Charlotte Jarvis has exhibited at the V&A, The Wellcome Collection, The Southbank Centre, The Barbican, The Battersea Arts Centre, Madder139, The Atlantis Gallery, The Gate Theatre and Central School of Speech and Drama in London. She has also shown work at CIAP in Belgium, Apotheke in Cyprus, The Big Shed in Suffolk, The Arches in Glasgow, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Edinburgh International Festival. Charlotte completed an MA in Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art in 2011.
Charlotte has just completed a year as artist in residence at The Netherlands Proteomics Centre, during which time she created the project Blighted by Kenning in which the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was encoded into DNA and used to ‘contaminate’ apples - a realisation of 'forbidden fruit'. The piece was exhibited at The Big Shed in the UK and is due to move to Amsterdam and The Hague in November.
This year Charlotte has also exhibited at the Wellcome Trust exhibition Superhuman, Kinsale Arts Week in Ireland and The Gate theatre. Charlotte also collarorated with the play write Lucy Kirkwood to develop a genetics and gender themed narrative, was asked by the Royal College of Art to run a workshop with Design Interactions, was selected by St Etienne Design Biennale to show a piece as part of their Dream Team exhibition and contributed to a series of bioethics in art round tables run by the artist Gina Czarnecki. Most recently Charlotte begun a collaboration with the European Bioinformatics Institute and the Sanger Centre to develop a new bio-art piece based on new DNA encoding technology. Charlotte has also been commissioned by Droog Design Lab and Wageningen University to consult on a proposal to research perceptions of genetic engineering in the Netherlands.
The Times described Charlotte's All American Hero Installation as "spot on". The Scotsman described her Bollocks Calendar as "a healthy slice of social satire...a hilarious parody".
James Read is a journalist, photographer, film editor and visual technician with a fierce sense of gluttony and a desire to provoke overconsumption in others. James currently edits Don't Panic magazine, he has VJ'd at Proud Galleries, 333 and at a number of private events. James' photographs have been exhibited as part of installations for the ShowFlat collaborative and at Lancaster University, he has also exhibited at Apotheke in Cyprus. James has designed and maintains a number of artist's websites including wendybevan.com and this one! He has managed on-line promotions for Sony PlayStation, The Welcome Trust, Harper Collins and Emporio Armani.