Ashiya Eastwood is a musician, writer and photographer from Manchester (UK) whose work is largely based around visions of excess, technology and nature pushed to the limit. She has worked with artists including Clint Mansell, Algiers and William Doyle, has released via Bristol’s Invada Records under the moniker JUPITER-C, and has collaborated with filmmaker Sapphire Goss on a number of projects including Umbra Sumus, which was exhibited at the Barbican Centre in London. Eastwood co-ran The Fisher Function Visual Cultures public programme at Goldsmiths College in tribute to the late Mark Fisher and edited the accompanying publication, she writes for Art Monthly, and she co-runs MCR Fem Collective, a feminist reading and events group in Manchester. By day, she works for The Modernist Society and Tribune magazine.
MA Contemporary Art Theory, Goldsmiths, UoL (2017)
BA Fine Art (Byam Shaw), Central St Martins (2012)
BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, Manchester School of Art (2008)