Charlie Dance (b. 1986, UK) is a visual artist working in experimental film, animation, collage and writing. His most recent works are ‘Lenny and Ostrich’ and ‘Cucumbers for the Future’.

He currently lives and works in Warsaw, and studied at Glasgow School of Art (BA, 2006-10) and the Dutch Art Institute (MFA, 2013-15).



Exhibitions, Residencies, Awards:

Simultan Festival, Timiosoara, Romania, 3-7 Oct 2017.
‘Cucumbers for the Future’ (film)

Revolving Truth, Performance for Warsaw Gallery Weekend, Warsaw, 23 Sept 2017.
‘Maybe I done gone said something I shouldna’ (performance)

Akcja Artystyczna, Krolikarnia/Park Morskie Oko, Warsaw, June 2017.
‘Views’ (book/film/performance)

Relacja Zakopane – Warszawa, Zakopane, May 2017. Residency

Warsaw Artists’ Book Fair, Warsaw, PL, Dec 2016.
‘A Book of Snow/Horse/Magic’

Manpower 16 Film Festival, Lisbon, PT, June 2016.
‘An Exercise’ (film)

Its a Big Night, Good Press Gallery, Glasgow, GB, April 2016.
‘A Book of Snow/Horse/Magic’ (book launch)

Running Sushi Film Festival, Vienna, A, Mar 2016.
‘An Exercise’ (film)

British Shorts Film Festival, Berlin, DE, Jan 2016.
‘An Exercise’ (film)

Arc – artists residency, Romainmotier, CH (Switzerland), Nov 2015.

Chimera Art Award (shortlist), Chimera Art Project, Budapest, HU, 2015.

Do The Right Thing, DAI MFA Graduation Show, Arnhem, NL, July 2015.

Making Work Hard, The Ranchito, Marfa Texas, USA, Feb 2015.

TAAK Research Program Presentation, Marfa Book Company, Marfa Texas, USA Feb 2015.

Felt and Fa(c)t, The Malthouse, Stradbally, IRE, June 2014.

The Premiere of the Audition Acts as Symbols, REH Transformer, Berlin, DE, Feb 2014.

Lost. In Between. Together. Collective Struggle of Refugees. BAK, Utrecht NL, 2013

HMK {Full Focus}, Hoorn, NL, Dec 2012

Sunhoo Creatives in Residence, Hangzhou, China, Sept 2012


Masters of Fine Art (MFA/MA), Dutch Art Institute (DAI), Netherlands, 2013 – 2015

Bachelors of Fine Art (BFA), Glasgow School of Art, Scotland UK, 2006 – 2010