Nick Edwards

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July 2013, Cosmographica Mundi. Eden, Cornwall. Publish map of the Eden Survey.

Sept 2012, "North" Science Museum, London. Lecture presenting the findings of the first Trans Arctic Ocean Expedition to sail to the North Pole.

Oct 2012, "Expedition" Bright publications, Chelsea College of Art. Contribute chapter on "Expedition to the source of the Dollis Brook"

May - July 2012, "Eden Survey" Eden, Cornwall. Conduct number of expeditions exploring and surveying Eden and surrounding landscape.

Aug 27 2011, Lost - Art, Science and  Geographical Imaginaries conference. Royal Geographic Society, London. Present paper on the sublime and getting lost.

7 June 2011, Invited by Chrystalis Arts to make a presentation about art and expeditions at The Art Depot in Gargrave North Yorkshire.

May 2011, Leading expedition as part of New Generation - Shortcourse/UK.

12 Apr 2011, Poyekhali @ "Kosmica" Reading/performance of the transcript of Gagarin's heroic space flight, to mark the 50th annaversary.

Mar - Apr 2011, U-N-F-O-L-D exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, USA.

Nov - Jan 2011, U-N-F-O-L-D exhibition at Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall, UK.

Oct - Nov 2010, U-N-F-O-L-D exhibition at Univesity Gallery Northumbria, Newcastle, UK.

Sept 2010, Arts Council England South West confirms further funding for Slow Art Residency. The Eden Survey project is accepted by the Eden project.

Sept 2010, Working with 'Live project' architectural students to develop proposal for accommodation at Eden Project.

20 Aug - 2 Oct 2010, U-N-F-O-L-D exhibition at Kings Place Gallery, London, UK.

2 June 2010, Nick leads "An Expedition to the mouth of the Eden Leat" in search of the final outflow of water from the Eden Project, Cornwall, UK.

18 May - 8 June 2010, "Expedition to the source of the Dollis Brook, in search of the consequences of the ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful" appears in the U-N-F-O-L-D exhibition at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria.

28 - 30 January 2010, "A portrait of a Manchester Poplar" will be projected on the exterior of The Quenn Elizabeth Hall, as part of the Shft festival.

Saturday 30 January 2010, Spirit Level, Royal Festival Hall.
Led by Nick Edwards, Professor Chris Wainwright, Head of Colleges, Camberwell, Chelsea, Wimbledon and the Graduate School students from CCW.
Three walks, one starting out from each of the colleges and converging at Southbank Centre. Each walk will follow the route of a previous urban expedition lead by Nick Edwards. Re-laid on the London map, the route will take participants into areas of London rarely visited on foot. Students will share their findings with the public in the Spirit Level of the Royal Festival Hall, 4pm Saturday 30 January.

On 13th Nov 2009 “A portrait of a Manchester Poplar” opens at 36 Bedford Row.

On October 30th 2009, Wimbledon College of Art.
Nick Edwards presents the Dollis Brook expedition, an exploration of his local habitat. Inspired by the Cape Farewell research expeditions to the High Arctic and the Andes, Nick and fellow explorers play with the idea that global and the local are one. Their presentation pools experiences from the Dollis Brook expedition, the 2004 expedition to Svalbard, and the 2009 expedition to the Andes in Peru.

10 July 2009 “A portrait of a Manchester Poplar” opens at Manchester Royal Infirmary. A video piece permanently installed in the antenatal clinic, and commissioned by Central Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

15 May 2009 Nick leads a small party from the Welsh Harp reservoir on an expedition to the source of the Dollis Brook.

May 2009 Slow Art Residency, Eden Project. In 2007, Nick was part of a Cape Farewell group of artists, invited by Peter Hampel, Creative Director at Eden, to help imagine how the Eden environment could be brought to life in new, art led and climate focused ways.The collaboration is part funded by Arts Council England South West. This funding has made possible the Slow Art Programme, a quietly revolutionary series of research and development residencies.

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