e-mail me at: sylviawaltering@gmail.com






Born on 27th November 1977 in Coesfeld, Germany. Lives and works in Manchester, England.


education:

2001- 2002 – MA Communication Design, Manchester Metropolitan University

1998 - 2001 – BA (Hons) History of Film, Photography and Graphic Media with Practice, Manchester Metropolitan University

1988 - 1997 – Städtisches Heriburg Gymnasium, Coesfeld, Germany


career:

current – p/t Senior Lecturer in Photography at Manchester School of Art

current – Tutor at Hot Bed Press, Salford

2008/13 – Lecturer in Photography at Manchester School of Art

2002/08 – Associate Lecturer in Photography at Manchester Metropolitan University

2002/03 – Associate Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University


exhibitions/publications/awards/residencies/curation:

2020 
Paper Geographies, group exhibition, Manchester Central Library, Manchester

2019
NOT PHOTOGRAPHY, curatorial project, Bankley Gallery, Manchester
The Place, Group Exhibition, Grosvenor Gallery
BABE, Bristol Artists Book Event, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

2018
International Artist Residency, KH Messen, Ålvik, Norway
Bookmarket at Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Artist's books published: Various Wedges
Archive Mediations - Contemplations of the Home Front; group show at Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre

2017
BABE, Bristol Artists Book Event, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

2016
Stories From the Archive, Paper at International Conference of Photography & Theory, Nicosia, Cyprus
Bergen Art Book Fair, Bergen Kunsthall & Landmark, Norway

2015
Media Materiality, Group Exhibition, Asteriks Gallery, Mission, San Francisco, USA
Stories From the Archive, Paper at The Image Conference, Berkeley, USA, co-authored with Jacqueline Butler
London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Top Shed Residency, Norfolk, UK
BABE, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
COW HOUSE Art Educator Residency, Cow House Studios, Ireland
Artist's books published: Book for Twitchers & Circus

2014
Stories From the Archive, Paper at Helsinki Photomedia 2014, co-authored with Jacqueline Butler
Artist's books published: 28 Days of Chopsticks

2013
Featured artist in Artists’ Book Year Book 2013/14, published by Impact Press
Fifth International Artists’ Book Exhibition, King St. Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary
To Have and to Hold, FLOW Gallery, London
Press & Release, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton

2012
Doverodde Book Arts Festival IV, Denmark
Surplus to Requirements - The Paper, Doverodde Book Arts Symposium, Denmark, co-authored with Lucy May Schofield
Udkant/Margins Exhibition, Doverodde, Denmark
Artists' BookMarket, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Artist's books published: a to z of an affair & Orlando

2011
Manley Library Artists’ Book Award and Exhibition 2011, Australia, shortlisted
Artist Book Cornucopia 2011, Colorado, USA
Acquisitive Book Award 2011, SCU Australia, shortlisted
BABE, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

2010
London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Belongings, Paper at The Story of Things Conference, University of Salford, UK, co-authored with Lucy May Schofield
Stacks, Manchester Central Library, Manchester, UK
Artist's books published: Status; Surplus to Requirements with M-collective & Belongings with Lucy May Schofield

2009
BABE, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
Single Occupancy Fridge No. 1, published in Carson & Miller, Stilled Lives
Art School!, The Archive of Mrs Olive G. Day, installation with Jacqueline Butler, Holden Gallery, Manchester

2007
Made in Manchester, The Gallery of Chinese Profiles, Xiamen, China
Manchester, Our Tradition is Innovation, The Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
Not Just Another Story, Publication
Codex International Book Fair, Berkeley, California
BABE, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

2006/07 – Sitting Room, Artists' Book exhibition, various venues in the UK, the Netherlands, Mexico and Argentina

2006
Cover to Cover: A Fusion of Art and Text, Artists' Book exhibition, RBSA Birmingham
Journeys, Artists' Book exhibition, various venues in the USA, Mexico, Chile
Artist's books published:World Famed Hooks and Eyes

2005
Sex, Death and Flat Pack Furniture Exhibition, Holden Gallery, Manchester, UK
Artist's books published: Zuhause

2002
Reverb, Holden Gallery, Manchester, UK

2001
AHRB Postgraduate Study Award



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