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Charlie Mills is an independent curator and writer based in South East London. Since 2017 he has worked as Artist Liaison for Hannah Barry Gallery and Bold Tendencies. His independent curation has included TRANSGENESIS: A series of experiments by Agnes?, Harlesden High Street (2021); A Land of Incomparable Beauty, Collective Ending HQ (2020); ABSINTHE §1 – §3, Spit & Sawdust Pub (2019 - 2020); Slap Dash for No Cash, The Art Academy Newington (2018); and The Unlimited Dream Company, Hannah Barry Gallery (2017 – 2018). His exhibitions have been featured in Art Monthly, VICE i-D, Time Out, émergent, Coeval Magazine, TANK, FAD Magazine and The Arts Newspaper

Charlie has written exhibition catalogues for Guts Gallery, London (2021); Kupfer Projects, London (2021); L21 Gallery, Palma De Mallorca (2021); TJ Boulting, London (2021); Harlesden Highstreet, London (2021); Quench Gallery, Margate (2021); Foolscap Editions, London (2020); Gentrified Underground, Zürich (2019); Camberwell College of Arts, London (2019); William Bennington Gallery, London (2019); Elam Publishing, London (2018); and Hannah Barry Gallery, London (2018 & 2019). As well as articles for émergent, Coeval Magazine, ArteViste, Floorr Magazine, Young Artists in Conversation, Saatchi Art & Music Magazine, HIX Magazine and Berfoirs, and continues to write directly for a number of UK-based artists. 

Charlie is a founding member of Collective Ending HQ, a collectively run gallery and studio complex in Deptford, South East London.





Curriculum Vitae
Charlie Mills
b. 1994, lives and works in London

Education
MA Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths College, UoL (2018)
BA History of Art, Goldsmiths College, UoL (2016)
FdA Art & Design, Camberwell College of Arts, UAL (2013)

Exhibitions
Arcadia, Bold Tendencies, London; programmed with Bold Tendencies (18 May - 18 September 2021)
TRANSGENESIS: A series of experiments by Agnes?, Harlesden High Street — Belsize Park, London; with The Orange Garden (30 April - 23 May 2021)
HOUSE §1, Collective Ending HQ, London; co-organised with Hector Campbell & Georgia Stephenson (31 October - 19 December 2020)
Bold 2020, Bold Tendencies, London; programmed with Bold Tendencies (30 July - 19 September 2020) A Land of Incomparable Beauty, Collective Ending HQ, London; co-organised with Alia Hamaoui & Byzantia Harlow (11 July - 22 August 2020)
Crowd, Hannah Barry Gallery, London; organised with Hannah Barry Gallery (20 February - 4 April 2020)
HQ Housewarming, Collective Ending HQ, London; co-organised with Hector Campbell & Georgia Stephenson (14 - 20 December 2019)ABSINTHE §3, Spit & Sawdust, London; co-organised with Billy Fraser & James Capper (7 - 15 September 2019)
Fiction
, Bold Tendencies, London; programmed with Bold Tendencies (30 May - 21 September 2019)
ABSINTHE §2, Spit & Sawdust, London; co-organised with Billy Fraser & James Capper (18 May - 17 August 2019)
ABSINTHE §1, Spit & Sawdust, London; co-organised with Billy Fraser & James Capper (23 February - 15 May 2019)
Slap Dash For No Cash, Art Academy Newington, London; co-organised with Lewis Henderson (7 - 21 September 2018)
Ecology, Bold Tendencies, London; programmed with Bold Tendencies (18 May - 22 September 2018)
The Unlimited Dream Company, Hannah Barry Gallery, London; co-organised with Ralph Hunter-Menzies (16 November 2017 - 13 January 2018)

Selected Press
‘The Top 6 Outdoor Artworks to see this Summer’ in FAD Magazine (online, 2021)
TRANSGENESIS — Agnes? interviewed by Lara Monroe’ in Autre Magazine (online, 2021)
TRANSGENESISWhy the artist Agnes? is living inside an octopus for a month’ inVICE i-D (online, 2021)
TRANSGENESIS: Is this London’s most extreme art performance right now?’ in Time Out (May 2021)
TRANSGENESIS: A series of experiments by Agnes?’ in Ofluxo Platform (online, 2021)
A Land of Incomparable Beauty — Review by Adam Heardman’ in Art Monthly, No. 439, pp. 28 – 29 (September 2020)
A Land of Incomparable Beauty — Review by Stella Botes’ in Delphian Magazine (online, 2020)
Bold New Voices in London’s Art Scene’ in Phillips Journal (online, 2020)
The Importance of Collectivism, Collaboration and Community’ in DATEAGLE Journal (online, 2020)
Crowd — Review by Maya Asha McDonald’ in ArteViste (online, 2020)
Crowd at Hannah Barry Gallery’ in émergent Magazine (online, 2020)
Bold Tendencies: Fiction’ in TANK Magazine (online, 2019)
Bold Tendencies: Fiction — Review by Louisa Buck’ in The Arts Newspaper (online, 2019)
Liz Glynn at Bold Tendencies — Review by Jessica Mairs’ in domus (online, 2019)
ABSINTHE — Review by Lara Monroe’ in Coeval Magazine (online, 2019)
Gallery Spotlight: Collective Ending’ in Delphian Magazine (online, 2019)
Career Q&A with Charlie Mills, Artist Liaison at Bold Tendencies’ in Palatine Newspaper (online, 2019)
Bold Tendencies: Ecology — Review by Claire Oberst’ in Alhaus Magazine (online, 2018)

The Unlimited Dream Company at Hannah Barry Gallery’ in Gallery Day (online, 2017)
The Unlimited Dream Company at Hannah Barry Gallery’ in Young Space (online, 2017)

Catalogue Essays
‘On the Edge of Non-Existence’ in Elsa Rouy: A Demon in a Sundress (London: Guts Gallery, 2021)
‘Foraging, Ritual and Primitve Accumulation’ in Solstice Spectrum (London: Collective Ending, 2021)
‘Creaturely Life’ in Being Here curated by Jeanette Gunnerson (London: Kupfer Projects, 2021)
‘Becoming Monsters’ in Felix Treadwell: Buff Titan (Palma De Mallorca: L21 Gallery S’Escorxador, 2021)
‘TRANSGENESIS’ in TRANSGENESIS: A series of experiements by Agnes? (London: The Orange Garden, 2021)
‘Sacrifice and Sacredness’ in Kate Dunn: The Tabernacle - Welcome to Pharmakon (London: TJ Boulting Gallery, 2021)
‘The Soul Cannot Be Without a Body’ in I Am Unsure As To If I Am Still Alive (Margate: Quench Gallery, 2021)
‘Raving Without Nature’ in Elliot Fox: Idols Hands (London: Foolscap Editions, 2020)
‘Inside ‘Neptune’s Lair’: Drexciya, Dystopia and Afrofuturism’ in Bubble Chamber (Zürich: Gentrified Underground, 2019)
‘Archelogies of the Future’ in Alia Hamaoui: Springboard (London: Camberwell College of Arts, 2019)
‘Dreaming on Foot’ in Henry Hudson: nothing sticks to nothing (London: Hannah Barry Gallery, 2019)
‘The Matter of Memory’ in Simon Linington: La La Land (London: William Bennington Gallery, 2019)
‘Metal: a Life’ in James Balmforth: CASS Sculpture Park (tbc, 2018)
‘Rave as Ecology: Plugging in’ in Being in the Body (London: The School of the Damned, 2018)
‘Technological Disobedience’ in Slap Dash for No Cash (London: Elam Publishing, 2018)
‘The Precarity of Desire’ in George Rouy: Squeeze Hard Enough It Might Just Pop! (London: Hannah Barry Gallery, 2018)

Exhibition Texts
Christopher Hartmann: In and out of touch (Hannah Barry Gallery, 2021)
Arcadia (Bold Tendencies, 2021)
Marie Jacotey: Don’t you worry honey (Hannah Barry Gallery, 2021)
Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq: INTERVALS (Hannah Barry Gallery, 2021)
Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq: VOLUME
(Hannah Barry Gallery, 2021)
George Rouy: Clot (Hannah Barry Gallery, 2020)
Marie Jacotey: Blue Fear (Hannah Barry Gallery, 2020)
Crowd
(Hannah Barry Gallery, 2020)
A Land of Incomparable Beauty (Collective Ending, 2020)
Lydia Blakeley: Looks like you’ve reached the end (Hannah Barry Gallery, 2020)
Fiction (Bold Tendencies, 2020)
James Capper: WAYS TO MAKE A SHIP WALK (Hannah Barry Gallery, 2019)
ABSINTHE (Collective Ending, 2019)
Ecology (Bold Tendencies, 2018)

Felix Treadwell & Lewis Henderson: Floored (Camberwell College of Arts, 2018)
The Unlimited Dream Company (Hannah Barry Gallery, 2017)
Thomas Greig & Lewis Henderson: Any More? (Limbo Limbo, 2017)
Lewis Henderson: Veveo, Fuck You (B.A.E.S., 2016)

Writing (print)
‘Features: Georgia Stephenson, Allan Gardner, Jesse Pollock, Jane Hayes Greenwood’ in Yew! Magazine (Summer 2021) 
‘Interview: Tom Burr’ in émergent (Summer 2021)

‘Beyond the Veil’ in HIX Magazine (Summer 2019)
‘Editorial: Vejdi Rashidov’ in Saatchi Art & Music Magazine (Summer 2018)
‘HIX Award Feature: Sam Bailey’ in HIX Magazine (Summer 2018)
‘Review: Gullet at Cell Project Space’ in Saatchi Art & Music Magazine (Spring 2018)
‘AucArt Interview: Natasha Arselan’ in Saatchi Art & Music Magazine (Spring 2018)

Writing (online)
‘Interview: Alia Hamaoui’ in Young Artists in Conversation (2021)
‘Interview: Evgen Copi Gorisek’ in Floorr Magazine (2021)
‘Interview: Rene Matic’ in Floorr Magazine (2021)
‘Interview: Agnes?’ in Coeval Magazine (2021)
‘Interview: Ana Meisel, External Pages’ in Coeval Magazine (2021)
‘Interview: Elsa Rouy’ in Coeval Magazine (2021)
‘Slippage - The Post_Institute’ in ArteViste (2018)
‘Rave as Ecology: Plugging in’ in Berfrois Magazine (2018)
‘Femke Herregraven: How much of capitalism can we see from the moon?’ in Feral Horses (2017)
‘Review: Zhongguo 2185 at Sadie Coles HQ’ in Feral Horses (2017)
‘Jenna Sutela: Becoming-Other, Becoming-Slime’ in Feral Horses (2017)
‘Biometrics, Phenotypes and Hong Kong Cleanup’ in Feral Horses (2017)
‘How to Maximise your Aesthetic Capital: Artist Start Ups’ in Feral Horses (2017)
‘Ryoji Ikeda: An Experiment in the Sonic Aesthetics of Data’ in Feral Horses (2017)
‘Interview: Juan Bolivar on Doppelgänger at Thames Side Studios’ in South London Art Map Magazine (2015)
‘Feature: Footfall Art’ in South London Art Map Magazine (2015)
‘Interview: Susan Collis’ in nu magazine (2014)
‘Interview: Joe Dennis on Asylum Projects’ in South London Art Map Magazine (2014)

Publications
Editor & Publisher, ABSINTHE §2 (London: Kronos Publishing, 2019
Editor & Publisher, ABSINTHE §1 (London: Kronos Publishing, 2019)
Editor, Henry Hudson: nothing sticks to nothing (London: Hannah Barry Gallery, 2019)
Editor & Publisher, Slap Dash for No Cash (London: Elam Publishing, 2018)
Editor, George Rouy: Squeeze Hard Enough It Might Just Pop! (London: Hannah Barry Gallery, 2018)

Talks
‘Southbank Centre Creative Careers Day: Art and Art Galleries’, panel discussion hosted by Scott Ramsay-Kyle, Southbank Centre, London (18 January 2020)
Monthly Feature on ‘The Silver Stream’, hosted by Byzantia Harlow on Soho Radio (February - August 2020)
‘A Land of Incomparable Beauty’, guest speaker on ‘The Silver Stream’, hosted by Byzantia Harlow on Soho Radio (7 July 2020) ‘Collective Ending’, guest speaker on ‘The Silver Stream’, hosted by Byzantia Harlow on Soho Radio (13 January 2020)
‘Interview: Charlie Mills’, on Delphian Gallery Podcast (28 October 2020)
‘The Artist Led’, guest speaker on ‘The Monthly Howl’ hosted by Byzantia Harlow on Soho Radio (11 July 2019)
‘Future Park Special’, guest speaker and panel discussion hosted by Jon Kipps, Chakwell Hall, Southend-on-Sea (13 June 2019)
‘ABSINTHE’, guest speaker on ‘The Monthly Howl’ hosted by Byzantia Harlow on Soho Radio (14 March 2019)

Residencies 
The New St. Ives School Residency, Zennor, Cornwall, UK; organised by Collective Ending (16 - 22 June 2021)
Absent Minded Residency Programme, Mas Mazieres, Gaillac, FR; organised by Collective Ending (3 - 10 June 2019) 


Events
Art Licks Weekend 2019: ABSINTHE — ‘Long Lost’ with Rosie Abbey, Spit & Sawdust, London; curated by Georgia Stephenson (Sunday 20 October 2019)
Art Licks Weekend 2019: ABSINTHE — ‘The Bar Fight’ with Nina Davies, Spit & Sawdust, London; curated by Georgia Stephenson (Saturday 19 October 2019)
ABSINTHE 
Art Pub Quiz, Spit & Sawdust, London; hosted by Hector Campbell & Byzantia Harlow (Tuesday 13 August 2019)
ABSINTHE §2: Live, Spit & Sawdust, London; curated by George Rouy & Jesse Pollock (Saturday 13 July 2019)
ABSINTHE Film Night: Binge Watch, Spit & Sawdust, London; curated by Ollie Dook (Wednesday 17 April 2019)
ABSINTHE Poetry Night, Spit & Sawdust, London; curated by Finnian Mckenna (Saturday 6 April 2019)
Lawrence Lek: Farsight Corporate Launch, Bold Tendencies, London (Wednesday 1 Aug 2018)
The Ecology of Sound: Siân Lyn Hutchings & The Noematic Collective, Bold Tendencies, London (Friday 20 September 2018)
Sonic Journal Workshop: Siân Lyn Hutchings & The Noematic Collective, Bold Tendencies, London (Monday 16 September 2018) COBRA Workshop: Siân Lyn Hutchings & The Noematic Collective, Bold Tendencies, London (Sunday 15 September 2018)


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