Andy Abbott

Andy is an artist, musician, writer and arts organiser who lives in Bradford, UK. He has exhibited and performed internationally as an individual artist and in various collaborations including the art collective Black Dogs. He plays internationally solo and in various groups, and composes music for film, performance and installations. In 2012 he was awarded his practice-led PhD from the University of Leeds with a thesis on ‘art, self-organised cultural activity and the production of postcapitalist subjectivity’. Andy is also an arts organiser and has worked as Environment Programme Co-ordinator for In-Situ, director of the Community Interest Company Art in Unusual Spaces, and piloted a Centre for Socially Applied Arts as Producer Music and Visual Arts for University of Bradford.