Beau W Beakhouse

is an artist, filmmaker and curator based in Cardiff. His artistic practice often returns to themes of language, land, the post-colonial, alternate histories and dreams through techniques of boundary crossing, intersection and convergence. He has worked with Peak Cymru, MOSTYN, Gentle/Radical, Literature Wales, Where I’m Coming From, SHIFT, Made in Roath, g39, The Welsh Agenda, Wales Millenium Centre and others. He has upcoming residencies with Tangent Projects and Jerwood UNITe (g39) and a forthcoming solo exhibition with Arcade/Campfa. He runs curatorial, radio and print project LUMIN. See here for curatorial practice. CV below.

Recent Solo exhibition


it resonates like spalting wood with Sadia Pineda Hameed, Arcade/Campfa, Cardiff (forthcoming)


Local 37, MOSTYN, Llandudno (online presentation) featuring curated contributions from Gantala Press, Jade Montserrat, Hanan Issa, the Welsh Arts Anti-Racist Union, Josèfa Ntjam and Isola Tong

Recent Group exhibition


Made in Roath Open, g39, Cardiff

reframing bokani, National Museum Wales


Communion, SHIFT, Cardiff



Tangent Projects, Barcelona (forthcoming)

Jerwood UNITe, g39, Cardiff (forthcoming)


Hinterlands, Peak Cymru, Wales


A New Mecca, Gentle/Radical, Cardiff

Intersection and Convergence, Made in Roath, 1a Inverness

Communion, curatorial residency, SHIFT, Cardiff


Rabble Studios 6 month residency, Creative Cardiff, Cardiff University, Cardiff

LUMIN Library, Arcade/Campfa (Three Doors Up), Cardiff

Selected publication


‘Spalting Wood’, The Bodgers Gazette

‘Undefining the Artist’, Wales Arts Review


‘Redefining Resilience in Wales’ Literary Scene’, The Welsh Agenda

‘Ignominious Archives: Roberto Bolaño & Infrarealism’, Porridge Magazine issue 4


Four poems, Theta Wave

‘The Private Study and Interior Architecture’, Burning House Press

‘The space between texts’, LUMIN Journal 2

‘high balcony (com)’, Projectionists Playground 9


Co-founder, LUMIN (arts publishing and curatorial project), 2017 - present

Host of LUMIN RADIO 2017 - present

Mentoring sessions with Shiri Shalmy (Anti-University), David Trigg (Frieze), Anthony Shapland (g39)