I am a British artist based in London. Welcome to my website, its a place to engage in my work, my ideas and experience my art.
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I am an independent artist based in London. I have been working as an artist for over thirty years, and most of my artwork can be seen here on this website. These artworks include audio visual installations, videos, paintings, software and public engagement artworks.
I have become an internationally recognised artist for my practice and net art systems and I have been exhibiting worldwide since 1984. My artworks have won over twenty international art prizes and art awards including:- Vidalife 6.0 First Prize Spain. SeNef Grand Prix Korea. Videobrasil First Prize Brazil. Cynet Art First Prize Germany. Share First Prize Winner Italy. Wolfsen 25 UK. AOF Nova Competition Norway. Videoformes First Prize France. The artwork I have made has also been rewarded with a prestigious Nesta Dreamtime Award, an Arts Humanities Creative Fellowship, a Clarks bursary a STARTS residency.
Often I engage directly with galleries and private clients, and numerous commissions include work for Quays Culture, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Watermans Art Centre, FACT, the Open Data Institute, The Goodwood Festival Of Speed. My artworks have been exhibited in over one hundred exhibitions globally. Participating venues have included:- Venice Biennale: Victoria Albert Museum: Tate Britain: Mundo Urbano Madrid: Bruges Museum: Fundacion Telefonica in Madrid: TSSK Norway: State Museum, Novorsibirsk: Biennale of Sydney: Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo Mexico: Plymouth Arts Centre: ICA London: Sao Paulo Biennale: De Markten Brussels: Transport Museum London: Haifa Museum: QUAD Derby: FACT Liverpool: Ars Nova Museum Finland: York Art Gallery: Centre des Arts Les Bain France: Bury Art Museum: Kellen Gallery USA: Shrewsbury Museum: Samsung Media Centre Korea.
Educated in art at Goldsmiths College University of London in the early eighties, I later went on to study at Greenwich University and Central Saint Martins Art College London. Stanza returned to Goldsmiths College as a AHRC arts research fellow.
Stanza was one of the first artists to use the Internet as an art medium. His major online projects include the Netart archive, soundcities.com (a global soundmap project), genomixer.com (DNA-based artworks), thecentralcity.co.uk (urban and city systems), amorphoscapes.co.uk (generative painting), and soundtoys.net (an online generative art portal).
Portrait of Stanza. Hi res available.