menu clear direct_eyes_menu direct_eyes_roundel_esp direct_eyes_roundel_ep shopping_basket arrow_back arrow_forward attach_file launch

Artists Index: Helen Cammock

Helen Cammock (b. 1970 Staffordshire) lives and works in Brighton and London. Cammock explores social histories through film, photography, print, text, song and performance. She is motivated by her commitment to questioning mainstream historical narratives around blackness, womanhood, wealth, power, poverty and vulnerability. Cammock was the joint recipient of The Turner Prize 2019 and the 7th Max Mara Art Prize for Women in the same year. Recent solo exhibitions include Photographers Gallery, London, STUK Art Centre, Leuven, Belgium (2021); Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK (2020); Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy (2020); Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK (2019); Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK (2019); VOID, Derry, Northern Ireland; The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2019); Reading Museum, Reading, UK; Cubitt, London, UK (2017). Cammock's work has been included in group exhibitions including British Art Show 9, Aberdeen, Scotland (2021); Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria (2020); Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany (2020); Somerset House, London, UK (2019); Hollybush Gardens, London, UK (2017 and 2013) and Firstsite, Colchester, UK. Cammock is represented by Kate MacGarry, London.