2016 Turner Prize nominee, artist Anthea Hamilton in conversation with Linsey Young, Curator Contemporary British Art, Tate Britain.
Anthea Hamilton (b. 1978, London) lives and works in London. Anthea Hamilton is currently nominated for the Turner Prize. Recent solo exhibitions include: Frieze Projects New York, Randall’s Island, New York, US (2016); Love IV: Cold Shower, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, DE (with Nicholas Byrne) (2016); Kettle’s Yard, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, UK (2016); The Magazine Sessions in collaboration with Fiorucci Art Trust, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, UK (2016); Lichen! Libido! Chastity!, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, US (2015); House, curated by S Handlykken & P Eeg-Tverbakk, commissioned by KORO, Oslo, NO (2015); Donuts, Fig-2, ICA, London, UK (2015); Just Kimonos, Shanaynay, Paris, FR (2014); Love (with Nicholas Byrne), Glasgow International, Glasgow, UK (2014); Venice (The Kabuki Version), 59th International Short Film Festival, Flatness: Cinema after the Internet, curated by Shama Khanna, Oberhausen, DE (screening with interactive performance) (2013); IBID Projects, London (2009); La Salle de Bains, Lyon, FR (2009); Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, DE (2009); Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK (2008); and Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL (2007). Her work has also been shown as part of Newspeak: British Art Now, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK (2010); Art Now: Strange Solution, Tate Britain, London, UK (2008); Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK (2008); and Blackberrying, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen, DK (2007).
Linsey Young is Curator of Contemporary British Art, Tate Britain. She has previously held curatorial posts at The British Council, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and Inverleith House. In 2013 she instigated the project space YOUNG TEAM.
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Anthea Hamilton, Project for Door (After Gaetano Pesce), 2015, Installation View. Lichen! Libido! Chastity!, SculptureCenter, 2015. Courtesy of the artist. Credit Kyle Knodell.