Chris Alton: Artist Talk | Catalyst Arts Online

Chris Alton: Artist Talk | Catalyst Arts Online


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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As part of the public programme of Common or Garden, Catalyst Arts are excited to bring you an artist talk by Chris Alton.

This event will take place online on Thursday 3 December at 7pm.
If you are interested, please email to be sent a link in advance.

Chris Alton (b.1991, Croydon) is an artist and (occasional) curator. Whether deploying disco music in opposition to fascism, proposing art schools be built over golf courses, or discussing the trident as a cypher for colonial intent, his work addresses the interconnected nature of prevailing social, political, economic and environmental conditions. He is a lifelong Quaker, the founder of English Disco Lovers (EDL) (2012-15), and a skateboarder.

Alton was a participant in Syllabus III, an alternative, peer-led, learning programme (2017-18). Exhibitions & commissions include; Throughout the Fragment of Infinity That We Have Come to Know, The NewBridge Project, Gateshead (2020); Link & Shift, Eastside Projects, Birmingham (2019); Survey, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art; Bluecoat, Liverpool; g39, Cardiff; & Jerwood Space, London (2018-19); Bloomberg New Contemporaries, South London Gallery; & Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Biennial (2018-19); The Billboard, Spit & Sawdust, Cardiff (2018); Adam Speaks, The National Trust, Croome, Worcestershire (2017); You’re Surrounded by Me, Turf Projects, Croydon (2017); Under the Shade I Flourish, xero, kline & coma, London (2016); and Outdancing Formations, Edith-Russ-Haus, Oldenburg (2015).

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