Rebekah Kosonen Bide is an interdisciplinary fine artist.
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.
Select Press / Interviews
iD, https://i-d.vice.com/en_uk/article/akvvga/fashion-news-gucci-vault-luar, 26 November 2021.
Re-Edition, https://www.reeditionmagazine.com/latest/unveiling-12-jewelry-designers-launching-on-vault, November 2021.
https://theglossarymagazine.com/watches-jewellery/gucci-vault-jewellery/, 23 November 2021
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.
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://nylon.com/cafe-forgot-designers, December 2019
Daily Contemporary Art, August 2019
Tatler, October 2018
Selected Exhibitions, Residencies and Writing
Gucci VAULT, Florence & Milan, Italy and Online. November 2021 - February 2022.
Caroline Polachek's Heart is Unbreaking tour, multiple locations, USA. November - December 2021.
Café Forgot, 627 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 Meal, Perth, 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 Ford, Good Trouble Magazine, March 2017.
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.
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.
2013 - 2015.
College of Fine Arts,
University of New South Wales