Toby Huddlestone thinks he is a conceptual artist simply born into the wrong decade.
Toby Huddlestone is a practicing artist currently based in London and Bristol who also works on curatorial projects. Recent projects and exhibitions include solo shows ON ON/Protest Apathy at Outlet, Manchester(2009), Double Yes at Plan 9, Bristol(2008) and In Focus space at Oriel Davies, Newtown(2008), residency with exhibition at Outpost as part of CAN09(2009) and group shows A Line, A Road Abridged at Hold and Freight, London(2009), Coelesce: Happenstance at Smart Project Space, Amsterdam(2009), Trade City, Manchester(2009), Sale at Royal Standard, Liverpool(2009). He has undertaken residencies with exhibition at Hotel MariaKapel, Holland(2006), and HIAP, Finland(2007) and was artist-in-residence with Contemporary Art Society at Istanbul Biennial opening(2009).
Curated projects include I AM COMEDY, a multi-locational screening, residency, exhibition and event-based project touring to Worm (Rotterdam), W139 (Amsterdam), HMK (Hoorn) and Arnolfini (Bristol), BRSLAXVAA (2005) and UTSTALLRUMM (2007) at Plan 9, Bristol alongside co-ordinating Plan 9's programme as co-director (2005-2008) and the re-interpretation of Curating Degree Zero at Spike Island (2005).
He has been selected for the Europe-wide festival EXCHANGE RADICAL MOMENTS in 2011, is working on a new commission on the Portuguese Island of Berlenga in summer 2010 (curated by Carolina Rito), group shows in London and Munich in summer 2010, working on a new commission with Satelite in Melbourne along with several performances through New Zealand, and has an upcoming solo project at ZBD in Lisbon (late 2010, early 2011).