Tuesday, 24 November 2009
"DOMINIC WILCOX is an artist who works within the territory of the 'everyday'. Everyday objects, environments, buildings, human interaction, no area of normality is out of reach. His work, which is usually layered with an ultra dry wit, places a spotlight on the banal, always adding a new, alternative perspective on things we take for granted. His work has been published and exhibited extensively around the world and he continues to develop his work in all fields of creativity.
After studying a degree in Visual Communication at Edinburgh College of Art, followed by a period of time living in Japan, Wilcox later undertook an MA at the Royal College of Art on the renowned Design Product course led by Ron Arad. After leaving the RCA in 2002, he started a partnership called Mosley meets Wilcox. One major MMW project was a collaboration with Rock photographer Mick Rock which ended in a collection of objects exhibited in Sept 2004.
Since going solo in 2005 Wilcox has worked on his own projects as well as major art commisions for organisaions such as Nike, Vipp and Esquire. In 2009 he started an ideas site called Variations on normal, where he puts his sketchbook ideas and observations. He is currently developing new work, experiments and ideas." (wilcox)
BORN Sunderland, UK
EDUCATION RCA (MA), Edinburgh College of Art (BA)
LIVES AND WORKS London, UK
THE SHOES + LACES PICTURES ARE PART OF A PROJECT CALLED FILEDS : As part of the London Design Festival, Dominic Wilcox has created a field from 400 eco-friendly shoes. Sponsored by Terra Plana, the ethical shoe company, Wilcox has applied a touch of magic to the shoe laces as they rise up in unison and grow towards the window's light.
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