Biography

Lucy Beech
Born 1985, United Kingdom

2011-2013 Slade School of Fine Art, London (M.A)
2004-2007 Chelsea College of Art and Design, London (B.A Hons)

Edward Thomasson
Born 1985, United Kingdom

2009-2011 Slade School of Fine Art, London (M.A)
2004-2008 Chelsea College of Art and Design, London (B.A Hons)

Selected Press

Art Monthly, June 2017

Awards

  • 2016

    Awards for Artists, Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017

    Art Now: Lucy Beech and Edward Thomasson, Tate Britain, London

  • 2013

    Left Behind Together, Outpost Norwich

  • 2011

    One Another Company, IMT Gallery, London

Performances

  • 2016

    Public Relations, Maureen Paley, London
    Public Relations, Site Gallery, Sheffield.

  • 2015

    Passive Aggressive 3, Frieze Live, London.

  • 2014

    The Cigarette Game 2 (Tearing it Up), Radio Calling, Tent, Rotterdam.
    Passive Aggressive 2, Camden Arts Centre, London.

  • 2013

    Passive Aggressive, Yapi Kredi Cultural Center, Istanbul.

  • 2012

    Doing It, Vivarium Studio, Biennale Belleville, Paris.
    Open House, South London Gallery, London.

  • 2011

    Strip, Lucky PDF for Frieze Projects, Frieze Art Fair, London.
    Seven Year Itch, More Soup and Tart, Barbican Theatre, London.
    Human Resources, Platform One, Bloomsbury Theatre, London.

  • 2010

    Holding it Together. Night and Day, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford.
    The Cigarette Game, Testing Ground: Live, Zabludowicz Collection, London.
    On Face Work, I Was There, Stedefreund Berlin.

  • 2009

    Self Protection is not Magical, Making Mistakes, Paradise Row, London.
    Instructions for a Dance, Propeller Island, London.

  • 2008

    Fire In the Belly, Concrete and Glass Festival, Shoreditch House, London.

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2016

    The Girls the Boys and the Political, Lisson Gallery, London

  • 2011

    The Cigarette Game, Fordham Gallery at Maddox, Maddox Arts, London.

  • 2009

    Fire In the Belly, Visions in The Nunnery, Bow Arts Trust, London.
    Self Protection is Not Magical, Schicksal Oder Vaseline?, The Showroom, Berlin.

Screenings

  • 2015

    Artist Film and Video, Tate Britain, London.
    In conversation with Jonathan P Watts, Harris Museum, Preston.

  • 2013

    Slam Friday Late, V22, London.

Residencies

  • 2016

    Platform, Site Gallery, Sheffield

  • 2014

    Performance residency, Camden Arts Centre, London

  • 2013

    Transition, Yapi Kredi Cultural Center, Istanbul.

Selected Bibliography

  • 2017

    Allsop, Laura, Lucy Beech and Edward Thomasson: Together, Art Monthly, June 2017, p. 20.

    Beech, Lucy and Thomasson, Edward, Robert Mapplethorpe’s Brian Ridley and Lyle Heeter, 1979,
    Tate Etc., Issue 40, Summer 2017, p.111.

  • 2016

    Judah, Hettie, Neo-Shamanism and Other Trends in the Art World This Year, artnet.com, 29 December 2016.
    Judah, Hettie, The 50 Most Exciting Artists in Europe Right Now, artnet.com, 23 November 2016.
    –––, News: Prizes, Art Monthly, No. 402, December-January 2016-17, p.16.
    Muñoz-Alonso, Lorena, Paul Hamlyn Foundation Reveals 2016 Visual Arts Award Winners,
    artnet.com., 11 November 2016.
    –––, Paul Hamlyn Foundation Reveals Recipients Of 22nd Annual Award for Artists, 14 November 2016.