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Keith Harrison

Tombstone (let’s get over this), 2015

Keith Harrison’s collaborative performance piece is a series of stone benches. The benches will change shape as they are sculpted by the skills of skaters at a special performance skate jam event. Harrison is making a playful nod to the fact that most street furniture is strcitly off-limits to street sports. 

Tombstone (let's get over this), Keith Harrison, 2015. Photo: Sophie Mutivelian

About the Artist:

Since 2002 Harrison has been involved in a series of process-based experiments, in which chance and unexpected outcomes played an important role in his work. Through his knowledge of form, materials and making, he sees his role as being to create new objects, opportunities and experiences.

Harrison has realised large-scale works for public galleries and museums including the Jerwood Space and Camden Arts Centre [London] and MIMA [Middlesborough]. In 2013 he was the Ceramics Resident at the V&A where he created a series of works sited alongside the permanent collections.

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Mah Rana
Clare Twomey
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