Friday 9th December 2011 at 1.00pm
Now in Scott Sutherland building Room SB01
Kate E. Deeming (born Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1973) is a performance artist, writer, filmmaker, activist and brownie baker who has presented work in the USA, UK, Sri Lanka, India, Japan, Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, Spain, Ireland, Canada, Syria & Lebanon.
In 2010 Kate E. received a commendation from the Scottish Parliament for her contributions to dance and peacemaking in honour of UNESCO World Dance Day.
In 2011 she was nominated to be an London Olympic torch bearer.
As a filmmaker/producer Kate E. famously worked with Hannaywood Studios producing two feature films and over a dozen shorts, and has also collaborated on her own films with artists Simon Dennis, Richi Holt, Peter Hastie, Martine Cotton, Richard Grehan, Norman Douglas, Basharat Khan, Alison George, Chris McNulty, Rob Casey and Benoit Moulanier, to name a few.
In addition to giving independent workshops and lectures worldwide for corporate and independent clients she has also lectured at the Glasgow School of Art, the RSAMD, Franklin & Marshall College, Temple University (Tokyo), and the Grays School of Art (Aberdeen) in addition to working with the Philadelphia Department of Recreation, Glasgow Department of Education, and the charities Funforlife, Barnardos, Dance House (Glasgow) and The Workroom (Glasgow).
Kate E.’s work has featured on many media channels including the BBC, STV, Glasgow Herald, Indian Television Network, Daily Mail, The Evening Times, The Sunday Express and more.
Kate E. has published one book ‘The Body) of Earth)‘ and is now working on her second, ‘Hope Dances-100 Stories of Hope from Glasgow’s Morning Dancer’. She also writes a regular blog ‘Deeming Dreaming’ and previously wrote a blog for the Glasgow Herald ‘Notes of an Itinerant Artist’.