Mike Chavez-Dawson

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Mike Chavez-Dawson
BornMike Dawson
(1974-04-14) 14 April 1974 (age 39)
Maidstone, Kent, England
NationalityBritish
 
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Portrait of the artist-curator Mike Chavez-Dawson
Mike Chavez-Dawson
BornMike Dawson
(1974-04-14) 14 April 1974 (age 39)
Maidstone, Kent, England
NationalityBritish

Mike Chavez-Dawson (born 1974 in Maidstone) is an English artist and curator.

Life and career[edit]

Chavez-Dawson graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University, Interactive Arts BA (Hons) in 1997 and MA (Art as Environment) in 1999. He is attaining a PhD (by practice) research fellow at MIRIAD under the supervision of Prof. Jim Aulich and Prof. John Hyatt. He was the Visual Arts Editor for FLUX[1] and founding curator for Flux Space.

Chavez-Dawson's work covers a number of disciplines including fine art & design, performance, music, curating and publishing.[2] Collaborating with artist Len Horsey, he has devised a variety of performance and multi-part works titled 'Artours' as live texts for numerous group exhibitions, projects and events.[3]

The Guardian complimented the "imaginative flair" of Chavez-Dawson's curatorial work for David Shrigley.[4] This exhibition supported Shrigley's nomination for the Turner Prize 2013.[5]

Chavez-Dawson is a judge for neo:artprize2013.[6]

Works[edit]

Curated projects[edit]

Publications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FLUX: About Flux". Retrieved March 22, 2012. 
  2. ^ Jack, Ian (January 16, 2009). "The era of the true art collector has returned". The Guardian. Retrieved October 29, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Inter-textual-ventions". Retrieved October 29, 2011. 
  4. ^ Sherwin, Skye (2012-10-04). "Exhibitionist: The week's art shows in pictures". The Guardian. Retrieved 2013-06-10. 
  5. ^ Holtham, Susan (2013-04-25). "Turner Prize 2013 shortlist announced". Retrieved 2013-06-10. 
  6. ^ "neo:artprize2013 judges". Retrieved 2013-06-10. 
  7. ^ "- Lionel Dobie Project -". Retrieved 2013-06-10. 
  8. ^ "Paraphrase 24th May 2012 Group Show – Simon Hadley Attard, Mike Chavez-Dawson and Richard Shields". Retrieved 2013-06-10. 
  9. ^ "Apophatic Pareidolia, Bearspace". Retrieved October 31, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Re-Movie View(s), Barbican". Retrieved October 31, 2011. 
  11. ^ "A bANdA dA, Tate Britain". Retrieved October 31, 2011. 
  12. ^ "The Remarkable Apperception, Embassy". Retrieved October 31, 2011. 
  13. ^ "The Mind Projected Cinema". Retrieved October 29, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Essential Phenomena at VTO". undo.net. Retrieved October 31, 2011. 
  15. ^ "David Shrigley: HOW ARE YOU FEELING?". Retrieved 2013-06-10. 
  16. ^ "Crazy Mad". Retrieved October 29, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Re-Covering and The Reading, Untitled Gallery, Manchester". Retrieved October 29, 2011. Re-Covering and The Reading, Untitled Gallery, Manchester
  18. ^ "Unrealised Potential". Retrieved October 29, 2011. 
  19. ^ "The Kiss of a Lifetime". Retrieved October 29, 2011. 
  20. ^ Waldrop et al (2013). The Dark Would. Apple Pie Publishing. p. 300. ISBN 1909388009. 

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