Here's To Thee at Halstow. Photo: John Hammersley, 2020


From December 2020, information about my art work is available at


Website for artist Simon Pope (b.1966, Exeter, England). Contains links to art work from mid-1990s to the present including I/O/D 4: The Web Stalker (1997); Ambulant Science Studio, commissioned for the Wales pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2003; the curated touring group-exhibition and BBC Online production, Art for Networks (2000-3); and recent doctoral, post-doctoral and other research projects at the University of Oxford, Goldsmiths University of London, and University of Toronto.

More ephemera, documentation, etc. available here; and information about my collaborative work with Sarah Cullen here.


  • Here's To Thee enters its next phase in 2020-21 with the support of Arts and Culture at the University of Exeter and the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) in Exeter (England). I'm working with Harry G. West and his colleagues at the Centre for Rural Policy Research, students from the Food Studies programme, as well as continuing to collaborate with the artists involved in the project's first phase. This work will be presented between 2020-22 at RAMM. Project website is here:

  • The Dialogic reconvened in September 2020, with plans for more meetings later in the year, and a publication.

  • The film Memory Marathon (2010) is currently screening on FVU's new online player at (July 15-August 18 2020)

  • SCHOOL-ART-SCHOOL runs from July 2020 at Artscape Gibraltar Point (Toronto, Canada), as an artistic response to the challenges of participating in formal, state education under current pandemic-related restrictions.

  • Here's to Thee: wassailing the microbial ecology of cider-making was produced in Devon, England with a live event on 18th January 2020. Supported by SSHRC & Arts Council England, in collaboration with Dr. Sue Ruddick (University of Toronto), singer/song-writer Jim Causley, ceramic artist Abigail North, and Gray's Farm Cider. The project is planned to enter its next phase in 2020-21, in partnership with Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter (England).

  • I/O/D 4: The Web Stalker features in the Museum's latest publication, The Art Happens Here: A Net Art Anthology

  • Forward Back Together, and the Materialities of Taking Part – my correspondence with geographer. Saskia Warren, has just been published in Boyd, C. and Edwardes, C. (eds) Non-Representational Theory and the Creative Arts (Springer, London) in April 2019; and my correspondence with Rachelle Viader-Knowles, and Glen Lowry is published in Loveless, N., Knowings and Knots: Methodologies and Ecologies in Research-Creation. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press in December 2019.


Here's To Thee – continued


SCHOOL-ART-SCHOOL (2020- as PopeCullen); A doubt [CC BY-SA 3.0 (]

Here's To Thee: Wassailing the microbial ecology of cider-making.


Assembly of Companions & Relations (2019-)

Pinocchio's Ecological Thought (with Sarah Cullen) (2018)

Discussion Island

Discussion Island (2017-18)

You asked about validity (journal article) (2017)

et al

et al: (2016)

Photo: Oskar Proctor
The Gift

The Gift (2016)

Who Else Takes Part? Admitting the more-than-human into participatory art (DPhil thesis) (2015)

A Splendid Kindred Soul

A Splendid Kindred Soul (2015)

The Outlier

The Outlier (2014)

Primary Agents Of A Social World (2014)

A Song, A Dance And A New Stannary Parliament (2014)

Walking Transformed (Magazine article) (2014)

Forward Back Together (2013)

From Western Perimeter of Boswell Park

The Long Walk Home (2013)

Wheels Of Peacock Blue, Gas Jet Blue

Wheels of Peacock Blue (2013)

Photo: Brada Barassi

Several Displacements –Blog for Tate Art Maps


The Dialogic (2012-)

What Cannot Be Turned Aside (2012)

The Mount (2011)

Untitled Walk (for YSP)(2011)

Untitled Walks (2011)

A Common Third (2010)

Memory Marathon (2010)

Mountains & Lacunæ (2009-10)

Carved From Memory (2009)

Negotiating Picu Cuturruñau (2009)

From Unspoken Landscapes (with Sarah Cullen) (2008)

Painting From Memory (2008)

Imagined Dialogues: André Cadere At The ICA, London (2008)

The Memorial Walks (2007-8)

Gallery Space Recall

Gallery Space Recall (2006)

London Bridge Recall (2006)

Walking Around My Room (2005)

Charade (2005-7)

The Shape of Locative Media (article) (2005)

Between Where We Are And Where We Want To Be (2005)

A Walk from London to Worthing (2004)

Out Of Our Tree (print-on-demand book) (2003)

Ambulant Science Studio at the Venice Biennale of Fine Art 2003

Ambulant Science Studio at Venice Biennale of Fine Art (2003)

Art for Networks

Art For Networks (2000-2002)

London Walking (2001)

Ice Cream for Everyone (with Mark Greco)(1999-2001)

The Futile Style of London – magazine article (1998)


Executable software application



I/O/D 4: The Web Stalker (1997) & I/O/D 1-3 (1993-6)