HENRY DRIVER

NEWS

 

UPCOMING
e-Luminate Festival Commission, Multi-channel interactive video installation: Commissioned by Cambridge Assessment, Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK. 10th - 15th February 2017

 

 

On Screen: Commission for e-Luminate Festival by Cambridge Assessment

On Screen: Henry Driver

On Screen (2017) A newly commissioned work by Cambridge Assessment, utilising surveilence technologies to create a multi
channel live interactive video installation. The two pieces were exhibited at Cambridge Corn Exchange as part of e-Luminate
festival.

 

Collusion: Data-Culture Lab Residency

From the 16th - 20th January, I took part in Collusion's DataLab residency in Cambridge, an intensive week of
workshops, talks, seminars, research trips and presentations focussing on data.
Above is an image created from one of the workshops, visualising data as Minecraft landscapes.

 

POSTHUMAN, Pecha Kucha presentation, Cambridge Festival of Ideas, Cambridge University, 28th October

Posthuman PechaKucha* is a collaboration between ten contemporary artists and researchers working at the intersection
of cultural, scientific and political developments of the posthuman. 28th October, Cambridge University.

 

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Residency

Henry Driver: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Residency

Work from my recent graduate residency at St.Mary's Works, Norwich through Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is now live.

 

Grove Projects Residency

Henry Driver: grove residency

Work from my residency at grove this September is now online here, as well as images from the event here.


MA Show


MA Show at Norwich University of the Arts. Catch my Masters project 'Second Skin'.


Aesthetica Exhibition Tour & Interviews

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 from Aesthetica on Vimeo.

Check out this video for a tour of the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, as well as, artist interviews including one with myself.

 


I am delighted to say that I have been selected for the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2016.
Find out more here.

 

Adhoc interview out now, check it out here

 

DAZED & CONFUSED: Feature

DAZED & CONFUSED: Feature
"This guide brings together art’s next big names
The XL Catlin Art Guide and exhibition, curated by Justin Hammond, showcases this year’s most exciting creative graduates"

 

XL Catlin Guide, London Art Fair

Come check out the XL Catlin Guide at the London Art Fair, 20-24th Jan. Very excited to be included in this.

 

STENTOR, Screening at Torreloft, Copenhagen, 20th Dec

I wll be showing two films at STENTOR, a screening of physical and psychedelic films. At Torreloft, Copenhagen. 20th Dec.
Documentation below


Selected for the XL Catlin Guide 2016


Delighted to announce that I have been selected for the XL Catlin Guide 2016 to be published and launched at the London Art Fair 2016

The new edition of the XL Catlin Art Guide 2016 will present thirty exceptional new graduate artists, selected from UK art schools by curator Justin Hammond. Over the last seven years, this fully illustrated limited edition book has become established as an indispensable reference for followers of contemporary art. Identifying prevailing and future trends, this beautifully produced annual volume has become a collectable item in its own right.

Each year, Hammond tours the BA, MA and PG Dip final shows, searching out his pick of the most promising new artists. He follows up with a series of studio visits and artist

Highlights include Jude Crilly and Jamie Fitzpatrick from the MA Sculpture programme at the Royal College of Art. Riikka Hyvönen (BA Fine Art, Goldsmiths), Jane Hayes Greenwood (MA Fine Art, City & Guilds of London Art School) and Rebecca Ackroyd (Royal Academy Schools) make the final thirty, while schools from outside London including Leeds, Norwich and Falmouth are represented by Jack Otway, Henry Driver and photographer Joseph Ball.

The full list of this year’s ones to watch will be revealed in January when the XL Catlin Art Guide 2016 is launched at the London Art Fair 2016, alongside an exhibition of work by selected artists.

 

Whitechapel Gallery, Open Screenings

26th November I will be screening and discussing my work Drone at Whitechapel Gallery as part of Open Screenings

 

Phantom, Firstsite

 

 

Selection of works on show as the guest visual artist.

 

Phantom, Firstsite 30th October

Special Guest Visual Artist


I would like to invite you to Phantom an evening event at Firstsite on the 30th October, 7.30-10.30pm
For the event Firstsite will be blacked out and transformed by projections, installations and performances.
I am delighted to announce that I will be the special guest visual artist for the event and will be showing a collection of 6 works, consisting of a variety large and small scale multi channel video and projection installations. Revolving around the idea of phantom and themes of virtual illusions.

 

Shortlisted for FACT & Channels 2015

 

BEAMS Festival, Sydney, AUS, 19th Sep

FADE will be on show for BEAMS Festival, Sydney at the Gaffa gallery as part of an immersive video installation.
Catch it on the 19th September.

 

Radio Interview for STEALTH, Vivid Projects

Interview with Antonio Roberts for the exhibition STEALTH at Vivid Projects now available to listen.

 

Wysing Open Weekend 22nd - 23rd August: New work on show

 

New work will be exhibited for the Wysing Open Weekend, Cambridge, Uk. The work has been created during
my six week period as a Leverhulme Art Scholar at Wysing Arts Centre. Open 22nd - 23rd August, 12-6pm.

 

Nominee for BLOOOM, Award 2015

Six week stay at Wysing Arts Centre has begun.

Work created during this time will be exhibited in the gallery during the Open Weekend 22nd-23rd August

 

 

Stealth: The blur of privacy, the illusion of control

Interview for Imperica regarding the themes of the exhibtion STEALTH, Vivid Projects.
Featuring words from myself, Antonio Roberts, Joseph Delappe and Ryan Hughes.

Read here

 


Degree show piece A Tender Visions wins numerous awards

My degree show piece A Tender Vision, has been awarded the Vice Chancellors Commendation as well the Norfolk Contemporary Art Society Award the exhibition is open till 7th July, opening times here. The work is situated in Guntons Basement.

 

 

  DRONE - Henry Driver

STEALTH, Vivid Projects, Birmingham
Opening 25th June 6.30 - 8.30pm, general opening 26th June - 11th July, Thurs-Sat, 12-5pm

STEALTH presents recent work by UK and international artists critiquing surveillance culture and the invasive and pervasive technologies that shape our daily interactions. Utilising a variety of media including installations, video, social media and software, the exhibition explores how technology affects and disrupts our perceptions of privacy.

 

 

wysing

 

Delighted to announce that I will be taking part in the six week Leverhulme Arts Scholar summer residency at Wysing Arts Centre.

 

 

Henry & Neil - RGB - The Stew - 12  

 

Live audio visual installation with Neil James Earl for RGB Stew Gallery. Photography by Benjamin Beauchamp

 

 

Catch two of my video works at Tate Britain for Late at Tate, 1st May, 6pm - 10pm

 

RGB

Live audio visual performance and installation at 8.30pm . RGgb, Stew Gallery, Norwich, UK

 

smithsrow

Perpetual Decay (2013) has been selected for Smiths Row Open.
Exhibition open 28th March to 9th May

 

 

 

Lazer Blades [Henry & Neil] Norwich Arts Centre - 07

 

20/01/2015

New audio visual project LAZER BLADES, audio by Neil James Earl and visuals by Henry Driver

Photography by Benjamin Beauchamp at Spectro, Norwich Arts Centre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

spectro

20/02/15

Neil James Earl and I will be showing off our new A.V project at Norwich Arts Centre, presented by Spectro.

Tickets here

 

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