Approved: 16.08.2006

Alix Poscharsky

Artist, Digital designer

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Approved: 16.08.2006

"With a background in science, the tension between those two sides of me (the artistic and the scientific) triggered most of my art work in recent years. Initially, I was making art on art (exploring questions like What is art? and How does art world work?). More recently, I explored the discrepancies between great scientific ideas and our everyday life. Ultimately, I am interested in how things work

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    Artist Statement

    "With a background in science, the tension between those two sides of me (the artistic and the scientific) triggered most of my art work in recent years. Initially, I was making art on art (exploring questions like What is art? and How does art world work?). More recently, I explored the discrepancies between great scientific ideas and our everyday life. Ultimately, I am interested in how things work (or the truth, whatever that is)."

    CV & Education

    Qualifications and training 2006

    2006 BA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, London

    1999 Multi Media Training, Academy for Electronic Publishing, Hamburg

    1997 MA Archaeology, Hamburg University, Germany

    Group exhibitions

    2018 - Temporalities, Lethaby Gallery, Central Saint Martins, London
    2013 - The Coffee Art Project, The Old Truman Brewery, London
    2010 - FILE Media Art, SESI Cultural Centre, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    2010 - Origin of Colour, Meston Building, Aberdeen University, Aberdeen
    2008 - Exposing Time, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
    2008 - London On and On - II: Surface Structures, Videoex - 10th International Experimental Film and Video Festival, Zuerich
    2007 - Eyes, Lies & Stories, Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool
    2007 - Flash Film Festival, Horse Hospital, London 2007 - Nexus video projection, Gateshead Metro Station, Newcastle
    2007 - The Nature of Systems, BFI Southbank, London
    2006 - Bombe Surprise, 43 South Molton Street, London
    2006 - Isfilmu Nakts #1, kSuns, Riga, Latvia
    2006 - This is RadioTank - Live II, ICA, London 2006 - Transvision, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
    2005 - Tales Magazine, Launch Party, London
    2005 - Urban Festival, Zagreb, Croatia 2004 - Moving Images, ICA Digital Studio, London

    Degree shows

    2006 - BA Degree show, Central Saint Martins, London

    Live/Performance

    2013 - Universe: Explained, Gorilla, Manchester
    2007 - River, Barons Court Theatre, London
    2005 - Ccred Open Mic event, Funky Monkey Bar, London Workshops
    2012 - Impossible Artworks, Holly Lodge Community Centre, London

    Competitions, prizes and awards

    2005 - President's Fund, grant 2005 - William Atkinson Scholarship Award (highly commended) 2003 - Reeves Foundation, grant