Corin Sworn (b.1976) use formal strategies of appropriation and détournement to address the means by which our interpretation and digestion of cultural matter (histories, artefacts, images) produce us as social subjects. She lives and works in Glasgow. This will mark Sworn’s first exhibition in Scotland since 2014.
Her most recent solo projects include; Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt; Oakville Galleries, Ontario; Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Langen Foundation, Neuss; Inverleith House, Edinburgh; The Common Guild, Glasgow; Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen and Chisenhale Gallery, London. Sworn was awarded the Max Mara Art Prize for Women in 2014 and is the the 2015 recipient of Philip Leverhulme Award. She represented Scotland at The Venice Biennale in 2013 and is currently shortlisted for the 2018 Margaret Tait Award for which she will present new work at The Glasgow Film Festival in 2019.
Sworn is pursuing research through a Philip Leverhulme Prize from the Leverhulme Trust.