London Fieldworks (LFW) was formed by artists Bruce Gilchrist and Jo Joelson in 2000 to promote an interdisciplinary and collaborative arts practice.
Having formed a notion of ecology as a complex inter-working of social, natural, and technological worlds, LFW work across social engagement, installation, sculpture, architecture, film and publishing to situate works both in the gallery and in the landscape, for screen and radio.
Recent exhibitions and screenings include: Poetic Expansions series at ZKM, Karlsruhe; Microwave International New Media Arts Festival, Hong Kong; Tropixel Festival, Ubatuba, Brazil; Bio-Fiction, Vienna/Nijmegan/Tokyo; Trafo Gallery, Budapest; Tranzit.ro, Bucharest; The Negligent Eye, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool; Sprengel Museum, Hamburg; Are We Sufficiently Bored? Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia, USA; Tent Gallery, Edinburgh Arts Festival (EAF15).
HONORS & AWARDS: Art Foundation Award 2015–Art in the Elements (runner up); Aesthetica Art Prize 2015–100 Contemporary Artists (longlisted); Awarded BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT by London Short Film Festival 2014 for End of the Road in Documentary: Hinterlands & Frontiers category; Honorary Mention, Ars Electronica, Linz, Hybrid Art category (2010); British Council Artist Links Residency Award Brazil (2009); Architects Journal Small Projects Award 2009 (short list); Special Mention, Vida 10.0, Madrid, ART AND ARTIFICIAL LIFE (2007); Arts Council England International Fellowship (2002); British Association, Royal Society Millennium Fellowship (2000); Arts Council of England Year of the Artist Award (2000); 1st prize Toshiba/ICA Art & Innovation Commission (1995).
SUPPORTED BY: Computer Arts Society; Arts & Humanities Research Council; Henry Moore Foundation; Arts Council England; Scottish Arts Council; Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; Northern Arts; National Endownment for the Arts (USA).
LFW have contributed to or have been cited in the following publications: