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John Wood and Paul Harrison

John Wood and Paul Harrison make screen-based works that often manipulate familiar objects, giving rise to imaginative associations.

"John Wood and Paul Harrison have been collaborating for 10 years. There isn't an obvious word for what they do together. They are performance artists, of sorts. Their work is always a video piece, never a live show. Its look is minimalist. It partly suggests the controlled experiments of conceptual art - but equally the slapstick routines of physical comedy. "Sculptural pratfalls" is about right."

Tom Lubbock, Independent Review, 2003

British artists John Wood and Paul Harrison have worked together since 1993, producing video works for single screen and installation. They have exhibited widely in Europe and North America and have works in the permanent collections of Tate, London; MOMA, New York and Centre Pompidou, Paris. They have had solo shows at Lowry, Manchester (April 2008), Ikon, Birmingham (2009), Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, Texas USA (2009) and High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia USA (2009).

They are represented by FA Projects, Von Bartha Garage and Vera Cortes Art Agency.

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