Drawing Biennial 2015

Exhibition: 5 March – 30 April · Auction: 16 April 10am – 30 April 9pm

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Benjamin Deakin

Defenceless Position

Year 2015
Medium Conté on paper
Dimensions 30 x 20.8 cm
Bidding Open Thu 16 April, 2015 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Wed 26 April, 2017 at 9:00pm
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Benjamin Deakin:

Benjamin Deakin (b.1977) lives and works in London. Studied at Kingston University and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, gaining an MA in Fine Art (2006). His interest in the significance that certain environments and landscapes hold for different cultures encourages him to travel frequently, often to remote parts of the world. In 2013 he spent three months cycling through the Andes visiting ancient Inca and Wari ruins. Residencies include Listhus, Olafsfjordur, Iceland (2016); the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada (2008); University of Kathmandu, Nepal (2005); and Hospitalfield Trust, Arbroath, Scotland (2002). He has curated several group exhibitions including Making the Nature Seen, Tannery Projects, London (2016); Screen, Turps Gallery, London (2015); and NordLust, Crimestown Gallery, London (2008). Select group exhibitions include Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes gallery, (2017, 2016); Full Circle, Drawing Room/UBM Project, London; This Years Model, Studio 1.1, London, UK (2015); Parallels of Latitude, Drawing Room/UBM projects, London, UK (2013); and  Marmite Prize for Painting, London, UK (2012).

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