Amy Lay-Pettifer b. 1982, Chertsey, UK Lives and works London, UK Education 2010 – 2012; MA Contemporary Art Theory, Goldsmiths College, London. 2001 – 2004; BA English, Goldsmiths College, London. Residencies 2018/19 - Residents Programme, SHELL LIKE x ilyd. Raven Row, London. 2009 - Newfoundland Residency, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath, Scotland. Selected Writing & Projects 2021 Pleasure Garden: Deene Park, Corby, UK (Curator, for Fermynwoods Contemporary Art). 2020 SHELL LIKE Voice Notes: Worms On The Beach: With Jennifer Boyd. Montez Press Radio. Lena & Lol: A short play for Benji Jeffries and Rose Dagul. Our Fuming Lips Make a New Mirage: SHELL LIKE remote listening event (Participant / Co-curator). Fermynwoods Podcast Episode 2: With Alice Channer and Bethan Lloyd Worthington. Coil of Days: With Rita Evans, ‘Towner International’, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne UK. (Contributing writer). 2019 Tongue In Chick, by Elizabeth Lebovici: t ranslation for Canal issue #2. ‘Shell Midden’ in I ’m On The Bath On All Fours, Towards Blue Water (My Nose Is Bleeding), I’m An Ephemeral Bubble Of Time Waiting To Be Popped: E xhibition publication with Jennifer Boyd as SHELL LIKE. The Mouth Is A Fossil, Bog Buried and Glowing Blue: SHELL LIKE listening event, Art Night 2019 (Co-curator). I’m On The Bath On All Fours, Towards Blue Water (My Nose Is Bleeding): Well Projects, Margate (Contributing curator). 2018 Our Fuming Lips Make A New Mirage: SHELL LIKE listening event, Eastside Projects, Birmingham (Co-Curator). Chewing On Potential In Heat And Shade: Essay co written with Jennifer Boyd as SHELL LIKE for Orlando Issue 03, Beyond The Body Stucco Echoes Mouth, A Trembling Of The Frame: P articipant. Peer Gallery, London. (Group event). The Mouth Takes A Bite Out Of This Cruel Summer: SHELL LIKE listening event, LUX, London (Participant / Co-curator). A Word Fishing For What Is Not A Word: P articipant. Exhibition event for the V&A, London as part of Windswept Baby. Expand & Contract: Exploring the Underground: P articipant. Alternative conference organised by Flora Parrott and Harriet Hawkins (with Jennifer Boyd as SHELL LIKE). Windswept Baby: Contributing writer. Exhibition and publication conceived by Bethan Lloyd Worthington for the V&A, London. A Whirr Like A Heart Working: Text to accompany a performance by Sue Tompkins’ at Tate Britain, London. High On Time The Voice Box Heaved: SHELL LIKE listening event, Artsadmin, London (Co-curator). 2 017 The Mouth Is A Fossil, Bog Buried And Glowing Blue: S HELL LIKE listening event, Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury (Co-curator). Dark Matter Gushes From The Mouth And Into The Open Air: S HELL LIKE listening event, Guest Projects, London (Participant / Co-curator). Maurice & Pearl Louise: Installation for Surrounding 10, Capstan House, London. Tappa Tappa Tappa #5 - Never Surrender: Zine with Jessica Harby. 2016 Three Windows: Short fiction, published by What Fresh Witch?. Quarry; Annotated interview with Sarah Gillett. Paint Her To Your Own Mind, Group show, Shandy Hall, Yorkshire. BRINK, exhibition review for The Quietus. 2015 The Panpopticon: Monthly pop music column for The Quietus. Girls in the Room: Essay for Loud & Quiet Issue 70. 2014 Received Wisdom: Participatory writing project and exhibition conceived for 119 Lower Clapton, London. Hole, ‘Live Through This’ Anniversary; Long-form article for The Quietus. Martin Creed ‘Mind Trap’: review for The Quietus Tappa Tappa Tappa #4 - You Are Here: Zine with Jessica Harby. 2013 Warpaint: Long-form article for Loud & Quiet Issue 55. The Nabokov Paper: Contributor. Curated by Kate Briggs and published by Information as Material. Happy Days, Enniskillen International Beckett Festival: Writer in residence. The Human Voice Plus: Essay, Shoppinghour #10 ‘A Feast of Listen’. Tappa Tappa Tappa #3 - Crazy Diamonds: Zine with Jessica Harby. 2012 Tappa Tappa Tappa #2 - Why, Wes Anderson?: Zine with Jessica Harby. The Mouth of the Cave: Talk on Samuel Beckett, Feminism & the voice as part of FOREHEAD II, Sauna Gallery, London. Words of Wisdom; Contributor, KK Outlet, London. (Group exhibition) Tappa Tappa Tappa #1 - Pretty Girls Doing Horrid Things: Zine to accompany a solo exhibition by Jessica Harby, The Sanctuary, Northampton. 2011 Apocalypstick; Exhibition essay, Nunnery Gallery, London. Anticurate; Contributor, MAC Gallery, Birmingham. (Group exhibition) School for Literary Perverts; Participant, Whitechapel Gallery summer school led by Information As Material. ‘It’s Always The Quiet Ones’ for Visible Tracks; article for Artsadmin accompany two exhibitions curated by Ann Bean and Gary Stevens.