Phoebe Davies

Born in Cardiff, Wales, 1985. Lives and works between London and South Wales.

Phoebe Davies is a Welsh artist and researcher, based between Somerset House Studios in London and Bridgend in South Wales.

Her practice spans print, installation, video, and sound, often investigating people’s perceptions of their social framing, personal narratives and collaborative models of working. Recent projects have led her to work with sex educators, secondary school students, elderly residents in care homes, sports teams and DJs as well as art spaces and institutions, including; Festival of Voice, Chapter Arts Centre (Cardiff), Tate Modern (London), Arnolfini (Bristol), Eastside Projects (Birmingham), Praksis (Oslo, Norway), Portland Institute of Contemporary Art (Portland, USA), SA-UK Seasons (Johannesburg, ZA).

Alongside her studio practice, she has an on-going collaboration with choreographer Nandi Bhebhe, directing work together as Bhebhe&Davies. Peer learning and knowledge sharing are core to her work ethic; she regularly facilitates research groups and lectures at universities, summer schools and peer networking including Syllabus III, London College
of Communication, Sheffield Hallam University and The Royal College of Art.     

She was a recipient of the British Council Social Practice Fellowship Award (2015), Inaugural Jerwood New Work Fund (2019), and PICA’s Creative Exchange Lab Residency (2019).