Kyle McCallum

Kyle McCallum, LSBU

Lecturer

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    020 7815 5895
  • School/Division:
    Arts and Creative Industries / Arts and Performance
 

Kyle McCallum is a Lecturer in Arts and Festival Management, with interests in music and visual art at the intersection between the popular and avant-garde. Kyle has worked in the arts for over a decade as an artist, musician, DJ and festival organiser. As an artist, he has exhibited in the UK, Finland, Lithuania, Serbia and elsewhere and had music released via his own Extra Normal imprint and by other UK independent labels.

Kyle is the founder of the Contra Pop Festival of Experimental Music in Ramsgate and Executive Producer of LSBU’s Magnetic South Festival of Music and Arts.

BA Arts and Festival Management

Level 4 (Year 1)

  • Arts and Festival Marketing
  • Outdoor Festival Logistics

Level 6 (Year 3)

  • Arts and Festival Work Placement

Discography (as Lumpen Nobleman)

  • Needle of Death dub plate (London: Foam, 2014)
  • A Magnificent Stone Near Nazarovo cassette (Glasgow: Extra Normal Records, 2013)
  • Grusha LP (Glasgow: Extra Normal Records, 2011)

Exhibitions

2014

  • ‘Foam’, P/N Project Space, London; AND/OR, London; Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge; Spike Island, Bristol

2011

  • Cara Tolmie: Description 3/Lumpen Nobleman: Grusha, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee

2008

  • ‘You Should Be On Holiday’, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

2007

  • ‘How William Blake Saved Documenta’, University College Ghent
  • ‘The Trondheim Biennial of Contemporary Art’, Various Locations, Trondheim
  • ‘Textual Healing’, the Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

2006

  • ‘How William Blake Saved Documenta’, University College Ghent
  • ‘The Trondheim Biennial of Contemporary Art’, Various Locations, Trondheim
  • ‘Textual Healing’, the Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

2005

  • 'Black Market Worlds: The 9th Baltic Triennial of International Art', Contemporary Art Centre Vilnius and Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
  • 'Situated Self', MoCA Belgrade and Tennis Palace Museum, Helsinki
  • Untitled group exhibition in Project Rooms, Glasgow
  • ‘Dundee Alternative Degree Show’, Templeton Carpet Factory, Glasgow
  • 'Monday', University of Dundee
  • ‘This is a Legitimate Cultural Experience. Discuss…’, University of Dundee

2004

  • ‘=’, Lamb Gallery, University of Dundee
  • 'Corporate Identity Parade: Africa' as part of 'Cabin Exchange', on the streets of Edinburgh

2003

  • ‘Corporate Identity Parade’ as part of ‘Cabin Exchange’, on the streets of Glasgow
  • ‘Eurobionet’ research project, University of Dundee

Kyle is the founder of the Contra Pop Festival of Experimental Music in Ramsgate, Kent, a three-day event encompassing live performances from some of the foremost artists working at the intersection between popular music and the avant-garde.

 
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