MEM FESTIVAL 2017. Bilbao. Spain
DRHA2015. Digital Research in the Humanties and Arts. Interactive Installation. Dublin City University. IE.
PNEM Sound Art Festival 2015. Uden. NL
ALTERED SPACES Globe Gallery.Drawings. Interactive Audio-visual installation. Ambisonic Sound installation. Newcastle.
In Dialogue. International Symposium. Nottingham Contemporary. Backlit Studios. Nottingham.
Asia Siggraph 2012.Emerging Technologies Exhibition. Singapore.
Platform 012. Live Art. Star and Shadow. Newcastle.
PNEM Sound Art Festival. Interactive recording. Uden. NL.
Beyond the Material World Exhibition. non-Cartesian Interactive audio-visual. International Association of Quantum Artists. (IAQA). York.
Set and Setting. Connecting Principle. University of Newcastle.
Departure Foundation Exhibition.Tower House. Sunderland.
University of West Scotland. CCA Glasgow.
Platform 09. Star and Shadow. Newcastle.
Connecting Principle. Culture Lab. University of Newcastle.
Alexey von Schillipe Gallery. Solo Show. University of South Connecticut. USA.
10th Generative Art Conference. Milan University. Italy.
Open Eye. Star and Shadow. Newcastle.
Gene Culture. Egg Gallery & Slaughter House Gallery. Liverpool Biennial Independents
Dualism. Galleria Domenico Li Muli. Trapani. Sicily. Italy.
6th Generative Art Conference. Milan University. Italy.
7th Encuentro International De Poesia Visual, Sonora i, Experimental.Visual Vortice. Argentina.
Pavilian Gallery. Foulridge. Nailsworth.
Challenge the Nail. Salon des Arts. London.
Drawing 04. Ruskin Mill. Shroud Valley Arts.
'DidgeMonde' Art & Technology Open. Orleans House Gallery. London.
Cluny Gallery. Ouseburn Warehouse. Newcastle.
Le Val Art Gallery. Solo Show. Novosibirsk. Siberia. Russia.
2nd International Graphics Biennale. NKG Gallery. The State Art Museum. Siberia. Russia.
International Art Triennale. Majanek. Poland.
Matrix International Art Exhibition. Sacramento. CA.USA.
Polygon Gallery. Solo Show. Foundation of Free Culture. St. Petersburg. Russia.
Solo Show. Aorta Gallery. Chisinau. Moldova.
InnerSpaces International. InnerSpaces Multi-media. Poznan. Poland.
Otpetchatki. 1st International Art Triennale. Karelia Republic Art Museum.Petrozavodsk.Russia.
Kirium Gallery. Helsinki. Finland.
Hunting Art Prizes. Royal College of Art.London.
Created Space. Atrium Gallery. Whitley. London.
'Dialogues' 4th International Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Manege. St. Petersburg. Russia.
Les Oreades Gallery. House of Artists. Moscow. Russia.
Mars Gallery. Moscow. Russia.
Quay Open. Quay Arts. Newport. Isle of White.
Ark-T Gallery. Oxford.
Islington Arts Factory. London.
Blacksheep Open. Blacksheep Galleries. Hawarden Castle. Hawarden.
Images of Urban Britain. Blackfriars Arts Centre. Boston. Lincs.
St. Peters Church. Barton-upon-Humber.
Medway Open. Royal Engineers Museum Gallery. Brompton Barracks. Chatham. Kent.
Puilaumi Deep Freeze. Electricity Power Plant. Qaqortq. Greenland.
Taunton Open Drawing. Taunton.
Phillips Contemporary Art. Manchester.
Beatrice Royal Gallery.New Visions - Broad Horizons. Hampshire.
The Hunter Prize. Royal College of Art & Glasgow Art Gallery. London/Scotland.
Cleveland Gallery. Middlesbrough.Cleveland.
10th Internationbal Art Competition. Karelia Republic Art Museum.Petrozavodsk.Russia
Renaissance Art Gallery. Grey Art Gallery. Hartlepool.
Clayton Gallery. Newcastle.
MA Finals Exhibition. University of Northumbria.
Northern Artists. Mall Galleries. London.
Darlington Arts Centre. Myles Meehan Gallery. Darlington.
Dovecot Arts Centre. Stockton-on-Tees.
Real Life. Cleveland Gallery Touring Exhibition. Middlesbrough & Spacex Gallery. Exeter.
Calouste Gulbenkian Gallery. Newcastle.
Northern Print Workshop Gallery.Newcastle.
VISUAL ARTS AWARDS
Northern Cultural Skills Partnership and Professional Development Fund.
Northern Film and Media.
The Cinema and Television Fund. National Film and Television School.
Northern Cultural Skills Partnership
Skillset Future Film Awards
Northern Arts Training Award. 'Drawing Across Boundaries'. Loughborough University.
Northern Arts Visual Arts Award.
Darlington Borough Council.
Cleveland Gallery. Middlesbrough.
Renaissance Art Collection. Grey Art Gallery.Hartlepoo.l
A & P Appledoor. Florida. USA.
Teeside Development Corporation.
Richard Holden Associates.
Karelia State Art Museum. Karelia. Russia Art Contact Archives. Petrozavodsk. Karelia. Russia.
Dickinson Dees. Newcastle.
NKG Gallery. Novosibirsk.Siberia.Russia.
FILM SCHOOLS AND WORKSHOPS
SHOOTING ON HD - Stuart Harris - Sony 750 & Panasonic 900 + Lighting. National Film and Television School.UK .
Screen Writing with Ian Fenton. Digital City. University of Teeside. Middlesbrough
16mm/35mm Camera Training. National Film and Television School. UK.
Northern Film and Media. Genre and Low Budget Fims. Phil Parker
The Snuff Trap. Blyth.
Helictite. Gaping Gill Cave. Yorkshire.
The Telegraph. Newcastle.
Helictite. Yordas Cave. Helictite. Yorkshire.
Helictite. Culture Lab. University of Newcastle.
Helictite. Barkolo. Newcastle.
Helictite. Star and Shadow. Newcastle.
DIGITAL TRAINING AND PROGRAMMING
Max Advanced. Electronic Music Studios. Goldsmiths University. London.
Better then Reality. Augmented Environments Workshop. V2 Lab Institute for Unstable Media. Rotterdam
TRANSISTOR. Robots, Motion Capture, Special Effects. Stelarc and Louise Phillipe-Demers. CIANT. Prague.
C++ Advanced Programming for Games. Msc Module. School of Informatics. University of Northumbria.
DRL Lab. Metaphysical Computing. Arduino. Huddlesfield University.
Java. Programming and Program Design. School of Informatics. Msc Module. University of Northumbria.
2007 - Invited Artist. I-Park Artists Enclave.Connecticut.USA.
2001 - IPark Artists Enclave. Connecticut.USA.
2000-1 Kulturhuset-USF. Bergen. NL.
1989 - Teeside Development Corporation. Middlesbrough. Cleveland.
1995 - A & P Appledoor. Ambassador II. Vessel. Florida. USA.
Ken Byers is a digital media artist. He is interested in art, science and technolgy, phillosophy, science- fiction. He explores human-machine-interaction, perception and consciousness in surround interactive installations, and moving-image and sound .He did an MA in Fine Art at University of Northumbria 1990; MA in Media Production (Video & TV) University of Sunderland 2006. His current interests are in Interactive installations, 3-D moving image, new media installations and sound art. He has shown work at Asia Siggraph 2012, in the ‘Emerging Technologies Exhibition’, and DRHA2015. He is currently working as an artist/artist researcher, with special interests in interaction design, human-computer-interaction, sound and moving image, sound art, perception and consciousness, new media aesthetics. He is currently completing a PhD in Interactive Art at University of the West of Scotland, expected 2017.
He has shown in both UK and Internationally in USA, Russia, Eastern and Western Europe