Katie Bell Northumberland, United Kingdom
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Katie Bell is an artist based in Newcastle. Influenced by her work as an audio-visual technician, her practice centres on sculptural sound installation but extends to video, performance, drawing and sculpture. Crucially, collaboration and workshops are also essential mechanisms informing her making.


in_thread do: live_loop, 5.1 Sound Installation , 2019


Echo, 2.1 Sound Installation, 2019


Musing, Paperback, 2018


Refract, Sculpture, 2018


in_thread do: womans_work, Sound sculpture, 2020


Schrödinger's Rat, Sculpture/ Video Installation , 2019


Projects and exhibitions


10x10 Creative Gateshead

29/06/2020 — 21/08/2020

’10×10 Creative Gateshead’ was developed by Dingy Butterflies in collaboration with the Best of Bensham Collaborative. Two booklets, one for adults and one for young people, were created by 11 Gateshead artists, in collaboration with 10 Gateshead community and creative organisations. The two booklets showcase the diverse and varied...

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Bensham/ Saltwell, Newcastle upon Tyne Details

'A Place to Call Home' Workshop Resource

11/06/2020 — 21/06/2020

Collection of online workshop resources by North East artists. A series of family friendly creative workshops that explore creative responses to home. Commissioned by Durham's Summer in the City Festival in response to the national lockdown.

Please visit https://sitcfestival.org/virtual-workshops/

'Summer in the City' Festival, Durham University/ Hosted Online Details


14/03/2020 — 04/04/2020

An exhibition interrupted by COVID 19. Group show from members of the Newbridge Collective Studio 2019. Images to be uploaded when lockdown ends

Pinapple Black Gallery, Middlebrough Details

Middlebrough Art Weekender 2019; NE Open Call

26/09/2019 — 29/09/2019

5.1 Surround sound installation exploring the theme of 'autonomy'. Please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYXQLeL25bY for documentation.

The Auxilary Gallery, Middlesbrough Details


17/08/2019 — 18/08/2019

Victoria Avenue, Whitley Bay Details

'Scaffold', part of REVEAL 2019

20/06/2019 — 29/06/2019

Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne Details

'Sub Level' Exhibition and Live Performance


Head of Steam Basement, Newcastle Upon Tyne Details

Collective Voice Workshop @ Heads, Shoulders, Knees and

13/02/2019 — 21/02/2019

Gallery North, Newcastle Upon Tyne Details

Praxis Exhibition


Ampersand Inventions @ Commercial Union House, Newcastle Upon Tyne Details

Treasure Island Film

17/06/2018 — 20/07/2018

Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle Upon Tyne Details

Artist in Residence

01/06/2018 — 26/07/2018

Barnedale House SEN school, Alnwick Details

A Seat at the Table presents 'The Bunker'

18/01/2018 — 19/02/2018

As part of the 'A seat at the Table' exhibition curated by Gayle Meikle, The bunker is a a student collective broadcasting weekly from within the Gallery North itself. Using conversation and collaboration to form our own learning and relationships, the Bunker develops enquiries into the questions that circle the art world. Topics discussed over...

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Gallery North, Newcastle Upon Tyne Details

Mother of the Mountain Film Crew

21/07/2017 — 23/07/2017

Commissioned as a member of film crew by Tyneside Cinema’s Resident 2017/18 artist Georgia Bates. Assisting in collecting footage for her film, ‘Mother of the mountain’ as part of the ‘Projections’ Artist Moving Image programme

Northumberland/ Tyneside Cinema Details
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