Bio

Artist  -  curator  -  lapsed filmmaker

Born Darlington, 1966

Laura Hudson is a cross-disciplinary artist and curator who worked in experimental film, digital technologies and sustainable agriculture before returning to London in 2016 to focus on her practice full-time.

Education

MA Fine Art, City & Guilds London Art School  (2017-2019)

AdvancedDip Fine Art  Film & Video, Central St. Martins (1991-92)

BA Fine Art (Environmental Art) Glasgow School of Art (1985-89)

Mentors

I have had the great fortune to have been taught or mentored by some wonderful people including: Sam Ainsley, Mona Hatoum, John Latham, Louise Crawford, Tina Keane, Bev Zalcock and Annabel Nicolson.

Professional background:Curator (specialising in lens-based work and political multi-media) Project Management and Arts Development. Co-director HerTake International Women’s Film Festival Glasgow (1989-90). Founding member of Exploding Cinema Collective (1991). Cinema programmer London Filmmakers Co-op (1992-1996). Development manager Cinenova Feminist Film Distribution (1997-2000). Project Manager ArtsOnline: Arts Council England (2001-2003), Mas du Diable Organic Farm (2004-2011), Producer FluxIT (2004..2012)

Activities: practice-based research, studio practice, critical writing, curating, cinematography.

Practice: Moving from lens-time-based media her more recent work explores manifestations of time in more haptic forms using a range of materials including; earth pigments, sand, text, light and paint.

Research Interests include: time, non-linear, archives, knowledge/data, perception (vibration), anthropocene, land, material memory, certainty/change, neurodiversity, 

Residencies

Joya:AiR, Spain 2017

Print Fellow, Plymouth College of Art 2015

Based Thames-Side Studios South-East London.

Fimography

1988    LUX,  Film installation / Expanded Cinema Super 8

1988    Alter, Slide installation

1988    Indicia, film installation / Expanded Cinema, Super 8

1989    Glass, Super 8 single screen film 3min

1989    Virgin, Super 8 film installation

1989    Alice Doesn’t, film & slide installation

1990    DoP The Haunted House - The Womanhouse Castlemilk, video.

1991     Monti Cantsin Super8/Video, 8min single screen film

1992    Home Run Double8 / 16mm, 3min double screen film

1991     Skinless 8mm / 16mm (unfinished)

1992    As with Dreams / Road M 16mm (unfinished)

1994    DoP Sex, Lies, Religion Dir Annette Kennerley, single screen 7min  8mm>16mm


Laura Hudson CV download

LINKS

Axis Directory member

Interview Adelaide Damoah in Conversation with Laura Hudson

Kitchen Garden Notebook  An online resource for growing all things edible or useful