Antony Cairns (b.1980, London) works across photography, installation and sculpture. He studied photography at the London College of Printing, graduating in 2002 with first class honours. He was awarded the 2015 Hariban Award and received the Images Vevey Special Jury Prize in 2017. Recent exhibitions include: TYO2-LDN4 at Roman Road, London (2017); A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age at George Eastman Museum, New York (2016); and LA-LV / LDN Process at SferaExhibition, Kyoto, Japan, as part of KYOTOGRAPHIE 2016. A new installation by Cairns will be featured in the upcoming exhibition Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art at Tate Modern, London, and he will also be participating in London Nights at the Museum of London. His work is held in a number of important British and European collections and was also recently acquired by George Eastman Museum, New York.
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Antony Cairns, LDN3, 2013-14 (printed 2015-2016). Silver gelatin prints on aluminium, 18.5 x 23 cm each, edition of 3. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Ollie Hammick
Antony Cairns, LA-LV 35, 2015. Silver gelatin print on aluminium, 18.5 x 23 cm, edition of 3. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Antony Cairns
Antony Cairns, OSC56, 2015 (printed 2016). Inkjet on 108 cream, green and blue computer punch cards assembled and mounted on archival wood sticks with pins, 96 x 170 cm, unique. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Ollie Hammick
Antony Cairns, E.I. OSC16, 2016. E-ink screen encapsulated in Perspex frame, 10.1 x 12.9 cm (20 x 20 cm with frame), unique. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Ollie Hammick
Antony Cairns, OSC Collotype Portfolio, 2015 (printed 2015). Portfolio of 10 collotype prints on Gampi paper with one collotype glass plate, 14 x 19 cm, edition of 6. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Ollie Hammick