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maker / doer / flaneuse / gardener
based in Weston Super Mare 


ARTISTIC

Contextually exploring the interconnected edges of things. Paying attention to the shapes of everyday spaces and wilderness places, through an interplay with word, sound, image, and experience.
 
I studied an MA in Curating at UWE and a BA in Fine Art Photography at University of Cheltenham.


PRODUCING

Creative producer, curator, and programmer with a background of working with experimental practices across music, sound, performance and visual arts. Active in DIY and artist-led scenes, and interested in collaborative methods of exploring, uniting and connecting art forms. More recently moving into green-growing, and place-based projects that remain underpinned by an experimental stance.

Previously co-director of Supernormal festival (now advisory board member), exec producer for the Outlands network, various roles at cultural orgs Spike Island, Arnolfini, De La Warr Pavilion, and Culture Weston as well as freelance personal and artisticlyy driven projects.  An active member of arts collectives Bristol Experimental Expanded Film (BEEF) and Brunswick Club, and member of Braziers Park School of Social Integrative Research.

CONTACT

I am available to hire / collaborate with - get in touch about good stuff. 
samfrancisco5@hotmail.com