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t s Beall

Bio:

t s Beall is a socially-engaged artist and researcher who works with and within communities on durational projects to recover and highlight marginalised histories. She is based between Dumfries and Glasgow, Scotland, and works locally and internationally. Her work spans a variety of media including performative events and guided artwalks, printed matter, and creative interventions in the public realm.

Beall is currently part of the Stove Network’s Atlas Pandemica, working with Travelling Showpeople to highlight the histories of Dumfries’ riverfront fairs; and the Lead Artist for Woven Govan / Women’s Network, working alongside six commissioned socially-engaged artists to create new works around broad thematics of care, caring, and women’s roles in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beall was recently Lead Scottish Artist for Memory of Water (2018-2020), a project which employed artistic interventions to revision post-industrial waterfronts in six European river cities, funded by Creative Europe. Ongoing projects in Glasgow include Protests and Suffragettes: Strong Women of the Clydeside, and Fair Scotland (formerly called Fair Glasgow) working with Travelling Showpeople, co-devised with Dr. Mitch Miller); both 2013-present. 

In 2017 she earned an AHRC funded Collaborative Doctoral Award from the University of Glasgow, working with the Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, Glasgow Museums. Her practice-led research developed engagement strategies for heritage institutions using creative events and participatory performance practices, working co-curationally with local communities. 

Recent projects include:

  • Stove Network’s Atlas Pandemica – Fair | No Fair (2020-21)
    Commissioned Artist: Collaborating with Travelling Showpeople to recover elements of Dumfries’ fairground histories, consider the impact of COVID on their unique way of life.

    Fair | No Fair – The Stove Network
  • Protests and Suffragettes (2013-present)
    Lead Artist: Recovering and highlighting women’s activism in Govan & across Scotland. Currently running a national campaign to raise the profile of Scotland’s Suffrage herstory & change the way suffrage is taught in Scottish schools, after a successful crowdfunder in 2020.

    Protests and Suffragettes

  • Woven Network / Woven Govan(2020-21)
    Lead Scottish Artists: A project spanning five countries, led by Ukrainian organisation Platform TU (2020). Lead Artist for Govan-based offshoot (2021) funded by Creative Scotland – working alongside six socially-engaged artists to create temporary artworks which investigate care, careworkers, and women’s roles within the COVID-19 pandemic.

    WOVEN NETWORK: GOVAN (wovenart.works)
  • Fair Scotland (2013-present)
    Founder Member: A collective of Scottish Showpeople, artists & researchers dedicated to promoting the heritage & experiences of Scottish Showpeople, while advocating for the continuation of contemporary fairground culture.

    Fair Scotland | Celebrating Scotland’s Showpeople

  • Memory of Water (2018-2021)
    Lead Scottish Artist: A project examining post-industrial waterfronts in six European cities, funded by Creative Europe.

    t s Beall – Memory of Water