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Sweatmother is an artist and filmmaker based in London. His moving image work blends performance, self-recorded documentation, internet and archival footage in order to explore and make visible queer lived experiences. Experimental techniques are often incorporated throughout his work such as the triple baked method, an original image making technique using a video synthesizer.


Sweatmother seeks to create art for his community to share, learn from and find solace in sensitive depictions of their shared raw realities and obscured histories. He continues to develop his visual art practice alongside his collaborations and lived experiences, proposing new ways the world can interact with otherness. 


Sweat is the founder of Otherness Archive, a digital archive documenting queer films and its pioneers.



Instagram: @Sweatmother

*Video or Photography Portfolio Upon Request 


Dyke, Just Do It!(Excerpt) at ICA 2022

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2023  Untitled, 1st Prize Jury of the Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine -Westphalia, Official Competition Oberhausen's 69th Film Festival, Germany 

2021  Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network Selected Fellow (FLAMIN)  2021-2022

2021  ‘k-punk 2021: post-capitalist desire’  Exhibition - Sweatmother with Multiple Sound Artists: a series of events celebrating the life and work of Mark Fisher, ICA London UK

2019    Finding Found Footage, Master Class Panelist Filmmaker, 16th London Short Film Festival, London UK

2019    Other Voices Film Commision, New Creatives Scheme, in partnership with BBC, ICA and  DAZED, London 

2019    Artist Commision,16th London Short Film Festival National Trailer, London UK

2018    Top 10 Moving Image Artist, Brighton Photo Fringe Biennial, Brighton UK


2023     They'll Remember Me by My Teeth - Live AV Performance, Volkstheater Wien, Vienna

Commissioned by: DISHES 

2022     Dyke, Just Do It Excerpt - Live AV and Movement Based Performance, ICA London UK

Movement Direction: Eve Stainton 

Featuring performers: Stav Bee, Male Doll, Jetsun Lama, Yasmine Akim, An(Dre)a, Spisto, April Lin 林森, Fleur Bloemsma, Mother Nancy, Guia 

Commissioned by: INFERNO for FLAMIN Development Fellowship 


2023   Untitled, Official Competition - 69th International Oberhausen Film Festival, Germany 

2022   Untitled, Official Selection - Aesthetica Film Festival Moving Image Artist, York UK

2022   Femme Cowboy, Open School East with Jack Halberstam, Margate UK

2021    Femme Cowboy, Jeune Création 71, Fondation Fiminco, Paris Fr

2021    Other Voices, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis USA

2021    Other Voices, Barnes Film Festival, London UK 

2021    Other Voices, Reelout Queer Film & Video Festival, Ontario Canada

2021    Other Voices, 18th London Short Film Festival, London UK 

2020   Other Voices, Fringe! Queer and Arts Program: I Know Places, London UK 

2020   Other Voices, Audience Choice Award, Flip the Script Festival Minneapolis, USA

2020   Other Voices, CINEMQ Underground Film Festival, Shanghai, China 

2019    Truss Me, Avant Garde Film & Video Artists Respond to the Trauma of the 21st Century, Filmhuis Cavia, Amsterdam

2017    Truss Me, China Libre, Artists Television Access, San Francisco, USA


2022     Other Voices, LGBTQIA+ Histories of East London, Bermondsey Project Space, London 

2020    Other Voices ft. expanded cinema performance, Asher Fynn - BBC New Creatives Showcase, Institute of Contemporary Art, London UK 

2020    Forms of Control, Inferno Takeover in partnership with the Institute of Contemporary Art, London UK 

2019     All This Scratch is Making Me Itch - Found Footage Films of the 80s with Contemporary Found Footage Artists, 16th London Short Film Festival, Institute of Contemporary Art, London UK 

2019     Soft Exits, Brighton Photo Fringe Biennial, ONCA Gallery, Brighton UK

2018     Screenbodies, FemBot: Videos About Technology, Made by Women and Non-Binary Filmmakers, The Hand Gallery, New York USA



2023    Trans Masc Erotics Through the Cam Hole, Film Programm, Catus Club, Milwakee USA

2022    Transmasculine Desire Moving Image Exhibit, Otherness Archive, Group Exhibition Show, Ugly Duck London UK

2022    The Forgotten Archives of the Trans Masc Experience, Film Programm, 19th London Short Film Festival, Genesis Theater 

2021    Otherness Archive, Trans Histories, moving image work, Iron Works, Brighton UK

2020   Otherness Archive, a selection of work from QTIPOC films and filmmakers, Various Locations

2018    Otherness Showcase, a selection of work from Women and Non-binary filmmakers, The Ken, San Diego CA



2022     ‘Passing Gloves’ Exhibition and Published Book, Artist: Orion Isaacs, Commissioned by: Arts Council UK, Rich Mix                                 

Role: Visual Director / Photographer


2022    ‘im hole’ visual tour - Artist: aya (Aya Sinclair), Commissioned by: HYPERDUB/ Various Countries

               Role: Visual Artist

  • 12.03.22 - Mutek, Barcelona

  • 25.03.22 - CTM Festival, Volksbuehne, Berlin 

  • 08.04.22 - Rewire, Den Haag 

  • 23.04.22 - EXPOP, Bern 

  • 21.05.22 - la fete du slip, Lausanne 

  • 25.05.22 - Nuits Sonores, Lyon

  • 06.05.22 - Heart of Noise Festival, Austria  

  • 26.08.22 - ALTER, Aarhus

  • 03.11.22 -  Club to Club, Turin 

  • 04.11.22 -  Mucho Flow, Guimarães

  • 07.10.22 - Indigo, Ljubljana


2021     ‘It's Always You’ Moving Image Work and Exhibition

               Artist: Sin Wai Kin, Commissioned by: Blind Spot Gallery and Shedale

               Role: Videography/ Photographer​


Present  Otherness Archive - Founder, Pioneers of the Other Perspective, International & Online

Present  London Trans+ Pride, Co-Organiser - championing trans+ and intersex rights, London UK


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