Exhibitions and Events

2019

Letters We leave Behind

April 29 2019
12:00 – 19:00
Letters We leave Behind
Dundee Rep as part of the Rep Stripped Festival.

Letters We Leave Behind is an interactive and transgressive performance designed for adults with autism. The show uses puppets and a series of hand written letters to tell an intimate and personal story.

Venue
Tay Square
Dundee
DD1 1PB

 

Glasgow Zine Fest

21 April 2019
I will be tabling at Glasgow Zine Fair on Sunday 21 April from 11am – 6pm. I will have several zines for sale, some new and some old.

Venue
CCA Glasgow
350 Sauchiehall St,
Glasgow
G2 3JD

2018

DELAY

October  20 2018
Glasgow Zine Library

Delay is being presented at Glasgow Zine Library. The library has recently opened and an expanded and extended version of Delay will be presented at Glasgow Zine Library  – with added puppets.

Delay is a show in a Zine .

Venue
Glasgow Zine Library
16 Nicholson Street
Glasgow
G5 9ER

 

DELAY

October  11 – 14 2018
Archive Gallery , London

Delay is part of the Queer Art(ists) Now exhibition as part of the And What? Queer Arts Festival 2018.

Delay is a show in a Zine .

Venue
Archive Gallery
MillCo Project.
Rose Lipman Building
43 De Beauvoir Rd.
London
N1 5SQ

 

DELAY

August 15 2018
Zoo Southside Edinburgh, Scotland
Delay is part of the All These Things performance night from Live Art Bistro.
Delay is a show in a Zine and will take place in the bar of the venue during one evening at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Tickets available here

Venue
Zoo Southside
117 Nicolson St
Edinburgh
EH8 9ER

DELAY

September 2 – September 14 2018
Old 505 Theatre, Sydney Australia
Part of the Sydney Fringe Festival at the Archie Rose Touring Hub.
Delay is a show in a Zine and will take place in the foyer area of the Old 505 Theatre.

Venue
Old 505 Theatre
5 Eliza St
Newtown
NSW 2042
Australia

DELAY

Camden People’s Theatre
March 5 – 24 as part of the Sprint Festival 2018.
Zine available to buy in the bar.
Delay is a queer love story. More info in a blog post at the Camden People’s Theatre website.

Venue
Camden People’s Theatre
58-60 Hampstead Road
London
NW1 2PY

2017

Ten Little Memories at Papergirl Zurich – https://papergirlzuerich.wordpress.com/
Exhibition of zines from Ten Little Memories – September 2017

Ten Little Memories - BasicSpace

Ten Little Memories at Papergirl Bristol – June 10 2017 – July 9 2017
Exhibition of zines from Ten Little Memories

Ten Little Memories - BasicSpace

Papergirl Bristol
Easton Community Centre
Kilburn Street
Bristol
BS5 6AW

2016

TEN LITTLE MEMORIES

Ten Little Memories was performed at the Hidden Door Festival Edinburgh June 2 and 3 2016

Ten Little Memories - BasicSpace

Tickets are available here.

Venue
King Stables Road
Edinburgh
EH1 2JY

 

TEN LITTLE MEMORIES

Ten Little Memories was performed in Dundee on May 7 as part of the Ignite Dundee Festival

Ten Little Memories - BasicSpace

Performances  3pm and 8pm

Venue  Information
 Dundee MakerSpace HQ,
Unit 5

Vision Building,
20 Greenmarket
Dundee,
DD1 4QB

 

CIRCLES, CIRCLES, CIRCLES

Short Private Play as part of the Anatomy Arts/Theatre/Music/Spoken Word Event
at Summerhall, Edinburgh. The event took place on Friday 4 March 2016 at 8pm.
Info here.
CirclesCirclesCircles

 

TEN LITTLE MEMORIES

Ten Little Memories at BasicSpace 17 -21 February 2016. Peckham, London.
Ten Little Memories - BasicSpace

Venue Information
BasicSpace Festival
Safehouse 2
137 Copeland Road
London
SE15 3SN

Event times –
Premier – Wednesday 17 February – Entry from 16:30 until 17:00. You can stay in the event space until 18:30.

Thursday 18 February – Sunday 21 February. Entry from 17:00 until 17:30. You can stay in the event space until 19:00.

Ticket Price: £10
Tickets available from: https://basicspace.yapsody.com/event/index/27796/ten-little-memories

CREATURE at Paradigm Interactive Arts Festival, Summerhall Edinburgh – March 5 -12, 2016

Here I displayed animation and props from the Creature Private Play by Do It Theatre.  More information here. Images from the event can be seen here.

Creature

2015

CREATURE

Creature
26 & 27 May 2015

Part of the Hidden Door Festival in Edinburgh
Old Lighting Depot King Stables Road
More info here.

 

LOVE.STOP.REPEAT

LoveStopRepeatBook_Cover
18 April 2015
More info here.
Location
Rich Mix
35 – 47 Bethnel Green Road
London, E1 6LA

Papergirl Wollongong
LoveStopRepeatBook_Cover
As Do It Theatre, I took part in Papergirl Wollongong in Australia, with an exhibition of someLove.Stop.Repeat zines. As with other Papergirl events we will be giving people an opportunity to experience the Private Play Love.Stop.Repeat away from its usual performance space. After the exhibition the Zines were handed out to the public by volunteers on bicycles.
images from the exhibition can be seen here.

October 26 – November 11, 2015
Swell Coffee
135 Crown Street
WollongongAustralia

Papergirl Hannover
Do It Theatre took part in Papergirl Hannover in Germany, with an exhibition of someLove.Stop.Repeat zines. As with other Papergirl events we will be giving people an opportunity to experience the Private Play Love.Stop.Repeat away from its usual performance space. After the exhibition the Zines were handed out to the public by volunteers on bicycles.

Papergirl Bristol
Exhibition  of some of our Love.Stop.Repeat zines before they get handed out to the public. The events were held in Bristol and Calgary and featured loads of other artists. The Love.Stop.Repeat zines were handed out by volunteers who cycled around the cities of Bristol, England and Calgary, Canada delivering the zines to art lovers. These Papergirl events allowed people to enjoy Love.Stop.Repeat in setting far from the exhibition space.

The Papergirl Bristol Exhibition was held on 31 July to 7 August 2015. Details below –
Edwardian Cloakroom
Park Row
Bristol
BS1 5LS
The Facebook event page is here.

Papergirl Calgary
The Papergirl Calgary Exhibition was held on July 4 2015. Details below –
Marketspot
17th Ave and 8st SW
Calgary
Canada
Details on the Papergirl Calgary blog here.

 

Papergirl Zurich
Do It Theatre took part in Papergirl Zurich. The format wasthe same as the other Papergirl events we have taken part in (Calgary and Bristol). There was an exhibition (details below) and then the Love.Stop.Repeat zines werebe handed out to members of the public, to be enjoyed away from the exhibition space.
The Exhibition will took place on 9 October to 11 October 2015. The venue is:
Sihlquai 125
Raum 008
Zurich

Papergirl Vancouver
Do It Theatre will be took part in Papergirl Vancouver. We presented some zines forLove.Stop.Repeat, which were exhibited in a gallery in Vancouver, before being handed out to the public. As with the Papergirl Bristol and Papergirl Calgary events we gave people an opportunity to experience the Private Play Love.Stop.Repeat away from its usual performance space.
The Exhibition will tookplace on 22 October to 15 November 2015.
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
6450 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby
BC V5G 2J3

 

2014

THE DO IT THEATRE SKETCHBOOK / DIARY

The Do It Theatre Sketchbook_PrivatePlays_CoverDiary_PrivatePlays_Cover
16 – 20 December  2014
More info here.
Location:
New Diorama Theatre
15 – 16 Triton Street,
Regent’s Place,
London, NW1 3BF

 

GIRLFRIEND IN A COMA

GirlfriendinaComa_PrivatePlays_Cover
31 October – 22 November 2014
More info here.
Location:
Theatre Delicatessen North
17 The Moor,
Sheffield, S1 4PF

 

STRANGE LITTLE SOUL

StrangeLittleSoul_PrivatePlays_Cover
3 October – 5 October2014
More info here.
Location:
Lyric Hammersmith
Lyric Square,
King Street,
London, W6 0QL

Discardboard Exhibition
Forest Centre Plus, 38 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH3 9SJ.
17 – 26 January 2014
I presented Story Box – an experiment in taking comic books away from the page and the digital and presenting them as a physical object. I developed a 4 page story that could be read in any order and was presented as cardboard box.
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/storybox-discardboard-exhibiton.html
https://sites.google.com/site/discardboard/home

2013

Papergirl Dublin 2013 Exhibition
1st Floor, Lucy’s Lounge, 11 Fownes Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
15 – 25 August 2013
Exhibition of illustrated postcards. This work includes photography, which I have turned into postcards and illustrated with ink and marker pens. The work also incorporates text and poetry to create engaging imagery and storytelling.
http://papergirldublin.tumblr.com/post/51382367336/got-some-illustrated-photograph-postcards-from

Quiet Forest Exhibition –
Forest Cafe – 141 Laurieston Place Edinburgh,
6th August 2013 –
Exhibition of a comic book that combined sequential artwork and poetry.
http://inkyfingers.org.uk/2013/08/02/quiet-forest-aug-6th/
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/quiet-forest-exhibition-forest-cafe-6th.html

Toronto sound project
Noise Project Exhibition – 99 Gallery/West Queen West Triangle, 99 Sudbury St, Toronto, Canada
26-28 July and online exhibition at http://thenoiseproject.net/author/sfrase/
I took part in an online art project called The Noise Project. This was an initiative from the Toronto based art collective Labspace. For 10 weeks I had to create a piece of artwork based on a noise.
http://thenoiseproject.net/author/sfrase/
http://thenoiseproject.net/

Papergirl Estonia Exhibition
PK 79, Riia 4, 51004, Tartu, Estonia
25 April – 4 May 2013
Exhibition of illustrated postcards. This work includes photography, which I have turned into postcards and illustrated with ink and marker pens. The work also incorporates text and poetry to create engaging imagery and storytelling.
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/papergirl-estonia.html

6X4 Exhibition
Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, 13 Perth Rd, Dundee, DD1 4HT
14 – 27 March 2013
I exhibition an illustrated poem. The poem was created on a postard that was sized 6″ by 4″.
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/the-leaves-postacerd-from-64-exhibiton.html

Sketchbooks – USA Tour
I created three sketchbooks for the Sketchbook project. This is an art project from an art collective based at Brooklyn Library New York. The sketchbooks went on tour to various cities including those in the list below.

BROOKLYN
Brooklyn Art Library – March 1-3

AUSTIN
Co-Lab Project Space – March 8-10

ATLANTA
The Goat Farm Art Center – March 15-17

TORONTO
The Gladstone Hotel – June 7 -9

CHICAGO
Hyde Park Art Center – July 12-14

PORTLAND
Cleaners at the Ace Hotel – July 19-21

SAN FRANCISCO
S.F Center for the Book – July 26-28

LOS ANGELES
iam8bit – August 2-4

WASHINGTON, DC
Canal Park – September 7 – 8

BROOKLYN
Brooklyn Art Library – October 11 – 13

The work from my sketchbooks can be seen here:
http://www.sketchbookproject.com/
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/Fashion Design For Monsters

Poetry and Paint Exhibition
Craft Central, 33 – 35 St Johns Square, London, EC1M 4DS
30 March 2013
I exhibited 2 illustrated poems and 2 custom made vinyl toys. The work was presented in a pop up gallery and also published in the Poetry and Paint anthology.
http://poetryandpaint.wordpress.com/
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/poetry-and-paint-exhibition-dunny-toys.html

Adventures in Comics Exhibition
Pie Factory, 5 Broad Street, Margate, CT9 1EU.
21-24 February 2013
I exhibited artwork from a 2 page comic book I wrote and illustrated. The work was presented as part of a group exhibition and also published in a book.
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/exhibition-and-publication-in-new-comic.html
http://www.adventuresincomics.org/aic3-the-great-tree.html

2012

Never Knowing – Screening at Bad Robot Poetry
Online screening of a Digital Animated Poem entitled ‘Never Knowing’. The animation was completed in flash and the video content was filmed and then edited together with text and audio. The text was a written reaction to the visuals and was developed to create a digital poem.
Bad Robot Poetry is a blog that showcases the best digital poetry from around the world.
http://badrobotpoetry.wordpress.com/2012/10/29/never-knowing-a-video-poem-by-steven-fraser/

Papergirl San Francisco Exhibition
Incline Gallery, Valencia Street, San Francisco, California, 94110.
2nd November 2012
Exhibition of illustrated postcards. This work includes photography, which I have turned into postcards and illustrated with ink and marker pens. The work also incorporates text and poetry to create engaging imagery and storytelling.
http://www.papergirl-sf.com/artists.html
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/papergirl-san-francisco.html

Papergirl Calgary Exhibition
Epcor Center, 205 8 Avenue Southeast Calgary, AB T2G 0K9, Canada.
9th – 17th August 2012
Exhibition of illustrated postcards. This work includes photography, which I have turned into postcards and illustrated with ink and pens. The work also incorporates text and poetry to create engaging imagery and storytelling.
papergirlcalgary.tumblr.com
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/papegirl-calgary.html

Papergirl Leeds Exhibition
High Court, The Calls, Leeds, LS2 7ST
24th – 28th June 2012.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations that included illustrated character designs and street photography.
http://papergirlleeds.tumblr.com/

Papergirl Dublin Exhibition
Supafast Gallery, Great Strand Street, Dublin
21st June 2012.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations that included street art and graffiti.
http://papergirldublin.tumblr.com/post/17339483213/and-another-submission-this-time-5x-photo-prints

Papergirl Zagreb Exhibition
BIC Info Centar, Tomašićeva 10, Zagreb, Croatia.
20th June – 31st July 2012.
Exhibition of Street Art and Street Photography.
http://papergirlzagreb.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/steven-fraser.html
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/papergirl-zagreb.html

Papergirl Bristol Exhibition
The looking Glass Art Space, 39 High Street, Bristol BS1 2AW
19th – 24th June 2012.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations that included illustrated character designs and street photography.
http://papergirl-bristol.blogspot.co.uk/

Papergirl Cardiff Exhibition
The Printhaus Gallery, 70A Landaff Road, Canton, Cardiff CF11 9NL
29th May – 2nd June 2012.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations.
http://papergirlcardiff.blogspot.co.uk/

Papergirl Birmingham Exhibition,
Wharfside Street,The Mailbox, Birmingham, B1 1XL
21st – 27th April 2012.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations. The photography included a project called 3D poetry, which included writing poetry on a 3D object and photographing the work in an urban setting.
http://papergirlbirmingham.tumblr.com/

Papergirl Norwich Exhibition
Stew Gallery 40 Fishergate, Norwich, NR3 1SL
26th March 2012.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations. The photography included a project called 3D poetry, which included writing poetry on a 3D object and photographing the work in an urban setting.
http://papergirl-norwich.blogspot.co.uk/
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/papergirl-norwich-exhibition.html

2011

Guerrilla Gallery 4
Tayside Recyclers, 2 South Dudhope Mill, Dundee, DD1 5AN
9th July 2011.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations. My artwork was projected on the wall of the Tayside Recyclers warehouse in Dundee. The photography included a project called 3D poetry, which included writing poetry on a 3D object and photographing the work in an urban setting.
http://guerrillagallery.wordpress.com/
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2011/07/guerrilla-gallery-9th-july.html

Without Boarders Exhibition
The Point, Leigh Road Eastleigh, Hampshire SO50 9DE
May 6th – July 28th 2011.
Major exhibition of Illustrated characters and urban artwork exhibited in a contemporary art gallery. The artwork included Urban Vinyl Toy Design, logo Design and street photography.
http://www.thepointeastleigh.co.uk/
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2011/04/without-boarders-exhibition-point.html

Papergirl Istanbul Exhibition
Milk Gallery, Şahkulu Mah. Balkon Çıkmazı, Istanbul, Turkey
May 26th – June 9th 2011.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations. The photography included a project called 3D poetry, which included writing poetry on a 3D object and photographing the work in an urban setting.
http://papergirl-istanbul.blogspot.co.uk/

Streetland Festival Glasgow 2011
The Chalet, 18 Dixon Ave. Glasgow, G42 8ED
29th – 30th April 2011.
A Popup exhibition of Illustrated characters, urban artwork graphics and street photography. I exhibited a total of 8 images. The work consisted of customising urban vinyl toys and photographing them in urban settings.
http://streetland.ning.com/
http://www.polkadotpunks.com/gallery/steven-fraser
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2011/04/exhibition-at-streetland-festival-in.html

Guerrilla Gallery 3
Tayside Recyclers, 2 South Dudhope Mill, Dundee, DD1 5AN
29th April 2011.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations. My artwork was projected on the wall of the Tayside Recyclers warehouse in Dundee.
http://guerrillagallery.wordpress.com/
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2011/04/guerrilla-gallery.html

Papergirl Bristol Exhibition
The Parlour, 31 College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TB
5th – 13th April, 2011.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations. The photography included a project called 3D poetry, which included writing poetry on a 3D object and photographing the work in an urban setting.
http://papergirl-bristol.blogspot.co.uk/
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2011/05/papergirl-bristol-more-photos-on.html

ROOFRAISER Music Festival Edinburgh 2011
March/April 2011.
My artwork was selected for a poster and magazine to promote the Roofraiser Music Festival. The poster was displayed in various music venues in Edinburgh.
The artwork itself was a 3D render, with the theme of saving Forests.
http://www.tentracks.co.uk/blog/79-roofraiser_helping_save_forest_cafe
http://stevens-stuff-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2011/04/roofraiser-gigs-to-save-forest-cafe.html

Papergirl Glasgow Exhibition
LA Group, 44 Houston St, Glasgow, G5 8RS
March 19th 2011.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations. The illustrations were of characters and the photographs included street art and fashion photography.
http://papergirlglasgow.tumblr.com/post/9910675759/steven-fraser

2010

Guerrilla Gallery 2,
Greenmarket Car Park, Dundee
13th November 2010.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations projected on a wall of a multi-storey car park. The photographs incorporated street art and vinyl toys in an urban setting.
http://guerrillagallery.wordpress.com/

Village of the Damned Horror Exhibition 2010
No.70, Auchmithie, Arbroath, United Kingdom.
29th – 31st October 2010.
I exhibited a custom made Urban Vinyl Toy at a Halloween Horror Exhibition. The exhibition also included logo and graphic design for the character.
http://villageofthedamnedfilmfest.blogspot.co.uk/p/artists.html

Papergirl Manchester Exhibition
Soup Kitchen Gallery, 31-33 Spear Street Manchester, M1 1DF
1st – 21st October 2010.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations. The illustrations were of characters and the photographs included street art and fashion photography.
http://papergirlmanchester.tumblr.com/

Self Portrait Exhibition
Mash Gallery, 11 Haydock Street, St.Helens, WA10 1DA
1st -15th October 2010.
I exhibited a custom made Urban Vinyl Toy that was a self portrait. The exhibition also included logo and graphic design for the character.

Paleo-Future Helsinki Exhibition
Ptarmigan Gallery, Nilsiänkatu 1000510, Helsinki, Finland
September 25th 2010.
I exhibited 4 custom made Vinyl Toys influenced by Retro Futurism at a contemporary art gallery in Helsinki Finland. My work included Logo Design for the 4 characters and writing spoken word pieces for a performance artist to interpret. The spoken word pieces were 4 narrative poems telling the story of the toys.
The artwork and performance was presented at the Ptarmigan gallery and streamed live online.
http://www.ptarmigan.fi/

Summer Plinth GFT Exhibition
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RB
August 2nd – 8th 2010.
I exhibited a custom made Urban Vinyl Toy in the foyer of the Glasgow Film Theatre as part of their ‘Summer Plinth’ exhibition. The toy was exhibited for one week and also included logo and graphic design for the character.
http://www.list.co.uk/article/27804-the-empty-plinth-project-call-for-artists-to-exhibit-at-gft/

Guerrilla Gallery 1
Hannah McClure Centre, 1 – 3 Bell Street, Dundee, DD1 1HP
July 2nd 2010.
Exhibition of Photographs and Illustrations projected on the wall of an arts café. My work included character design and urban photographic work.
http://guerrillagallery.wordpress.com/

2009

Neon Digital Arts Festival Dundee
The Caird Hall, Crichton Street Dundee
November 15th 2009.
I exhibited a 3D educational animation showing the effects of chest pains. This was developed in collaboration with Anatomy experts and utilised to teach students. The exhibition was part of the Digital Art exhibition at the Neon International Digital Arts festival in Dundee.
http://www.northeastofnorth.com/archive/neon-2009/programme-2009/

2008

Dare to Be Digital 2008 London Exhibition
London Games Festival, The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL
October 28th 2008.
Presentation of Forgotten Souls the game my team created for Dare to Be Digital. Dare to Be Digital is a student games design competition and I worked as an Art Directed, Designer and Animator in a small team of students.
http://www.computescotland.com/dundee-team-takes-part-in-october-london-games-festival-188.php

Edinburgh International Film Festival – Pocket Shorts Event
The Speakeasy, 36 Blair Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR
June 26th 2008.
Txtgrrrl :Moible Machinima, an animation series I developed was shown at a special event at the Edinburgh Film Festival. The animation was developed as part of the Pocket Shorts Scotland initiative from Scottish Screen and the Scottish Art Council.
http://www.teebster.com/pocketshorts/index_content.html
http://www.steven-portfolio.co.uk/txtgrrrl/index.html

2007

Dare Protoplay 2007 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Dynamic Earth, 112-116 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS
August 12th-14th, 2007.
Presentation of Forgotten Souls the game my team created for Dare to Be Digital. Dare to Be Digital is a student games design competition and I worked as an Art Directed, Designer and Animator in a small team of students.
http://www.daretobedigital.com/51_Dare-ProtoPlay-2007.html

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