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elly Kate is an artist and musician who works to engage the public with the urban scape through site-specific interventions of sound, video, and print. The aesthetic of her performances, recordings, and film scores are minimal and intimate layers of radio frequencies, field recordings, Casiotones, and deft lyrical/vocal arrangements.

Notable opportunities have included : : : residencies at Carver High SchoolBlack Iris Gallery and Studio Two Three; collaborations with Toni WynnBenjamin Thorp, Jordan Bruner, Leslie Rogers, and Dave Watkins; installations/performances at MOCA Detroit, Mattress FactoryBlack Iris Gallery, and Quirk; speaking engagements in classes/panels at Virginia Commonwealth University, American University, and The Bridge PAI; and a screening of a piece at TEDxRVA. She has shared the stage with artists such as : : : Stephen VitiellotUnE-yArDs, Mirah, The BlowAngel Olsen, Bobby Donne, and DIIV.

Currently, she's living in North Carolina, developing performative + location-based work.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Low Frequency Travel Agency : : : Black Iris Gallery — Richmond, VA [2013]
10-1 100 101 : : : Quirk Gallery — Richmond, VA [2013]
Haggle : : : Anderson Gallery — Richmond, VA [2013]
Interstitial Transduction : : : InLight // 1708 Gallery — Richmond, VA [2012]
Sestina : : : Philly Heart Design // The Rotunda — Philadelphia, PA [2008]
Umbau Manifesto 50 : : : Megawords Storefront — Philadelphia, PA [2008]
Charrette 5 : : : Masonic Temple — Staunton, VA [2007]

SELECTED PRESS
Halls of Memories : : : Style Weekly [2015] 
Sound Scavenging
 : : : Style Weekly [2014]

Siting Sound : : : Connection [2014]
Backstage with Nelly Kate : : : West End's Best [2013]
Right at Home : : : Style Weekly [2013]
Under 30 and on Their Way 
: : : Richmond Magazine [2012]

Nelly Kate's ISH ISH : : : Need Supply [2012]
The Astonishing Nelly Kate  : : : RVA Magazine [2011]

SELECTED SCREENINGS 
Low Frequency Travel Agency
TEDxRVA [2014] 
Black Iris Gallery [2014-Present]
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CutOut Fest—Querétaro, Mexico [2014] 
London International Animation [2014]
Animation Block Party — Brooklyn, NY [2014]
Fest Anca—Slovakia, Croatia [2014]
Animafest — Zagreb [2014]
Pictoplasma — Berlin [2014]
Anima Festival — Brussels [2014] 

Dropcap compliments of the one + only Jessica Hische.