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George Harding lives and works in Margate, Kent.
George makes work about folklores, communities & tenderness.
George is also the director of Well Projects, an artist-run project
space based in Margate, and runs Park Press, a Risograph print press.

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Upcoming
ENERGY SYSTEMS 2020, Well Projects, Margate (curator)
A Gathering of Flowers, Well Projects & GOLD for POW 2020

Education
2018 Assistant Researcher at Wellcome Collection, London
2017 Associate Artist at Open School East, Margate
2016 London Sculpture Workshop, Woolwich, London
2015 Leverhulme Artist Research Scholar at The Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge
2012-15 Illustration BA (Hons) at The University of the Arts, Norwich

Awards & Residencies
2019 Water Garden, CRATE, Margate
2018 KLA ART, 32 Degress East Resident/Exchange, Kampala, Uganda
2017 Synthetic Ecology, ONCA Gallery Artist-in-Residence, Brighton
2017 Subterranean Worlds, Open School East, Margate - Award funded by Margate Festival
2017 Guest Projects Residency, Hackney, w/ Open School East
2015 Wysing Arts Centre

Selected (Group) Exhibitions and Curatorial Projects
2020 Jan - Mar A Gathering of Flowers, East Kent Mencap x Well Projects for POW 2020 (curator)
2019 Oct - Dec A Cut From Sharp Grass, Well Projects Margate (curator)
2019 Mar - Jun I’m in the bath on all fours, Well Projects Margate (curator)
2019 Mar Water Garden, CRATE Margate, Margate
2018 Nov Jubilation, Forced Collaboration, forcedcollaboration.org
2018 Sept Crate Conversations, Margate
2018 July Public Chassis, reading/performance, SARRR (SET Alscot Reading Rooms), London
2018 Feb the People can reveal, LIMBO, Margate
2018 Feb At the Violet Hour, Nayland Rock Hotel, Margate
2017 Nov The Well, Open School East, Margate
2017 Nov Spelunking /w Benedict Drew, Open School East, Margate
2017 Sept Midnight Notes, Synthetic Ecology, ONCA Gallery, Brighton
2017 July Subterranean Worlds, Open School East, Margate
2017 July Be Magnificent, William Morris Gallery, London
2017 May Open Day, Open School East, Margate
2017 May Orchid and the Metal, Chisenhale Studios, London (Antiuniversity Now)
2016 6 Artists Walk into a Physics Lab, C4 Random Acts, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge
2016 On Paper Illustration & Design Fair, Norwich
2015 Unabridged: Graduate Show 2015, Duke Street, NUA, Norwich
2015 D&AD: New Blood, Spitalfields Markets, London
2015 Construct, NUA Norwich.

Publications
2019 (re)collecting (f)ears, ] performance s p a c e [, Folkestone (design lead)
2019 I'm in the bath on all fours (design lead), Well Projects
2018 Public Chassis, text featured in A42D, SET Alscot road reading rooms, London
2018 Boggerland (Co-ed /w Chloe Ashley, Self-published/Notewell Press)
2017 Douglas Harding Dream Estates (Self-published)
2017 The Well, Open School East
2017 Tools for Precarious Futures, Open School East (Self-published)
2016 The Community Is… Text submitted for Common Ground Journal, Digital
2015 Unabridged, NUA Degree Show (co-ed /w Oliver Elliot, Hatto Press)
2015 Construct (Hatto Press)

Workshops
2019 things that are other things, Well Projects x OSE
2018 Forming a Tender Map, for the KLA ART festival, Kampala, Uganda
2018 Margate Larp Sessions: New Voices in Art & Strangers (led. by Nina Runa Essendrop)
2018 Bog Walks /w Chloe Ashley, Various bog sites, Kent
2017 Spelunking: ‘Chthonic Sounds’ & ‘Finding a Knocker,’ both in collaboration with Benedict Drew
and Lou Lou Sainsbury
2017 Tool Making for a Precarious Future, Open School East, Margate, with Jo Sweeney, Kris Lock
and Lou Lou Sainsbury