Aly Grimes is a curator based between Birmingham and Stockholm.
Curator of The Digital Diaspora, an exhibition exchange project with Centrala (UK) and Studio 44 (Stockholm). Artists: Zoe Aiano, Anna Jochymek, Tamara Kametani and Jens Masimov
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) | CuratorLab resident at Konstfack University, Stockholm - an international research and development programme for curators led by Joanna Warsza, Michele Masucci and Maria Lind (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. Short Circuit - an international touring group show of digital and media art which sought to propose 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) // 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) // Co-Founder and Director of Stryx – an artist-run project space and studios in Birmingham, UK.
Photography: Short Circuit (Marcin Szymczak), Symphony of Hunger - Digesting Fluxus in Four Movements (Aly Grimes, Kerem Guman, Alexine Rodenhuis); School of Curatorial Studies (Kerem Guman); STRYX (Marcin Szymczak)