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The Separate System (2017), Katie Davies at FACT, Liverpool. Photo by Jon Barraclough.

Katie Davies

Country: United Kingdom

Website:  http://www.katiedavies.com


Katie Davies (b. 1979) is a video artist exploring the construction of identities, their reflections and manipulations. Nationalism, violence and democracy form a central critique of her videos and installations, often focusing upon individuals and communities who identity are dictated by the state; their agency to self-identify snared between political agendas and Sovereign violence.

Katie is a Royal West of England Academician and was nominated for the 2016 Paul Hamlyn Award. She is a Jury member for the International competition, Short Film Festival Oberhausen, 2018 and has exhibited nationally and internationally including FACT Liverpool 2018, Kassel Dokfest, Bratislava International Film Festival and Oberhausen International Film Festival 2017 & 2015, Sarajevo Film Festival 2015, Border Visions, Connecticut, USA 2012 and The Istanbul Biennial 2009. She has contributed to several publications and her writing on practice-led research has been included in US and British publications. Katie is Senior Lecturer in Media & Cultural Production at The University of The West of England.

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