Ben Giles (b.1992.Uk)

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“I found myself suddenly neighbour to the birds; not by having imprisoned one, but having caged myself near them ” - Henry David Thoreau

Nature, metamorphosis, light, colour, collage,collaboration, juxtaposition, repetition, excitement, evolution, manipulation,music, television, improvisation, participation and seduction are all components in my practice.

Education

Kingston University, 2012 - 2015 - BA Fine Art

West Suffolk College - Btech, Art and Design

Exhibitions and Events


2017

"Format Walls" - Toronto - Canada - September "Beginnings" - Apex, Bury St Edmunds - 20 October - 5 November "Light and Space" - St Marys Shoe Factory, Norwich - August.  "Cut It Out" - Revolution Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA. - July "Pop Up" solo show, Two Fat Ladies Gallery, Norwich - June - "Language Of Flowers"  - Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, USA - June "Blah Blossom" - Elizabeth Street Gallery, New York- June -- "Solo show" - Franks Bar, Norwich - March. --"Legs to walk us, Drop us" - Jam Factory, Oxford - January 


2016 - May, Artist in Residency, KH Messen, Alvik, Norway. 

2015 - "Cut & Stick", Line Gallery, Stroud. - , "Open Exhibition ", Firstsite, Colchester. 

2014 - Ming Of Harlem - Set Builder-, Kingston University, Collage workshops - ,  Collagerie - Stew Gallery - Norwich  - ,  Wild Magazine "Bestiary Art Auction"  October 2nd - , "Open" Etsy Uk Artists - Base Gallery - London - October 17th - 19th - ,,  In Residence - Sainsbury Institue for Art Presents: Movement in Modernism - Norwich - February - , Ex Nihilo - July 4th - , SHAPESHIFTING Zine, - May - , 

2013 Patchwork Project - Group Show - Elsewhere Factory - Rome - 10th October - , Collage Workshop's - RPM - London - September - , Creatives Rising - Group Show - ,Kingston museum - Group Show - , Mass - Group Show - Kingston - 22nd February - , Scopophilia - , Collagerie - Group Show - Stew Gallery - Norwich - November - 

2012 Clapham Picturehouse - Solo - London - 25th October - , Disruptions and Creations - Group Show - Underground Gallery - London - 12th July

Commissions and Clients include


  • Google
  • New York Times Magazine
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Winc Journal
  • Honey Mi Honey
  • Bodega Nottingham
  • 55DSL
  • Conde Nast Traveller
  • Princeton Architectural Press
  • Mystery Jets
  • Riverhead Books
  • Front MagazineFish Tank
  • Holiday Magazine

Publications include:



Online Features;

No Culture Icons, Fecal Face, First Line Mag, Moustache Mag, SYN, Jung Katz Blog, Baiser Mag, NSMBL, Artnau, Weird Show, Uppercase, Honestly WTF, Miss Moss, Get Inspired, New York Magazine, Saccades Project, U+Mag, Quiet Lunch, Portable TV, Cake , Atlas Magazine


Collaborations

  • Studio Dagda with Elle Hardwick
  • Rookie Mag with Elle Hardwick
  • Kneon Magazine with Rebekah Campbell
  • Yen Magazine with Rebekah Campbell
  • Line a Journal with Rebekah Campell
  • Cake with Leanne Surfleet
  • Kneon Magazine with Leanne Surfleet
  • Matters with Miriam Waldner
  • Kneon Magazine with Ana Mercedes



Using Format