nina thomas



Nina Thomas

Born in Staffordshire, currently lives and works in London.

Founding member of The Film Bunch and trustee at Stagetext

Current Projects / Commissions

2022 – Place Setting R&D – Animate and BCB (British Ceramics Biennial)

2022 – ‘Bodily Language’  I received a  DYCP (Developing Your Creative Practice) Arts Council England Grant to explore clay from a deaf perspective.

Selected exhibitions and events

2022 – Tate Lates ‘[The sound of silence]’ screened as part of ‘Are you comfortable yet?’ workshop with Anahita Harding.

2022 – [Captioning Lewisham] – Liberty Festival 2022

2021 – [the sound of memory] – The Hidden Noise: Tinnitus and Art. OVADA, Oxford. 

2021 – Animation for Horror Scene as Black English Royal [Captioned] by Raymond 


2020 – ‘Silence’,  LUX D/deaf Artist Film Commission. (online) 

2019 – ‘Showing the Self’, HeART, Unit 67, Upper Pentagon Centre, Chatham, Kent.  (group show)

2019 – ‘Mr W et al’ ,Unit 15 Stour Road, Hackney Wick, London. (group show)

2018 –  ‘Sound In Pictures – Adventures In Visual Music’ , Rich Mix, London (screening)

2018 – ‘Shape Open 2018 ‘Collective Influence’, Shape Arts,  The Art Pavilion, Mile End,  London. (group show)

2018 – ‘We interrupt our disappearance’ , Shape Arts, Tate Exchange, Tate Modern. London. (joint project with Anahita Harding)

2015 – ‘off the s{h}elf 2015’,  I’klektik, Old Paradise Yard, London SE1.  (group show)

2013 – ‘In the ruins, something lingers’, The Crypt Gallery, London NW1.  (joint show with Aaron Kay)

2012 – ‘Fragments’, Ambika P3, London NW1.   (group show)

2011 – ‘Five Artists, One Space’, London Gallery West, Harrow. (group show)


Cover image for ‘What Meets the Eye? The Deaf Perspective’ Edited by Lisa Kelly and Sophie Stone-   What Meets the Eye? The Deaf Perspective (

I was interviewed for an article in ‘Oh’ Magazine. ‘Every Body’ written by Caroline Butterwick [clipping]

Cover image for Magma 69, ‘The Deaf Issue’  (poetry magazine) – 


I created an animation in collaboration with The Film Bunch and Raymond Antrobus

Captioned Poetry | Horror Scene as Black English Royal by Raymond Antrobus – YouTube


Supporting workshop: The Art of Captioning Workshop with Care-fuffle Working Group member Anita Wolska-Kaslown.  June 2022

Speaker at online discussion: The Art of Captioning: ‘Making Access Work’ with Elaine Lillian Joseph and Natasha Trantom. May 2022

Speaker at panel discussion: ‘Digital Futures: Hearing Futures’  V&A


– MA Art and Media Practice – University Of Westminster, London (2010- 2013). Distinction.

– PG Cert Arts Practice – University of Derby (2007-2008)

– BA (Hons) Illustration (2004-2006) – University of Derby. 2.1