Lucy Cash is an interdisciplinary artist whose work propels the familiar into the poetic and the improbable. It often involves social exchange and unconventional collaborations and has taken place in galleries, museums, libraries, housing estates, on water and in the air. Her work moves out from the body as a site of lived experience and agency and her film work has been shown on Ch4 and BBC2. Her installations and artists' moving image works have been shown in numerous galleries including, HZT and Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago; Sullivan Galleries, Chicago; Zahoor ul Akhal Gallery, Lahore; and the Natural History Museum, London. She has been artist in residence for Whitechapel Gallery (2013); was the inaugural research artist at the Foundling museum (2014) and has been developing ideas around the choreographic / ethnographic with anthropologist Martin Holbraad (UCL) since 2016.
Originally an associate member of Goat Island performance company (2005-2009) her practice also involves collaborations with other artists from different disciplines. These have included Anna Krzystek; Luke Pell; Rajni Shah; Simone Kenyon; Natasha Davis; Florence Peake; Fiona Wright; Sheila Ghelani; Christina Ciupke; Nik Haffner; Thomas Lehmen; Becky Edmunds, Athina Vahla and Retina Dance Company.
In 2010 she utilised the support of a fellowship from South East Dance to explore curation and between 2010-2016 she co-curated various exhibited choreographies / cho