James Johnson-Perkins


James Johnson-Perkins is a British artist whom currently lives and works in the UK and China. His art practice draws from themes such as: memory, nostalgia and play. In his work he uses: childhood materials, nostalgic objects, new media, drawing and performance to camera.

James Johnson-Perkins has exhibited in: China, USA, Canada, Russia, Japan, Nepal, Oman, Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Lithuania, Macedonia and the UK. Including: The Chinese European Arts Centre (CEAC), National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Moscow, Russia, Toyota Museum of Modern Art, Japan, Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), Glasgow and The Royal College of Art (RCA), London.

He has recently had solo shows at: The Liangzhu Culture Centre, Hangzhou, China, CEAC, Xiamen, China, The University of Nottingham, China, ARTPLAY, British Higher School of Art and Design, Moscow, Russia, The Arts Student League of New York, USA, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales, UK and The Bridge Guard Gallery, Štúrovo, Slovakia.

Johnson-Perkins has exhibited work in over 50 group events, including: The Venice Biennale, Italy, The Athens Photo Festival, Greece, Digital Long Island Media Festival, New York, USA, Lux Artist Film Festival, London, UK and at The Hay-On-Wye Festival, Wales, UK. He has exhibited alongside a huge variety of international artists including: Alison Knowles, A-YO, Ben Voutier, Gustav Metzger, Sean Scully, Littlewhitehead, Andre Stitt, Michael Nyman, Bill Drummond, Bob and Roberta Smith, Vlad Monroe, Gabriela Fridriksdottir, Alan Kane, Matt Stokes, Matthew Cowan, Robin Klassnik, Juneau Projects, Ross Sinclair, and Antony Gormley.

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