Malcolm Litson has a shotgun approach to art practice that includes projection, audio, moving image and 2D media.His work encompasses painting,film,audio/visual performance, music production and large-scale projection.
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His work with large-scale video mapped projection evolved from a stint of guerrilla raids such as the infamous image of Gail Porter onto the Houses of Parliament. This was followed with a commission for the Turin Biennale to project large-scale images onto landmark buildings in the city. The projections derived from medical equipment at the Royal College of Surgeons in London, chosen to display human frailty on a maximum scale. This was followed with a VJ performance for the ICA ,commissioned for the Playtime film festival.He has also worked with The Light Surgeons, the established multimedia collective.Projects have included audio production for 'LDN24' at The Museum of London and music production and performance for 'True Fictions', a live audio/visual performance.(New York/London IMAX/Hong Kong/Belfast/Madrid//Milan/Big Chill Festival)
Malcolm Litson also set up and curates AVTV, a platform for artist installation and live performance for festivals and events.
He produces and performs music as Bitvert.Perfomances include Glastonbury Festival,Fabric (vocals - Scanone) Blissfield Festival and Nozstock Festival. The Civil Serpent EP was released on Random Records in 2013
CV & Education
2015 - Impunity.Waterside Gallery.Trafford.Manchester
2014 - Transmission, Lebenson Gallery.Paris
2012 - Home Office of the Fan Fiction Empire, Residence Gallery.London
2008 - Flogging Live Horses, Spitalfields Shoreditch.London
2005 - From a slap to a gun, ICA.London
2000 - Big Torino,Torino Biennale, Torino Architecture, Turin
2016 - Heaven Stage Visuals - Shangri-la.Glastonbury Festival.
2015 - Lebenson Gallery.Paris
2014 -Screengrab New Media Arts Award - Australia
2012 - Home Office of The Fan Fiction Empire, The Residence Gallery, London
2011 - Print Show, http://www.lebensongallery.com, Paris
2010 - Illumini - 'Advent', The Crypt, St Pancras Church.London
2010 - Melt Exhibition, Mile End Art Pavilion, London
2009 - Sense worldwide, Sense Loft Gallery, 68-70 Wardour St.London
2007 - Climate of Change - Curator - Mark Hammond, 235-241 Union St.London
2004 - Hype Gallery, Truman Brewery, Brick Lane.London
1994 - David John Mooney, Waterman's Art Gallery.London
1992 - True Stories, ICA, London Curated projects.London
2016 - Bitvert - Live electronica AV set.Brainwash.Shangri-la.Glastonbury Festival.
2015 - AVTV - Live electronica AV set. Brainwash.Shangri -la.Glastonbury Festival
2014 - AVTV -Live electronica AV set CPU.Shangri -la.Glastonbury Festival.
2013 - AVTV - Live electronica AV set.Hackney Wicked Festival, Glass Factory, Hackney Wick.London
2012 - Blinc Festival - Syntax, Conwy Castle, Conwy
2012 - AV set.Looking Sound, The Finsbury.London
2009 - blipvert - audio visual electronica performance, Sound Expo, Leeds
2009 - The Light Surgeons - True Fictions, Microwave Festival, Hong Kong
2008 - The Light Surgeons - True Fictions, Performance Spaces, New York/Manchester/Milan/Madrid/Big Chill/London IMAX/Brighton/Belfast/Hong Kong/Sao Paulo/Hackney Film Festival
2008 - True Fictions -The Light Surgeons, BFI, London IMAX
2006 - AVTV, Dreambagsandjaguarshoes, London
2010 - Islington Exhibits - Lighting workshops, St.Luke's Community Centre, London Public commissions.London
2012 - SYNTAX - Film commission. Blinc Projection Festival, Conwy.Wales
2010 - LDN24- The Light Surgeons -Music/Sound Design, Museum of London, London
2009 - Shelmazeltov - Music/Sound Design, Jewish Film Festival/ Vimeo Film Awards NY, London