Aly Grimes is a Curator and Producer based between Birmingham and Stockholm. Her work is centralised around advancements in digital art and culture, collaborative methodologies and interdisciplinary modes of practice.
2019: The Digital Diaspora - an exhibition exchange project with Centrala (UK) and Studio 44 (Stockholm). Exhibition artists: Zoe Aiano, Anna Jochymek, Tamara Kametani and Jens Masimov. Film Screening Artists: Kotryna Ula Kiliulyte, Alicja Rogalska, Aron Rossman Kiss, Natalia Skobeeva and Natalija Vikulina // Women Reclaiming AI for Activism (WRAI) Collective Member (https://www.womenreclaimingai.com/) // CuratorLab 2017/18 (Eds.), Red Love: A Reader on Alexandra Kollontai. A Play by Agneta Pleijel, Sternberg Press, Berlin (http://bit.ly/2DgIQbV)
2018: Curatorial visit to South Korea with Videoclub’s international ‘Viewfinder’ programme (Seoul Media City, Gwangju Biennial, Busan Biennial) // Near Now Fellowship Mentor // First host of of LRLX Birmingham (The Living Room Light Exchange is a monthly salon dedicated to new media forms and dialogues amongst artists and cultural theorists). Contributors: Duncan Poulton and Emily Roderick // The Digital Domestic, a new commissioned work performed by Antonio Roberts at Tensta konsthall, Stockholm (16 May 2018) // EUCIDA Travel Award for Digital Art Projects (2018)
2017: CuratorLab resident at Konstfack University, Stockholm - an international research and development programme for curators led by Maria Lind, Michele Masucci and Joanna Warsza (September 2017 – May 2018) // Studio holder at Grand Union (gallery and artist studios in Birmingham, UK) and contributor to Grand Union’s Curatorial Research Group and Women’s Group.
2016: Short Circuit - an international touring group show of digital and media art proposing new methods of touring shows. Exhibitions took place at OK Corral in Copenhagen, Denmark, A plus A Gallery in Venice, Italy, and Stryx and K4 Architects in Birmingham, UK (September 2016 – June 2017) // International Research Programme, Danish Art Foundation (August 2016) // Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England (July 2016) // Curator Bursary Award, New Art West Midlands (April 2016). Curator of Collections and Interior Design for Javelin Block (ongoing)
2015: Co-founder of September Collective - a global group of cultural producers formed in Venice, Italy upon completion of the School for Curatorial Studies programme (September 2015) // Symphony of Hunger: Digesting Fluxus in Four Movements in partnership with Fondazione Bonotto at A plus A Gallery in Venice, Italy (September 2015) // School for Curatorial Studies – an international curatorial programme in Venice, Italy (May – October 2015)
2012: Co-Founder, Director and Curator at Stryx – an artist-run project space and studios in Birmingham, UK (2012 - 2015).