Will Hurt (b.1984) works with computers to produce digital prints, generative animations and interactive software that draws on formal elements of architecture and the visual language of diagrams with the aim of engaging viewers with the built environment. His often bright, colourful, geometric work has recently incorporated an accessible participatory aspect, inviting people to explore virtual representations of physical spaces through play.
Recent exhibitions and screenings include:
2017 – Lumen Matrix, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China; Lumen Prize 2017, Brighton Digital Festival, Brighton, UK; Play On, Edinburgh International Science Festival; Edinburgh, UK
2016 – Configurations, QUAD, Derby, UK (Solo); Blank Arcade, Hannah Maclure Centre, Dundee, UK; Play Factory, Nottingham Contemporary, UK; Open Sky Project (ISEA 2016), IFK Tower, Hong Kong;
He has given talks at Tate Britain, QUAD and Queen Mary University and run workshops at Tate Britain, Nottingham Contemporary and QUAD.
Currently working on HLF funded projects for Derby Silk Mill and Bow Church London, creating accessible digital interactives to tell the histories of the sites.
Please get in contact if you like to discuss a project.