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Artists Index: Larry Achiampong

Larry Achiampong (b. 1984 UK)completed his BA in Mixed Media Fine Art University of Westminster in 2005 and an MA in Sculpture at Slade School of Fine Art in 2008. He is a London based, British-Ghanian artist. He is influenced by connections between the digital age and communal and personal histories. HIs solo and collaborative projects employ imagery, aural and visual archives, live performance and sound to explore ideas surrounding class, cross-cultural and post-digital identity – in particular, dichotomies found within a world dominated by social media and digital frameworks. He has exhibited and performed at venues nationally and internationally including Tate Britain/Modern, the British Film Institute, Somerset House, The British Library, Iniva, The Showroom, Fabrica, Dolph Projects, Modern Art Oxford, The Logan Centre (Chicago, USA), ICI/Savvy Contemporary (Berlin, Germany), dOCUMENTA 13 (Kassel) and The Photography Centre (Lectore, France). www.larryachiampong.co.uk