Biography

Rebecca Leach (b.1983) is an artist and storyteller with a broad practice spanning performance, participatory practices, writing, 3D and 2D creations. Her process is rooted in deep research into mythology, ecology, participation, pedagogy and education for sustainability. By exploring humanitys interconnection with the environment her work hopes to provide audiences with an opportunity to connect more deeply with nature.

Leach had her first solo show in 2014 at Oxford University as part of the Body and Being Research Network. She has also shown work across the UK, including at the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Westcountry School of Myth, Canalology Festival, Studio 180 for Art Licks Weekend and Construction Gallery. She is currently studying on the MA Art and Science course at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. She holds a PGCert in Academic Practice for Art and Design (University of the Arts London) specialising in Education for Sustainability, a PGCert in Humanities (Open University) specialising in the History of Art, and a BA (hons) Fine Art (Nottingham Trent University). She has studied storytelling with the International School of Storytelling and the Westcountry School of myth.

Solo shows/performances
2014, “Raven becomes Voracious: Tales of Insatiable Hunger,” Body and Being Network, Oxford University, Oxford
Group shows/performances
2014, “Red Hair and Soil Work: an Ancestral Tale,” Westcountry School of Myth, Dartmoor
2014, “Raven becomes Voracious,” Story Bazaar, Hackney, London
2014, “Raven becomes Voracious,” Westcountry School of Myth, Dartmoor
2014, “Man-Bear,” Westcountry School of Myth, Dartmoor
2014, “Jack, his mother and the beanstalk,” Story Jam, London
2014, “Tongue Twisting Toungemeat,” Westcountry School of Myth, Dartmoor
2014, “The Mothway,” performance for Canalology Festival, London
2014, “Crysalids,” Canalology Festival, London
2014, “Crysalids,” Victoria and Albert Museum, London
2013, “Talking and Tumbling Towers,” Studio 180, London
2013, “Cascades: Past, Present and Future,” Studio 180, London
2013, “The Mosquito,” performance at Emerson College, Sussex
2013, “The Mosquito,” performance at Fresh Blood and Guts, The Miller, London
2013, “Tongue-Twisting-Tonguemeat,” performance at the Torriano Storytelling night, London
2013, “The Firebird and Princess Vasilisa,“ performance at Emerson College, Sussex
2013, “The Sword of Wood,“ performance at Emerson College, Sussex
2013, “Savitri,“ performance at Emerson College, Sussex
2012, “Tongue-Twisting-Tonguemeat,” Performance at the Construction Gallery, London
2011, “Tooting Tales,” “The Tooting Time Machine,” Residency projects at Market Post, Tooting Market, London
2010, “Market Estates Project”, Tall Tales, London
2007, “London Underground” Studio 88, Camden, London
2007, “Open” Steep Hill Gallery, Lincoln
2006, “Circa Now” Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham
2006, “Creative Lab” Surface Gallery, Nottingham
2005, “Trampoline Festival” Broadway Centre, Nottingham
2005, “Chaos and Process” Raffles Art Gallery, Nottingham
2005, “Fairy Tails” Sumac Centre, Nottingham
2004, “100 Drawings” Bonnington Building, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham
2003, “Connect the Dots” Wimbledon School of Art, London
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