Armelle Skatulski

Armelle Skatulski is an artist and researcher who completed a practice-based PhD at the Royal College of Art funded by an AHRC Scholarship (2017-2023). In April 2023 she was awarded a DYCP grant from Arts Council England to prepare the grounds for a new body of work "Virtual Anatomy".  In April-June 2023, Armelle took part in Leeds Creative Labs (ESA cohort) at the Cultural Institute of the University of Leeds, a funded partnership between artists and academics during which she researched mechanisms of data extraction in VR interactions. In March 2024 she will take part in the STTA  programme at IOU Theatre, Dean Clough Mills, Halifax, to make work for Calderdale's Year of Culture 2024.

Recent exhibitions include: Glow 2024 , Sowerby Bridge Fire Station (Feb. 2024); TRAce, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland (July-Sept. 2023); Intersectional Matter: Waste, Gallery at the Station, Frome (June-July 2023); Accidentology (I), Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London (May 2023); the RCA Research Biennale 23 , Royal College of Art, London (22nd - 24th June 2023); the RHA Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin (May-July 2022); Unruly Encounters, South Park Galleries, London (March 2022).

EDUCATION

2023 | PhD Arts & Humanities, Royal College of Art (AHRC/Technē DTP), London, UK.

2008 | MA Cultural Studies (Distinction/AHRC award), Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK.


AWARDS | COMMISSIONS | GRANTS | 

2024 | STTA Bursary, IOU Theatre, Calderdale Council.

2024 | Glow 2024 Heritage Commission, Historic England and Arts Council England via Fire & Water.

2023 | Develop Your Creative Practice (DYCP), Arts Council England.

2023 | Reset.tech Australia Commission, Perth, Australia.

2023 | Leeds Creative Labs Bursary, The Cultural Institute of the University of Leeds & East Street Arts, UK.

2022 | Convention House Bursary, East Street Arts & the Weston Culture Fund.

2021 | MTPL Honorarium & Commission, UWA Tech & Policy Lab, University of Western Australia.

2020 | Research Partnership WP Fund, Autonomy UK / RCA / AHRC / Technē.

2017 | Doctoral Training Partnership Technē Scholarship, RCA / AHRC.

2014 | IdeasTap Fund, Magnum Photos London.

2008 | Masters Preparation Award, AHRC.


RESIDENCIES & PARTNERSHIPS

2024 | STTA Programme, IOU Theatre, Dean Clough Mills, Halifax, UK.

2023 | Leeds Creative Labs, The Cultural Institute, University of Leeds & East Street Arts, Leeds, UK.

2022 | Convention House Residency, East Street Arts, Leeds, UK.

2020 | Research Partnership, Autonomy, London, UK (RCA / AHRC / Technē).

2018 | The Object of Research, University of Cumbria, UK (RCA / AHRC / Technē).

2016 | CAITM Residency, The Centre des Archives Industrielles et Techniques de Moselle, France (RCA / AHRC / Technē).

2015 | Bow Arts Foundation Live/Work Scheme, London, UK.

2014 | Magnum Professional Practice, Magnum Photos, London Print Room, London, UK.


EXHIBITIONS & SHOWCASES

2024 | Glow 2024, Group Show, Sowerby Bridge Fire Sation, Hollins Mills, Halifax, UK.

2023 | Accidentology (I), Solo Show, Hockney Gallery, RCA, London, UK.

2023 | TRAce, Group Show, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland.

2023 | Intersectional Matter: Waste, PhotoFrome, Group Show, Gallery at the Station, Frome, UK.

2023 | Research Biennale 23, Royal College of Art, London, UK.

2023 | Members Prints Exhibition, Art House, Wakefield, UK.

2022 | RHA Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland.

2022 | Unruly Encounters, Group Show, South Park Galleries, London, UK.

2021 | MRes 21, Royal College of Art Research Biennale, London, UK.

2019 | There's Something Lurking in the Shadows, RCA Group Show, Dyson Gallery, London, UK.

2018 | Flight Mode, RCA Group Show, Assembly Point, London, UK.

2018 | Documents, RCA Group Show, Lumen Studios, Lumen Studios,

2017 | Daybreak, RCA Group Show, Safehouses, London, UK

2016 | Matter, Group Show, Woo Studios, Royal College of Art, Battersea, London, UK.

2015 | Athens Photo Festival Shortlist, Hellenic Centre for Photography, Athens, Greece.

2015 | Evidence, Format International Photography Festival Shortlist, Derby, UK.

2014 | RHA Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland.

2012 | RHA Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland.

2011 | We worked in squares & loved in triangles, Group Show, The Bloomsbury Group, SSE Space, Store Street, London, UK.

2011 | Collectors’ Show, The Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Rep. of Ireland.

2010 | Inventaire des œuvres démembrées, part of Unbuilding, Collaboration with Tamsin Snow, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Rep. of Ireland.

2009 | Reworking, Collaboration with Tamsin Snow, Yorkshire Art Space / Persistence Works, Sheffield, UK.


FELLOWSHIPS

2021 - 2022 | Honorary Fellow & Visiting Scholar, The UWA Tech & Policy Lab, University of Western Australia.


RESEARCH NETWORKS

2023 | Reset.Tech Australia, Perth - Illustrator & Visual Strategist.

2023 | Leeds Creative Labs, The Cultural Institute of the University of Leeds & East Street Arts, UK - Funded artist.

2021 | UWA Tech & Policy Lab, University of Western Australia - Honorary Fellow.

2020 | Autonomy Consultancy, London, UK - AHRC Partnership Researcher.


RECENT RESEARCH OUTPUT & PUBLICATIONS

2023 | Commissioned artist and illustrator for "Australians for Sale: Online Targeted Advertising, Data Brokering and Consumer Manipulation," Reset.tech Australia, December 2023 - artwork and illustrations.

2023 | A. Skatulski, Accidentology (I), Research Biennale 23, Royal College of Art Research Biennale [online] - artwork.

2023 | A. Skatulski, Excavating Virtual Presence, Convention House, ESA, Leeds, UK - artwork & research blog.

2022 | A. Skatulski, Nachtrag, Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition Catalogue, Dublin, Ireland - artwork.

2021 | A. Skatulski, Archive Sub-Versions,  MRes 21, Royal College of Art Research Biennale [online] - artwork.

2021 | A. Skatulski, Data Archeogram, Autonomy [online], AHRC/Technē Partnership & the Alex Ferry Foundation - schematic map and research paper.

2020 | A. Skatulski, Algorithm in Command, Autonomy [online], AHRC/Technē Partnership - research blog.

2019 | A. Skatulski, "Archive Sub-Versions," Speaking With: Mavor / Hebson, an RCA SOAH Research Symposium - conference paper.

2018 | A. Skatulski, "Re-enactment, the Accident and the Archive," Re-enactment, an RCA Visual Arts Lecture Series - conference paper.

2018 | A. Skatulski, Dédoublement d'appareil, in PROVA 4, edited by Chantal Faust, Royal College of Art Annual Research Publication - artwork.

2017 | A. Skatulski, "Sense is not a reservoir," Daybreak symposium, Asylum, London - conference paper.

2014 | A. Skatulski, Anarchive#n, Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition Catalogue, Dublin, Ireland - artwork.


ARTISTS TALKS | CONFERENCES | SYMPOSIA

2023 | A. Skatulski, "Absent Machine," artist talk,TRAce, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland.

2023 | A. Skatulski, "Virtual Eyes: Abstracted Gaze and Virtual Reality," artist talk, The Cultural Institute, University of Leeds, UK.

2022 | A. Skatulski, "Excavating Virtual Presence," artist talk, Convention House, East Street Arts, Leeds, UK.

2019 | A. Skatulski, "Archive Sub-Versions," Speaking With: Mavor / Hebson, an RCA SOAH Research Symposium. Keynotes: Prof. Carol Mavor (University of Copenhagen) and Nadia Hebson (Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm); chair: Prof. Rebecca Fortnum, Gorvy Lecture theatre, Royal College of Art, Battersea, London, UK. 

2018 | A. Skatulski, "Re-enactment, the Accident and the Archive," Re-enactment, an RCA Visual Arts Lecture Series, chaired by Chantal Faust & Prof. Rebecca Fortnum, Gorvy Lecture theatre, Royal College of Art, Battersea, London, UK.

2017 | A. Skatulski, "Revisiting Technologies of the Self," MA Fine Art Seminar, with Graham Hudson, Battersea, Royal College of Art, London, UK.

2017 | A. Skatulski, "Sense is not a reservoir," Daybreak symposium, an RCA Research Symposium, Asylum, London, UK.

2017 | A. Skatulski, “Incommensurable Trace,” Resistance, without presupposition: language, philosophy, film and performance, an RCA Research conference. Keynotes: Kristen Kreider / Jason Waite / Holly Ingleton / Howard Caygill. Chaired by Aura Satz & Yve Lomax. Gorvy Lecture theatre, School of Fine Art, Royal College of Art, Battersea, London, UK. 

2014 | A. Skatulski, "Heterochronia and the Space of the Photograph," Heterotopia, Onion Discussions: a Sculpture Public Lectures Series 2012, School of Fine Art, Royal College of Art, Battersea, London, UK.


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