CV

EDUACATION

PhD Candidate Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney. 2015- current.

Masters of Studio Art (Sculpture), Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney (2015)

 

EMPLOYMENT

Employer: University of Technology, Sydney.

Job title: Casual Academic

Duration: 2015-current

 

Employer: Freelance

Job title: Collaborating artist, designer, dramaturg.

Duration: 2000- current

 

Employer: My Darling Patricia

Job title: Co-Artistic Director, founding member

Duration: 2003-14

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AWARDS

2016 Finalist for Sydney University Edmund Barton Medal

2014 Sidney Myer Creative Fellowship

2014 Helpmann Award: Best Visual Or physical Theatre Production(Whelping Box)

2013 Green Room Award: Outstanding Contemporary Performance (Whelping Box)

2010 Green Room Award: Best Production Design Hybrid Work. (Hole in the Wall)

2009 Green Room Award for Production Design for a Hybrid Work (Night Garden)

2007 Adelaide Fringe Festival: Best Production (Politely Savage)

2006 Sydney Theatre Award: Best Independent Production (Politely Savage)

2006 Melbourne Fringe Festival Award: Best Production (Politely Savage)

2006 Melbourne Fringe Festival Award: Best Design (Politely Savage)

 

GRANTS

2014 Arts NSW Project Funding for My Darling Patricia’s Mantle

2014 Australia Council for the Arts Presentation and Development Funding, Arts NSW Project Funding for My Darling Patricia’s The Piper

2013 Australia Council For the Arts OYEA initiative Hole in the Wall (with Matt Prest and Collaborators)

2010 The Australia Council for the Arts, Arts NSW, Myer Foundation for My Darling Patricia and Moogahlin Performing Art’s Posts in the Paddock

2007 NSW Ministry for the Arts - research and development grant for My Darling Patricia’s Night Garden

2006 Australia Council for the Arts Development Grant to attend Phillipe Genty Master Class at the Victorian College for the Arts. 

2004 Australia Council and Arts NSW Grants for My Darling Patricia’s Politely Savage

2003 Australia Council for the Arts Young Artists Initiative for My Darling Patricia’s Kissing the Mirror.

 

Selected publications & creative works


PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES  

 

C. Britton; T. Keogh and K. Patterson Two Rivers and a Well.

Art and its Directions, University of Western Australia:

Art Association of Australia and New Zealand, December 2017. (co-convener and panelist)

 

C. Britton 5 Kilometers of Water Hacking the Anthropocene Symposium.

Convenors: Dr Astrida Neimanis and Dr Jennifer Mae Hamilton, University of

Sydney, May 2017. (panelist)

 

Britton, C. Posts in the Paddock: revisiting the Jimmy Governor

tragedy, approaching reconciliation and connecting families through

the medium of theatre. The Journal of the European Association for Studies of

Australia,  Vol.4 No.1, 2013.


VISUAL ART   

Whelping Box: short film. By D. Beaubois, C. Britton, M. Prest, L. Wilson,

M. Wouters with J.Prest and A.Destoop.

24 frames, Carriageworks, 2015.

Australian Exposition at the 2015 Prague Quadrennial of Performance

Space and Design, 2015.

Siteworks, The Feral Among Us, at Bundanon Artists Trust, 2015

 

New Contempories Exhibition. Post graduate exhibition Sydney College of the Arts 2015, artists selected by panel of SCA academics.

 

The Yurt Empire: a rogue housing project and site-specific installation;

Ardianto R, Axelsen H, Begg Z, Britton C, Conroy R, Crosby A, Fox C,

Ganbold Lunbold G, Hamilton J, Harris D, Hepworth K, Johnson C,

Moline H, Prest M, Pupilli A, Sivanesan S, van Gelder P, Vered A,

Zettel T; Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority/Artist Commission.


PERFORMANCE    

A Faint Existence. Contemporary dance.

K. Chan with C. Britton, J. Brown, B. Cistern, V.Hunt

Unwrapped Festival, Sydney Opera House, Sydney 2018

(collaborating artist, design)

 

Mountain. Contemporary dance

K Chan with C.Britton, J. Brown, M. Marshall,M. Polamares, M. Polamares, V. Hunt.

Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, 2018

(collaborating artist, design)

 

Speak Percussion’s Assembly Operation. Experimental sound work.

E. Ughetti with C.Britton, C.Tang, N Roux, R. Dinnen, J.J. Chen,

K. Melville and M. Schack-Arnott.

Art House, Melbourne, 2017

(dramaturg, design)

 

Tree of Knowledge. Performance

Christian Thompson.

Liveworks Festival, Performance Space at Carriageworks, Sydney 2017

(dramaturg)

 

Champions. Contemporary dance

M. Del Amo and collaborators

Sydney Festival, Sydney, 2017

(collaborating artist, design)

 

Urban Theatre Project’s Home Country. Site base performance

Sydney Festival, Sydney, 2017

(collaborating artist, design)

 

A Faint Existence. Contemporary dance.

K. Chan with C. Britton, J. Brown, B. Cistern, V.Hunt

Liveworks Festival, Performance Space at Carriageworks, Sydney 2016

(collaborating artist, design)

 

TANGI-WAI: Cry for Water. Performance

V. Hunt and collaborators

Liveworks Festival, Carriageworks Sydney, 2015,

Arts House Dance Massive Festival Melbourne, 2016.

(object design)

 

Songs Not to Dance To. Contemporary dance.

Martin Del Amo and Collaborators Riverside Theatre, Sydney, 2015

(costume consultant)

 

The Drawing. Interactive performance for children

Natalie Rose and Chris Dunstan

Blacktown Arts Centre. Sydney, 2015

(drawing workshops and design)

 

My Darling Patricia’s The Piper. Immersive performance installation for families.

C. Britton, H. Macleod and S Routledge with S.James, P. Downing, R. Manner, J. Muller, B. Anderson, M. Mitchell,  R. Blake, A. Ahern, G. Gela, C. Grant, M. Robin Anderson;

Sydney Festival, Sydney, 2014

Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, 2014.

(co-creator, design, Co-Artistic Director My Darling Patricia)

 

The Fox and the Freedom Fighters. Performance

R. Dixon Grovenor, N. Dixon and Collaborators.

Performance Space at Carriageworks November, Sydney, 2014

(collaborating artist, set design with Nadeena Dixon)

 

Whelping Box. Performance.

C. Britton, M. Prest, L. Wilson, M. Wouters with J.Prest.

Performance Space, Carriageworks, Sydney 2012;

Arts House, North Melbourne 2013;

Australian Performing Arts Market, Brisbane 2014

(co-creator and design)

 

Slow Dances for Fast Times. Contemporary dance

Martin Del Amo and Collaborators

Carriageworks March, Sydney 2013.

(collaborating artist, design)

 

Life Support. Contemporary dance.

Ash Dyer and Collaborators.

Dance Massive Festival, Dance House, Melbourne, 2013

(collaborating artist, design)

 

Hole in the Wall. Performance, video, installation.

M. Prest and C. Britton with D. Egger, H. Shellam, J. Brown, H.Macleod, J. Blake, A. Nicol, P. Allott;

Campbelltown Arts Centre 2010

Performance Space 2010

Next Wave Festival at Arts House. 2010

(co-creator, performance and design)

 

The Tent. Site specific performance and installation.  

M. Prest with D. Egger, C. Britton, E. Sharp, T. Osbourne, C. Searle, T. Rewse, J. Prest.

Premiered in May 2008 at Federation Square, Melbourne as part of the

NEXT WAVE Festival.

Performance Space, Carriageworks, Sydney 2008,

Campbelltown Arts Centre 2009,

Darwin Festival 2010

Perth Institute of Contemporary Art 2010.

(collaborating artist)

 

My Darling Patricia’s Mantle. Performance and installation.

By C. Britton and H. Macleod with M. Marshall, J. Prest,

J. Dewi Tyas Tunggal, J. Muller, A. Osborne and C.Ryan;

Supported and co-presented by Campbelltown Arts Centre.

(co-creator, design, Co-Artistic Director My Darling Patricia)

 

My Darling Patricia’s Africa: performance.

My Darling Patricia Company in Residence Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne 2009

Arts House, Melbourne, 2011

Perth Theatre Company,Perth 2011

Brisbane Powerhouse, 2011

Salamanca Arts Centre, 2011

Adelaide Festival Centre, 2011

Sydney Theatre Company, 2011

(co-creator, design, performance, Co-Artistic Director My Darling Patricia)

 

My Darling Patricia and Moogahlin Performing Art’s

Posts in the Paddock. Performance Installation

Performance Space 2011.

(co-creator, design, performance, Co-Artistic Director My Darling Patricia)

 

My Darling Patricia’s Night Garden. Performance Installation.

Performance Space, Carriageworks, Sydney 2009

Meat Market at Arts House Melbourne, 2009

(co-creator, design, performance, Co-Artistic Director My Darling Patricia)

 

Stories of Love and Hate. Performance

Roslyn Oades and collaborators.

Presented at UrbanTheatre Projects and Hazelhurst Regional Gallery 2009 and Sydney Theatre Company’s Ed program. May 2011.

(set and costume design)

 

Dream Shelving. Site specific video installation in Minto Mall Post Office gallery

S. James and Collaborators. November 2011. Supported by

Campbelltown Arts Centre's Artist Initiates Residency Commission

(performance)

 

My Darling Patricia’s Politely Savage

Pact Centre for Emerging Artists in April 2005.

The Performance Space, 2006

Victorian Arts Centre, presented by Tilt for Melbourne Fringe Festival, 2008

Vitalstatistix, Adelaide Fringe Festival 2008

 (co-creator, design, performance, Co-Artistic Director My Darling Patricia)

 

Invisible Cities. Site specific video, installation and performance.

S. James and collaborators,

General Store, Hill End, Supported by Bathurst Regional Gallery. 2004

(Collaborating artist, performance)

 

My Darling Patricia’s Dear Pat. Site specific performance installation

Commissioned by the Performance Space

The Box Set Live Bait Festival 2004

The Box Set Sydney Olympic Park 2004.

(co-creator, design, performance, Co-Artistic Director My Darling Patricia)

 

My Darling Patricia’s Kissing the Mirror.

Care-taker’s apartment, Petersham Town Hall.

(co-creator, design, performance, Co-Artistic Director My Darling Patricia)

 


RESIDENECIES

2016 Robert Wilson’s Watermill Centre Residency (Clare Britton and Matt Prest)

2017 Campbelltown Arts Centre with Kristina Chan for Mountain

2015 Carriageworks with Kristina Chan for A Faint Existence

2015 Big Ci Blue Mountains Residency with Via Tania 2016

2015 Salamanca Arts Centre with Halcyon Macleod for The Batela Project

2014 Bundanon Artists Trust for Whelping Box film

2013 Campbelltown Arts Centre with Matt Prest for Room Noise

2013 Arts Centre Melbourne for My Darling Patricia’s The Piper

2014 Creative Practice Lab at Usyd for My Darling Patricia’s The Piper.

2014 Performance Space, Carriageworks for Fox and the Freedom Fighters

2014 Country Arts SA (Varcoe's Foundry Residency Program) for My Darling Patricia’s The Piper

2013 Hot House Theatre A Month in the Country residency for Whelping Box

2013 Critical Path residency for Whelping Box

2015 Campbelltown Arts Centre for My Darling Patricia’s Mantle

2009 Malthouse Theatre Company in Residence My Darling Patricia

2010 Bundanon Artists Trust for My Darling Patricia and Moogahlin Performing Art’s Posts in the Paddock

2009 Casula Power House for My Darling Patricia and Moogahlin Performing Art’s Posts in the Paddock

2012 Bundanon Artists Trust for My Darling Patricia’s The Batela Project

2008 Bundanon Artists Trust for My Darling Patricia’s Night Garden.

2007 Hot House Theatre A Month in the Country residency for My Darling Patricia’s Night Garden

2007 Performance Space, Carriageworks for My Darling Patricia’s Night Garden

2007 Art House Culture lab for My Darling Patricia’s Night Garden

2005 Hot House Theatre A Month in the Country residency for My Darling Patricia’s Politely Savage

2004 PACT Centre for Emerging Artists Residnecy for My Darling Patricia’s Politely Savage.

2004 Performance Space, Cleveland St for My Darling Patricia’s Dear Pat

2002 PACT Centre for Emerging Artists Vacant Room Residnecy for My Darling Patricia’s Kissing the Mirror

2003 Caretakers Apartment, Petersham Town Hall, Marrickville Council for My Darling Patricia’s Kissing the Mirror.