LIGHT

SOUND

MOVEMENT​

INTERACTION

COLLABORATION CONVERSATION

EXPERIENCE

IMMERSION

EMOTION

Akeelah Bertram is a cross-disciplinary creator who specialises in making immersive experiences. She has exhibited nationally and internationally since studying at the University of Leeds, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, (Dresden) and the Royal College of Art (London).

 

Akeelah is interested in collective narratives, challenging perspectives and innovating modes of communication. Her work involves creating fluid systems for collaboration and intuitive use, and often involves her shifting between the roles of artist and director.

Contact

Exhibitions

2019, Frequency Festival, Lincoln UK

2019, Desire Lines, Brighton Digital Festival, Brighton UK

2019, Light Night Leeds, Leeds Town Hall & The Tetley, Leeds UK

2019, Unbox Festival, Bangalore International Centre, Bangalore IN

2019, Poor Image Projects, BLANK Gallery, Leeds UK

2018, Ultiverse Live, The Tetley, Leeds UK

2017, Two Seekers, Silvia ITA

2016, Ultiverse, Patrick Studios, Leeds UK

2016, No Quiet Place, The Tetley, Leeds UK

2015, Breakthrough, Leonrodhaus für Kunst, Munich GER
2014, Light Night, Parkinson Court, Leeds UK
2013, Light Night, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds UK
2013, Cuarto des vistas, Puebla MEX
2013, MOLT!: Speculative Identities, Berlin GER
2013, VANTAGE:rez, Leeds UK

Residencies

2020, Contested Desires, LAC Lagos Portugal

2019, Invisible Flock & Quicksand, Bangalore India & Leeds UK

2017, Ultiverse R&D, Various, Leeds UK
2015, Pala Fruits, Plateau Gallery, Berlin Germany

Engagement

2018, Ultiverse Performance Residency

2017, Ultiverse Open studio's

2016, Vase Workshop, Cockburn Highschool

2016, Ultiverse Children's workshops

Education
2014 - 2016, MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London UK
2011 - 2012, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Dresden Germany

2009 - 2013, BA Fine Art, University of Leeds UK