John Russell

John Russell (b.1963, lives and works in London, UK) studied History of Art at Goldsmith’s College of Art and fine art at Slade School of Art and Saint Martin’s School of Art.

He was a co-founder of the artists’ group BANK, of which he was a member for ten years participating in over fifty exhibitions and events, as well as several publications. Since leaving BANK in January 2000, Russell has worked both independently and collaboratively in producing exhibitions, publications as artworks and curatorial projects. His work has been shown at MOT International, London (2014); Treignac Project, Treignac, France (2013);  The New Art Gallery Walsall, UK (2013); ICA, London (2011); Focal Point Gallery, Southend, UK (2011); The Grey Area, Brighton, UK (2011); Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria (2011); Tate Britain, London (2010); and Tate St Ives, Cornwall, UK (2009).              

Image credit: John Russell, Parallel Domination Facility detail, 2015; courtesy of the artist. John Russell, Adjacent Bureaucracy Enhancement detail, 2015; courtesy of the artist. John Russell, Diagonal Slaughter Optimisation detail, 2015; courtesy of the artist.