Antony Cairns (b.1980, London) lives and works in London, England. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in photography from the London College of Printing in 2002. In 2015, Cairns received the Hariban Award and he was awarded the Images Vevey Special Jury Prize in 2017. He is currently participating in major institutional exhibitions at the Museum of London and Stedelijk Museum Breda. Recent solo exhibitions include The Tale of Adam Earl Gordons, Théâtre de Verdure, Vevey (2018); TYO2-LDN4, Roman Road, London (2017); OSC – Osaka Station City, Roman Road, London (2016); and LA-LV / LDN Process, SferaExhibition, Kyoto, Japan (2016). His works have been shown in international group exhibitions, including Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art, Tate Modern, London (2018); A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age, George Eastman Museum, New York (2016); TOUCHED – Craftsmanship in Contemporary Photography, Museum Het Schip, Amsterdam (2016); and Memory Lab: Photography Challenges History, Mudam, Luxembourg (2015). Upcoming residencies include Gapado Artist in Residence, Seogwipo-si, Rebublic of Korea, in Autumn 2019.
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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