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Relationship status
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College / University
University College Falmouth, UK
Program / Degree
Fine Art
June 1, 2000
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If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Digital, Drawing, Installation, Photography, Sculpture, Video
About my artwork
Often starting as playful experimentation my work touches upon themes of impermanence, fragility, futility, repetition, structure, pattern, scale, future, technology, architecture and the city. Digital works range from meticulous sound edits to virtual installations. Physical installations manifest themselves as precarious and ephemeral arrangements of materials such as potatoes, staples and transformer laminates. The fragile nature of these installations renders them exposed to micro-apocalyptic events such as a light breeze, a falling leaf or the furry infestation of mould.

The Art that I create is the result of experimentation and play. These experiments can involve highly repetitive and mantra-like procedures or can be simple, spontaneous responses. These experiments include dense and garishly coloured drawings, ephemeral and architectonic installations, meticulous sound edits and mythical, never-ending scenes created from looped video clips.

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At 19:53 on January 10, 2010, PETIT DELOR said…
Extra, vos oeuvres


At 20:10 on May 20, 2008, Elliot Lessing said…
Your profile pic is cracking me up! Digi-neurosis!
At 16:32 on March 29, 2008, Amina Bech said…
Thank you for the invit and the photo comment! great website! I really like google earth!
At 21:18 on February 23, 2008, Daniel G. Baird said…

Great work. The landscape drawings and untitled google earth drawings are amazing.
At 1:10 on February 16, 2008, Tom Chambers said…

I appreciate your comment about "My Dear Malevich".

At 0:11 on February 16, 2008, Benny Droscher said…
Hi Peter, thanks for your nice comment on my Artreview Manifesto. And thanks for sharing your great works with us. I enjoy your homepage. Congratulations on the Satchi pick. Best Benny


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