Bio

David Blackmore is a European artist based in London since 2003. Initially trained through the medium and criticality of photography his practice has migrated substantially favouring a Post-Medium approach. David has two sides to his practice. One is studio based, working with sculpture and print. The other consists of transgressive actions performed for the image and relational exchanges.

Initially studying at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art & Design (Dublin, Ire) and University of Westminster (London, UK) Blackmore completed a Master’s in Fine Art at the Slade School of Fine Art (London, Uk). David has exhibited widely including solo shows at at MOCA (London), SITEATION (Dublin), Schwartz Gallery (London), Central European House of Photography (Bratislava), Draíocht (Dublin) and Elliot Halls (Amsterdam).

At the start of 2021 David was included in Art UK's list of 10 artists to follow on Instagram in 2021. In 2020 David featured in BBC4’s TV documentary ‘21st Century Mythologies with Richard Clay’discussing the myth of money which is available on the BBC i-player. In 2019 and 2017 two recent works by Blackmore were accessioned to the British Museum's collection; one of which featured in I‐Object (Jan 2019).

A recent relational work European Pa55port featured at MOCA London (October, 2018), re: publica’s Berlin (May 2018) and Dublin (Sept. 2017) conferences and was presented at Rem Koolhaas / Wolfgang Tillmans’ EuroLab conference in June 2018.

David's studio is located at Chisenhale Studios Bow and is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts



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