Corin Sworn

Corin Sworn (b.1977, London, UK) Lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland. Studied BA Psychology, Minor Art History, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA (1994-99); BA, Art and Design programme, Central Saint Martins, London, UK (2001-02); BFA, Integrated Media Programme,  Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, CA (1999-2002) and MFA, The Glasgow School of Art, UK (2007-2009). Awarded the MaxMara Art Prize for Women in association with Whitechapel Gallery, London, Uk (2014). Sworn creates films and installations deeply rooted in research, weaving together history with memories and fragments of true and imagined stories. 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); Les Séparés CEAAC, Strasbourg, DE (2012).

Last updated: 24.02.2017

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