Nicola Dale is a Senior Lecturer on the BA Fine Art course. She approaches art as a question of performativity – how objects, actions and people come together.
Nicola has worked with galleries, libraries, museums and archives in the UK and internationally. As well as working in a solo capacity, the inter-disciplinary nature of her work leads to a variety of collaborations with practitioners from within the arts and beyond.
She has recently presented exhibitions/performances for: Bobinska Brownlee, London; The Hepwroth Wakefield; Peer to Peer: UK/HK (with Florence Lam); PINK, Manchester (with Jia Lee); Begehungen Festival, Chemnitz, DE; The Grundy, Blackpool, UK; Echo Echo, Derry, NI (with Ailís Ní Ríain); Backlit, Nottingham, UK; Corte Super Nova, Venice, IT; Leeds Arts University, UK; The Portico, Manchester, UK; International 3, Salford, UK; MOSTYN, Wales; Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK; Manchester Central Library, UK; Open Eye, Liverpool, UK and The Whitworth, Manchester, UK.
Nicola has completed residencies with The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at The University of Manchester, UK; Lazio Museums Centre (Research and Catalogue Office), Rome, IT; Chisenhale Artplace, London, UK; The Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida, USA; ARUK Centre of Excellence in Epidemiology at The University of Manchester, UK; National Arts Education Archive at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK and Shanghai College of Fine Arts, CH amongst others.
Her work is held in private and institutional collections, including University of Salford Art Collection, UK; The Grundy Gallery, UK; John Rylands Library, UK; The University of Manchester, UK and Tate’s artist book archive.