Chronology

Performance

In stillness – 1995
In the Mountain on the Mountain – 1981
Times are changing – Performance art – 1978
City Dance – 1978
Izumi – Performance art – 1976

Founded

Haringey artists network – 1995
Centre For Expressive Arts – 1987
Co founded Autograph Black photographers Collective – 1986

Teaching

La Casa de Los Amigos – Mexico City
Centrum for Psykosyntes and Kreativ Kommunikation – Stockholm, Sweden
Kunst Skolen I Rogaland – Stavanger, Norway
Tricycle Theatre – London, England
Nordic Black Theatre – Oslo, Norway
Alternativt Nettverk – Oslo, Norway
Universitetet I Trondheim, Dept -og Drama, film og teater – Trondheim, Norway
Sunnhordland Folkhøgskule – Stord, Norway
Danseloftet – Oslo, Norway
Black Mime Theatre – London, England
Bauker Centre – Lillehammer, Norway
International Workshop Festival – London, England
University of Surrey – England
Actors Centre – London, England
Skyros Centre – Skyros, Greece
Open University – England
Tanz studio – Munich, Germany
Cortijo Romero – Andalucia, Spain
AIKE project – Vienna, Austria
Instituto Chalband Troconis de Sofrologia y Sofropedagogia – Caracas, Venezuela
University Metropolititana – Caracas, Venezuela
Instituto de Bioenergetica – Caracas, Venezuela
Instituto Wilhelm Reich – Mexico City
Centre For the Performing ArtSF – Berkeley, USA
Organizacion Quetzal – Guatemala City, Guatemala
University of Melbourne – Australia
Gerda Boyesen Centre – London, England
Arbeitskreis fir Individuelle und Kollective Emanzipation – Vienna, Austria
Ängsbacka Festival – Sweden

Conference

European Consortium for arts therapies education – London, England
British association of Dramatherapist Conference – Manchester University
Skandinaviska Institutet for Uttryckande Konst – Goteborg, Sweden

Membership of professional Bodies

RMT – Registered movement Therapist
MFPhys. – Member of the faculty of Physiatrics

Photographic Exhibitions

One woman show:

Monmouth House – Covent Garden, London. 1990
Moscow Club – London. 1988
Central Library – Haringey, London. 1986
Images of Papua New Guinea – Commonwealth Institute, London. 1986
East River Savings Bank – New York. 1978
Hull College of Architecture – England. 1975

Group Shows:

Crouch End Arts Festival – London. 1998
Haringey Arts Council – London. 1995
Haringey Arts Council – London. 1994
Black Women Travelling Exhibition – Studio Museum, Harlem, NY. 1997
Cameraworks – 1990
Central Library – WoodGreen, London. 1986
Sir John Cas School of Art – London. 1976
The Guildhall – London. 1976
White Chapel Art Gallery – London. 1976

Collaboration

Paranoia City Galerie – Zurich, Switzerland. 1997
Arts Meeting Place – Covent Garden, London. 1975

“Merle is a charismatic teacher with enormous perception, courage and sensitivity. She has a skill that wins my deepest respect and admiration”