Sonya Dyer is an artist and writer from London, and is a Somerset House Studios Resident. She was a finalist for the Arts Foundation Futures Award 2021, and is an alum of the Whitney Museum of American Art: Independent Study Program.
Sonya’s practice explores where the centre is located in fictional narratives of the future. Recent projects include Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival (2022), Directions: Forward, Karst Gallery (2021), Thirteen Ways of Seeing, Herbert Museum and Art Galleries (2021), Art Night London (2021), Rewriting The Future, Site Gallery (2019), Or, Dark Fecundity, The Centre for Afrofuturist Studies, USA (2018), Another World is Possible, CAMP, Copenhagen (2018) and The Claudia Jones Space Station (BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and The NewBridge Project, Newcastle, 2017).
Hailing Frequencies Open (HFO), her current body of work, combines social justice with speculation, fantasy with the political.