Anna Barham (1974, UK) works with video, writing and live events, drawing on the productive slippages in language revealed as it moves between different bodies, forms and technologies. Her works are often housed in structures which choreograph the relationships between audiences, screens and speakers, emphasising the active, physical and provisional encounter between a text and its recipient. Her works belong to museum collections that include Tate, London, Victoria & Albert, London, SFMOMA, US and CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, SP. Recent exhibitions and live events include Fig-2, ICA Studio, London; Air de jeu, Centre Pompidou, Paris; Diding An interior that remains an exterior, KM- Graz, Austria (2015), Secret Surface, KW, Berlin, DE; A sentence can be ours and ours, Museum M, Leuven, BE; This is a Voice, Wellcome Collection, London (2016)
Luca Bertolo (1968, Milano, IT) attended the Graduate Degree Course in Information Technology from 1987 until 1992 at Milano Università Statale, where he began writing his thesis on Mathematical Logic while taking other courses in art and working as an illustrator. Following a period of residence in London, he returned to Italy and graduated from the Brera Fine Arts Academy in 1998. He moved to Berlin the same year, where he lived until 2005. Recent solo shows include: If Anything, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles; Guerre Pace, SpazioA, Pistoia, (IT); UFO, SpazioA, Pistoia (IT); A Painting Cycle, curated by Cecilia Canziani e Ilaria Gianni, Nomas Foundation, Roma (IT); Six tips for ageing with grace, Arcade, London (GB). Recent group exhibitions include: Souvenir, organised by Lucie Fontaine, Galerie Perrotin, Paris (FR); Fig. 2: Natura Morta, curated by Cecilia Canziani & Ilaria Gianni, GNAM, Roma (IT); La Figurazione Inevitabile curated by Marco Bazzini e Davide Ferri, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea L. Pecci, Prato (IT). He currently lives and works in the Tuscan Apuan Alps area.
Caroline Achaintre (1969, Toulouse, FR) spent her formative years in Germany studying Fine Art at Kunsthochschule in Halle/Saale (1996-98), with her postgraduate Studies in Fine Art and Combined Media at Chelsea College of Art & Design, London (1998-2000) and a MA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London (2001-03). She trained as a blacksmith before coming to London, where she now lives and works. Recent solo exhibitions include those at FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, FR, (2017) BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK (2016); TATE Britain, London (2015-15); Castello di Rivoli, Turin, IT (2015-16). Her works belong to international museum collections that include TATE and Museé d’ Art Moderne de la Ville, Paris.
Anna Barham, ‘The squid that hid’, 2015, HD video, 5’ 06”, Edition of 3