After returning from years of war coverage, Peter van Agtmael tries to piece together the memory, identity, race, class, and family, in a landscape which has become as surreal as the war he left behind.
Nick Dawes lives and works in London. He completed his BA of Fine Arts at the Brighton Polytechnic in 1992, after completing a foundation course at the Gloucestershire College of Art and Technology. In 2006 Nick Dawes was nominated for the Celeste Art Prize and his work was shown in numerous exhibitions, among others the Cell Project Space in London, Gallery Lucy Mackintosh in Lausanne, the John Hansard Gallery in Southampton, Galerie Kornfeld’s project space 68projects in Berlin, and last year in the US at the Expo Chicago and Untitled Miami. His works are part of many public and private collections in Germany, Europe and abroad, among others in the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, which recently acquired a large work of the artist for its collection.