News/December 2009

David Fryer studied Textiles at Goldsmiths and Design at the Royal College of Art and now creates time-based and permanent public art works, gallery exhibitions and group exhibitions. Most recently applying gold leaf to shrapnel wounds from WW2 on a wall on the North side of Tower Bridge and impaling the severed heads of bankers on spikes on London Bridge, re-enacting a 15th century tradition.

He co-curated the exhibition ‘God is Bored of Us’ featuring artists such as Tracey Emin and Sarah Lucas as well as being commissioned by the photographer Rankin to produce a piece entitled ‘God Thinking When We Are Sleeping’ which was shown at the Baltic in Gateshead.

David will be in residence at 20 Wellington Road for 6 weeks.