Thea Stallwood is an artist and filmmaker interested in the social codes and rules that govern our movements and behaviours.
Having graduated with an MA in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art & Design she has created interventions, performances, films, audio walks, participatory events and publications concerned with social codes and rules.
Stallwood was awarded the Heather Sanchez Memorial Award and been granted a number of residencies, including the Input/Output Digital Media Residency at South Hill Park, Digital Media Artist residency for Art in Nature, supported by Arts Council of Wales and Filmmaker in Residence at the Beaconsfield School.
She has undertaken moving image commissions for artists and organisations, including the V&A Museum of Childhood and B Arts, Staffordshire.
Stallwood has made two films, Art.Work, considering the working lives of artists and She Can Just Whistle, about the female whistling choir she created.
Thea and the whistling choir project have appeared in the Financial Times and the BBC World Service radio programme, Outlook.
An audio installation of the whistling choir is currently on exhibition as part of the British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke on Trent.