Contemporary fine artist based in North East Scotland
On the runway
On the runway captures the fashion industry through drawings, models’ voices, music, and highly detailed imagery of Dame Zandra Rhodes‘ bold prints and colourful patterns from the exhibition 50 Years of Fabulous.
Current and Upcoming Events
Resident Entrepeneur: Painting Music
22 Nov 2022 – 22 Nov 2023
PAINTING MUSIC is a company comprised of artist & filmmaker Kate Steenhauer and artificial intelligence (AI) developers Dr Starkey and Jack Caven. The team explores how cutting-edge AI techniques can facilitate multifaceted relationships between music and visual art.
PAINTING MUSIC is engaged with the Resident Entrepreneur Programme that is part of the Creative Informatics, which aims to bring world-class creative industries and tech sector together, utilising innovative data-driven technologies to develop ground-breaking new products, businesses and experiences
BIG ART SHOW 2023: Tatties and Typhoid Ham
31 Aug – 18 Nov 2023
The Art Department, 2-10 Causeyside Street, Paisley PA1 1UQ
This event consists of a 20-minute film screening combining performance, live drawing, spoken word and music. Tatties and Typhoid Ham is a filmed fusion of live evolving visual art, music, poetry and spoken word, wherein three women born and bred in Aberdeen share their thoughts and experiences on being in lockdown during the typhoid outbreak in 1964 and their concurrent situation during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The women are neighbours and long-term friends; they speak about mental health, socio-political divides, and the practical implications of lockdowns with regard to food supplies, finances, family, and social relations.
In the world and out of it (Live Show)
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Fri, 27 Oct 2023 18:00 – 19:00 BST
Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2023
“Right To Be Human”
This new work is a one-hour live stage performance based on a fusion of live evolving visual art, music and traditional tales and ballads handed down from Stanley Robertson. In collaboration with Creative northeast writer and performer Sheena Blackhall & Improviser Maria Sappho.
Creative Scotland Award 2023
The landscape of Intelligence
This limited-edition artist book binds together a set of multi-layered prints based on drawings of machinery, punch cards, neural networks and handwritten quotes from Ada Lovelace and her mother Annabella Byron using etching and screen-printing techniques. Nearly 200 hundred years ago, and a century before Ada Lovelaceinvention of the computer, she discusses, a machine that could make music. This book is being created in collaboration with Painting Music Limited.
Projects In Depth
Tatties and Typhoid Ham is a fusion of live evolving visual art, music, poetry and spoken word, wherein three women born and bred in Aberdeen share their thoughts and experiences on being in lockdown during the typhoid outbreak in 1964 and their concurrent situation during the 2020 Coronavirus outbreak.
The making of a feminist is inspired by the complex entanglement of human and computer 'intelligence' in a time of crisis, in collaboration with Improviser Maria Sappho and Prof. Dubravka Pokrajac based at the University of Aberdeen. ’Invisible Women’, a book by...
The Player Piano draws inspiration from perforated piano rolls used in old pianolas. Sequential rolls of paper at the keyboard flows and rolls out gradually whilst Composer Ross Whyte performs and Visual Artist Kate Steenhauer draws, creating a dialogue which consists...