C. V.




Education

Birkbeck, University of London, London, United Kingdom
Expected 2023   PhD in Psychosocial Studies
Dissertation: On the Subject of Tests: The Materiality, Structure and Performance of 20th Century Intelligence Test Kits.
Joint supervisors: Dr Amber Jacobs (Psychosocial Studies) and Dr Sarah Marks Marks (History of Science and Medicine).

University of Groningen, Netherlands
Erasmus+ Visiting PhD Researcher 2021-22
Supervising Academic: Dr Annette Mülberger

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
2015-18     MFA Art 
2015-18     Graduate Certificate, Critical Theory Emphasis, School of Humanities

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Valencia, CA
2006-08     BFA Art


Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2023    Psychotechne (with Tomas Percival), Peltz Gallery, Birkbeck, University of London

2020          To be titled, SNEHTA, Athens, Greece (cancelled due to Covid-19)

2018          Effecting a Split, University Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

2017          7 Stages, AWHRHWAR, Highland Park, CA

2016          hi temps, (two-person exhibition with Stephen Quick), Central Park Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
                   
I Live Alone, Patrick Gomez 4 Sheriff at ARTBandini, Los Angeles, CA

2015          Sasha Bergstrom-Katz and Sam Kahn, The Smell, Los Angeles, CA

2014          Inaugural Dinner (collaboration with Emily Marchand), The Pit, Glendale, CA

Sasha Bergstrom-Katz and Sam Kahn | Conversations, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA

2012          It's very stimulating, and – and it's red (screening), Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA

2008          BFA Thesis Exhibition, D301 Gallery, CalArts, Valencia, CA

2007          Mid-residency Exhibition, Mint Gallery, CalArts, Valencia, CA


Group Exhibitions and Screenings

2022       On the Subject of Tests: A Demonstration (performance), Forecast Forum, Berlin, Germany

2021          All I Needed Was Imagination (BS-Projects Fellows Exhibition), Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, Germany

             Rehearsing the Examination (as a part of Gallery Weekend) Inter Art Center (IAC), University of Lund, Malmö, Sweden

2020          Archive Machines, Rewiring, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (with artist panel)  

2018          Arc, Wobble, Fade, Fold(curated by Simone Krug), Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA

Co/Lab III, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

On Not Seeing, Material Art Fair with In Lieu, Mexico City, Mexico

A Sequel To, Film Noir Cinema, New York and the Independent Cinema, Los Angeles

2017          Mid-residency Exhibition, University Art Museum, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

+ and – (curated by Micah Espudo), Echo Park, CA

2016          All of You’re Sudden, In Lieu, Los Angeles, CA

Brancusi 2.0, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA

2017, Art Center College of Art & Design, Pasadena, CA (catalog)

2014          &, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
 

Grants, Awards and Residencies

2022          Forecast 7 Platform Nominee. Berlin, Germany

2021          BS Projects Fellowship, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, Germany

                 Inter Art Center (IAC), University of Lund, Malmö, Sweden (residency)

Tom Schuller Intergenerational Research Support Fund, Birkbeck, University of London

2020          SNEHTA, Athens, Greece (cancelled due to Covid-19) (residency)

2015-18     University Fellowship ( tuition and living stipend), University of California, Irvine

2018          Associated Graduate Student Travel Grant Award, University of California, Irvine

2018          21C Seed Project, University of California, Irvine

2016-18     Graduate Student Research and Travel Grants, University of California, Irvine

2016          Research and Materials Stipend, University of California, Irvine


Selected Talks and Conferences


2022         Art & Psychotherapy Workshop, Birkbeck, University of London (co-organizer with Dr. Suzanne Hudson and Dr. Sarah Marks)

                 Rehearsing the Examination. Workshop on Living with Measurements, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

                 Test as Archive. ‘Histories of Educational Technologies: Cultural and Social Dimensions of Pedagogical Objects’, International Standing Conference for the History of Education (ISCHE). Milan, Italy

                 The Manual as Script. Workshop on Validation and Regulation in the Medical Sciences, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.

2021         Practice-based Research in Psychosocial Studies (Panel). Department of Psychosocial Studies PhD Online Conference

With W.J. Brown. The ‘Continuous Prototype’ and ‘New Form’ Literature: Off the page processes for interactive and emergent modes of writing. The National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE) Virtual Conference

With W.J. Brown. Future and Form: Tracking Audience Participation and Interaction with New Form Literature. Futures for Creative Writing Online Conference, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom (online)

2020          Artist Talk for exhibition Archive Machines, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Fragments and Fractals, Department of Psychosocial Studies PhD Cyber Conference

2019         Practice-led Methodologies, Corkscrew Practice-led Research Working Group, Birkbeck, University of London


Publications

2023          “Writing Service-User Art into History: Planning the National Association for Mental Health’s 1968 Art Therapy Exhibition.” (Book Chapter) In Modernism Art Therapy, co-edited by Suzanne Hudson and Tanya Sheehan. Publisher TBA

                 Artists and the History of Art Therapy. (Co-editor with Suzanne Hudson and Sarah Marks). Publisher TBA

2019          Rudzienko, Sharon Lockhart. (Editor, Exhibition Catalogue) Centre for Contemporary Art, Vilnius, Lithuania.



Academic Memberships and Posts

2021-        Post Graduate Research Representative, Birkbeck Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Mental Health

2020-23     Post Graduate Research Representative, Birkbeck Institute of the Moving Image (BIMI) Steering Committee

2020          Co-Organiser, Fractals and Fragments, Psychosocial PhD cyber conference, Birkbeck, University of London

2019-        Member, Corkscrew network for practice-based researchers, Birkbeck, University of London

2019-        Member, History of the Human Sciences Seminar for PhD and early career researchers led by Dr. Sarah Marks, Birkbeck, University of London

2016          Graduate Liaison, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, University of California Irvine

2015          Co-Organisier, Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, University of California Irvine


Teaching Experience

Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom (Psychosocial BA and MA, Theory & Methods modules)

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Valencia, CA (Workshop on artist curated exhibitions)

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA (BA Studio Art and Theory courses)