Daniella Valz Gen
Born in Lima, Peru. Lives and works in London
2008-2011 BA Art Practice, Goldsmiths, University of London
2007-2008 Foundation in Fine Art, Byam Shaw School of Art, University of the Arts, London
2003-2004 MA Visual Culture, University of Westminster, London.
1997-2002 BA Media Studies (Science of Communication). University of Lima, Peru.
Associate Artist of Holding Space, a one-year programme of research and support for eight UK based artists, as part of the Object Positions programme at The Showroom, London.
Colaborar… is the name of the game, Arts Council England funded project working with Sin Fronteras in collaboration with Illary Valenzuela from LAWRS (Latin American Women Rights Services), Teresa Cisneros from agency for agency, and with the support of 198 Contemporary Arts, Gasworks and The Showroom.
Fluid Warp Generator, Ladette Space, London. March-April 2014
All across a shattered sky, Jubilee Gallery, Nagoya, Japan. October 15 to 30, 2013
Some[w]Here, Patmore Estate – Wandsworth, led by The Drawing Shed and PumpHouse Gallery, ongoing.
TYS, Project Space, Copenhagen, September 2014
Ideas from Else[W]here, Project organised by The Drawing Shed, Winns Gallery, June-July 2014
HOUSERULES, part of Office Sessions, East India Dock, London. Feb-March 2014
The Sun (performance) commissioned by Bow Arts on the occasion of Boo Bah, an exhibition of works by Mary Barnes, The Nunnery, 2015
Presenter at the International Conference for Artistic Research: Writing as Practice, Practice as Writing, The Hague, April 2016
Presenter at Feminist readings 2: theory, practice and politics of reading today, University of Leeds, April 2015
Selected Group Shows
Fugitive Desires, 198 Contemporary Arts, April 2017
Reinterpretando a Cristina Galvez, Casa O’Higgins, Lima, Oct 2016 to Jan 2017
Malfunction, Dzialdov, Berlin, July 2015
The House Party, Ladette Space, July 2014
8bit, Kingsgate Gallery, August, 2013
Building your house on the edge of a cliff, New Gallery, London, March 2013
No Doubt What It Saw, The Vaults, group show organised by VSR Collective, London, February 2013
Hyperrealz, Bruno Glint Gallery, London, September 2012
GLOSS, Grey Area Gallery, Brighton, December 2011
The Face of the Shape, work done in collaboration with Tal Regev, La Scatola Gallery, December 2011
Goldsmiths Undergraduate Degree Show, London, June 2011
Firing the Canon, The Gallery, New Cross, London, 2010
Fry Up, Old Police Station, London, 2010
(Be)longing, Intimate and Future Desires, 198 Contemporary Arts, March 2017
Three types of Nostalgia, launch of E.R.O.S. VIII, Bosse and Baum, December 2016
Fruit Joy, SPILL FESTIVAL, National Platform, Ipswich, 2016
Don’t Miss a Sec, SALT Magazine issue 7 launch, South London Gallery, October 2015
FT reading 2, Steakhouse Live at Hackney Wicked, August 2014
FT reading 1, launch of Soft as Snow’s Glass Body EP, Birthdays, London, July 2014
Eat Me, an evening of performances with Rebecca Jagoe, X Marks the Bökship, April 2014
Spell(ing) at Androgynous Mind, International Women’s Day, Shoreditch Hotel, March 2014
Squaring the Circle, experimental sound session, Lewisham Arthouse, February 2014
Totemic Festival, 100 year anniversary of Freud’s Totem and Taboo, Freud Museum, London, July 2013
LUPA COLONY at The London Art Fair, performance event curated by LUPA, London, February 2013
Cosmos –all there it all there ever will be, event organised by Rare Doings, The Montpelier,Peckham, London, November 2012
LIPA, Lock in Performance Art, curated by Kate Mahony TM, ICA, London, October 2012
The Transparency Issue, Salt Magazine Group Show, Uthropia Space, London, September 2012
LUPA 6 (Lock Up Performance Art), London, February 2012
Squaring the Circle II – Curatorial project with Natalie Marr on the exploration of sound within an arts context.
Naule Collective, a collaborative project between 2010 and 2011, we presented work at Heterotopia Provocation, and a solo show Vibrations at the Old Police Station, London, 2010
Squaring the Circle, Lewisham Art House, London 2014
Squaring the Circle was a weekend programme of performance and music, which took sampling and appropriation as its starting points. It took place Friday 31st January and Saturday 1st February, 2014.
It was organised and curated by Natalie Marr, David Ashley Pearson, Oda Egjar Starheim, Øystein Monsen and Daniella Valz Gen, materialising out of common interests and concerns within their individual and group practices. The event had the support of Charles Hayward and Lewisham Arthouse.
Repeat Rewind Rephrase, Latymer Projects, London 2012
A programme of performance art, film screenings and discussions around the topic of appropriation and liveness. Curated in collaboration with Natalie Marr and funded by Ideas Tap.
Workshop on Decolonising the Art World in collaboration with Jade Montserrat, Royal College of Art Curatorial Studies, March 2017.
Guest artist at Copenhagen Art School, two day workshop on the history of performance art and performativity in art, November 2013
Guest speaker at Sotheby’s Art Insitute, Contemporary Art in London, June 2013.
The Elke Lacey Award, London, 2011
naked tangle self, Montez Press Calendar series, May 2016
Don’t Miss a Sec, E.R.O.S, issue 7 – The Interior, 2015
Don’t Miss a Sec, SALT Magazine, issue 7, guest edited by Villa Design Group, 2015
Touchscreen, An Image is No Substitute for Anything, publication edited to accompany the exhibition of the same title, 2014
Fluid Warp Generator, artist made book made to accompany Fluid Warp Generator, solo show at Ladette Space, Peckham. Designed and edited in collaboration with Ladette Space. Limited edition of 50.
No hand has made the sweetness that I now taste, written and edited by Daniella Valz Gen, produced in limited edition as part of the exhibition All Across a shattered sky, with the collaboration and support of Jubilee Gallery, Nagoya, Japan.
Repeat Rewind Rephrase, designed and edited in collaboration with Natalie Marr, Latymer Projects, 2012
Between Simon&Garfunkel’s Melancholy and Pink Floyd’s Existentialism (a Howl), in Repeat Rewind Rephrase, Latymer Projects 2012
Interview with Literary South, April 2017
Fluir Warp Generator, by Rebecca Jagoe, Maude Magazine, August 2014
Houserules, East Wind, March 2014
Totemic Festival at the Freud Museum, Elena Colman, Maude Magazine, July 2013
Lock In Performance Art at the ICA, Elena Colman reflects, Maude Magazine, November, 2012
Altered States, Wonderland Magazine, December 2011