Dr Ju Gosling aka ju90   

Ju Gosling's book ABNORMAL: How Britain became body dysphoric and the key to a cure is available NOW price £3.09 for the Kindle or £20 for a limited-edition hardback with full-colour images from the Abnormal exhibition.

Group exhibitions 

2017: Word Play, Forest Gate Arts.

2017: Opulent Mobility, California State University.

2017: Versune(re)présentationdisabled, Pole Art Santé, Les Ateliers du Vent, France.

2016: Together! 2016 Open Exhibition, Old Town Hall, Stratford.

2015/16: Together! 2015 Open Exhibition, The Hub E16.

2015: Opulent Mobility, West Gallery, California State University.

2015: Souzou: Unravel and Reveal, Courtyard Gallery, Lincoln.

2015: York Lesbian Arts Festival, The Hungry Artist.

2014/15: Together! 2014 Open Exhibition, Old Town Hall Stratford (Nov 2014-March 2015, The Hub E16 April-June).

2013/2014: Together! 2013 Open Exhibition, Old Town Hall Stratford (Nov 2013-April 2014) and Building 1000 E16 (April-May 2014).

2013: Nucleus, ViewTube, London E15.

2013: Disabled by Normality, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague, Czech Republic.

2012: Science Live, Royal Society, London.

2012: Together! 2012, People's Pop-Up Gallery & Museum/The Hub, London.

2010: Objects of Curiosity and Desire, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool.

2010: Revealing Culture, Smithsonian Institution’s S. Dillon Ripley Center, Washington DC, US.

2008: Life & Liberty, Westbourne Grove Church Artspace, London.

2008: Renascence, World Financial Center, New York, US.

2007: Renascence, Kennedy Center, Washington DC, US.

2007: Connections 3: Exposed, Joseph D. Carrier Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

2006: Humans Being, Chicago Cultural Center, US.

2003: Sinnlos, Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria.

2003: Identity, Mile End Pavilion, London.

2003: Senseless, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, UK.

2001-2002: Adorn, Equip. Originated by the City Gallery, Leicester, UK; toured nationally.

1999: Adorn, Equip work-in-progress exhibition, City Gallery, Leicester, UK.

Solo exhibitions

2018: No Hope of Rescue, Open Barbers, East London.

2008-2012: Abnormal: Towards a Scientific Model of Disability National Institute for Medical Research, London (February/March 2008); A Foundation, Liverpool (August/September 2008); Bournemouth Library (February-April 2009); Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield (June-July 2009); Theatre Workshop Scotland, Edinburgh (August 2009); ADF, Belfast (October-November 2010); Centre for Life, Newcastle (January-March 2011); Oriel Joanna Field, Milford Haven (April-May 2011); Hunterian Museum, Royal College of Surgeons, London (September 2011-January 2012). Funded by the Wellcome Trust.

2010-11: Canning Town Folk, The Hub Canning Town until the end of January 2011, then Cecil Sharp House, the HQ of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, from September-December. Funded by Well London.

2003: Transformations, Oval House Gallery, London.


2017: Panellist, Edinburgh International Film Festival.

2013: Common Pulse: Intersecting Abilities, Durham Art Gallery, Ontario.

2012: Engage Scotland's All Being Equal (keynote speaker), Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.

2009: Australian Network for Arts and Technology's Super Human: Revolution of the Species (keynote speaker), BMW Edge, Melbourne.

2007: Alternative Arts Debate (panellist), Tate Modern.

2005: Body States (presentation), University of Warwick, Coventry.

2003: DaDaFest, Tate Liverpool.

2003: Sinnlos (lecture), Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria.

2002: Dancing Differently (keynote speaker), Manchester.

2000: Mardi Gras Arts Festival (presentation), ICA London.

1999: Eucrea! (keynote speaker) Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki.


2017: Performance poetry at Stratford Circus (March) and UEL (October).

2014: What's Normal Anyway? East London; North London; Durham Ontario.

2003-2005: Wheels on Fire: Coventry (2005); Theaterhaus Gessnerallee, Zurich (2004); Wels, Austria (2004); Birmingham (2004); Science Museum (2003); Battersea Arts Centre (2003).


2008: Men in White Coats, ESC Labor, Graz, Austria.

2004: Opening Doors, Bradford City Council, UK.

2003: EQ3, Drake Music/Croydon Clocktower.

2003: Helping the Handicapped, City of Graz, Austria.

2003: Wheels on Fire, Apples and Snakes/Science Museum, London.


2011: Croydon Clocktower (with Fittings Multimedia Arts), England.

2010: Pembrokeshire Tea Company, West Wales.

2006-10: National Disability Arts Collection and Archive (NDACA), Dorset, England.

2006-7: National Institute of Medical Research, London.

2001: Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Wales.

1999: Mount Grace Priory ('virtual' residency), Yorkshire, England.

Film Festivals

2014: Common Pulse: Intersecting Abilities, Durham Art Gallery, Ontario.

2007: AbilityFest, India.

2005: Picture This, Calgary, Canada.

2004: London Disability Film Festival.

2004: The Other Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia.

Fellowships etc

2017-18: Visiting Artist, Mobile Media Lab, Concordia University, Montreal.

2008: New Work Network Associate, London.

2004: Artsadmin Digital Fellow, London.


2012: The Meeting Room with Sign Dance Collective International. Performed in a film installation by David Bower for Kent Libraries.

2003-2005: Vulnerable Places, Zurich. Performance research project led by Gesa Ziemer about the work of European artists Milli Bitterli, Rika Esser, Ju Gosling, Raimund Hoghe and Simon Versnel. An accompanying film, Augen Blicke N by Gitta Gsell, was televised on 26/12/2005, and a book by Gesa Ziemer was published in January 2008.


2017: Artistic Director, Together! 2017 Festival, East London (for Together! 2012 CIC).

2017: Producer, Alien Tourists, East London (for Together! 2012 CIC).

2017: Artistic Director, Summer Together! 2017, East London (for Together! 2012 CIC).

2016: Artistic Director, Together! 2016 Festival, East London (for Together! 2012 CIC).

2016: Producer, Whizzkidz Wheelchair Dance Flash Mob, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park .

2016: Artistic Director, Summer Together! 2016, East London (for Together! 2012 CIC).

2015: Artistic Director, Together! 2015 Festival, East London (for Together! 2012 CIC).

2015: Artistic Director, Summer Together! 2015, East London (for Together! 2012 CIC).

2015: Artistic Director, The Recycled Band, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (for Together! 2012 CIC).

2014: Artistic Director, Together! 2014 Festival, East London (for Together! 2012 CIC).

2014: Artistic Director, Summer Together! 2014, East London (for Together! 2012 CIC).

2014: Producer/Director, Access All Areas!, Cecil Sharp House, Camden (for Folk in Motion).

2013: Artistic Director, Together! 2013 Festival, East London (for Together! 2012 CIC).

2012: Artistic Director, Together! 2012 Festival, East London (for Together! 2012 CIC).

2012: Producer, Vis-a-Visibility, East London (for Regard and Artemis Theatre Company).


2011: Abnormal: How Britain became body dysphoric and the key to a cure, Bettany Press, London.

2008: New Work Network's No-Budget Guide for Artists to Disability Access.

Major grants

2011: Arts Council England Dance fund.

2008: Wellcome Trust Arts fund.

2006: Wellcome Trust Sciart fund.

2004: Arts Council London Live Art fund.

2002: Arts Council London Innovate fund.

2001: Arts Council London Combined Arts Fund.

2000: Arts Council England Disabled Artists’ Film and Video Fund.


2001: PhD in Communications and Image Studies, University of Kent at Canterbury.

1992: MA by Independent Study in the field of Cultural Studies, University of East London.

1983: BA Hons in English Studies and Film Studies, University of East Anglia.

Photo: David Bower, from his film installation The Meeting Room © 2012

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