Saturday, 18 April 2009

Lawrence Abu-Hamdan

Title: Vaughan Williams’ filthy archive

Lawrence Abu Hamdan is an Artist based in London, he studied at Middlesex University and is currently developing work at the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London. Abu Hamdan’s work is chiefly concerned with sound and its spatial practices, using a compilation of processes including performance, film, writing, cartography, illustration and even shoe making to achieve alternative readings of urbanity and the built environment. His praxis is characterized by the long term project Marches which has been in development since 2005, the project has been developed, performed and exhibited for multiple organizations including Transmission Gallery Glasgow, C-E-M Lisbon, Artangel interaction London, Resonance fm London and in Italy with Festival di Santarcangelo 2009.