About

Katy Baird is an artist, curator and producer of Live Art based in Folkestone, Kent.

As an artist Katy has performed at Live Art festivals and venues as well as squat parties, clubs and raves.

Her Body Series project, is an exploration into how the fat, female body can occupy space in a a body fascist culture. Her recent solo studio-based performance Workshy, a show about work and the things we do for money, has toured internationally to over 30 cities. Her performance project ReDress, exploring identity and consumption is currently ongoing.

She has received commissions from the Wellcome Trust, The Yard Theatre, Camden People’s Theatre and Duckie amongst others. Since 2016 she has been artist in residence at queer club night Knickerbocker.

As a Curator she co-produces Steakhouse Live, a DIY platform for radical performance practices.

Katy is currently Artistic Director of Home Live Art, producers of  live events across Hastings, the South East and beyond.

From 2012-­2017 she worked as Coordinator at the Live Art Development Agency in London.

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