Oliver Getley (b.1996, Stafford) is an interdisciplinary artist and organiser based in Leeds working across sound, sculpture, installation, moving-image and exhibition-making to create performative gestures which explore ideas of exchange, collaboration, memory, identity and place. His practice is emergent; recently undertaking a period of research and experimentation which has investigated new processes of sound-making, particularly improvisation, kinetic sculptures and sound devices, place-making and site-responsive activity.

Recent selected work & projects include; ooms telep (Sabe Radio, ongoing); Here-Before-Here-Together (Leeds Museums & Galleries, 2021); participant on Into the Wild (Chisenhale Studios, 2020-21) and School of Broadcasting run by Resolve Collective (Arts Catalyst, 2020-21); Latter Day Stranger (Narr Radio, 2021); Showing Up (Serf, 2020); How to be a Dyslexic Artist & Other Stories (The Tetley, 2019); In-Habit, as part of Index Festival (2019); Remembering Mabgate Town Hall (2019); Ikonic: A Group Show (2018); Piano Trail (Leeds International Piano Competition and Classic FM, 2018).

He is also a member of Camden Art Centre's Youth Panel and a founding member of Freehold Projects, an artist-led group which previously operated a free and inclusive project space situated in Leeds City Centre.

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