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Anna Lucas

Country: UK

Anna Lucas is a London based artist predominantly known for her work film and video. She also makes drawings and photographs. Her practice engages with and develops from observations of social networks and individuals in response to specific geographic and architectural locations. Underlying these themes the work also refers to the processes of filmmaking and the materiality of film itself.
She is interested in the camera as a research tool and with the simultaneous engagement and detachment that occurs in the moment of looking through a lens.

She has been commissioned by numerous organisations including Whitstable Biennale, Commissions East, Tate Learning, and had solo shows at Fact, Liverpool and Chisenhale Gallery, London. She has been Henry Moore Fellow at Spike Island, and Wellcome Trust Fellow at Oxford University. She is a Senior lecturer at De Montfort University, Leicester and Associate Lecturer at Moving Image Studio, Royal College of Art.