Sonya Dyer is an artist, writer and occasional curator from London.
Her research-based, post-medium practice utilizes dialogical platforms, public events and moving image. Her work is sometimes performative, and often involves working with people.
Dyer is concerned with the intersections of art and politics, modes of social organisation, and ‘performing’ research in public. Her work explores how subjectivities and alliances are formed, particularly across cultures, disciplines and temporalities.
Her practice currently manifests itself through the …And Beyond Institute for Future Research, a peripatetic think tank concerned with the construction of possible futures.
Recent projects include Into the Future (Primary, Nottingham), At the Intersections (Nottingham Contemporary), Platform: In the Making and The Paul Robeson Research Station, (both Site Gallery, Sheffield).
Previously Curator, Public Programmes at Tate Modern and Tate Britain, Dyer has previously developed projects at galleries and museums including The Queens House, The Showroom and Chelsea Space and has contributed to numerous publications.
Dyer is a previous artsadmin Artist Bursary Scheme recipient and was a 2011-12 Whitney Museum of American Art: Independent Study Program Fellow. She is currently a PhD candidate at Middlesex University.