Rose Butler is an artist, researcher and senior lecturer of Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. She uses adapted technology and custom built software alongside early cameras and analogue technique to make interactive installations, single and multi-screen videos or large-scale photographs. By bringing together photographic and filmic documentation, archival material, political commentary and fiction in her research, she examines the narratives that surround and shape us.
Her research was presented at the Surveillance Beyond Borders and Boundaries Conference, Aarhus, June 2018; NAFAE Living Research: The Urgency of the Arts, Royal College of Art, March 2019; Free and Open Source Technologies, Arts and Commoning Practices, University of Nicosia Research Foundation, Cyprus, May 2019; Uncertainty, Turbulence and Moving Image Archives, University College London, June 2019 and Creative Interruptions: A Festival of Arts and Activism, British Film Institute, June 2019.
Her work will be exhibited at Decad, Berlin, November 2019 followed by NeMe, Cyprus, October 2020. Her interactive installtion "Come & Go" was exhibited at the Millenium Galleries in Sheffield, 2017 and received an award as part of the Surveillance Studies Art Prize 2018.