Toby Kidd is a multidisciplinary artist interested in publics, and dialogue, and a graduate of the Royal College of Art Contemporary Arts Practice programme, where he specialised in the Public Sphere. His practice uses sound, sculpture, text, video, fiction, and performative events with the belief that art is an integral part of shaping the world.
He has shown/performed in countries all over the world including USA, Russia, Croatia, Italy, UK.
He is always interested in hearing about new projects and collaborations, please reach out and say hello.
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Alongside his personal practice Toby works in collaboration with artist Adele Lazzeri in the PRAGMATA Collective and on curatorial projects.
He is a founding member of the experimental art-pop group Hatcham Social, currently releasing through Fierce Panda Records.
Always with a dialogical approach, Toby has had teaching, lecturing, and workshops experience at London Metropolitan University, Institute Of Contemporary Music and Performance, Blind Aid, Tottenham Hale International Studios, Living Under One Sun, ACM Guildford, and others.
- 2023 My First Flatpack Monument Pragmata Sculpture Garden. Curated by Pragmata Collective. Artists included Nao Matsunaga, Emma Edmondson, Kaori Homma, Xenia Busalova, Adele Lazzeri, Malgorzata Lisiecka.
- 2023 Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow... Publication exhibition. Curated by Kathryn Hudson.
2022 Art They Chant is A Teddington Plant, Metworks London. Curated by Stella Toonen.
2022 TASC at Hand, Muse Gallery London. Curated by Kieran Cook.
2022 RCA Alumni Show at the OXO Bargehouse Gallery. Curated by Ashley
- 2022 Pragmata Gallery Performance Event, Pragmata Gallery London, curated by Pragmata Collective.
- 2022 THIS IS at Tottenham Hale International Studios. Artist-led.
- 2021 Open Fragment, online platform. Curated by PRAGMATA Collective.
- 2021 Extrospection at Pi Artworks, London. Curated by David Thorp. Artists: Fiona Banner, Barry Flanagan, John Latham, Cally Spooner, Anne Tallentire.
- 2021 Songs Iterations Project, Instagram Live and Youtube.
- 2021 Person and the Otherness of Nature, online platform. Curated by PRAGMATA Collective.
- 2020 Rhythm&Frames, Twitch performance. Curated by Louise Gholam.
- 2020 Acousma, NoSpace Gallery China, online. Curated by Tian Xie and Ting Deng.
- 2020 Musicality in Grassroots Politics, with Partisan Social Club and Allan Struthers and Tim Cape, Coventry Biennial.
- 2020 Contemporary Arts Practice, RCA2020 graduate show, online.
- 2020 Songs of Futures, RCA2020, online.
- 2020 Camaradas, Menier Gallery, organized by the British Council and the Mexican Embassy in the UK, London. With Paola Estrella.
- 2020 Mal(e)Fe+asance, Ugly Duck, London.
- 2020 The Museum Without A Public, online seminar and performance w/ Pil Kollectiv, moderated by Richard Parry and Shama Khanna. In collaboration with Rieko Whitfield and Alessandro Moroni.
- 2020 Sound and Vision Festival, Royal Academy of Music, London. Comperred by Paul Morley. In collaboration with Zhenyan Li.
- 2020 302 Redirect, ICA News and Online Exhibition.
- 2019 Art Machine w/ PRAGMATA Collective, Graphik Gallery London.
- 2019 Research As Work, Hockney Gallery London. Curated by Vinona Joneska.
- 2019 Capped Out, Cookie Factory London.
- 2019 Growing Sculptures, Bastioni Association exhibition. Live introduction with Giuliano Serafini. W/ PRAGMATA Collective.
- 2019 Growing Sculptures, Bastioni Association Residency, Florence Italy. W/ PRAGMATA Collective.
- 2019 Your Utopia, Wandsworth Arts Fringe, Battersea Park. In collaboration with Hanxuan Sophie Jiang.
- 2019 Hyjacking The Pop Song, Beaconsfield London
- 2019 On Being Together, Partisan Social Club w/ Sean Griffiths, Beaconsfield London.
- 2018 Odretech, Lambeth Fire Station London. Curated by Joseph Kohlmaier and Muzarq collective.
- 2018 A Connection Is Made, Gallery 46 London. Artists: Adele Lazzeri, Adam Oczkowicz, Ben Cain, Bethan Hughes, Hamer Faramazi, Peter Fillingham, Deej Fabyc, Richard Ducker.
- 2017 Places Outside The Main Thing... Galeria Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb. W/ Nicole Hewitt, Ben Cain, Vida Guzmic.