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Jane Scobie 

A multi-disciplinary installation artist whose work explores the fluid boundaries between the organic and inorganic, the human and the nonhuman.  Research areas include biodiversity, extraction and ocean literacy. Her MA work explores the Strandline, a ‘living system’ as material, model and metaphor to understand our relationship with the ocean in the context of climate breakdown. Jane uses materials and processes with a low environmental impact and has a circular creative approach to design.

Solo shows

EDGELANDS (2022) Collaboration and landscape installation with Wild Ken Hill re-wilding and regenerative farm, West Norfolk, March 2022

Solitaire (2022) RAKE Collective online, April 2021

Walworth Skies (2020), Project Space, Hendon, March 2020

Awards and Commissions

(2024) Maison/0 This Earth Award shortlist, Ear of the Sea and Other Stories

(2024) NOVA Award Nominee Ear of the Sea and Other Stories

(2022) British Council Venice Biennale  Steward-Research Fellowship, The Vindication Plates, Venice 

 (2019) Walworth Community Garden Network Commission for Chelsea Fringe, Walworth Sound Walk 


Joya: arte + ecologia / Air Water restoration and land art residency, 2024

Ground Work Gallery Extraction Residency, Norfolk, Summer 2023

Jaywick Social Practice Residency Essex, June 2023

Group shows

June 2024 -  EDGELANDS (2022) We Are Nature, Garden of Tomorrow Festival, London

May 2024 - The Commons (2021) Groundwork Gallery @ Old Timber Yard, Bridport

April 2024 - KX and Joya Staff (2024) installation and procession, Holding Rain in the Headwater at Gas Holders Park Kings Cross, 

April 2024 - Herb Rings (2024) Holding Rain in the Headwater, Bagley Walk, Kings Cross

April 2024 - Floating Lace (2024) performance, Regents Canal

March 2024 - Mask (2023) and Testimony (2024) Membranes, Hypha Studio

March 2024 - Strandline Deposition (2024), performance at Membranes Art and Science Symposium, Hypha Studio

February 2024 - Meta Nature (2024) Collaboration Archway Project Space

January 2024 - Tentacles (2023) and Strandline Deposition (2024) performance at Sideshow, Lethaby Gallery

November 2023 - Solitaire (2022) at Bill of Health, CSM Windows Gallery

September-December 2023- Mask, Hood, Helmet (2023) and Tentacles (2023), Ground Beneath our Feet, Groundwork Gallery, Kings Lynn

August 2023 - Tide @ 11.41, (2023) Koppel Project Gallery, Hampstead

July-August 2023 - Holme Critters (2023) Ground Work Gallery, Kings Lynn

June 2023 - Earth Rights (2020), Amnesty International Show for 75 years of UNDHR, Italy

March 2023 - Interplanetary Ecology (2023) All things current are found, Trinity Buoy Wharf

September 2022 - The Vindication Plates (2022) Venice, Italy

June, 2022 - EDGELANDS (2022) Donne d'Arte, non da Parte, Italy 

June, 2022- Public Wealth, Private Sufficiency (2020) Donne d'Arte, non da Parte, Italy

May 2022 - EDGELANDS (2022) Beyond the Line, Grove Building, Middlesex University

February-August 2022 - Walworth Skies (2020), In Air and Fire, Royal Airforce Museum

January 2022 - Solitaire (2022), Moment in the Ether, Nunnery Gallery

October 2021 - The Commons (2021) Blind Spot, October, Crypt Gallery

October 2021 - Principles of Public Life (2021), performance at Blind Spot, Crypt Gallery

April 2021 - Sea Henge (2021), A3x2, Nunnery Gallery

February 2020 - Public Wealth Private Sufficiency (2020) Islington Arts Factory

April 2019 - The List, Un-floatable Boats (2019), Grove Building, Middlesex University

April 2019 - Ghost of Sir John Soane (2019), performance and installation, Bow Church

April 2019 - Thorns and Roses (2018), performance, Schumacher College, Devon

May, 2018 - 7-Day Recycling (2018), Ruskin Gallery, Working Men’s College, Camden 


Good Work, 1995. Ceal Floyer, Darrell Viner and Chris Wainwright;

Do it Herself, 1996. Arts Council funded international exhibition for The British Council.

Founder Association of Newham Artists1987

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