Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects


CIRCA Projects’ practice spans exhibition making to independent publishing, commissioning new works and the production of events and performances. Operating as a mutable entity, over the years CIRCA Projects’ has been rethinking its own structure from one programme to the next.

Since 2009, CIRCA Projects has worked in shifting thematic and structural cycles. The organisation has maintained its intent of experimenting with exhibition formats and fostering collaborations that challenge artistic and curatorial roles alongside a consistent focus on its regional context. Lead by Dawn Bothwell, Adam Phillips and Sam Watson, in 2016, we invited artist Giles Bailey to spend two-years producing a new body of work in the Northeast of England. More...

Giles Bailey & Sophie Soobramanien, Jamie Hammill, Nellie Saunby ISLANDERS: Version 4 NGCA,
Sunderland
2019 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects Festival of the Not Star & Shadow Cinema,
Newcastle
2019 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Giles Bailey & Sophie Soobramanien, Jamie Hammill, Nellie Saunby ISLANDERS: Version 3 Star & Shadow Cinema,
Newcastle
2018 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Giles Bailey & Sophie Soobramanien, Jamie Hammill, Nellie Saunby ISLANDERS: Version 2 Middlesbrough Art Weekender,
Middlesbrough
2018 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Giles Bailey & Sophie Soobramanien, Jamie Hammill, Nellie Saunby ISLANDERS: Version 1 Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2018 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects, Foundation Press Unbound #5 BALTIC Centre For Contemporary Art,
Gateshead
2018 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects Studio is Sudden:
Your base is showing
The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2018 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Tara Bergin Studio is Sudden:
A close reading of Louis MacNeice’s Snow
The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2018 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Rene McBrearty Studio is Sudden The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2018 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Nadia Hebson Studio is Sudden The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2018 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Holly Argent Studio is Sudden The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2018 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Christian Jendreiko, Wilfried Dörstel, Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects GEFANGENE DER GESCHICHTE Kunsthalle
Düsseldorf
2018 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
.⚬ Giles Bailey Studio is Sudden:
TALKER #2
The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2018 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Cédric Fauq & Paul Maheke Studio is Sudden: And the Moon will set the Time ep.03 The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2017 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Chris Bate & Sarah Bouttell, Giles Bailey, Deborah Bower, Jo Coupe, Dan Holdsworth, Jenny Holzer, Allan Hughes & Mark Jackson, Paul Becker, Yoko Ono, Cecilia Stenbom, Peter Todd and Elizabeth Wright My Part Of Your Home Shipley Art Gallery,
Gateshead
2017 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Sarah Turner Studio is Sudden:
Public House
Star & Shadow Cinema,
Newcastle
2017 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects Take the Credits! Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2017 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Katy Bentham Studio is Sudden:
In Pursuit
The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2017 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Deanna Smith Studio is Sudden:
In Pursuit
The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2017 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Kathryn Elkin Studio is Sudden (film) The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2017 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Rory Pilgrim, Christian Jendreiko, Christo Wallers, G.O.D.S, John W. Fail, Giles Bailey, Anne-James Chaton World is Sudden: Summer Lab Various Locations 2017 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Peter Todd, Conal McStravick World is Sudden: The Northern Charter, Newcastle 2017 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Giles Bailey Then the idea I was not finished #1 n/a 2017 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects • Simon Bayliss & Susie Green, Kathryn Elkin, Dane Law, Sarah Kenchington, Mia La Metta, Cheryl Donegan, Aïda Ruilova World is Sudden: Part II Tusk Festival,
Gateshead
2016 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects FRIEND, YOU STAND ON SACRED GROUND... THIS IS A PRINTING OFFICE International Print Biennale 2016 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Giles Bailey, Eleanor Wright, Simon Bayliss & Susie Green, Kathryn Elkin, Rene McBrearty, Terry World is Sudden: Part I Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2016 Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects
Basic House, Rachel Lancaster, Kathryn Barnett, Sophie Cooper, Midwich, Adam Denton, Chlorine, Thijs Geritz Field Online 2015 BOOKSHOP
John Kippin, Patrick Low, Danni Harper Social Memory and the Landscape NGCA,
Sunderland
2015 BOOKSHOP
Luke Fowler & Mark Fell To The Editor Of Amateur Photographer NGCA,
Sunderland
2015 BOOKSHOP
Jayne Dent, Cathy Garner, Simon Clowes Underscore NGCA,
Sunderland
2015 BOOKSHOP
Joe Posset & Dook Zine-making & Performance NGCA,
Sunderland
2015 BOOKSHOP
Olivia Dunbar BOOKSHOP Instagram Residency Online 2015 BOOKSHOP
Peter Todd, Sebastian Buerkner, Stephen Sutcliffe, Mohsen Mousavi, Margaret Salmon, Tara Goudarzi, Nooshin Naficy, Amir Azar, Fereshteh Alamshah, Elika Zarei Film Poems: Artists’ Films from Iran and UK NGCA,
Sunderland
2015 BOOKSHOP
Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, Peter Roberts, Graeme Rigby, Ellin Hare, Annie Robson, Anisa George, Katja Roberts, Magnus Dennison Today I'm With You NGCA,
Sunderland
2015 BOOKSHOP
BOOKSHOP BOOKSHOP NGCA,
Sunderland
2015 BOOKSHOP
Mariam Rezai Approximation Closing Party VAMOS Social!,
Newcastle
2015 Approximation...
Nadia Terry et al, Peter Fryer COOKING with SOUTH SHIELDS South Shields 2015 Approximation...
Mario Pfeifer, Amira Gad, Luis Ospina & Carlos Mayolo, Harun Farocki The Anthropological Gaze BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art,
Gateshead
2015 Approximation...
Mario Pfeifer Approximation in the digital age to a humanity condemned to disappear John Joyce Building,
Gateshead
2015 Approximation...
Alia Syed, Adam Chodzko, Gail Pickering, Seamus Harahan, Andrea Luka Zimmerman, Bedwyr Williams The 2015 Jarman Award + Q&A with Bedwyr Williams Tyneside Cinema,
Newcastle
2015 The Jarman Award
Ursula Mayer & Alia Syed Screening and Q&A Tyneside Cinema,
Newcastle
2015 The Jarman Award
Lucy Beech, Nicholas Brooks, Niels Bugge, Lucy Clout, Kate Cooper, Anita Delaney, Tom Lock, Richard Sides, Min Wei-Ting Selected 5 The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2015 The Jarman Award
Rhodri Davies, Bedwyr Williams, Ant Macari, Gummy Stumps, Zahnpasta Brothers, Enigmatic Storytellers of Berwick Giff-Gaff Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2015 Presents...
Henry Coombes, Ian Breakwell & Mike Leggett, Cara Tolmie, Tim Etchells, Keith Farquhar, Josephine Flynn, Susie Green, Matthew Crawley EXHIBITION Workplace Foundation,
Gateshead
2015 Presents...
Susie Green EXHIBITION: Fluid Medium Workplace Foundation,
Gateshead
2015 Presents...
Tim Etchells EXHIBITION: It’s moving from I to It – The Play Workplace Foundation,
Gateshead
2015 Presents...
Steven Claydon, Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Sebastian Buerkner, Rachel Reupke, Redmond Entwistle, Laura Buckley, Stephen Sutcliffe, John Akomfrah, Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard, Ursula Mayer The 2014 Jarman Award Programme The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2014 The Jarman Award
John Smith, Steven Claydon Screenings + Q&A The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2014 The Jarman Award
Rhodri Davies, Noize Choir, Hugh Metcalfe GIG St Peter Social Club,
Newcastle
2014 Presents...
David Steans Instructions for Unwelcome Tables The Union Rooms,
Newcastle
2014 Presents...
Lothar Götz Presentation Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2013 Space Release
Fiona Jardine Colour Like No Other Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2013 Space Release
John Smith The Black Tower Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2013 Space Release
Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan DOES THE IT FIT Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2013 Space Release
Emma Hart, John Smith, Ed Atkins, Beatrice Gibson, Rachel Maclean, Uriel Orlow, Charlotte Prodger, Hannah Sawtell, Grace Schwindt, Jessica Warboys The 2013 Jarman Awards Screening + Charlotte Prodger Q&A Star & Shadow Cinema,
Newcastle
2013 The Jarman Awards
Steina and Woody Vasulka, Jerome LOL, John Rafman, Adham Faramawy, Zoe Williams, Craig Mulholland, Olivia Dunbar, Richard Whitby, Jaakko Pallasvuo Diamond Dust – A shifting grammar of originality Edinburgh Art Festival 2013 Presents...
Carl Andre, Craig Dworkin, Eric Zboya, Gareth Long, Garry Neill Kennedy, Greville Worthington, Kate Briggs, Kenneth Goldsmith, Lawrence Weiner, Lucia della Paolera, Nick Thurston, Robert Fitterman, Simon Morris iam with Greville Worthington: Learn To Read Differently NGCA,
Sunderland
2013 Presents...
Paul Becker In Camera Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2013 Space Release
Jani Ruscica Scene shifts, in six movements Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2013 Space Release
Paul Becker Floor/Ceiling/Window/Wall: Draft Two Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2013 Space Release
Rubén Grilo The Need for Speed Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2013 Space Release
Paul Becker Floor/Ceiling/Window/Wall: Draft One Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2013 Space Release
Kim Coleman & Jenny Hogarth If You Can’t See My Mirrors, I Can’t See You Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2012 Space Release
Dean Kenning Double Dip Depression Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2012 Space Release
Heather Phillipson Bleurgh Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2012 Space Release
Chooc Ly Tan In Space There is No Up or Down Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2012 Space Release
Keren Cytter Avalanche Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2012 Space Release
Laura Harrington, Lee Patterson, Luke Fowler Layerspace (expanded) Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2012 Space Release
Jesse Jones The Struggle Against Ourselves Stephenson Works, Newcastle 2012 Space Release
Aurélien Froment 9 Intervals Tyneside Cinema,
Newcastle
2012 Presents...
Emma Hart TO DO Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2012 Space Release
Brad Butler & Karen Mirza, Marcus Coates, Shezad Dawood, Benedict Drew, Nathaniel Mellors, James Richards, Ben Rivers, Aura Satz, Matt Stokes, Thomson & Craighead The 2012 Jarman Award The Northern Charter,
Newcastle
2012 The Jarman Award
Richard Rigg The Inhabitant of the Watchtower A-Z West,
Joshua Tree
2012 – 2014 Presents...
The ARKA Group The Ocelli CIRCA Screen,
Sunderland
2012 CIRCA Screen
Mario Pfeifer Yet Untitled [“Pieces of Nature”] CIRCA Screen,
Sunderland
2012 CIRCA Screen
Benedict Drew The Persuaders Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2012 CIRCA Site
Martin Arnold, Manon de Boer, Ben Russell, John Smith As Slow As Possible Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2012 CIRCA Screen
Ben Jeans Houghton Black Cloud: further reading Literary and Philosophical Society,
Newcastle
2012 CIRCA Site
Clemens von Wedemeyer Clemens von Wedemeyer CIRCA Screen,
Sunderland
2012 CIRCA Screen
Doug Fishbone The Parallax View CIRCA Screen,
Sunderland
2011 CIRCA Screen
Heather Phillipson 8 Benedict Drew, Rhodri Davies, Emma Hart, Guy Sherwin, Lynn Loo, Kevin Atherton, John Adams, Darren Banks, Jon Bewley, Ian Breakwell & Mike Leggett, Noel Clueit, David Critchley, Mat Fleming, Ken Gill, Richard Grayson, Tina Keane, John Kippin, Hilary Koob-Sassen, Stephen Partridge, Peter Todd, Maria Theodoraki, Cara Tolmie, Belinda Williams Seeing in the Dark Curtis Mayfield House,
Newcastle
2011 CIRCA Site
Eric Bainbridge Video Show CIRCA Screen,
Sunderland
2011 CIRCA Screen
Ed Atkins, Hilary Koob-Sassen, Claire Hooper, Anja Kirschner & David Panos, Torsten Lauschmann, Elizabeth Price, Laure Prouvost, Clio Barnard, Corin Sworn, Imogen Stidworthy The 2011 Jarman Awards CIRCA Screen,
Sunderland
2011 CIRCA Screen
Ed Atkins Death Mask III / A Tumour CIRCA Screen,
Sunderland
2011 CIRCA Screen
Paul Rooney Thin Air Reg Vardy Gallery,
Sunderland
2011 CIRCA Screen
Aurélien Froment, Graham Gussin, Ben Jeans Houghton, Mark Lewis, Paul Rooney, Jane & Louise Wilson, Ming Wong MOVEMENTS NGCA
Sunderland
2011 Presents...
Dan Holdsworth Blackout 10 High Level Parade,
Gateshead
2011 CIRCA Site
Sarah Dobai, David Hall and Tony Sinden, Mark Lewis, Anne McGuire, Matthew Noel-Tod, Manuel Saiz, Erica Scourti, John Smith, Mark Wilcox Recalling the Shots Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle 2010 Presents...
Lu Chunsheng, Stuart Pearson Wright, Henry Coombes Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere Stephenson Works,
Newcastle
2010 Presents...
Mark Neville The Jump Films AV Festival 2010 Presents...
Graham Dolphin, Berit Hummel, Mark Neville TRINITY Holy Trinity Church, Sunderland 2009 Presents...