Rita Evans is an artist based in London since 2004, completing her MA in Fine Art at Chelsea College in 2009. Since then, Rita has presented at residencies, performances and exhibitions internationally. In 2015 Rita was awarded the Stephen Cripps’ Studio Award, an Acme Residency & Awards Programme funded by The Henry Moore Foundation, Royal Opera House, High House Production Park Ltd and Stephen Cripps’s family. The award is for artists working with sound, movement and light. 2017-18 Rita has been in residence at Chisenhale Dance Space with a Canada Council for the Arts Grant, Recent blog post by Rita Evans on Instrument Sculptures at Chisenhale Dance Space. In 2018, Rita presented a workshop on translation and ‘failure’ at The Physicality of Research seminar, Emily Pringle and Kimberley Foster at Tate Exchange, Tate Modern and is currently Family Artist-in-Residence at Camden Arts Centre, London.

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2018 BAIR Fall, Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity, Alberta, Canada to make Microbiome, a sculpture of collective breath, artisan work and new technology.

2017/18: Instrument Sculptures, 2017-18 Canada Council for the Arts Media Production Grant.

2017: Matrices, Tensions, Sound = Sculptures Project, 2017 Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England. Instrument Sculptures, at Chisenhale Dance Space, London. Below: Stills from video documentation;





PAST: Wool Matrix, 2015
For one afternoon, the Backstage Centre in Thurrock, Essex, became a space where the group dynamics of the community, an elemental part of the works, evolved inside and around the sculptures and structures. Each of these were choreographed one after the other across one space generating a changing set of rhythm and tempo;