Chris Cawkwell is a visual artist whose work explores the relationship between global marketing and consumption. Utilizing contemporary technologies, performative and interactive elements to critique the social systems and processes which operate around us and highlight the rate at which products are consumed and commodified.
Cawkwell graduated with a Masters in Fine Art from Wimbledon College of Art in 2012. He has exhibited nationally and internationally; in Mumbai, India, as part of cross-collaborative venture Project India (Asia Arts Projects & the 1%-ers Art Collective, 2011) and Tokyo, Japan, part of Tokyo Wonder Site’s Creator in Residence program (2012).
He has completed residency programs at Space 118, Mumbai, (2011), Tokyo Wonder Site, Aoyama, (2012) and at the Bohunk Institute, Nottingham, in preparation for solo show Sensorama (2013). His work forms part of the permanent collection at Space 118.
He is a founding member and director of artist led space (and collective) ArtLacuna, based in Clapham Junction, South London - http://artlacuna.org/.