Stuart Sandford

lives and works in Los Angeles

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Stuart Sandford received his BA Fine Art, with Honours, in 2006. He has exhibited his photographic, video, sculpture, and installation works in solo and group exhibitions in New York, London, Los Angeles, Berlin, Basel, Rotterdam, Rome, Madrid, Cape Town, and Vienna, amongst others. In 2010 he curated the group show HUNG and co-curated Boy BANG Boy, both of which took place in London. His work has been featured extensively in publications both online and in print, including i-D, Dazed & Confused, BUTT, GT, Maenner, Kaiserin, attitude, Hyperallergic, and Objektiv, the Norwegian journal of contemporary photography.

His work appears in numerous private collections including the Sir Elton John Photography collection and in private collections in the UK, USA, Europe, South America and Asia. Sandford is currently based in Los Angeles.


Biographie

1978
born in UK
2006 B.A. (Hons) Fine Art, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
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Selected Solo and Duo Exhibitions

2019
Eres lo que amas, Artspace Mexico, CDMX, Mexico (forthcoming)
2018
Pictures, Queer/Bar, Seattle, USA
2015 Looking: Patrick Angus & Stuart Sandford, Edward Cella Art & Architecture, Los Angeles, USA
2014 Teen Dreams, Invisible Line Gallery, London, UK
2011 Stuart Sandford: New and Recent Work, Wessel Snyman, Cape Town, South Africa
2010 Twink, Gallery Daeppen, Basel, Switzerland

 

Selected Group Exhibitions and Art Fairs

2018
Model and Muse, Child's Gallery, Boston, USA
The Violators, Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York, USA
Secret Gay Box, Tom of Finland Foundation, Los Angeles, USA
Boys! Boys! Boys!, The Hospital Club, London, UK
My Gay Eye, Ballery Gallery, Berlin
Queer Biennial III, various locations, Los Angeles, USA
Tom House, MOCAD, Detroit, USA
LA Art Show, Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, USA
Spring Break Art Fair, John Wolf Curatorial, NY, USA
2017
Baño de Oro, Mexico City, Mexico
HE, Last Projects, Los Angeles, USA
2016
Human Condition, The Hospital, Los Angeles, USA
Cruising the Dog Days of Summer, Gladd Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Queer Biennial II, various locations, Los Angeles, USA
2015
Art on Paper, Pier 36, New York, USA
2014
Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, USA
Remove Clothes, Piasa, Paris, France
Porn This Way, Schwule Museum, Berlin, Germany
Tom of Finland Art Fair, TOM House, Los Angeles, USA
2013 MAN, In the Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2011
In My Blue, Blue, Blue Jeans, Kontor Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
RATEDaRT, Ono Contemporenea, Bologna, Italy
PH10, Wallrod, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2010
HUNG, The Horse Hospital, London, UK
Boy BANG Boy, East Gallery, London, UK
Rough and Dandy, 10 Gales, London, UK
This Time, Guildford Lane Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2009
Instant, Robert Goff Gallery, New York, USA
Art Trunk Show, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, USA
Born To Be Punk, Gallery Deappen, Basel, Switzerland
Art Trunk Show, Room 2515, Boston, USA
2008
Berliner Kunstsalon, Humboldt, Berlin, Germany
Vienna Biennale, K’haus, Vienna, Italy
Quali Corpi Quale Carne, Rialtosantambrogio, Rome, Italy
Bloc Billboard, Bloc Studios, Sheffield, UK
Cumfaces, Café Miesje, Krakow, Poland


Selected Public and Private Collections

  • Private collections including The Sir Elton John

  • Photography Collection and collections in the UK, USA, Europe, Asien and South America

 

Films (as writer unless otherwise stated)

2018
Antinous (short, pre-production, as writer, producer, and director)
2015
XVWE (short, post-production, as writer and co-producer)
2003
What If... (short, as writer and co-producer) Fade Out (short)

 

Screenings

2016
TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival, Seattle, USA
2013
Straight to Hell, Fringe Film Festival, London, UK
2010
White Night, Lighthouse, Brighton, UK
Festival of In(appropriation), Los Angeles Film Forum, LA, USA
2009
OTK Discipline!, Starr Space, New York, USA
24 Hour Day Off, Envoy Gallery, New York, USA
2008
5 Porn Film Festival, Berlin Germany Kaleidoscope, Madrid, Spain
The Bigger Screen Picture Project, Sheffield, UK

 

Curatorial Projects

2018
Queer Biennial III (co-curator)
2016
Queer Biennial II (co-curator)
2011
CUM, VZ Gallery, London
2010
HUNG @ The Horse Hospital, London, UK
Boy BANG Boy, East Gallery, London, UK (co-curated)

 

Publications

2018
Mein Schwules Auge 14/15, Konkursbuchverlag Claudia Gehrke, Germany
2017
Polaroids, 2017, artist book, edition of 150
2015
1421 Laveta Terrace, Edward Cella, USA
2014
Brent, artist book, edition of 150
2012
Cumfaces, artist book, edition of 250
2011
Stuart Sandford, artist book, edition of 1000
2010
Untitled, artist book, edition of 250
2009
BUTT 2010 Calendar, Bruill, Netherlands
Mein Schwules Auge 6, Konkursbuchverlag Claudia Gehrke, Germany
Luc, artist book, edition of 150
Smut Vol. 2, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, USA
2007
Cumfaces, artist book, edition 150
Smut, Twin Palms Publishing, New York, USA

    

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