CURRICULUM VITAE



Lea Torp Nielsen

leatorp@live.com
leatorpnielsen.dk
TOTALLER



Associate Lecturer in Fine Art, University of Huddersfield & Sheffield Hallam University, 2017-… MFA (outstanding distinction) from Sheffield Hallam University, 2017. BA Fine Art - Honours - First Class, Sheffield Hallam University, 2013. Board of directors Bloc Projects, Sheffield, 2014-15.
Member of artist collective TOTALLER since 2014.



Exhibitions & Performances:

2020: 

The Whole Nine Yards, Twitch TV, curated by Harley Kuyck-Cohen.


2019:

PolymorphOther, Queen’s Hall Arts, Hexham.
Centrespace Gallery, Bristol.
Infinite Zest, As Of Now Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. TOT - TOT  TOTALALAZOLA! - Newbridge Project, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

2018: 

AS MUCH ABOUT FORGETTING, Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark.
Atelier Gestures, projection, Haarlem Artspace, Wirksworth, UK. BRINK, Sheffield Institute of Art and Persistence Work Gallery, Sheffield, UK. The Immense Ventriloquism, curated  by TC McCormack, Nationalmuseum, Berlin, Germany.

2017: 

Take Me To Your Leader ll, Making Ways Programme, Samuel Worth Non-conformist Chapel, Sheffield, UK.
TOTALLER - Uni-Corn-Utopia, ArtHouses 2017, Whitley Bay, UK. Lexicon Of Artistic Gestures, Sheffield Institute of Arts, Sheffield, UK.

2016:

Slide Night #5, TOTALLER’s Genesis, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK.
Second Degree Potentia, Bloc Projects, Sheffield, UK. Take Me To Your Leader, Art Sheffield Parallel Programme, MADE NORTH Gallery, Sheffield, UK. The Preparation of the Novel, The Tetley, Leeds, UK.

2015:

Ungemütlich, Studio 1.1, London, UK.
BARR'S DIAGRAMATICRECLININGMONOLITHICCIRCUITADE (TOTALLER’S Wall), Garage, Edinburgh, UK. DADA100, Islington Mill, Manchester, UK. 15" Deep Pan Stuffed Crust Portuguese Man O' War (TOTALLER’S Studio), Paper Gallery, Machester, UK.

2014:

No Grey Areas, HAHA Gallery, Southampton, UK.   

£1 Fish, S1 Artspace, UK.   Tlazolteotller Fiesta, (TOTALLER - First King of the Astrogoths), East Street Arts, Leeds, UK. OVERSEASONED#1-2.  
Object Abuse, Spinach, London, UK.  

2013:

FLASHLIGHT BECAME DYNAMITE, Backlit, Nottingham, UK.

That Vague Delight, APG Works, Sheffield, UK.



Press:

Art Monthly, No 385, p.20-21, April 2015. Review by Eleanor Clayton.
The Guardian, The Guide, February 28th 2015.



Collections:

Weston Park Museum, Sheffield, UK. MA biblioteque (BRIDGE | BRO, Memory and Forgetting. The Preparation Of The Novel). The Editions III, edited by Sharon Kivland, Held at Tate Library and Archive, Tate Britain.



Awards & Residencies:

Fine Art Bridge Scheme, year long residency at Museums Sheffield and Ruskin Collection.
Best In Show, Postgraduate MA/MFA show, Sheffield Institute of Arts, UK. Sheffield Benefactor’s Endowment Award. MSB2015 residency exchange with Extra Special People, Stryx, Birmingham and Bloc Projects, Sheffield & Third Floor Studios Project Space, Manchester, UK.