CV

visual art and film

 

‘Unlocked’ group exhibition with Shoreline Partners at The Pie Factory Margate 2021

 

‘O here have a little bit of love’ solo exhibition at No 23 Margate 2020

 

‘Queer Art(ists) Now’ group exhibition at The Archive Gallery London 2020

 

Bow Open Studios with Bow Arts Trust London 2019

 

‘Let Go at the Depot’ artist residency with The Depot Clapton London 2019

 

‘Dic Pic’ Short Film 2019

So far screened at the Montreal Feminist Film Festival, Brighton Film Pride, Shorts on Tap London in conjunction with TimeOut, the Toronto Alt Film Festival, A Symposium on the Body at the Regent Street Cinema, and in exhibition context at Queer Art(ists) Now, London.

 

Queer Film Curation as Guest Curator with Birds Eye View Film 2020

For Mark Cousins’ documentary ‘Women Make Film’ on BFI Player 2020



 

writing and performance

 

Earthbound Poetry Series: ‘Vol. 1, No. 15 - Kit Griffiths’ 2020

 

‘Reclaim the Frame’ with Birds Eye View 2019-2020

Touring writer and performer, responding to all-female-made films with drag, stand-up, original music and truth workshops, in cinemas around the country, from Curzon Soho to the Leeds Pyramid. Online projects from Summer 2020.

 

Pecs Drag Kings (writer, deviser, performer and compere) 2013-2019

Shows included

‘The 80’s Show’ at Soho Theatre 2018

‘Sex Sex Men Men’ at The Yard Hackney Wick 2019

WINNER of the Off West-End Award for Best Immersive/Devised/Atypical Production

Signed with Marigold Atkey at David Higham Associates 2014

 

‘FIERCE’ play (writer & performer) at both CUADC in 2011 & Camden People’s Theatre 2014

"Hilarious… a remarkable piece of work" Everything Theatre

"A fiercely intelligent creative force" Exeunt

"A very special talent" The Reviews Hub

"Gripping…our hearts are broken" LondonTheatre1

"Highly accomplished...a true feat of solo performance" BargainTheatreLand

“[Griffiths is] Very bloody talented indeed.” Ali Smith

‘The Cure’ play (writer) representing the CUADC at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2010

“A gratifying gem” Stage Magazine

“Witty, courageous, genuinely funny, highly unsettling.” Ali Smith

Various acting & performance (without writing)

“Mesmerising. The best individual performance I’ve ever seen in Cambridge – beautiful, funny, mad – heart-melting and heart-breaking.” John Waite, BBC Radio 4

“Tender and compelling” The Times

“Absorbing and energetic” Fringe Opera

“Tender and charged” The Spectator



 

education

 

University of Cambridge 2008-2011

BA English Literature (2:1)

 

St John’s College Cardiff 1997-2007

3 A grades at full A-Level (English Literature, History, Art)

4 A grades at AS-Level  (English Literature, History, Art, Economics)

10 A* grades at GCSE (English Literature, English Language, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography, French and Art)

 

Work outside of the Arts

Waitress, care worker (with elderly and physically impaired), bartender, tutor, insurance admin, coffee barista, Santa, cobbler’s assistant, painter-decorator, child-minder, child protection minute-taker, life-model, advertising copywriter...

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