Helen Chadwick was a British conceptual artist who explored the role of women in society, sexuality, feminisim and the body. In addition to her practice, she lectured at Royal College of Art, Chelsea School of Art (where she also studied) and the London Institute. Her work has been exhibited internationally, including at London's Serpentine Gallery and the ICA. She was short-listed for the Turner Prize in 1987 and was also awarded the Bill Brandt Award and an Arts Council Film Distribution Award. She passed away in 1996 at the age of 42.
David Wojnarowicz was an artist who used his writing, performance, painting, photography and collage to speak out for the socially, sexually and economically outcast. After training briefly in Performing Arts he begain making super-8 films in the late 70s and became promienent on the New York arts scene in the 1980s also exhibiting at the Whitney Biennial and the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris. He passed away from AIDS-related complications shortly after having completed this project with Artangel and has since had solo exhibitions at New York's New Museum and Wolfgang Tillmans' exhibition space Between Bridges in London as well as having his work shown internationally in group exhibitions.