Artist Bio

Brighton based performance and visual artist Che Kevlin, began making autobiographical work in 2009, when his first solo performance was presented at ‘The Live Art Platform’ – Colchester Arts Centre.  He has since presented work in venues, galleries and book fairs including The Basement (Brighton), The Junction (Cambridge), Performance Space (London), Whitechapel Gallery (London), Tate Modern (London) and ArtsAdmin (London).

In 2016 his debut performance titled ‘Body as Book’, in collaboration with Mariya Ustymenko, was presented as a small part of the Press & Release exhibition at *Pheonix Brighton (*winner of the Brighton Fringe Visual Arts Award). From 2012 to 2014, Che toured his work in Eastern Europe sponsored by Vizii: International Festival of Visual Culture (Kyiv, Ukraine) and Glej Theatre: European Nights (Ljubljana, Slovenia). Che was also awarded Arts Council England funding in 2013 to develop his solo performance titled Nostalgia2012, bringing together conversation, film, and 35mm slide projection to investigate how memories are shaped, in collaboration with alternative instrumental trio Port Mone from Belarus.

Photographic documentation of his work has appeared in such publications as CZE Magazine, Prism Photo #11, Darwin, Rooms Magazine: art uncovered (online portfolio feature), White Coffee, Square Magazine Special #3, Elbow Room Vol. 1, Actual Colors May Vary, 180, Finding Lost Time (book), Outside 11: Artist as Outsider (book).