holly.antrum[at]{seventhletterofalphabet}mail.com / @HollyAntrum

b. London, living and working in London


Solo exhibitions and screenings



Cinenova: Now Showing screening, The Showroom, London



Catalogue, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh



A Diffuse Citizen, Grand Union, Birmingham

Holly Antrum – OnScreen, Carroll / Fletcher OnScreen (online screening)

Catalogue: H, J, Outpost, Norwich (screening and Q&A)



With or Without Walls, Jerwood Project Space, London



Selected group exhibitions and screenings



Commission and Commune, Acme Fire Station, London (curator)

The Lives of Artists, Global Committee, NY (online screening)

Dedications, ArtReview Bar, London



Artist Moving Image Festival, Tramway, Glasgow (LUX Scotland / Sarah Tripp programme)

Common Ground  – ACME Fire Station Residency web commision

Field Work: of film, sound and voice, ICA, London



Women’s Filmmaking in Contemporary Britain, BIMI – Birkbeck, London (screening and Q&A)

Flatness: Index, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn (screening)

The London Open, The Whitechapel Gallery, London

Make Perhaps This Out Sense of Can You (Symposium, Bob Jubile), Chelsea College of Art, London (screening and talk)



Autumn Screening, Almanac Inn, Turin

Soft Start Mediatheque – films selected by Sophie Michael, The Northern Charter, Newcastle upon Tyne

Someone else can clean up this mess, Flat Time House + Electra, London (screening and Q&A)



ABC in Sound, Exhibition Research Centre, John Moore’s University, Liverpool

Screening, Almanac, London

Flatness, Flatness.EU (online archive selection of works)

In the House of Mr and Mrs X, Temporary Gallery, Cologne

Moda WK, Vane, Newcastle



The Stone of Folly, Downstairs Gallery, Herefordshire

Deleted Cities, Generator Projects, Dundee

Apropos The Kissing of a Hand , Vane / Festival Robert Walser, Newcastle upon Tyne

SV12, Studio Voltaire, London

Resolution, Hackney Road, London



Memory Awake – Seven Artists Working in Film, Storey Gallery, Lancaster

FOLIO, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Show 2011, Royal College of Art, London

Alto, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London

Biennial Fundraiser, The Drawing Room, London

CMYOK!, CG Projects, London



New Contemporaries 2010, A Foundation, Liverpool and ICA, London



Repatriating the Ark, The Garden Museum, London

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2007, Jerwood Space, London and UK touring galleries



New Contemporaries 2006, A Foundation, Liverpool and Rochelle School, London



Jerwood Drawing Prize 2005, Jerwood Space, London and UK touring galleries

Biennial Fundraiser, The Drawing Room, London



Studio Residency Awards

2015   ACME Fire Station Work/Live residency, Bow, London (award until 2020)

2014   Grand Union studio residency, Birmingham

2010   Royal College of Art studio, Cité Internationale des Artes, Paris

2008  Kanoria Centre for Art, Ahmedabad, India



Publications and texts

2016    Outside Noise, Ed. Holly Antrum & Jonathan P Watts (second edition), published by Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh

2015    The London Open 2015, text by Daniel F. Herrmann, Whitechapel Gallery, London

2014   Outside Noise, Holly Antrum, Jonathan P Watts & George Vasey, published by Grand Union, Birmingham

2013    Interview with Rose O’Gallivan and Regina Barunke (link here)

            Flatness, curatorial project by Shama Khanna, editioned publication and website (link here)

            A small hiccup, free paper, curatorial project by George Vasey

2012    ‘Parisian Cemetery Walls’ ARC – the death issue, Issue 16 (Royal College of Art student journal)

2011    Future Works, Printmaking MA publication, Royal College of Art, London, 2011 edition of 1000

2010   Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2010, exhibition catalogue

2007  Repatriating the Ark, The Garden Museum, exhibition catalogue

          Jerwood Drawing Prize 2007, exhibition catalogue

2006  Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2006, exhibition catalogue

2005  Jerwood Drawing Prize 2005, exhibition catalogue



Commissions 2016 – 2017

EIDOLON (2017) International Literature Showcase and British Council film commission

Common Ground (2016) ACME Fire Station Artist web commission

Field Work: of film, sound and voice, curated by Lucy Reynolds, ICA, London,

Shortlisted, Berwick Visual Arts Film and Media residency and commission 2016




2014   Holly Antrum: A Diffuse Citizen, by Anneka French, This is Tomorrow, 18.06.14 (link here)

            Holly Antrum’s A Diffuse Citizen by Alicia Rodriguez, Garageland, 23.07.14 (link here)

2013   ‘ABC in Sound: Bob Cobbing’ at the Exhibition Research Centre, Liverpool by Jonathan P Watts, Art Monthly No. 371, Nov 2013 (print)

2011   MAstars, by Shama Khanna, Axis web (online)




Royal College of Art printmaking department archive, London (link here)

Jerwood Space, London

Kanoria Centre for Art, Ahmedabad, India




2011   MA Printmaking, Royal College of Art, London

2005   BA Hons Fine Art Painting, Wimbledon School of Art, London



Fine Art Visiting Lecturer (UK)

Newcastle University, Chelsea College of Arts (UAL), Ruskin School of Fine Art and Drawing, Winchester School of Art, Kingston University, Nottingham University, University of Surrey (Surrey Poetry Festival), Central Saint Martins (UAL)



Artist devised film-based workshops (for adults / fine arts graduate and post graduate students unless marked)

TEMPLAYS: 3-day 16mm filmmaking workshop (2017)

Camera Dances (for children) (2014)

‘One Day Bolex’ (2012)

RELAY: Super8 and digital filmmaking workshop (2012, 2013)



Artist devised drawing-based workshops (for all)

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Garden Museum, The Jerwood Drawing Prize, The Big Draw (all 2005-2007)





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