Ro Hardaker

based in the UK

Education 

2018 MA Contemporary Art Practice (Performance), Royal College of Art, London, UK

2012 BA (Hons) Fine Art, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK 

UPCOMING

2019

GUSH DOES GRUB | GUSH COLLECTIVE | LEEDS

LIve Art Development Agency Study Room Residency | with Alicia Radage

Green Heart Festival | the university of birmingham | Workshop with Alicia Radage

selected exhibitions

2019

PERFORMING BRITAIN | LIVE ART BISTRO

UK YOUNG ARTISTS | NOTTINGHAM CONTEMPORARY

2018

Till Time is Through | ]performance s p a c e [, Folkestone, UK

Purple Velvet | The Drafthouse| London,UK

Beyond the Body | Asylum | London, UK

Royal College of Art Degree Show | London, UK

Five More Minutes of Your Time | Testbed1 | London, UK

Live part 1 and 2 | Royal College of Art | London, UK

Body Talk | SUPERMARKET Independent Art Fair | Stolkholm, SE

Flowing Through Selves | Safehouse 1 | London, UK

CAPberet | Royal College of Art | London, UK

Grain | The Factory | Folkestone, UK

2017

Future Ritual | [ S P A C E ] | London, UK

LEASE | Lincoln Projects | Burlington Camden | London, UK

F O L L O W | Lychee One | London, UK

TRIBE #17 | OXO Tower Wharehouse | London, UK

Queer Art(ists) Now | Archive Gallery | London, UK

Archiving Fever #2 | Royal College of Art | London, UK

Fully Automated Luxury Gender Oasis, Dublin Fringe | Templebar Gallery | Dublin, RI 

Spitting Distance | Brewery Tap Project Space | Folkestone, UK

Archiving Fever #1 | Hundred Years Gallery | London, UK

Tender LOIN | Arts Admin | London, UK 

REVOLVE Performance Festival | Uppsala Konst Museum | Uppsala, SE 

Five Minutes of Your Time | Testbed1 | London, UK

Everything I Have Never Seen | Green Rooms Hotel | London, UK

RCA WIP Show | Royal College of Art | London, UK 

2016

De Monstris | Royal College of Art | London, UK

Performances of a Skeleton House II | Skeleton House | with Alicia Radage | London, UK 

Queer City Cinema and Performatorium | Sask Sound Stage | Regina, CA

Flirt | The Island | with Alicia Radage | Bristol, UK

Performances of a Skeleton House I | Skeleton House | with Alicia Radage | London, UK

BUZZCUT Festival | Pierce Institute | Glasgow, UK

R E M N A N T S | LCB Depot | Leicester, UK 

2015

VAWA( )o | Live Art Bistro | with Alicia Radage | Leeds, UK 

TETRAD | Attenborough Arts Centre | Leicester, UK

SPILL Festival of Performance | Hackney Showroom | London, UK 

IPA Platform | Arnolfini | Bristol, UK 

2014

Tempting Failure | The Island | Bristol, UK

SPILL National Platform | Ipswich, UK

Tri-Space Gallery | London, UK

Handmade Festival | The Guildhall | with Lewys Holt | Leicester, UK 

Little Wolf Parade | Vintage Warehouse | Nottingham, UK 

The State of Magick Symposium | De Montfort University | Leicester, UK 

2013

Circuit Performance Platform | De Montfort University | Leicester, UK 

Two Queens Members Show | Two Queens Gallery | Leicester, UK 


2012

Inside Out | Ingenious Media | London, UK 

Grassington Festival Arts Trail | Grassington, UK

Art Exchange | Leeds Art Gallery | Leeds, UK

The Attic Presents | Pedestrian Gallery | Leicester, UK 


Residencies + Projects + Teaching + Workshops

2019 Schools & Colleges | Portfolio development | The Hepworth | Wakefield, UK

2018 workshop | royal central school of speech and Drama | London, UK

2018 Intergenerational Studio | Tate Modern | London, UK

2018 Live Lecture Series | Nottingham Trent University | nottingham, UK

2018 PAGE: Assemly #1 | Simiane-la-Rotonde, FR

2017 Trans Live Art Salon | Project Arts Centre | Dublin, RI

2016 Ride The Sky | Fringe Arts Bath | Bath, UK

2016 Skeleton House | with Alicia Radage | London, Uk

2016 AA2a | De Montfort University | Leicester, UK

2016 Perpetuating a Myth | De Montfort University | Leicester, UK 

2015 Surface Gallery | Nottingham, UK 

2013 The Salon | Highcross | Leicester, UK 

Related

2018 Workshop Facilitator | Whitechapel Gallery | London, UK

2018 Curator for Live part 1 and 2 | Royal College of Art | London, UK

2017 Performer for Mega Hammer by Marvin Gaye Chetwynd | KOKO | London, UK

2017 Early Years and Families Learning Assistant | Tate | London, UK

2015 Life Model | De Montfort | University | Leicester, UK

2014 Performer for HairWashCarWash by Alice Gale-Feeny | Two Queens Gallery | Leicester, UK

2014 Performer for Wakey Wakey Rise and Shine, Look Out the Window it’s Half Past Nine by Holly Pickersgill | De Montfort University | Leicester, UK

2013 Two Queens Gallery Intern | Leicester, UK

2013 Performer for Youth by Roger Hiorns | The Hepworth Gallery | Wakefield, UK

2012 Studio Manager | The Attic Fine Arts | Leicester, UK

Published writings

2018 Over here: A Queer anthology of Joy | Pilot Press | London, UK

2017 Overlaps | Royal College of Art Library | London, UK

Mentors

2015 Alexandra Zierle and Paul Carter, Artists

2012 Stella Couloutbanis, Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester (formerly Embrace Arts)