Cally Spooner uses theory, philosophy, pop music, current affairs, and corporate rhetoric in her writing and performance. She produces plotless novellas, disjunctive scripts, looping monologues and musical arrangements to stage the movement and behavior of speech in contemporary culture. Spooner has had recent solo presentations and performances at Bielefelder Kunstverein, Germany; Frieze Film, London; Tate Modern, London; Performa 13, New York; Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Spooner has recently completed a production residency at EMPAC (Experimental Media and Performing Arts Centre) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. She is a recipient of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists 2013.