Body 01000010011011110110010001111001 (2012)Stanza
Body is a sculpture which responds to the emergent properties of the environment in South London where the artist’s network is situated for the duration. It represents the changing life and complexity of urban space as a dynamic, kinetic artwork.
Stanza is an internationally recognized artist, who has exhibited worldwide since 1984. His artworks have won prestigious painting prizes and ten first prize art awards including: Vidalife 6.0, SeNef Grand Prix, and Videobrasil. Stanza’s art has also been rewarded with a prestigious Nesta Dreamtime Award, an Arts Humanities Creative Fellowship and a Clarks bursary award.
His artworks have been exhibited globally with over fifty exhibitions in the last five years including: Venice Biennale, Victoria Albert Museum, Tate Britain, Mundo Urbano Madrid, New Forest Pavilion Artsway, State Museum, Novorsibirsk, Biennale of Sydney, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo Mexico, Plymouth Arts Centre, ICA London, Sao Paulo Biennale.
His mediums include painting, video, prints, generative artworks and installations. Stanza is an expert in arts technology, CCTV, online networks, touch screens, environmental sensors, and interactive art. Recurring themes throughout his career include, the urban landscape, surveillance culture and alienation in the city.