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Anya Stewart Maggs


Anya Stewart Maggs is filmmaker based in Glasgow.

Co-founded Poor Image Projects in 2018, a nomadic AV and moving image art platform and event series, with artist Bethan Hughes.


2019 Into the Wild 2019, Chisenhale Art Place, London
2012-16 University of Leeds, BA Fine Art (International)
2014-15 Hungarian University of Fine Art, Erasmus Year


2019 Proximity Collective Residency, Paradise Works, Salford, Manchester (Camera, Editor)
2019 Lithuanian Days in Scotland, Lithuanian Embassy in London, Edinburgh (Camera, Interviewer)
2019 Automation and Me, Northern Sound Collective, Leeds International Festival (Camera, Interviewer, Editor)
2018 Ultiverse Live, Akeelah Bertram, The Tetley, Leeds  (Camera, Interviewer, Editor)
2018 Aurora Toxteth Schools Workshops, Invisible Flock and FACT, Liverpool (Camera,  Editor)
2018 A Sentimental Painting, Nick Thurston, York Festival of Ideas (Editor)
2017 Ultiverse R&D, Akeelah Bertram, Leeds Corn Exchange, Wharf Chambers, Patrick Studios, Leeds (Camera, Interviewer, Editor)
2017 Body in Sound, Joanne Armitage and Greta Eacott, Fuse Art Space, Bradford  (Camera, Interviewer, Editor)

Poor Image Projects Programme 2018-19:

2019  An Eye to Notice Them, The Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds UK - Yorkshire Sculpture International

2019 PIP 10: Return [Phase 1], Akeelah Bertram, BLANK_, University Centre Leeds, UK
2019 PIP 9 Content Mask Container, Karanjit Panesar, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK
2019 PIP 8: Double 6, Ashley Holmes and R.I.P. Germain, Former Courtroom, Leeds Town Hall, Leeds, UK
2019 PIP 7: Collision Grounds, Joanne Armitage and Anya Stewart Maggs, Assembly House, Leeds, UK
2019 PIP 6: 9 Billion Names of God, Jamie Hudson, Douglas Dixon-Barker, Victor Svedberg, Yorkshire Hub, Leeds, UK
2019 PIP 5  The Necrotic Biography Room, David Steans, Pavilion, 42 New Briggate, Leeds, UK
2019 PIP 4  Extension, Patrick Ward, MAP Charity, Hope House Gallery, Mabgate, Leeds, UK
2018 PIP 3  Mud Mask, Mathew Parkin and Charlotte Cullen, University of Leeds, UK
2018 PIP 2  Georgia Lucas-Going, The Tetley, Leeds, UK
2018 PIP 1   Harriet Rickard, 34 Boar Lane, East St Arts Temporary Space, Leeds, UK

Group Exhibitions and Screenings:

2019  Into The Wild 2019: Pooled, Chisenhale Art Place, London, UK
2017  Bring Your Own Beamer, The Old Red Bus Station, Leeds, UK
2017  NAWKI, 12o Collective, nationwide screenings at 10 contemporary art spaces, UK
2017 Landscape as Architecture, Lemvig Municipality Cinema, Lemvig, DK
2016 Visions Of The Future, Video Open Call, S1 Studios, Sheffield, UK
2016  ebc007, East Bristol Contemporary, Bristol, UK
2016  #1, Project Space, Leeds, UK
2016  And Again, University of Leeds Fine Art degree show, Leeds, UK
2016 Sell Out, SEIZE Projects, Set The Controls For The Heart of the Sun, Leeds UK
2016 Quatre, Untitled BCN, Barcelona, ES
2015 We're new here, Klauzál13, Budapest, HU
2015 Spaces of Uncertainty #2, Opcja Galeria, Krakers Art Week, Kraków, PL
2015 Spaces of Uncertainty, Magyar Képzőművészeti Egyetem, Budapest, HU
2014  RE:VAULT, Leeds Town Hall Vaults, Leeds, UK


2019 PIP 7: Collision Grounds, Joanne Armitage and Anya Stewart Maggs, Assembly House, Leeds, UK
2016 C'mon Clap Dammit - Not For Sale Press led by Nick Thurston, 2001, Leeds College of Art, Leeds, UK
2016 Loop, Experimental composition workshopped with soprano Juliet Fraser, Calder Building, The Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield, UK


2017 Digital Practices Residency, Invisible Flock, Leeds, UK
2016 Graduate Residency, The Art House, Wakefield, UK