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Katrina Palmer (born 1967) lives and works in London. She studied sculpture at Central St. Martins and the Royal College of Art in London. Exhibitions in 2016 include In a dream you saw a way to survive and you were full of joy, Whitworth, Manchester, De La Warr Pavilion Bexhill on Sea; (group show with Hayward Touring); Making People Up, Tramway, Glasgow (live group event) with Lux Scotland; The three stories are flattened, Void, Derry, Northern Ireland and The Green Ray, Wilkinson, London. In 2015, she realised End Matter, a commission in Portland, Dorset made with Artangel, awarded as part of the 2013 Artangel Open in collaboration with BBC Radio 4.

Palmer is currently a tutor at The Ruskin School of Art and in 2014 was awarded the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists. Her books The Dark Object, The Fabricators’ Tale and End Matter have been published by Bookworks. She was shortlisted for the prestigious Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2015 for a project at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds, in collaboration with the Henry Moore Institute.

Image: The Necropolitan Line, 2015, mixed media installation with audio recordings, installation view, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, photo: Jerry Hardman-Jones