Rebekah Kosonen Bide is an interdisciplinary fine artist. 

Born in Boorloo (also called Perth) Australia, on unceded land of the Wadjuk people of the Nyoongar nation, 1995.

Lives and works, London, United Kingdom.

working in time based art

 

the current Heavy Metal Objects of Use series (2018 - ongoing) incorporates sculpture and wearable pieces handcrafted using a combination of experimental and archaic techniques, such as traditional silversmithing, life-casting, electroforming and lost-wax casting. The works are made to order and disseminated / enacted over collective and individual time, space and personhood.

Press / Interviews

Vogue Singapore, August 2021 (print), styled by Jaimee-Marie Shipton, 2021.

Dazed China, July 2021 (print), styled by Jack Collins, 2021.

 

Perfect˙, Interview: Rebekah Kosonen Bide, written by Philip Alexandre Livchitz, https://www.theperfectmagazine.com/features/rebekah-kosonen-bide, 26 May 2021.

1 Granary, Five Independent Jewellery Designers to Discover, April 13 2021, https://1granary.com/interviews/designers/five-independent-jewellery-designers-to-discover/

CulturedMag, February 2021.

Barragan x Neu Neu Magazine, Issue 3 (print), styled by Stephanie Perez, December 2020.

The Face, Volume 4 Issue 5 (print), December 2020.

AnOther, https://www.anothermag.com/fashion-beauty/12747/rebekah-bide-is-creating-emotionally-charged-utilitarian-jewellery-london-pearl, August 2020

 

The Face, https://theface.com/style/emerging-jewellery-designers-gold-silver-handcrafted-instagram, May 2020

https://new-flesh.com/Online-Screening, May 2020

Untitled Café Forgot Documentary - Rough Test Screening Cut, Directed by Cyrus Duff. Screened at Anthology Film Archives (New York) 02/24/20. Café Forgot in Collaboration with No Agency. https://vimeo.com/393326174#t=1986s, February & April 2020

https://www.documentjournal.com/2019/12/welcome-to-cafe-forgot-where-the-shop-co-founders-serve-curated-fashion-with-a-healthy-dose-of-irreverence/, December 2019

https://nylon.com/cafe-forgot-designers, December 2019

https://fashionista.com/2019/12/cafe-forgot-new-york-pop-up-weird-fashion, December 2019

Daily Contemporary Art, August 2019

 

Tatler, October 2018

Selected Exhibitions, Residencies and Writing

Café Forgot627 E 6th St, 10009, New York, USA. December 2019 - ongoing.

Rebekah Bide: Plans for Better Living. Single-channel screening and interview. 8th - 22nd May 2020. Online at The New Flesh, an artist residency for video artists at Academy Costumes, London. Curated and run by ZOOX.

Death Drive. With Fer Boyd, Madeleine Stack and Mariana Portela Echeverri. Outer Space, Brisbane, Australia (Meeanjin). January 25 - February 9 2020. Private view Friday 24 January 6pm - 9pm. Supported by The Australia Council for the Arts.

Medusa, a group show at Eel MealPerth, Australia (Wadjuk boodja). Curated by evA l'Avasseur for Underground Flower. October - November 2019.

Kiss, Goodbye. With Sam Cottington and Viola Zichy. SET Alscot Road SE1 3AW. Private View Saturday 22 September 6 - 10pm. Open 23 - 25 September 2018. 

 

Performing Arts Forum, St Erme, France. Research residency, 27 August - 2 September 2018.

Goldsmiths BA Fine Art and History of Art Degree Show, 15 - 18 June 2018, Private View Thursday 14 June 6pm. Shortlisted for the Warden's Prize.

Intimaterial, Symposium, Royal College of Art, London, 15 - 17 June 2017

Ghosts of the City: The Savage Art of Laura Oldfield FordGood Trouble Magazine, March 2017.

Collaborations

Ru Kwok. Videography and Jewellery design for Central Saint Martins MA Collection, March 2021.

Harry Freegard for Bimba y Lola. Videography and photography, January 2021.

Fabian Kis-Juhasz. Jewellery design for Rakuten Fashion Week TOKYO, October 2020.

Education

Goldsmiths,

University of London

BA Fine Art and History of Art. 

First Class with Honours.

2015 - 2018.

Central Saint Martins,

University of the Arts London

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design.

Distinction.

2013 - 2015.

briefly at

College of Fine Arts,
University of New South Wales

2013