CV

Solo Exhibitions

2017: Bling! Bank Street Arts, Sheffield.
2017: ‘This Girl Can’ Morris Dance, Cecil Sharp House, London.
2014: Making Traditions [Pop-up] People’s History Museum, Manchester.

Group Exhibitions

2018: 2021 Open, 2021 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe
2018: Crowd Show, NNContemporary, Northampton.
2018: Next Wave, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham.
2017: Creating the Countryside, Compton Verney, Warwickshire.
2017: The London Group Open, Cello Factory, London.
2017: Blowing a Gail, The Old Town House, Warrington.
2017: Reclaim Photography Festival, The Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton.
2016: LEAVE//REMAIN, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield.
2015: KULES Public View, Olympus Engineering / Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent.

Residencies

2018: Jersey Heritage, Jersey.
2017: Bank Street Arts, Sheffield.
2015: Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent.

Funding and Awards

2018: Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation Award
2017:  Arts Enterprise Grant, ‘This Girl Can Morris Dance’ 
2015: British Council Travel Grant
2015: National Centre for Research Methods Bursary
2014: Economic and Social Research Council Bursary
2013: PRS for Music Foundation Award
2009 – 2014: Vice Chancellor PhD scholarship

Education

2014: Manchester School of Art, Practice-led PhD (Vice Chancellor Scholarship)
2009: SOAS, University of London, MMus Ethnomusicology (Distinction)
2006: University of York, BA Hons History of Art (First)

Employment

2018: Research Fellow, Anglia Ruskin University
WISE / Amazon project

2017/18:  Senior Research Associate, University of East Anglia
AHRC-funded Connected Communities project, 'Participatory Arts and DIY Cultures', Department of Art, Media and American Studies

2016/17: Research Associate, University of Sheffield
AHRC-funded project, 'Digital Folk', Department of Music 

2014/16: Research Associate, Manchester Metropolitan University
AHRC-funded project, 'Gut Feeling', Centre for Enterprise

Publications

Books

2019
with Simon Keegan-Phipps and David Gauntlett, Digital Folk: Digital Media in Folk Arts Participation (in preparation)

Journal articles

2018
‘“What a Troupe Family Does”: Family as Transmission Narrative in the British Carnival Troupe Dancing Community’, Dance Research Journal, (accepted for publication) 

‘Performing the “Artistic Turn”: Participatory Methods in Ethnomusicology Research’, Ethnomusicology (in preparation) 

with Lynn M. Martin and Bob Jerrard, ‘Identity Work in Female-led Creative Businesses’, Gender, Work & Organisation (under review)

with Lynn M. Martin and Bob Jerrard, ‘’Organisational Scripts as a Route to Understand Small Firm NPD; the role of legitimacy work, Journal of Product Innovation Management (under review)

2017
‘Making Traditions: Girls’ Carnival Morris Dancing and Material Practice’, Yearbook for Traditional Music, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 26 – 48  (click for link)

‘Girls’ Carnival Morris Dancing and Contemporary Folk Dance Scholarship, Folklore, vol. 128, no. 1, pp. 157 – 174 (click for link)

with Lynn M. Martin and Bob Jerrard, ‘“Gut Feeling in Small Design Consultancies’, The Design Journal, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 577 – 594

2015
with Lynn M. Martin, ‘An Unusual Job for a Woman? Women Entrepreneurs in Scientfic, Engineering and Technology Sectors’, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 539 - 556

Book chapters

2019
‘“Enjoy it, Destroy it?”: Forty Years of Punk Rock Literature, in Oxford Handbook of Punk Rock, eds. George McKay and Gina Arnold, Oxford University Press (in press)

2018
‘Girls’ Carnival Morris Dancing and the Politics of Participation’, The Histories of the Morris in Britain, Vaughan Williams Memorial Library Press, pp. 295 – 312 

with Simon Keegan-Phipps, ‘Digital Folk: Tradition, Vernacular and Learning to be a Folk Musician with Social Media’, in Oxford Handbook of Social Media and Music Learning, eds. Stephanie Horsley, Janice Waldron, Kari K. Weblen, Oxford University Press (in press)

Reviews

2018
‘Oxford Handbook of Applied Ethnomusicology’, Ethnomusicology Review (in preparation)

‘Folk Fashion’ by Amy Twigger Holroyd, Folklore (under review)

2016
‘The Anglo-Scottish Ballad and its Imaginary Contexts’ by David Atkinson. Ethnomusicology Review [online]

Industry-facing Reports

2018
New Perspectives in the Participatory Arts, University of East Anglia / Arts and Humanities Research Council, Connected Communities

with Simon Keegan-Phipps and Jo Miller, Digital Folk: Digital technologies and practices among folk arts practitioners, University of Sheffield / English Folk Dance and Song Society

2015
with Amanda Ravetz, Validation Beyond the Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University / Axisweb

Other Print and Online Media

2017
‘“This Girl Can Morris Dance”, Living Tradition Magazine, no. 119, pp. 24 – 26

2016
‘A Hidden Folk Dance: Introducing Girls’ Carnival Morris Dancing’, English Dance and Song Magazine, pp. 28 – 29

‘Girls’ Carnival Morris Dancing: A Contemporary Folk Dance?’, Folklore Thursday [online blog]

Conference Convenorship

2018
Discovering and Representing Street Carnival Marching Bands and Dance Troupes in the Museum, symposium convenor with Frances Thirlway, University of York, National Museum of Wales, Huis van Alijn Museum of Everyday Life, Ghent, 10 – 11 July

New Perspectives in the Participatory Arts, conference convenor with George McKay, University of East Anglia, 22 – 23 May

Carnivals, Pageants and Street Parades Research Network Study Day, symposium convenor with Frances Thirlway, University of York, 27 April

2017
Parochial Punk, symposium convenor with George McKay, Norwich Arts Centre, 23 November

Folklore Society Early Careers Day, conference convenor with Ceri Houlbrook, Warburg Institute, London, 9 November

Digital Folk, conference convenor with Simon Keegan-Phipps, University of Sheffield, 19 April

2014
Gut Feeling, symposium coordinator, The Design Council, London, 30 September

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