Myka Baum // Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2015 - 2017 MA Print (merit) | Royal College of Art

2007 - 2008 PG Cert Professional Studies Photography (2.1) | Central Saint Martins 

2002 - 2004 BA (Hons) 1st Class | Fashion Product Management | London Centre For Fashion Studies

1991-1993 Industriekauffrau | Apprenticeship as Industrial Business Management Assistant

COMING UP

7th Oct 2020 13:00-14:00 UK Time
Curation of First Fridays at art.earth where I'll be introducing The Sustainable Darkroom, an artist run research, training and mutual learning project. Founded by Hanna Evans and now run by Hanna Evans, Alice Cazenave and Ed Carr they will be presenting their respective practices and the joint project. More info here.

EXHIBITIONS



2021
. Nature’s Mysterious Networks: Mushrooms, Mycelia and Yeast | Groundwork Gallery | UK-King's Lynn

. Obsolete & Discontinued | Atelier D & Elsa Artspace | D-Bielefeld

2020
. Everyday Delight | Shutter Hub | Free Space Project | UK-London

2019
. Obsolete & Discontinued | Magazzini Fotografici | I-Naples

2018
. Obsolete & Discontinued | Waterstones Gallery | UK-London

. London Photomonth | Old Truman Brewery | UK-London

2017
. Show RCA 2017 | MA Degree Show | Royal College of Art | UK-London
. Retina 17 Photography Festival | UK-Edinburgh

. ’O' Garden Room Gallery | UK-Dartington

. Output | CGP Gallery | UK-London

2016
. Science Inspires Art: Food | NY Hall of Science | US-New York

. Obsolete & Discontinues | Schaelpic Photokunstbar | UK-Cologne

. Obsolete & Discontinued | Revela t Analogue Photo Festival | E-Barcelona

. Aether | Imperial College London | UK-London

. Break/Link | CGP Gallery | UK-London

2015
. Photofusion Salon 15 | Uk-London 

. Fiddling While Earth Burns | RCA Climate Action Collective | Dyson Gallery | UK-London

2014
. Brighton Photo Fringe | Autumn Germination: The Sprouting of New Ideas | 
 Curated by Sue Steward (RIP) | UK-Brighton

. Bonfire In A Beehive | Freightliners City Farm | UK-London

2013
. Tri-pod presnets: Miss Havisham’s Larder | Photofusion Gallery | UK-London

2012
. Q-Art Presents 4 | APT Gallery | UK-London

2011
. index7 | Protein Gallery | UK-London 

. On Water | Canal Museum | UK-London

. Try A Little Tenderness | Freightliners Farm | UK-London

. earth:NOW:being, Hackney City Farm London & Church Farm UK-Stevenage 

2010
. Arts Council England | selected for 18 month public display of Lunar Mare | UK- London

. Crash Open | Charlie Dutton Gallery | UK-London
 . Folk Off | Green Lens Studio | UK-London
 

2009
. Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2009 | Cornerhouse | UK-Manchester

. Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2009 | A Foundation | UK-London

. Tracing The Image | SuperMonday Collective | Crypt Gallery | UK-London
2008
. Postgraduate Show | Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design | London
. Interim Show | Corbet Place | Old Truman Brewery | London

PROJECTS:

2022
. Social Action | 5 Weeks and 3 Days | Ukraine Emergency Response | WIP | 

. Commission: Photographer | Fabric For Fashion - The Complete Guide & The Swatch Book 3rd Ed | Clive Hallett & Amanda Johnston | Laurence King Publishing

2020 - 2021
. Social Action | N4 Cutting Hub | Founder & Director | Covid Scrubs Emergency Response Action | UK-London 
2016
.MA Dissertation | Dis/Re/Integration

2015
. Commissioned Photography of fabrics for The Sustainable Angle

2014
. Commissioned Photographer | Fabric For Fashion - The Complete Guide & The Swatch Book 2nd Ed | Clive Hallett & Amanda Johnston | Laurence King Publishing

2012
. Commissioned Photography for The Sustainable Angle | Future Fabrics Expo

2010
. Commissioned Photographer | Fabric For Fashion - The Complete Guide & The Swatch Book | Clive Hallett & Amanda Johnston | Laurence King PUB



TEACHING | TALKS | RESIDENCIES

2017
. Lecture | Central Saint Martins
 | UK-London
. Lecture: Shadow’s Symposium | London College of Communication | UK- London
. Workshop | Seed Sowing Propagation and Potting Up | Royal College of Art | UK-London

. Workshop | Making Hanging Containers from Recycled Bottles | Royal College of Art | UK-London

. Workshop | How To Make Anthotypes | Royal College of Art | UK-London

. Workshop | Spore Prints | Merz Barn | UK-Langdale

. Workshop | & Making Paints from Natural Pigments | Merz Barn | UK-Langdale
2015

. Artist Talk | The Camera Club | UK-London

. LAPC Artist Talks | Myka Baum & William Arnold | Silverprint Gallery | UK- London

. Workshop | Making Connections | Victoria & Albert Museum | UK-London
2014
. Residency | Freightliners City Farm | UK-London
 . Workshops | Making Cyanotypes | Freightliners City Farm | UK-London
2013
. Artist Talk | Photofusion Gallery | UK-London
2011
. Artist Talk | Q-Art | Cass Art | UK-London
2006
. Teaching | How To Use Your Camera | Earthwatch | Seal Conservation Cornwall


ACCOLADES
2010
. Selected for 18 months display at Arts Council England
2009
. Praise from Wolfgang Tillmans: “It’s a very specific vision - it’s definitely something I have never seen before and it is an achievement.” Selection Transcript Bloomberg New Contemporaries Publications p.12

. Selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries


PRESS | PUBLICATIONS

2022
.Publication:Re:Source | The Sustainable Darkroom
2020

. Culture, Community & Climate | conversations and emergent praxis | Richard Povall | art.earth
2019
.Press Feature | The Guardian | Everyday Delights (2019/12/18)
2015
.Press Feature | The Guardian | Burning Issue: Student Art Against Climate Change

2013
.Publication | Catch Me If You Can – 12 Days in the Life of a Runner Bean | Self- published 

.Publication | Exhibiting Photography: A Practical Guide To Exhibiting Photography | Shirley Read | Focal Press

2011
.Press Feature | The Times | Beat Volatility by Avoiding the Stock Market | 
 p. 42 (12/11/2011)

.Press Feature | Islington Gazette | Front page | (21/07/2011)

2009
.Publication | | New Contemporaries Publications

.Press Feature | a-n Artist Newsletter | Bloomberg New Contemporaries review by Carolyn Shepherd (09/2009)

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