Benedict Drew: The Persuaders
Archival pigment print on Metallurgy
Available in an edition of 50. Accompanied with a certificate of authorship, signed and numbered by the artist.
Item: £80.00 unframed
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Rest of the world £20
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Artist: Benedict Drew
Size: 250 x 250mm
About the artist
Benedict Drew lives and works in Whitstable and Margate. In 2011 he graduated from the Slade School of Art and exhibited the work ‘The Persuaders’ at The James Taylor Gallery, London and Circa Site, Newcastle. Since then he has shown at Banner Repeater, London, collaborated with Auto Italia South East, London: ‘Talking Objects in Space’, and with Rhodri Davies as part of ‘CIRCA Projects’ Seeing in The Dark’ exhibition, Newcastle, October- November, 2011.
He has frequently collaborated with a diverse mix of artists and musicians including Otomo Yoshihide, Rhodri Davies, Greg Pope, Emily Richardson, ‘The Work In Progress’, Sachiko M and Emma Hart performing often in the UK and internationally including the Tate Modern , London (with Sachiko M), the Yamaguchi Centre for Art, Japan (with Otomo Yoshihide. In collaboration with Emma Hart he has performed at Rotterdam Film Festival, ‘Kill Your Timid Notion’, Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre, ICA London, ‘Performa 09’ New York and The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art as part of ‘images festival’ where they together received an ‘OCAD Off Screen Award’ for the installation ‘untitled seven’. Benedict Drew has made many radio works for Resonance FM , most recently the series ‘Unter Radio’. For many years he curated the ‘London Musicians’ Collective annual festival of experimental music’.
In 2012 Benedict Drew will present a second solo exhibition at OUTPOST, Norwich (July), include work in Film London's Selected touring screening programme, and will take part in the Whitstable Biennale (September). He is currently lead- artist for Chisenhale Gallery’s Propeller Project and a LUX Associate Artist.
CIRCA Projects worked with Benedict to commission a new installation of The Persuaders, as part of AV Festival 12: As Slow As Possible, which took place throughout March 2012 in Newcastle upon Tyne.