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Paul Sammut is an artist based in London. Their practice takes a research-based, affirmative approach with a focus on narrative forms, marginalised cultures and archival practices. Sammut has worked collaboratively under the name P.A.S.T. Projects with curator Alexandra Terry and is currently a member of the queer publishing focussed collective Strange Perfume.

 

Sammut ran the DIY queer project space White Cubicle from 2012-2017, which included contributing to ICA London’s exhibition A Journey Through London Subculture: 1980s to Now and programming White Cubicle’s 10th anniversary year. Other exhibitions Sammut organised at White Cubicle include projects by Flo Brooks, Jorge de la Garza, Richard Healy, Celia Hempton, Hannah Dawn Henderson, Makina Books, Jacopo Miliani (curated by Joao Laia), Steve Reinke, Prem Sahib, Setsuko, Daniel James Wilkinson, John Walter, Steven Warwick and Camilla Wills.

 

From 2019-2021 Sammut curated Comic Velocity: HIV & AIDS in Comics, an expansive programme for the New York-based non-profit Visual AIDS, which included producing a series of podcasts, an exhibition at PS122 Gallery, commissioning new works, and a publication (available here).

 

An accredited Relational Dynamics Coach with a focus on working with artists, Sammut regularly holds coaching sessions and artist’s surgeries to aid in project development and realisation. Most recently these, and artists talks, have been for Book Works, London; MA Sequential Design, University of Brighton; MA Narrative Environments, CSM, London; Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh; and the London Creative Network programme at SPACE, London.



Contact: hello@paulsammut.co.uk 





Education

 

2017 – 2019 MA Sequential Design, Brighton University 

2017 Relational Dynamics 1st Coaching qualification; funded by a-n The Artist’ Information Company

2002 – 2005 BA Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University