About Roger HiornsPhotograph by Gautier Deblonde
Roger Hiorns has developed a singular body of work over the past decade. He introduces unusual materials to found objects and urban situations to create surprising new forms. Born in Birmingham in 1975 and now based in London, Hiorns has exhibited extensively in museums and galleries in Europe including at: Art Now at Tate Britain, London (2003), UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2003), Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes (2006), Glittering Ground, Camden Arts Centre, London (2007), as part of the British Art Show 6 (2005), Destroy Athens 1st Athens Biennial, Athens (2007) and A Life Of Their Own, Lismore Castle Arts, Co Waterford, Ireland, (2008). Hiorns was shortlisted for the 2009 Turner Prize.
Image in project strip: Untitled, 2007