Luce Choules

pronouns: they / them / their 

Luce Choules is an artist and writer working across performance, installation and film. Their praxis deals with the live space of environmental collapse and the documents, objects and afterlife of performance. 

Their works investigate ecological precarity, accelerated change, extractivism, post-industrial tourism, social movement, aggregate structures, material and immaterial transformation, temporal loop, and shape-shifting. 

Choules has performed, exhibited, and held screenings and presentations internationally, recently at ONCA Gallery, AADK Spain, Royal Geographical Society, MIMA, GroundWork Gallery, British Library, Baltic 39, Verge Gallery, DeVos Art Museum, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, and Arts Catalyst. Their practice has been supported by Askeaton Contemporary Arts, Hangar Barcelona, Curator’s Network Madrid, a-n, Invisible Dust, Heritage Futures, Rabbit Island Foundation, and Arts Council England. 

Choules contributes to environmental and academic symposia on the subject and object of fieldwork, and led the Itinerant Actions fieldwork programme for the Encura#3 research residency at Hangar Barcelona 2019. They lead three workshop programmes with organisations, groups and individuals, including: Immaterial Fields, The Transported Body and Practicing Passivity. 

Choules is a collaborator with AADK (Centro Negra) and Nau Côclea in Spain, and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. They founded and coordinate the itinerant artist network

Mountain Festival 2020. Artist Project (annual live event). Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France, 2020.

The Lake and the Island. Performance / Live Event (projected photographic imagery, poetic script, books, natural objects). Saffron Screen, Essex, UK, 2017. 

The Enigma of Dead Objects. Script for a performance (book cover). Greece, 2020. [part of the work The Regolith

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