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Public Events / Gigs / Talks 2019:

Nov 13th - The Imagined Forest, Walthamstow Trades Hall, London

July 21st - Polypore Spore and Sound Festival, Chalton Gallery, London

July 18th - Fragile Nature: Art and Ecology, Marriott’s Warehouse, King’s Lynn Festival

July 14th - The Torriano Camarade (collaboration with Mischa Foster Poole), London

June 28th – Amy Cutler & Edwin Rostron, Moving Image Salon: Film & Video Umbrella

June 10-11th - Amy Cutler as Artist in Residence, Sex and Nature: 1800-2018, Exeter

May 22nd - The Labour of Nature: Sophie Lewis and Amy Cutler, Feminism, Sexual Politics and Visual Culture Centre, Loughborough

May 4-5th - “Acoustic Commons” SoundCamp for International Dawn Chorus Day, Tower Hamlets Cemetery

April 20th - Symposium: Pluralising Representations, Frames of Representation Festival, Institute of Contemporary Art

April 11th-13th - Cultures of Energy 8, The Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences, Houston, Texas

March 27th - FlimFlam (Jazz and Blues), Ryans Bar, Stoke Newington

March 15th - Museum Engagement as Speculative Design, Camberwell College of Art

Feb 19th - Sensing the Sea: Ocean Reverberations, Ace Hotel, Shoreditch (super/collider)

Jan 24th - Assembly Language: Words-Films-Scores w/ Amy Cutler & Richard Skelton, Cornerhouse Cinema, Manchester, 6.30pm


Dec 16th - Becoming Animal & director Q&A, Bertha DocHouse, London, 4pm

Dec 14th - All Her Beautiful Green Remains in Tears at GRRL HAUS Cinema, Boston, MA, 8pm

Dec 12th - Evans/Jones/Cutler at Guillotine 2, The Beehive, London, 8pm

Nov 18th - NATURE'S NICKELODEONS, Live on Stage @ IDFA, Amsterdam, Kleine Komedie, 7.30pm

Nov 10th - Hacking the Nature Documentary: Critical Ecologies Workshop with Amy Cutler, 143 Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths University, 2-5pm

Nov 6th - Site / Plot / Hole: Writing Outside-In, Senate House, London, 12-4pm

Oct 19th - w/ Delphine Dora, The Cube, Bristol, 8pm

Oct 17th - w/ Delphine Dora and Sylvia Hallett, Café Oto, 7.30pm

Oct 13th - Leave Me on a Rainy Afternoon screening at Video Art Film Club, Leyden Gallery, Shoreditch, 7.30pm

Oct 13th - Incantations from Yin Valley screening at TUSK Festival, Sage Gateshead, Newcastle, 2pm

Oct 3rd-7th - All Her Beautiful Green Remains in Tears screening at TBC TV at Somerset House Studios, Film Programme

Sept 26th: Science Fiction / Natural History, The Horniman Museum, 2pm

Sept 14th - Hackoustic Presents September, Iklectik, Old Paradise Yard, Waterloo, 7pm

Sept 8th - Tadhg O'Sullivan in Conversation, Open City Doc Fest, Festival Hub: Studio, 1pm

Sept 3rd - A.I. and Creativity, BBC Radio Theatre, Broadcasting House, 10am

August 16th - The White Review: On Ecology, at Bold Tendencies, 6.30pm

August 11th - Amy Cutler and Shoreditch Knights (Collusion all-day festival hosted by Grow, Hackney and Capital Letters), 3pm-12

July 18th - w/ David Chatton Barker and Sam McLoughlin, The Art of Magic Opening Performance (SOLD OUT), The Horse Hospital, 7pm

July 17th - w/ Ivor Kallin, at HARD WORK, The Beehive, Tottenham, 7.30pm

July 11th - w/ Sylvia Hallett, at XING THE LINE, Iklectik, Old Paradise Yard, Waterloo, 7.30pm

Amy works in live cinema / curating and gives talks, workshops, panels, Q&As and performances at galleries, cinemas, and universities. She also performs with musicians, including live collaborations with Sylvia Hallett, Ivor Kallin, David Chatton Barker, Josephine Foster, Sam McLoughlin, Anna Ridler, Laura Cannell, Alex Neilson, Douglas MacGregor, Iris Garrelfs, Douglas Benford, Delphine Dora, and Nathan Walker. Recent events with musical elements included 'We Spiders', a live performance with Ivor Kallin of cobwebs as musical scores in Tottenham (July 17th 2018), BLOOD IN THE FOREST at the William Morris Gallery (April 26th 2018), and her gig with Sylvia Hallett and Erland Cooper at St Pancras Old Church, launching Cooper's new instrumental album of Orcadian bird songs, Solan Goose, with Amy's pieces about migratory birds, drawing on histories of bird observation and sea-bird ballads such as Nólsoyar Páll's Fuglakvæði. She has occasionally been involved in live singing performances, including as part of the heterophonic singing ritual in Laura Cannell's Modern Ritual show (left, at LSO St Luke's 2018), as well as at Le Guess Who? Festival (2016) and on the TV channel VPRO at Bimhuis Amsterdam. She has given a number of public workshops on sonic cinema and nonhuman ecologies, including Let's Do It Like They Do on the Discovery Channel, a presentation for the CHASE consortium Sensible Cinema (Jan 19th 2018), and Sensual Landscapes (16th Feb, 2018) as part of Sam Hertz's climates of sound residency at The Tetley, Leeds.

She is a regular film, exhibition, and events curator (see alternate pages on this site for her cinema PASSENGERFILMS, her exhibition Time, The Deer, is in the Wood of Hallaig, or her Wellcome Trust film scoring festival Liar Lyre), and has been running film panels at venues such as Hackney Picturehouse, Genesis Cinema, and Shortwave Cinema since 2011, when she was the Special Events Co-Ordinator for the first national UK Green Film Festival. She also works on site-specific events, including the White Rose project she ran, Hearts of Oak, which involved curated events and cultural/creative industries workshops taking place at small and independent woodlands and British forests in 2015-2016. In 2018 she is particularly focusing on internationally touring Nature's Nickelodeons. These events draw on and de-construct the nature documentary as a hybrid science/fiction format, and as produced, invented, and re-invented by diverse screening practices: mobile cinema; live music; 3D spectacles; DIY cinema; national television events; live-streaming; and even the history of zoo cinemas and theme parks. She is available for teaching workshops about these methodologies or in her role as an Ambassador for Public Engagement (with the National Co-Ordinating Centre for Public Engagement), including her workshop for the Royal Geographical Society, Re-Animating Nature as Live Cinema (April 19th 2018), and a forthcoming film masterclass at Goldsmiths for the new Critical Ecologies network.

In 2018 she ran a Leverhulme research event series related to the idea of lexicons/glossaries and environmental futures, Key Words: Coming To Terms With The GeoHumanities (public seminar, 20th Feb); for further information on the future of this project, or to identify a difficult word or term which you would like to present for discussion or in a performance format, please email Survival; resilience; decoy; alien; ...which term would you deconstruct anew, and how? Resources for this event series included the mini-essays of Bataille's Critical Dictionary, Raymond Williams' Keywords, the Living Lexicon for the Environmental Humanities, the Lexicon for an Anthropocene Yet Unseen, and Impossible Words, each of which take a critical and discursive approach to the shifting terms of environmental futures.