Catherine Street (b. 1978 in Harrogate, England) lives and works in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Street’s practice explores the body with reference to the sensual, meditative and experiential. Often using her own body as a tool for sensory examination of the outside world, Street’s work speaks not only of physical interaction but the bodies’ place within political, sexual and spiritual structures.
Recent presentations include the exhibition Muscle Theory, Reid Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, and a series of tours under the rubric Tourist in Residence for Edinburgh Art Festival, both 2015. New work was commissioned for the group exhibition Human Race – Inside the History of Sports Medicine which toured across Scotland in 2012 and 2013; she often collaborates with others, and has a long-standing partnership with poet JL Williams; she has made performance work for festivals and exhibitions in Prague, Bergen, Berlin, Wellington and New York. A forthcoming project with JL Williams will take place in 2016-17 for the for the TRG3 programme at Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh.