New Art Projects, London

New Art Projects

6D Sheep Lane, London E8 4QS, U.K.

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Robin Footitt looks at the way we use our online presence, complete with its own language of emoticons, to punctuate our lives. His work alters, distorts and reassembles the grammar of social media.

Robin Footitt (b. 1982) studied at Central Saint Martins and Royal College of Art, London. Footitt lives and works in Bow, East London and is a former resident of Acme Studios’ Fire Station Residency, Bromley-by-Bow, London (2010 – 2015), The Florence Trust, London 2009) and Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (2008). Recent exhibitions include 2016 Modern Grammar New Art Projects,What Cannot Be Contained, Smiths Row, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (2015); The Trouble With Painting Today, Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, London (2014); Closed Circuit Saga, Edel Assanti, London (2014); A Town Without Pity, 4 Windmill Street, London (2013).

Robin Footitt, COMMENT, 2016, silkscreen print on paper, 70 x 100 cm (unframed), signed and numbered, edition of 8
Robin Footitt, LIKE, 2016, silkscreen print on paper, 70 x 100 cm (unframed), signed and numbered, edition of 8
Robin Footitt, Gum Strip (∞∞∞), 2016, flexed 2-colour anodised aluminium, 60 x 130 x 40 cm
Robin Footitt, One-Click-White-Green (GIFT), 2016, dye sublimation print on lycra, 130 x 90 cm
Robin Footitt, The Maltese Falcon Is Made of Lead, 2016, marker pen and acrylic on aluminium panel, 60 x 50 cm
Robin Footitt, The Maltese Falcon Is Made of Flint, marker pen and acrylic on aluminium panel, 60 x 50 cm