Gene–George Earle (b. 1988, Bloemsontein, South Africa. Lives and works in Solihull) Gene-George Earle studied for a BA in Visual Arts by Negotiated Study at Birmingham City University graduating in 2009. He was one of Eastside Projects” first volunteers and subsequently worked as a gallery assistant in 2010. He currently lives and works in Beijing, China, where he conducted his MSc research on Chinese urbanisation and educational reforms. Selected exhibitions and events include: “Utopian Talk-Show”, Eastside Projects; “one Night Stand”, Spike island (both 2013), “Crash”, Vivid, Birmingham (2011); “Gene-George Earle, Joanne Masding, UHT”, Eastside Projects (2010).