Nathan Walker CV

Born 1985, West Cumbria, UK
Lives and works in York, UK

Co-Founder with Victoria Gray of Oui Performance


Condensations (Uniformbooks, 2017)
Tek Hod (Dock Road Press, 2016)
Action Score Generator (if p then q, 2014)

Poems & Pageworks

2019 Mantis Journal Issue 17 [Forthcoming]
2019 Datableed Issue 11
2018 The Queer Anthology of Rage
2018 Cumulus Journal Issue 2
2017 Uniformannual
2017 Gorse Magazine Issue 9
2017 3:am Magazine, Poem Brut #12
2017 Alterity Journal Issue One
2017 Contemporary Poetry Series Vol 1 No 4, with Chris McCabe
2016 Mute Sound ‘1 Minute Autohypnosis’ No. 38
2016 Score English PEN Modern Literature Festival
2015 Datableed Magazine Issue 2
2015 Huellkurven Magazine Issue 4
2015 The Other Room Anthology
2014 Terrible Beauty Fanzine
2014 Huellkurven Magazine Issue 2
2011 Soanyway Magazine, ISSN 2043-6408
2010 RITE, New Work Network
2009 On Congregation Performance Research 13:3

Selected performances and exhibitions

2018 State of Move, Puristamo - Cable Factory, Helsinki
2018 Poetry Emergency, Manchester
2018 Poem Brut, Rich Mix, London
2018 Reverb Poetry Reading, Edge Hill University [audio only]
2018 Zarf Poetry Reading, Leeds
2017 North by North West Poetry Tour, Zimzalla, Enemies
2016 Storm & Golden Sky, Liverpool
2016 Gramaphone Raygun 1, Everyman Theatre Bistro, Liverpool
2016 English PEN Modern Literature Festival, Rich Mix, London
2016 Flare 2, Gallery North, Newcastle Upon Tyne
2016 Conceptual Poetics, Poetry Library, London
2016 Cumulator 5, Newcastle Upon Tyne
2015 Drafting, Baltic 39, Newcastle Upon Tyne
2015 The Enemies Project: Coratia, Rich Mix, London
2015 If P then Q Book Launch, Hardy Tree Gallery, London
2015 Word Work, &Model Gallery, Leeds
2014 Experimentica, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
2014 Shady Dealings with Language, Bökship, London
2014 The Other Room, Manchester
2013 In Conversation, Performance Space, London
2013 Duo Days w/ Victoria Gray, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, NI
2013 Tertulia, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
2012 PAErsche, Künstlerforum, Bonn, DE
2011 COPY // Double w/ Victoria Gray, Bloc Projects, Sheffield
2011 (in)Xclusion, East Street Arts, Leeds
2011 XTC, Studio 1.1 Gallery, London
2011 Performance Space, London
2011 Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, New York, USA
2011 Action Weekend, Performance Space, London
2010 Oui Performance #1, Bar Lane Studio Basement, York
2010 Oui Performance #0, Bar Lane Studio Basement, York
2010 RITE, PSL Project Space Leeds
2010 Oui Performance -#0, Space 109 Walmgate, York
2009 In The Flesh, Plymouth Arts Center
2009 SPILL Festival of Performance, National Theatre, London
2009 Eulengasse Gallery, Frankfurt, DE
2008 Proximity Effect, Plymouth Arts Center
2007 National Review of Live Art

Selected Commissions & Residencies

2017 The Verb, BBC Radio 3, Broadcast 03/03/17
2016 Armitt Museum & Gallery, Ambleside, Cumbria
2014 Performance Space, London
2012 Mercy, Abandon Normal Devices Festival, Liverpool
2011 Project Space Leeds, Leeds


2019 PhD (In Progress), University of Salford, Manchester, UK
2013 Recognised Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
2008 MA, Dartington College of Art, Devon, UK
2003 BA, York St John University, York, UK

Selected Essays


Sarah Bodman 'Artists’ Books #16: Nathan Walker’s Condensations'
Eileen Tabios in Galatea
Steve Spence in Stride
Holly Bodmer 'Thank you for Laughing'