Corin Sworn

Corin Sworn (b.1977, London, UK) lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland. Studied BA Psychology, Minor Art History at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA (1994-99); BA Art and Design programme at Central Saint Martins, London, UK (2001-02); BFA Integrated Media Programme at Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, CA (1999-2002); and MFA at The Glasgow School of Art, UK (2007-2009). Sworn creates films and installations deeply rooted in research, weaving together history with memories and fragments of true and imagined stories. Awards inlcude the MaxMara Art Prize for Women in association with Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK (2014).  Select exhibitions include The Time of the Foxes, Galeria Arsenał, Białystok, PO (2016); The Coat, ICA, London, UK (2016); La Giubba, Natalia Hug, Cologne, DE (2015); Silent Sticks, MaxMara Art Prize for Women, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2013-2015); Vibrant Matter, Langen Foundation, Neuss, DE (2014); The Rag, Papers Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK (2013). Select group exhibitions include I’m So Green, Natalia Hug, Cologne, DE (2014); Assembly: A Survey of Recent Artists’ Film and Video in Britain (2008–2013), Tate Britain (2013-14); You Imagine What You Desire, 19TH Biennale of Sydney, AU (2014); ANALOGUE OTHER, Poor Farm, Manawa, US (2013); and Les Séparés CEAAC, Strasbourg, DE (2012).

Last updated: 02.03.2017