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.