Curriculum Vitae

Tessa Brown

Tessa Brown works with textiles making garments and immersive installations. She is interested in
examining the use of cloth as a human tool of engagement exploring it’s potential to transform
spaces and create opportunities for new encounters, performance and sensory experience.

University College London                      BSc Anthropology                     1978-82

Tessa Brown bespoke garment making business                                     1983-2012

Current Commissions.
Baston House School. Collaborative research.                                         Dec 15-Jan 16
Commission for 3FF, What Women Believe.
Installation, several venues.                                                                        March 2016
JW3, Rich Mix, Royal Festival Hall
Kvadrat/Dovetail showroom installation.                                                     May 2016

Selected Group Shows, commissions, residencies.
Tent London. Old Truman’s Brewery. London, Invited participant.               Sept 2015
Kew Gardens; Poisons Festival. Shortlisted                                                 Sept 2014
Urban Dialogues 3FF. Red Gallery London.                                                  Sept-Oct 2013
‘Must-Have’ curated by Anton Burdakov. Ligne Roset, London                  Sept 2013
How is it toward the East, Calvert 22 Gallery. Commission
with Cathryn Lane collaborator.                                                                     May 2013
Private Commission, Olhao, Portugal.                                                           June 2012
MAOS 2. Residency Srishti College of Art Bangalore                                    Dec 2011
Louis Vuitton commission. Grayson Perry dress                                            Sept 2011
MAOS 1. Camberwell Art Festival                                                                  June 2011

Some Recent Collaborators:
Kjetil Berge.
Mette Stausland.
Cathy Lane.

Current Projects:
A: Studio Address: Space Studios, 90 Haymerle Road, London SE15 6SB