Lily Bonesso

Lily Bonesso

Freelance Writer and Producer / DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Lily Bonesso

Lily Bonesso

Freelance Writer and Producer / DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a multi-disciplinary Content Producer, Writer and Art Director working in the arts. For the past six years I have been producing, commissioning, directing and writing content for Tate Gallery, whilst running an annual art programme for Brainchild Festival. I aim to couple thorough research with engaging concepts and place diversity at the forefront of my practice.
Projects
  • Reframed: Celeste performs Not Your Muse | Inspired by Salvador Dali | Tate Collective
    Reframed: Celeste performs Not Your Muse | Inspired by Salvador Dali | Tate CollectiveMusician and songwriter Celeste explores the nature of artist-muse relationships through the work of Salvador Dalí. ‘Reframed’ is a Tate Collective project exploring how art and music can combine to create emotive and inspiring experiences. In collaboration with emerging UK musicians, set designers and fashion designers, we bring several Tate artworks to life through live performance and design. Watch Celeste's interview and performance explore behind the scenes of the shoot here: https://bit
  • Reframed: Bree Runway performs Hot Hot | Inspired by Linder | Tate Collective
    Reframed: Bree Runway performs Hot Hot | Inspired by Linder | Tate CollectiveMusician, rapper and songwriter Bree Runway performs her single 'Hot, Hot' in response to Linder's 'Untitled'. We then interviewed her to hear more about the connection between the artwork and her music. ‘Reframed’ is a Tate Collective project exploring how art and music can combine to create emotive and inspiring experiences. In collaboration with emerging UK musicians, set designers and fashion designers, we bring several Tate artworks to life through live performance and design. Watch Bre
  • The Making of Rodin
    The Making of RodinPromotional film and social cuts for The Making of Rodin exhibition at Tate Modern working with Director Saad Moosajee. Using animation and 3D scanning with an original composition for the soundtrack.
  • Dancing to Art | Tate
    Dancing to Art | TateCorali, a leader in dance created by artists with a learning disability, have worked with Tate since 1998 and are experts in creatively taking up space in our galleries. We invited Paul, Sherri, Bethan and Dj from Corali to design performances in response to four artworks at Tate Britain. We wanted to show what happens when people have the freedom to enjoy the gallery however they want, and how this can open up new ways of responding to art.
  • Artist Otobong Nkanga – 'Imagining the Scars of a Landscape' | Tate
    Artist Otobong Nkanga – 'Imagining the Scars of a Landscape' | TateOtobong Nkanga reflects on the politics of land and body through tapestry, drawing, photography, installation, video and performance. Her work engages with the difficult histories of land acquisition and ownership, as well as the processes and consequences of the extraction of natural resources. This ongoing exploration into the transformation of minerals into desirable commodities - including the use of mica in make-up to give glimmer and shine - is a commentary on the value placed on mater
  • The Art of Hip Hop Podcast
    The Art of Hip Hop PodcastVisit here to hear the episode: https://www.tate.org.uk/art/podcasts/art-hip-hop This episode is a brief introduction to how the culture of hip hop has collided with art forms such as painting, installation art, photography and film. We follow its beginnings as an artistic and socio-political movement in the Bronx in the early 70s to its many manifestations throughout culture today. Hip hop’s rich history goes beyond its engagement with visual arts. The genre holds an important space within di
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Projects credited in
  • Uniqlo Tate Lates
    Uniqlo Tate LatesOn the last Friday of every month, Tate Modern comes to life after-hours for Tate Lates with a mix of free art, music, film and workshops. Emerging and established DJs selected by NTS Radio soundtrack the night, alongside artist-led workshops, pop-up talks and film screenings.
  • Postcards From London
    Postcards From LondonA short film for Tate Britain for their exhibition 'French Impressionists in London'.
  • Turner's Modern World marketing trailer
    Turner's Modern World marketing trailerAnimated trailer for Tate Britain's blockbuster show, Turner's Modern World. I led on the marketing strategy and campaign for the exhibition and am very proud of this trailer! Produced by Lily Bonesso, animated through Rokabye.
  • Van Gogh and Britain - trailer
    Van Gogh and Britain - trailerMarketing lead on the Van Gogh and Britain trailer
  • Playground
    PlaygroundInteractive installation produced for Brainchild 2018 in collaboration with Oscar Murray, with assistance from Natalie Seo. Funded by Arts Council England.
  • TATE / Future Late - What is the Future of Art?
    TATE / Future Late - What is the Future of Art?Photo: QED Productions
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Work history
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    Producer / DirectorSelf Employed
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Available for projects in creating film content, articles, interactives and physical events, festivals and exhibitions.
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    Art DirectorBrainchild Festival
    Southwark, London, United KingdomFreelance
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Skills
  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Copywriting
  • Critic
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Blogs
  • Web Content
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Html CSS Basic Knowledge
  • Digital Interactive
  • Production
Education
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    English Literature and Language, Ba. HonsUniversity College London (UCL)
     - Gower St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    I completed my degree with a 2:1.
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    Art FoundationKingston University London
     - Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
    I completed my Art Foundation with a Distinction, specialising in Fine Art.
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Awards
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    Golden Welly AwardAssociation of Independent Music Awards
    Brainchild was voted Best Independent Festival in 2015.