A multiform practice, with a focus on themes of exile, displacement, and neurodivergence.
Sonia Boué is a visual artist and consultant for arts organisations. She was recently appointed Board Member of A-N
"I specialise in object work, painting, installation, video and performance in an ongoing postmemory project about the Spanish Civil War - Barcelona in a Bag
I also develop and lead creative projects, such as the Arts Council funded Through An Artist's Eye Recent works includes a film collaboration with Tate Britain about the British artist Felicia Browne.
A painterly collaboration with Richard Hunt of the Shadowlight Artist group was awarded the Shape Open 2017
Other recent work includes the BBC Radio 4 programme The Art of Now: Return to Catalonia, with Overtone Productions
My current project is the Arts Council funded, Museum for Object Research, which includes a professional development initiative for autistic project leadership.
Neither Use Nor Ornament (NUNO) #NUNOproject is an inclusive exhibition which has emerged from my recent Arts Council England funded research.
Currently Sonia is also researching and documenting her lived experience as a neurodivergent woman through photography and film. This video is an early window on works in progress inspired by her Playing A/Part Project film commission.
Playing A/Part is an interdisciplinary project, exploring the identities and experiences of autistic girls and adolescents through creative and participatory research. It is a collaboration between the universities of Kent and Surrey, involving academics in drama, media arts and psychology. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the project team includes a steering group of autistic women and a multidisciplinary advisory board."