Beatrice Gibson is an artist based in London. Manifest largely as film, performance and text, her practice explores ideas around voice, speech, sound and sociality and the problems of its representation. Her last film made in collaboration with Alex Waterman, A Necessary Music, won the Tiger Award for best short at the Rotterdam Film Festival in 2009. Recent screenings, exhibitions and performances include: Beatrice Gibson, The Tiger's Mind, Kunsterlhaus Stuttgart, (2010), The Future's Getting Old Like The Rest Of Us, Serpentine Park Night and 2 month solo presentation, (2010) A Necessary Music and An Evening with Robert Ashley, The Showroom, London (2009); Talk Show, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2009); the 10th Baltic Triennial, CAC, Vilnius (2009); and Volatile Dispersal: Festival of Art Writing, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2009). Gibson was a studio artist in residence at the Whitney Museum of American Art’s ISP, during 2008, and since 2006 has been a PhD student in the department of Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths. She is currently working on a new book project with editor and designer Will Holder.
Gibson’s films are distributed by LUX, London and Argos, Belgium.