O. (b. 1987, they/them) is a sex worker, unpaid carer and recovering artist from Birmingham, UK. They left school aged 11 after suffering a nervous breakdown and educated themself with the help of pop culture, zines and gigs, later gaining a First-class BA in Interactive Arts from Manchester Metropolitan University and an MA in Fine Art from Birmingham City University. Their work has been shown / performed at the BFI Southbank (London), Schwules Museum (Berlin), Manchester Art Gallery, Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), CCA Derry~Londonderry, Grand Union (Birmingham) and the Porn Film Festival Berlin. From 2014 to 2018 they organised the DIY education project Queer Day School. In 2019 they set up the queer sex party Temporary Cruising Zone. They are available for writing commissions, bad DJ sets and Pro Dom(me) sessions. They are currently working on a novelette. They like tequila and dogs.

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