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Spence, Pernille


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Pernille Spence is an artist, lecturer & researcher at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design.  She studied at Leith School of Art in Edinburgh before completing a BA(Hons) Degree in Fine Art Sculpture and a Post Graduate Diploma in Electronic Imaging at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design.  From 1999, Pernille undertook a Research Residency at DJCAD until 2004 when she was appointed as a lecturer & researcher in Time Based Art & Digital Film.

Pernille currently leads the 3rd year programme in Contemporary Art Practice and is Academic Co-ordinator for the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art + Design Exchange Programmes.

Pernille’s research interests explore a visual dialogue between the human body, movement and space and the body’s physical/psychological limits and constraints with in these parameters. She has been creating installations, performances and moving image works since the mid 1990s, exhibiting internationally.

Her work has been shown at the National Review of Live Art, Glasgow, Beaconsfield, London, the European Performance Art Festival, Warsaw, the Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art, Germany and the Dean Gallery, Edinburgh.  In 2006 was a recipient of a prestigious Scottish Arts Council Creative Scotland Award.

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Research Output

Bob & Sink

Spence, P., 2020, University of Dundee

Research output: Other contribution

Bob & Sink: Group Exhibition, Aesthetica Art Prize, York Art Gallery

Spence, P. & Irvine, Z., 2020

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

  • Future Now 2020: 100 Contemporary Artists from the Aesthetica Art Prize

    Spence, P. & Irvine, Z., 2020, In : Future Now. 2020, p. 212-213 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

  • Confluence: Tradition in Contemporary Art

    Modeen, M. (ed.), Spence, P., Irvine, Z., Rowland, C., Dalziel, M., Scullion, L., Milligan, A., Watson, A., Colvin, C., Faithfull, D., Summerton, E., Wilson, S., Elston, G., Fagen, G., Braham, P., Dunlop, G., Harrison, P., Maclennan, A. & Sheng, X., 1 Oct 2019

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition catalogue

  • Prizes

    SSA President’s Award

    Spence, Pernille (Recipient) & CutLog Artists Moving Image (Recipient), 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    • 3 Festival/Exhibition
    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 1 Other membership
    • 1 Public engagement and outreach - media article or participation

    CutLog Artist Moving Image | Meet-up and Discussion

    Pernille Spence (Chair), , Su Grierson (Participant), , Jason Moyes (Participant), & Sharon Quigley (Participant)

    16 Jan 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Future Now Aesthetica Symposium: Meet the Artists

    Pernille Spence (Speaker), & Zoe Irvine (Speaker)

    13 Mar 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    CutLog (External organisation)

    Pernille Spence (Chair)

    2019 → …

    Activity: Membership typesOther membership

    Interview in WomenCinemakers // Special Edition

    Pernille Spence (Interviewee), & Zoe Irvine (Interviewee)

    20 Sep 2018

    Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - media article or participation

    The Mother Load:

    Pernille Spence (Contributor)

    29 Feb 201615 Apr 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesFestival/Exhibition