LIVING ROOM LIGHT EXCHANGE BIRMINGHAM, UK
Edie Jo Murray + Dinosaur Kilby
Wednesday 4th July, 19:00 - 22:00
Dinosaur Kilby is an artist currently living and working in Birmingham, UK. He studied a BA in Fine Art at Loughborough University, graduating in 2015. He then moved to Birmingham to become the graduate studio Holder at The Lombard Method. His work combines a lo-fi aesthetic, often using cardboard and tape, alongside green-screen technology to create video worlds. Interested in themes of humour and slap-stick and how contemporary artists are perceived by the public as well as by art world insiders. Video works like ‘Painter, Sculptor, Poet: Part I’ (2017) often use performance to camera, to ask questions about the idea of performance, and where it fits in the artist’s tool chest. Dinosaur Kilby co-created the art collective Kühle Wampe in 2016. A platform spread between Birmingham & Nottingham. Current members include Amelia Seren Roberts, Craig David Parr and Josh Heathcote. Most recent exhibitions include: Black Hole Club Spring Launch @ Vivid Projects, Birmingham. Slow Cooker Residency Tour @ Stryx Gallery (Birmingham), Direct Art Action (Walsall), Artist's Workhouse (Studley), Asylum Gallery (Wolverhampton) & Meter Room (Coventry.) Saturday Night T.V. Party @ The Lombard Method, June 2017.
Edie Jo Murray uses digital media to reflect on contemporary culture, psychology and mythology. Her practice utilises CGI, performance and data collection to explore and question notions of reality in a digital age.