Fagot, (aka My Dear Fagot), visual artist and fluid personality construct


Fagot CV:

2018, Rituals of Becoming, project collaboration, publication and exhibition, crazinisT artisT (Va-Bene Elikem K. Fiatsi) in collaboration with My Dear Fagot, Gallery 1957, Accra, Ghana


2018, 8+1, as part of Foto-Szene Festival, group exhibition, Paul Avis and Fagot, Cologne, Germany,  A Troll’s Breakfast


2018, In Vodka Veritas, conversation and publication, including James Beckett, Marco Montiel-Soto, Stine Marie Jacobsen, Taus Makhacheva, Teemu Korpela, Petri Saarikko and Sasha Huber, curated by Katerina Gregos, RIBOCA1, Riga Biennial 2018, CCQ Magazine


2018, Akɛ yaaa heko || One does not take it anywhere, project collaboration and publication, Elisabeth Efua Sutherland and Fagot, CCQ Magazine and Gallery 1957, Accra Ghana


2018, Catherine my Captain, project collaboration and publication, Megan Broadmeadow, Emily Watkins, Fagot ; and CCQ magazine, CCQ Magazine


2017, The Shype of Foles (of the Worlde)® project collaboration, performance and publication, Kelly Schacht and Fagot, in conjunction with The Raft - Art is (not) Lonely, curated by Jan Fabre and Joanna De Vos at Mu.ZEE, Oostende, Belgium


2017, Summer of Love, conversation and publication, including Johan Grimonprez, Katerina Gregos, Mikhail Karikis, Marge Monko, Uriel Orlow and Marko Mäetamm, Schwarz Foundation, Samos,  CCQ Magazine


2017,  All Trolled Out, project collaboration and publication, Egill Sæbjörnsson, Fagot, Paul Avis and CCQ; CCQ magazine


2017, Sleeping Pill Action II, Venice, project collaboration and publication, Jan Fabre and Fagot, CCQ Magazine


2016, Another Leader: Act #I Security Research, project collaboration and publication, Nástio Mosquito and Fagot  with CCQ Magazine and Another Africa, commissioned by Emdash Foundation


2016, Bowers & Bower Audio Visual Systems, project collaboration and exhibition, Richard Bowers and Fagot, Arcade Space, Cardiff


2016, Opening Up, conversation and publication, including Katerina Gregos, Artists Club Coffre Fort, Nathalie Hartje, James Becket, Maryam Jafri, Olive Martin & Patrick Bernier, Art Brussels Projects, CCQ Magazine


2013-2018,  Co-Editor and co-founder of CCQ Magazine


2011, Portraits of Presiding Officers Rosemary Butler and Lord Dafydd Ellis Thomas, The Senedd, commissioned by Welsh Assembly Government


2010, group exhibition, Tactile Bosch, Cardiff, As I Walked Out


2009, Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London, group exhibition, Blingers


2008-2013, Founder and Editor of Blown magazine


2008, Arts Council of Wales publishing grant


2008-2012, Commissioning panel for National Photographic Portrait Commission with Amgueddfa Cymru/National Museum Wales and National Portrait Gallery, London


2007, Arts Council of Wales research grant


2007, Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize,  group exhibition, National Portrait Gallery, London, Portrait of Sarah Waters


2006, Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, group show, Prayer


2005, Schweppes Photographic Portrait Award, finalist, group exhibition, National Portrait Gallery, London, Prayer


2005, Winner of AXA Photographic Portrait Competition, National Portrait Gallery, London and Amgueddfa Cymru/National Museum Wales


2005, Canon Fashion Portrait Award, shortlisted


2000, Art West, award, group exhibition,Self-Portrait, (oil on board)


Fagot Education:

2017. Post-Graduate Certificate in Research Studies, Cardiff Metropolitan University


2005, 1st Class Honours degree in Photography, West Wales School of the Arts


1991, Degree in Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University