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Sovereign Housing, Barton Hill

Artist Biography

David Cotterrell received an MA in Fine Art: Combined Media from Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1997. David is an installation artist working across varied media including video, audio, interactive media, artificial intelligence, device control and hybrid technology. His work exhibits political, social and behavioural analyses of the environments and contexts, which he and his work inhabit. Recent work has involved research into computational models of conversational speech, an artificially intelligent pedestrian urban population and a self-sustaining gridlock generator.

Over the last ten years, his work has been extensively commissioned and exhibited in North America, Europe and the Far East, in gallery spaces, museums and within the public realm. David has also been a consultant to strategic masterplans, cultural and public art policy for urban regeneration, healthcare and growth areas. He was selected for the Becks Futures Awards at the ICA, London, 2002. He is represented by Danielle Arnaud contemporary art and researches and teaches at Sheffield Hallam University. A book on his recent work has been published by Black Dog Publishing, entitled 'The Impossible Project' (ISBN 1 901033 73 2) and further information on recent projects is available through his artist and gallery websites: http://www.cotterrell.com and http://www.daniellearnaud.com.