Artist Statement + CV

Artist Statement

Indie McCue is a creative practitioner, facilitator and organiser looking at participatory work as a wider focus. He is under the firm impression that in order to affect social change and sustain creativity you must include everyone in the planning, conversation and physical outputs, whatever they may be.

Indie’s existence as well as practice aims to create continuous conversation and action about community, playfulness and the importance of each individual’s role in the rebuilding of creative idealisations.

CV

Exhibitions

2021 Scope, 92 Causeyside Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire (Coming Soon)

2021 Roy Gets Sad, LookAgain, St Andrews Street, Aberdeen

2020 TH4Y, Generator Projects, Dundee

2019 Degree Show, Grays School of Art, Aberdeen

2019 John Walter ‘The Fourth Wall’, Chaperone, LookAgain Festival, Aberdeen

2019 What’s On Your Mind, The Palace Collective, Somos Gallery, Berlin

2018 Dial A for Whispers – Talk is Cheap, LookAgain Festival, Aberdeen

2018 Encounters, Cellar 35, Aberdeen

2017 Where People Sleep, Glasgow

2017 Misk, Robert Gordon Business School, Aberdeen

2017 Dial A for Whispers, This Exhibition is cancelled, Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

2017 All the Young Grays, Hatch Gallery, Aberdeen

2016 Where People Sleep, Glasgow

2015 Blank Canvas, Bank of Scotland, Ayr


Education

2015 – 19 1st Class Hons Degree Contemporary Art Practice, Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen

2014 – 15 HND Art and Design, Ayrshire College, Ayr

2013 – 14 HNC Art and Design, Ayrshire College, Ayr

2007 – 13 Secondary School, Marr College, Troon


Work Experience

2017 – Current Freelance Creative Practitioner, Facilitator and Organiser, Indie McCue, Glasgow

2017 – Current Founder/Producer, Soft Hard Soft Collective, Paisley

2019 – 20 Visual Arts Officer, Outspoken Arts Scotland, Glasgow

2018 – 19 Arts Coordinator, Inchgarth Centre, Aberdeen

2018 – 19 Trans Champion, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

2018 – Auditor/Gallery Assistant/Archivist, Grampian Hospital Arts Trust, Aberdeen

2017 – Production Assistant for ‘Thinking Drinkers’, Underbelly, Edinburgh

2017 – Engagement Officer, Pickleboy Comedy, Edinburgh/London


Workshops

Coming Soon Zine Making – Digital Techniques, Edinburgh University Queer Society

2019 Introduction to Mono-printing, LGBT Health and Wellbeing Glasgow

2017 Zine making, LGBT Health and Wellbeing Glasgow/Edinburgh


Publications

Identity Issue, SOFT IES, Coming soon

Tip Dip, 2019

Soft Boys, 2019

DYS Zine, 2019

Spectrum>Spectacle, 2018

Art + Life, Transboy, 2017

Body Issue, BearWithLee, 2017

Fuck With Myself, Transboy, 2016

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