David Cotterrell

David Cotterrell is an installation artist working across media and technologies to explore the social and political tendencies of a world at once shared and divided.
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Code Yellow - 28.03.14
David will be showing the new immersive installation work, Mazar, Texas in the exhibition, Code Yellow. Co-produced with the artist/curator Laray Polk. A curatorial exercise exploring systems of...
Read more - Posted: 28th March 2014

The Ostrich Experiments
David's fourth solo exhibition at Danielle Arnaud explores the illusion of chance amidst a dominant culture of reductive choice. The Ostrich Experiments invites participants to consider their actions ...
Read more - Posted: 23rd September 2013

Engines of War - 28.03.13
David will be showing his photographic work, Gateway, at Gasser Grunert Gallery, NY in a group show, Engines of War, curated by Charles Dee Mitchell and Cynthia Mulcahy. Opening March ...
Read more - Posted: 23rd March 2013

London Art Fair : Stand 1 - 16.01.13
At the London Art Fair, David will show Prototype II, a mechanical artwork incorporating two .357 Magnum handguns engaged in a perpetual game of Russian roulette. The work is being represented b...
Read more - Posted: 15th January 2013

Stefan Gec in conversation with David Cotterrell - 23.10.12
Stefan Gec will talk to David Cotterrell about his recent exhibition Crossing Heaven at noshowspace. The artist's talk will take place on Tuesday 23 October 2012, 6.45pm in the project space, 13...
Read more - Posted: 18th October 2012

Art Image Politics - 10.03.12
To accompany the exhibition, Monsters of the Id a one day symposium will be held at the John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton: Nation States, world power, economic models, the role of ...
Read more - Posted: 2nd March 2012

Monsters of the Id - 11.02.12
David's new solo exhibition opens next Saturday at John Hansard Gallery.  Derived from the artist's journeys to Afghanistan, Monsters of the Id tests our expectations of cinematic and media...
Read more - Posted: 6th February 2012

Other Surfaces - 12.01.12
David's work, Hero, will be shown in the exhibition Other Surfaces, curated by Rebecca Geldard at the Poppy Sebire Gallery.  The artists participating in ‘Other Surfaces’, ...
Read more - Posted: 6th January 2012

Adhocracy - 07.08.11
David will be joining a panel of creative thinkers, social innovators, future-shapers, dilettantes and their admirers to tattle-tale on how resistance and entrepreneurship might be getting it tog...
Read more - Posted: 31st July 2011

Slipstream : Closing Weekend
The exhibition Slipstream closes this weekend. Tonight it will be open until 8.30pm as part of the 'Last Friday' South London art event.  The exhibition, held at Peckham Space features a new two...
Read more - Posted: 29th July 2011

David Cotterrell : Kino Eye
Now available to download : An illustrated chapbook which documents the relationships between Breda Beban and David Cotterrell's works and explores possible common themes in terms of subject matter an...
Read more - Posted: 26th July 2011

Hill33 : Launch Event - 09.10.10
David has completed installation of Hill33 a 1,300 tonne, 11-metre tall earthwork for the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust. Working with the 100 Field Squadron of the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineer...
Read more - Posted: 4th October 2010

Forest of Dean Sculpture: Planning permission granted!
The planning application for the proposed new work, Hill33, was granted today.  David is intrigued by the ex-industrial landscape of the Forest of Dean, seeing it as “one of choreographed ...
Read more - Posted: 21st July 2010

AMH 2010 : Humanities at the Cutting Edge - 05.07.10
This year's Association for the Medical Humanities conference will be held in Truro and Tate St Ives. Conversations Between Surgery, Pathology, the Humanities & the Arts Peninsula College of Med...
Read more - Posted: 30th June 2010

Volta6 Basel
For Volta 6, David will show 1:25, a modular, miniature artwork suggesting children’s toys like Brio, Lego and Meccano. The work can be endlessly built and rebuilt to create defensive barriers a...
Read more - Posted: 13th June 2010

Professorial Lecture: Simulating the sublime - 09.06.10
To address his disappointment with the limitations of photographic and film reproduction of vast landscapes, in his inaugural lecture, David is referencing the work of aviation simulation companies to...
Read more - Posted: 4th June 2010

Structurescapes - 01.06.10
The University of Essex Gallery, Arts on 5 is pleased to present Structurescapes, an exhibition exploring images of rural and urban constructed environments to reveal how utopian and dystopian princip...
Read more - Posted: 28th May 2010

Tate Britain: Beyond the Academy - 14.05.10
David will join the panel exploring the concept and curatorship of the exhibition in a research context. Is the idea of the exhibition being distorted or creatively extended by new disciplinary p...
Read more - Posted: 13th May 2010

Field Broadcast - 08.05.10
33 Artists will send live broadcasts from fields direct to your desktop. All works, whether video, animation, performance, sculpture or live data will be created in the field with no editing or post p...
Read more - Posted: 7th May 2010

TheArtFund RUSI: Remembrance in a Modern Society - 10.03.10
David will take part in a debate chaired by Jon Snow to discuss Britain's historical approach to remembrance. The panel includes General Sir Richard Dannatt, Diane Lees and Chris Simpkins. The event, ...
Read more - Posted: 5th March 2010

Fabrica: Artist Talk - 19.11.09
David will be visiting Fabrica in Brighton to give an artist's talk next Thursday. The event is part of a range of talks and activities scheduled to coincide with the exhibition Chameleon, by Tina Gon...
Read more - Posted: 12th November 2009

Philip Leverhulme Prize
David has been awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize. The Trustees are pleased to announce the results of the 2009 competition for Philip Leverhulme Prizes. These Prizes are awarded to outstanding young ...
Read more - Posted: 27th October 2009

Bearing witness: the role of war artists in the 21st century - 26.10.09
David and Paul Seawright will be in a chaired conversation with Jes Fernie, Associate Curator, firstsite at Headgate Theatre, Colchester.  Further information, courtesy of Je...
Read more - Posted: 10th September 2009

Shanghype (Chicago) - 27.09.09
This Autumn the film Hero will be presented in Chicago as part of the touring exhibition, Shanghype! From September 20 to December 13, 2009 the Hyde Park Art Center presents the exhibi...
Read more - Posted: 8th August 2009

Reversed Images: Representations of Shanghai and Its Contemporary Material Culture - 24.09.09
“Industrial perspectives before my eyes. Unforgiving architecture. The prospect of a future civilization made of metal structures covering the passageway to the world.” Arrival, 2008 by Da...
Read more - Posted: 9th June 2009

The Making of the New Silk Roads - 27.08.09
David will be exhibiting new work within a performative symposium and exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand in August this year. The New Silk Roads is a highly constructed and symbolic subject that keeps f...
Read more - Posted: 31st May 2009

Berlin International Video Art Festival - 27.08.09
While David will be in Bangkok on August 27th (installing work for The Making of the New Silk Roads) he will be presenting live in Berlin at the VideoKills International Video Art Festival -...
Read more - Posted: 26th August 2009

Forest of Dean Commission - 14.07.09
David has been commissioned by the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust to undertake research and produce a new work, opening to the public in summer 2010. The research period is supported by the Forest of ...
Read more - Posted: 10th July 2009

Searchlight Book-Launch and Talk - 23.06.09
On Tuesday 23rd June a book documenting the project, Searchlight will be launched at this year's North East Festival of Architecture at a talk by David on the development of the work. Searc...
Read more - Posted: 9th June 2009

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times - 26.05.09
Salon Conversations: Collaborations at the Architectural Association, London : AAIS Salon 26th May 6.30-8.30pm. AA School Director Brett Steele hosts a conversation between pairs of collaborators w...
Read more - Posted: 20th May 2009

Method - Cultural Leadership Programme - 19.05.09
David has been selected to be included in the pilot artists’ development programme, Method. Supported exclusively by the Cultural Leadership Programme, Method focuses its agenda on the developm...
Read more - Posted: 19th May 2009

Website Relaunched - 15.04.09
Nearly ten years after the first attempt at creating a web-site to document my work was launched, a new site has been created. Unlike previous incarnations, this site can be updated and will provide a...
Read more - Posted: 15th April 2009

Krieg und Medizin Exhibition Open - 04.04.09
The second leg of the Wellcome Collection's, War and Medicine touring exhibition has been opened as Krieg und Medizin at the Deutsches Hygene Museum in Dresden. The expanded exhibition features two of...
Read more - Posted: 12th April 2009

Help with this website Part1 : General
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Read more - Posted: 5th March 2009

Help with this website Part2 : Index Pages
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Help with this website Part3 : Detail Pages
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Help with this website Part4 : Other Pages and Functions
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