07/03/18 Excited to have completed my new film 'Acousticophiles' today. For all enquiries, please contact me. Details about premières and screenings to follow later in 2018.

Video still

05/11/17 Currently working on a new collection of drawings, paintings and films for 2018. To view films on my vimeo channel, please contact me, or follow me via Twitter or Instagram. New website coming in 2018, and this page soon to be replaced by my media wall


Glitch Maternal will be screened for the first time in Scotland as part of the 'Altered State' film series at the 2016 Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival

For a full programme of events - including the 2016 Alchemy Filmmakers Symposium - and details about how to obtain festival passes or individual tickets, please visit the Alchemy Film Festival site at www.alchemyfilmfestival.org.uk        

10/11/15       Glitch Maternal will be screened in Melbourne, Australia on 20th Nov as part of a show by Melbourne artist and curator Rebecca Kate - more details here soon

Glitch Maternal will be screened at Mix Realities, as part of the class of artist Laura O'Neill - 19th September, Zona de Desgaste, Mexico City, Mexico

01/09/15          Glitch Maternal will be screened as part of Automated - an evening of artist's short films selected by Laura O'Neill, 16th September, 7:30pm - 9pm at Chalton Gallery, 96 Chalton Street, Camden, London, NW1 1HJ



Editing ahead of RCA Show 2015 - not getting much sunlight!

Glitch Maternal
Video still
2015 (in progress)

I have work in group show RCA Flux, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, 16-21 March


Taking part in this year's RCA Secret - opening 12th March - more details


Latching Firm film reel will be screening in the evening in the Gorvy Leccture Theatre, RCA Dyson Building, on Tuesday 10th March, times tbc



14/02/15     Working title The Glitch changes to working title Boj - work continues...

Boj (working title)
Screen test 9

19/11/14     Work is underway in Battersea for my 5-part video installation The Glitch

The Glitch (working title)
Screen test 1
(2014, in progress)

I'll be exhibiting in USA and Wales in forthcoming drawing show
From Here and There: Drawings from Colorado to Swansea. Venues are Clara Hatton Gallery, Colorado, USA (26th September - 26th October) and Elysium Gallery, Swansea, Wales (28th November - 20th December 2014). More details to follow.

08/05/14     My film "Here and There" will be screened in Rijeka, Croatia as part of  STIFF Film Festival, 28th May - 30th May 2014.

My film work "The Trout's Nest and the Oracle (Chapters 1 - 4)"  is to be projected onto a specially installed video wall in a Japanese subway close to Toride Railway Station, Japan, as part of 'Toride International Video Projections 2014', 29th March 2014 - 9th May 2014. More details here soon.

Exhibiting in RCA Secret 2014 - works will be revealed here after the show. For more information, including auction details and how to become a buyer click here

Dyson Building, 1 Hester Rd, London SW11 4AN
Opening times:
Thursday 13- Friday 21 March, 11am - 6pm (late opening on Thursday 20 March until 9pm) FREE ADMISSION
Auction date:
Saturday 22nd March, 8am - 6pm



Josh Searchlight Charity Art Auction - March 2013

My painting Wishing Bone and Amygdalae (2011) is to be auctioned in the Joss Searchlight Charity Art Auction at the Blackall Gallery Shoreditch, London EC3 in March 2013.

All proceeds go directly to the Joss Searchlight Child's Brain Tumour Support Charity (Reg. Charity 1141704). To obtain tickets to this event or for more details about the painting please e-mail Joss Searchlight



     I have work in this show:

System of Objects

8th September - 31st October 2012 (may be extended).
Ground and 4th floors, 55 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0EE.
Next to Monument and Bank tube stations.

Curated by The Departure Foundation.

Private View: Friday 7th September 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.

Neela Basu, Dave Charlesworth, Young Choi, Sophie Collier & Claire Poulter, Alinka Echeverria, Rebecca Glover, James Irwin, Lily Johnson, Suki Seokyeong Kang, Liane Lang, Jack Lavender, Hannah Lees, Alan Magee, Chloe Dewe Mathews, Marcus Orlandi, Alejandro Ospina, Sean Pearce, Marianne Spurr, Jennifer Taylor, Amelia Whitelaw, George Winks.

A group show of sculpture, painting, video and site-specific work by London-based artists whose practices probe and question the meaning and materiality of the objects they work with.

Open every Friday 12-4pm and by appointment (email louiseashcroft@departurefoundation.com or call 07415 908760)

The Departure Foundation is a London-based charity that supports and promotes contemporary art throughout the UK. We provide free studio and storage space for selected artists. We also curate exhibitions, award art prizes and run educational projects for local communities. For more information go to www.departurefoundation.com

10/08/12     Dodgy Signal is due to be installed as part of the Departure Foundation's show System of Objects, Gracechurch St. London. More details coming soon.

Video Still from Dodgy Signal (2012)
5 mins 09 secs
16:9 (widescreen)
1920x1080 (1080p) HD

Still from on set today:

Video Still from Sleep Deeply (2012 - in progress)

15/04/12     My new video Here and There (2012) will be projected in the Old Vic Tunnels on 5th May 8pm 'til 3am.

My film Life Sentences (2012) will be screened TONIGHT in New York as part of Index Art Centre's Filmideo event:

30/03/12   New collaborative film Dodgy Signal (Sophie Collier, Claire Poulter, Richard Wentworth CBE) will premiere as part of the RCA's forthcoming Inspiring Matter Conference, at 16:10 on Tuesday 3rd April. Claire and I will be speaking briefly about the project, and taking questions. For more information on other speakers, venues, and how to book tickets for the conference, please visit  http://inspiringmatter.org/

Video Still from Dodgy Signal (2012)
5 mins 09 secs
16:9 (widescreen)
1920x1080 (1080p) HD

Video Still from Dodgy Signal (2012)
5 mins 09 secs
16:9 (widescreen)
1920x1080 (1080p) HD

17/03/12   Just finished my new film Here and there, which is available to view online by request.

Video Still from Here and there (2012)
5 mins 53 secs
16:9 (widescreen)
1920x1080 (1080p) HD Blu-ray

17/03/12   Two stills from new video installation Reckless, which I'm currently shooting:

30/01/12     Life Sentences (2012) is now hosted on my vimeo channel. It's password protected. If you wish to view it, please message me for the password.

11/01/12     My new video installation Life Sentences screens from 11th - 18th January (inclusive), 10:00am - 5:30pm daily at the RCA Interim Show, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2EU Nearest tube: High St. Kensington, Buses: 9, 10 (Queen's Gate)

Video Still from Life Sentences (2012)
13 mins 3 secs
16:9 (widescreen)
1920x1080 (1080p) HD Blu-ray


06/12/11 - All welcome to Open Studios:


26/10/11          See if you can guess which 3 cards are mine in this year's RCA Secret Exhibition, 18th - 26th November at the Royal College of Art, SW7.

26/09/11          Exhibiting in this drawing show:


 Video still, Baby Rabbit and the Lion, (2011)



Wishing Bone and Amygdalae
*, Sophie Collier, 40 x 50 cm, mixed media on paper (2011)

*amygdala  (-mgd-l) Plural amygdalae (-mgd-l) An almond-shaped mass of gray matter in the front part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum that is part of the limbic system and is involved in the processing and expression of emotions, especially anger and fear.

27/04/11 Excited to accept offer to study at Royal College of Art this September.

01/03/11 Spending this week putting the final touches to a new video shot in the Haversham Room at South Hill Park:

         soph    Video still from Lion and the Haptic Wolf (2011)

26/01/11 WANTED: people involved in video production in any capacity to be interviewed for (and possibly appear in) experimental documentary film investigating video production. Your contribution can be big or small. If you have any experience or interest in any aspect of video production and/or are interested in learning more about the project please visit the contact page and fill out the contact form.

23/01/11 Now on vimeo at: http://vimeo.com/sophiecollier


27/12/10 Limited edition of 10 x high quality signed Digital Photographic Prints of Naked Daisy doesn't know why there is a Recession; her status is *care factor zero* (2010) now available. Size A2, £69 each including free delivery.

Naked Daisy doesn't know why there is a Recession; her status is *care factor zero* (2010)

18/12/10 New videos currently in post-production; set for release in early 2011...

09/11/10 Filming at South Hill Park this week, and next week = in the woods.

01/11/10 WANTED - actors/assistants to take part in forthcoming films - contact me for more details.

01/10/10 Now exhibiting in Rhizomatic, 1st Oct. - 12th Nov. 2010, at the London-based Departure Gallery:


05/09/10 New studio up and running. Spending September completing a series of new paintings & doing second drafts of 3 screenplays which will become the principal focus from October. More info soon...

03/07/10 Just completed drawing/book Unkindness of Ravens (2010). This one involves 16 paper panels concertinaed together and is encased in green felt.

26/07/10 Moving studio...

Delighted that my painting The Black Swan Problem has been shortlisted for stage 2 of the John Moores Painting Prize 2010

The Black Swan Problem (2010)
Oil on Board



Sophie Collier
Solo Show 2009

Dates: Sunday 21st – Thursday 25th June 2009 – Daily from 4pm - Free Entry.
Private View: Monday 22nd June, 6pm-8pm.
Venue: Institute of Modern Languages, Wellington College UK
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