A-Z of Artists

Alexis Teplin

Alexis Teplin, The Politics of Fragmentation, 2016, Oil & pigment on linen, metis linen, velvet and canvas, 284 × 426 cm. Installation view: Arch (The Politics of Fragmentation), 20th Biennale of Sydney, 2016. Courtesy of the artist and Mary Mary, Glasgow

Larry Achiampong

Larry Achiampong

(b. 1984, London, UK) works across video, sculpture, performance, music and text to reflect on the impact of colonial histories, exploring notions around race, class and culture in the digital age.

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Rachel Ara

(b. 1965, Jersey, Channel Islands) is a conceptual and data artist who explores the relationships between gender, technology and systems of power.

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Gabriella Boyd

(b. 1988, Glasgow, UK), makes abstract and figurative paintings often concerned with ‘celebrating futile attempts at communications in human relations.’

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Hannah Brown

(b. 1977, Salisbury, UK). Brown’s artistic practice is rooted in ideas about the rural: the tension between town and country, environmental destruction and the beauty of the English landscape in the popular imagination.

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Rachael Champion

(b. 1982, New York, USA) creates site-specific installations which engage with contested urban spaces, where political, commercial and ecological concerns intersect.

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Gary Colclough

(b. 1977, Exeter, UK) makes vivid, small-scale landscapes integrated into wooden frames that transform them from flat paintings into sculpture.

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George Eksts

(b. 1978, London, UK) questions notions of completion, permanence and originality in animation, photography and collage.

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Ayan Farah

(b. 1978, Sharjah, UAE). Farah’s subtle and complex art uses natural dyes, historic linens and materials from significant sites to create ceramic vessels and paintings that trace squares, grids or maps.

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French & Mottershead

(Rebecca French b. 1973, London, UK; Andrew Mottershead b. 1968, Manchester, UK) are an artist duo that use photography, video, sound, installation and online interventions to reframe our relationship with familiar locations.

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Vikesh Govind

(b. 1990, Leicester, UK) works closely with a team of collaborators, including actors, poets and musicians, to  make moving image artworks, music videos and photographs about the experience of living in London and the politics of racial identity.

Richard Healy

Richard Healy

(b. 1980, London, UK). Healy’s work encompasses a range of media, including video, sculpture, installations and print, and often considers the relationship between art and design.

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Des Lawrence

(b. 1970, Wiltshire, UK) creates texts, drawings and paintings using meticulous techniques to explore the possibilities of visual obituaries of deceased British and international figures.

 

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Tom Lock

(b. 1981, Norwich, UK) works in animation and sound, drawing on literature to create multi-sensory landscapes which question physical and metaphorical boundaries.

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Céline Manz

(b. 1981, Zürich, Switzerland) employs a range of media to explore notions of copyright and authorship.

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Uriel Orlow

(b. 1973, Zürich, Switzerland) works in film, photography, installation and sound, exploring social memory and blind spots of history.

 

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Rachel Pimm

(b. 1984, Harare, Zimbabwe) examines the materiality of our environment through a range of media including film, photography and sculpture.

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Renee So

(b. 1974, Hong Kong) bestows both monumental grandeur but also caricatural qualities to the figures in her works, which weave together a pattern of cross-cultural references.

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Alexis Teplin

(b. 1976, California, USA) is a painter whose practice expands beyond the limits of the frame, to include writing, performance, costume and at times moving image.

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Elisabeth Tomlinson

(b. 1991, New York, USA) reverses and subverts the all-too-familiar male vision of women’s bodies by presenting her own intimate female perspective on desire, the male body and vulnerability.

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Jonathan Trayte

(b. 1980, Huddersfield, UK). Trayte’s work ‘reinterprets modern consumer behaviour and explores the psychology of desire through surface, material and light.’

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Tom Varley

(b. 1985, Keighley, UK). Varley’s moving image practice examines the limitations and possibilities of new communication technologies and how they are changing the way in which individuals, governments and corporations interpret reality.

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Andrea Luka Zimmerman

(b. 1969, Munich, Germany) is an artist and cultural activist who works in film, installation and photography. Often working collaboratively, Zimmerman explores the intersection of public and private memory, particularly in relation to structural and political violence.

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