Tansy Spinks studied Fine Art and has BA(hons) from Leeds Polytechnic, an MA in Photography from the Royal College of Art and an LGSM from the Guildhall School of Music, London. She has exhibited widely both at home and internationally and her photogtraphic works are in the collections of the Fine Art Museum, Houston, Texas and the National Museum of Media, UK. Many of her images have been used by the major publishers for book covers. She is currently combining Lecturing in Fine Art here at Middlesex University with part time PhD study involving live, site-specific, associative sound performance based at CRiSAP at LCC, University of th Arts, London.
Creativity and how ideas come about in art practice
How site specific sound artworks can act as a compositional interface between experiencer and place; developing live, performative strategies
Photpgraphy and the object as metaphor.
Spinks, Tansy (2015) Associating places: strategies for live, site specific, sound art performance. PhD thesis, University of the Arts London.
Spinks, Tansy (2016) The echo of Henry's ballad. [Performance]
Spinks, Tansy and Cottell, Fran and Mueller, Maryanne (2016) Interpreting Bruce Nauman's 'walking round (the studio) playing one note on the violin' as an invited response to the site specific work Pentagon Petal. [Performance]
Spinks, Tansy and Garrelfs, Iris (2016) Performance for microphone and beach performed by The Lab of Sonic Possibility. [Performance]
Spinks, Tansy and Garrelfs, Iris (2016) Bowed lamps. [Performance]