Artist - curator - lapsed filmmaker
Born Northumberland 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.
Environmental Art BA, Glasgow School of Art (1985-89)
Artist Film & Video PGDip, Central Saint Martins (1991-92)
Professional background:Curator (specialising in lens-based work and political 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), Producer FluxIT (2004..
Activities: practice-based research, studio practice, critical writing, curating, teaching, cinematography..
Practice: Drawing, Painting, Photography, Text, Print, Sculpture, Film and Installation
Research Interests include: knowledge/data, perception (vibration), land (material memory), mental health/neurodiversity, time, nuclear power/waste, cities and the anthropocene.
Joya:AiR, Spain 2017
Print Fellow, Plymouth College of Art 2015
Based Thames-Side Studios South-East London.
Future Plans Fine Art MA, City & Guilds Art School (2017-2019)