Resumé

Education

  • Glasgow School of Art (2017 – 2020) – Fine Art: Painting & Printmaking – BA(Hons) – 2:1 visit the graduate showcase here.
  • Leith School of Art (2016 – 2017) – Foundation Art & Design – Diploma (Distinction)
  • University of Edinburgh (2011 – 2015) – Philosophy and English Literature – MA (Hons) – 2:1

Experience

  • Guest Performer (March 2021)Cyber Clown Girls: Community & Care. Press release here. Follow CCG here.
  • Glasgow Open House Art Festival (2021) – Co-coordinator of the graduate section. Member of the advisory committee. See website here.
  • Human Rights activist (2020 – present)SCOT-PEP.
  • Life Model (October 2020 – present) – Model updates via Instagram.
  • Dirty Slut Mouth (October 2020- present) – Co-curator. See more here and here.
  • SPUR virtual residency (2020) – Community member. More here.
  • Ode to Selfie (May 2020 – December 2020) – Founder, read about it here.
  • Code in Place (April – May 2020) – A Covid-19 introduction to Python course by Stanford University.
  • Bird & Small Mammal Taxidermist Training (May 2019) – George Jamieson, Scottish Taxidermist. Edinburgh. 
  • Young Women Lead Participant (2018 – 2019) – A leadership programme with YWCA Scotland (The Young Women’s Movement) and the Scottish Parliament. Read the final report here.
  • Gallery Assistant (May 2018) – Frutta Gallery, Duke Street, Glasgow.
  • Assistant Editor (2015 – 2016) – Linen Press Books, Edinburgh.
  • Freelance Editor (2015 – 2016) – Edinburgh.
  • Edinburgh Book Festival: Writer Interviewer (August 2014) – WriterStories.tv, Edinburgh.
  • PR Design (August 2011) – Aurora Winterborn’s Candid Cabaret (Edinburgh International Festival). Edinburgh
  • Dance Troupe (2010 – 2011) – Kamikaze Girls (Performance Trio), TortureGarden, T in the Park. Edinburgh.

 

  • Bar/waiting staff (2012 – 2015) – Various, Edinburgh.
  • Brand Ambassador (2012 – 2015)ID Staffing, Edinburgh.
  • Lap Dancer (2008 – 2018)Self-employed, Edinburgh / London.

Contributions & Publications

  • Sex Work and the Nordic Model w/ Freja & Elizabeth (March 2021)The Importance of Being Feminist, by YWCA Scotland with Iris Pase. Listen on Anchor.
  • Instagram’s Cruel & Unusual Guidelines: How They Blacklist Marginalized Bodies (December 2020) The Revival Zine at Sonoma State, Sonoma State University. By Katherine Breeher. Read it here.
  • Feminism & Sex Work Series (December 2020) The Young Women’s Movement. Read it here: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4
  • Sushi d*ck pics, destigmatising sex work, slut shaming ft Elizabeth aka Femme Castratrice (October 2020)But Where Are You From podcast by Viv Yau. Available to listen on Apple and Spotify.
  • Ode to Selfie (October 2020) – Limited edition artist book that evolved from my lockdown project, which is currently on haitus. Follow the journey here. Copies available to view / purchase at the Glasgow Women’s Library, Good Press, and the Glasgow Zine Library.
  • GSA Graduate Showcase (June 2020)Glasgow School of Art. See here.
  • Degree Show Simulator (May 2020) – Virtual GSA degree show simulator game. Download here.
  • Tasha’s Lifestyle Talk (April 2020) – Tasha’s Lifestyle Talk, Coverdoll. Read it here.
  • Love, Dolls and Robots II (March 2020) – Tasha’s Lifestyle Talk, Coverdoll. Read it here.
  • Love, Dolls and Robots I (February 2020) – Tasha’s Lifestyle Talk, Coverdoll. Read it here.
  • Insight: Glasgow’s lap dancing clubs face stricter regulation‘ (June 2019)The Scotsman, Scotland. As told to Dani Garavelli. Available online here.
  • More Old Tired Horse’ (June 2019) – Featured writer
  • ‘Transcend Whorephobia: Sex Work Is Work’ (March 2019) – poster design for Brazillian Wax XXL: Queer Latin Disco. Organised by the Fuck You Pay Me show.
  • Creative Contributor (2014 – 2016) – SKIN.magazine (previously playwithskin.com), Glasgow. An alternative culture magazine focusing on art, photography, literature and music. Publications on social deviance and male sex work.
  • What It Feels like to Be a Lap Dancer (November 2014)The Herald Magazine, Edinburgh.
  • Precarious Labour and Disposable Bodies (2012) – Phd thesis, Dr Billie Lister. Edinburgh. Read it here.
  • Lap Dancers in Edinburgh (2012) – Photographic exhibition at Summerhall by my talented friend Jannica Honey. See a selection here.