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Contact
thomdriver@gmail.com

Education
2018 MA Master of Voice, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam
1999 BA (Hons) Arts Management, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Selected exhibitions and curatorial activity
2021 Freed From Desire, Renenee, Amsterdam (upcoming)
2020 Irruptive Chora, Chalton Gallery, London
  Boiling Point, Third Quarter Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2019 Guest curator, Moving Image Club screenings, Sexyland and Goleb, Amsterdam
2018 Minotauro, Espacio Cultural, Barca de Avilla, Spain
  Mountain Song, (Master of Voice MA graduation show), Dokzaal, Amsterdam
2017 Curator, Original Copy, WORM, Rotterdam – www.worm.org
  Of Voice, Im Goldenen, Düsseldorf
  Songs of Innocence and Experience, Rongwrong, Amsterdam
2012 Function Room – instigated and curated a series of monthly one-evening events in London,
with a focus on performative and time-based work – www.function-room.info
2011 Mail Art at the Memorial, Galeria Progresso, Porto Alegre, Brazil
  Irina Botea / We Are The Artists, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
  Die Kleine Kunstsammler, K3 Project Space, Zürich
2009 Local: Meat is My Veg, Caribic Residency, Hamburg
2007 My Penguin, 39, London
2003 Please Take One, 39, London

Selected performances
2019 Performative reading of Voicesong, WOW, Amsterdam
  Akademia, an opera, Malkasten Park, Düsseldorf – www.akademiaoper.com
2018 Sebastiano Blu (by Pauline Curnier Jardin), Thomaskerk, Amsterdam
  Site-specific singing (by Miyuki Inoue), Dokzaal and WOW, Amsterdam
2016 Nachtelijke Dwaling #10 by Ute Eisenreich and Zhana Ivanova, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
2007 The Soundtrack (a film by Annika Eriksson), Cubitt Gallery, London
2005 Triangle2 (by Max Mason), Traingle Space, Chelsea College of Art, London
2004 Performers Wanted (a film by Peter Harris)
  Soundtrack & performance in Hymn (a film by Peter Harris), commissioned for Artist’s Film on Music Culture, National Film Theatre, London
2003 An Evening With Jabba the Hut, International 3, Manchester
  Kabinett der Abstrakten, Bloomberg Space, London
  You Don’t Love Me Yet (by Johanna Billing), Frieze Art Fair, London
  The Mighty Lights Community Project (by David Thorpe), Tate Live Series, Tate Britain, London

Publications
2020 IN search || RE search, (ed Gabrielle Kennedy), Valiz, Amsterdam
  Master of Voice (ed Lisette Smits), Sternberg Press, Berlin
2018 The Name of the Author, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam

Residencies
2021 Guest residency, Foundation B.a.d., Rotterdam
2019 Joya:AiR, Velez Blanco, Spain
2018 BYOB Residency, Villefranche de Rouergue, Aveyron, France

Teaching
2019 Guest workshop & lecture, Interactive Design batchelor course, KABK, Den Haag

Music commissions
2019 Soundtrack for Commuter by Aaro Murphy, shown at De School, Amsterdam
2018-19 Co-written score for Akademia, an opera presented in Malkastenpark, Düsseldorf
2018 Soundtrack for SCORE, a film by Lotte Geeven, shown at Elektricitheitsfabriek, Den Haag
2016 A new career in a new town, contribution to The Day Before by dexter bentley, Resonance 104.4 FM, London

Discography
2019 Arthur Brick – Half A Brick
(digital LP / bandcamp release)
2016 Piper’s Son – Who Started This?
(Vinyl LP / Vacilando ’68 Recordings)
2015 Piper’s Son appear on Specialized 4: Combat Cancer (in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust)
(4x CD LP / Specialized Project)
2014 Piper’s Son – Mining
(Digital EP / Vacilando ’68 Recordings)
2013 Piper’s Son – The Roar From Behind
(CD LP / Vacilando ’68 Recordings)
2011 Piper’s Son – Zoo
(CD EP / self release)
2010 Mathew Sawyer & The Ghosts – How Snakes Eat
(CD LP / Fire Records)
2009 Arthur Brick – Original Swiss Wedding
(CD EP / self release)
2008 Arthur Brick – Brown
(CD LP / self release)
2005 Norwegian Lady – Dance Champ
(12″ vinyl single / Delta B Records)
2002 Norwegian Lady – Norwegian Lady
(7″ vinyl EP / Golden Triangle Records)