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.
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)
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,
Joya:AiR, Spain 2017
Print Fellow, Plymouth College of Art 2015
Based Thames-Side Studios South-East London.
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