managing
Music
Course
Full Driving Licence
DBS Checked
Lived experience as a practicing Artist and Parent Carer

Media & Publications

BBC
Radio
Interview
for
Only
A
Phone
Call
Away.

 
Advert
for
LaRare
Shoe
Company.
Commissioned
performance
by
Designer
for
Kurt
Geiger
Shoes.
Acted
and
filmed
in
 London
&
Paris
by
New
York
Director
L.Gabrielle
Penabaz.

The
Live
Art
Development
Agency
In
Print Study Room Guide by Rachel Zerihan 2009 https://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/one-to-one-performance-2009/
ORGAN
Magazine
Various
In
Print
Features
&
Reviews
Hysteria Publication – Edited by Agata
Cardoso
and
Bjork
Grue
Lidin.
BBC Hereford & Worcester Radio Interviews re FII and SEND – several
Newspaper Print press and online – Various interviews re Art exhibitions Autism, SEND & FII

Funding & Support

FIERCE
FWD
–
Live
Artist
Bursary
 Selected
as
one
of
12
Live
Artists
for
the
first
stage
of
Fierce
Fwd.
Receiving
a
£400
bursary
for
artistic
development.


BLACK
HOLE
CLUB
–
VIVID
Projects

Group
Exhibition
and
Networking
Support
for
6
months.

YOUNG VIC THEATRE, LONDON – LabProject on Viewpoints
ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND & National Lottery Funding Grants for the Arts Funding – several times

Performance and Events

CULTIVATE
GALLERY
–
Exhibition
of
Performance
Photographs
 Own
wall
in
the
Cultivate
Gallery,
including
First
Thursday,
First
Saturday,
April/May
2014

HYSTERIA
EXHIBTION
–
Exhibition
of
Performance
Photographs
 Curated
by
Agata
Cardoso
and
Bjork
Grue
Lidin.
Camden,
London.

CULTIVATE
GALLERY
–
International
Women’s
Day
 
Group
Exhibition
curated
by
Emma
Harvey.
Vyner
Street,
London
March
2014.
DEATHTRIPPING
–
VIVID
/
Garage
Presents…
 Event
curated
by
Bernadette
Louise,
based
on
and
including
the
work
of
the
Cinema
of
Transgression
art,
film
and
music
 movement.
Featuring
famously
influential
Lydia
Lunch,
Nick
Zedd
&
Richard
Kern.

PETTICOAT
NIGHTMARES
9.1
at
the
Birmingham
City
University

 
Multimedia
Installation
including
structure
and
video.
Margaret
Street,
Birmingham.


PETTICOAT
NIGHTMARES
–
LIVE
INSTALLATION

 ACT
ART
8
–
Censored.

Live
multimedia
performance
at
Islington
Metal
Works,
London.
OESTROXENOESTROGEN
at
the
BARBICAN
GALLERY,
LONDON
 
Live
multimedia
performance,
as
a
part
of
Erotic
Event
/
Surreal
House
Exhibition.

OESTROXENOESTROGEN
at
the
EMERGENCY
FESTIVAL,
MANCHESTER

Durational
live
Installation.

KILLER
THRILLER
–
Curator
&
Performance

Curated
evening
of
Live
art
and
Music,
as
well
as
performed
‘Egg
Piece’
of
Live
Art
at
the
Victoria,
Birmingham.
 

SPILL
FESTIVAL
’Visions
of
Excess’
Ron
Athey
&
Lee
Adams

Courtesan
Tales
Performance
with
Nicole
Blackman.
SHUNT,
London

HARNESSING
LUNAR
HYSTERIA
–
Multimedia
Exhibition
Moving
image
installation.
Fazeley
Street
Studios,
Birmingham
WHAT
GOES
ON
IN
THIS
HOUSE,
STAYS
IN
THIS
HOUSE

Birmingham
Hippodrome
&
Fierce
Festival

Two‐day
Live
multimedia
Performance.
Birmingham
Hippodrome.

Funded
by
Arts
Council
England,
National
Lottery
Fund.

ONLY
A
PHONE
CALL
AWAY
‐
GOLDSMITHS
COLLEGE,
LONDON:
INTIMACY
across
visceral
and
digital
arts.
 Second
incarnation
of
Only
a
Phone
Call
Away.
Pre‐recorded
performances
accessed
by
telephone,
featuring
several
 performers
including
Lydia
Lunch
&
Nicole
Blackman.


ONLY
A
PHONE
CALL
AWAY
‐
FIERCE
Festival
–
accessed
in
the
UK
&
USA
 
Debut
of
the
audio
piece.
Pre‐recorded
performances
accessed
by
telephone,
featuring
Lydia
Lunch
&
Nicole
Blackman.
 Funded
by
Arts
Council
England.
www.myspace.com/onlyaphonecallaway


Other Projects and Performances

Project
X
Presents
with
Reginald
D
Hunter.
Spoken
word
performance
main
stage.
 Sunset
Cinema
Club
Credited
Vocalist
on
the
Album
Homina
homina
homina.

 Young
Vic
Theater,
London.
Commissioned
performance
and
participation
in
Lab
project
by
director
Elina
Manni.

 Houseparty
of
the
Dead.
Performer
in
Film
directed
by
London’s
Andy
Edwards/Paranoid
Android
Films.
Played
Naomi.

 Spoken
Word
performances
at
various
locations
throughout
the
UK.

 Lydia
Lunch
‘Live
in
London’
DVD
Filming
of
Live
show
at
Bloomsbury
Theatre.
 Fierce
Festival,
Compton
Verney
Museum
‘Beloved’
‐Project
Manager
for
Nicole
Blackman.
 Slovenian
Tour:
Medana
Poetry
and
Wine
Festival
&
Aksioma
Production
at
Bled
Castle
Performance
as
‘Hostess’
and
Production
Assistant
for
Nicole
Blackmans’
Courtesan
Tales.
 Art
&
Architecture
Week
Project
Coordinator
for
‘Stay
Away
from
Lonely
Places’.
Birmingham.
 Fierce
Festival
&
CAPSULE
’Not
Safe’
by
Lydia
Lunch
Project
Coordinator/Site
Manager.
 Fierce
Festival
’The
Courtesan
Tales’
Artist
Assistant
&
Set
Dresser.
Birmingham
Repertory
Theatre.
 FIERCE
Festival
‘Visions
of
Excess’
Project
Coordinator
&
Producer,
Demon
Club,
Birmingham.