Theo Turpin

  • Doctoral Researcher


Theo Turpin is an artist and writer whose practice revolves around the production of installations exploring how language, narrative and romance combine to make ideal and idealised space. He lives and works in London where he completed his undergraduate studies at Camberwell College of Arts in 2008 and a masters in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College in 2017. Between 2012 and 2013 he was artist in residence at Palais De Tokyo where he realised numerous works including a solo presentation. Between 2015 and 2016 Theo undertook residencies at The Embassy of Foreign Artists, Ministry for culture, Geneva as well as taking part in the summer school of the ICA Moscow. He has exhibited widely at, amongst others, Palais De Tokyo, Manifesta 13, the Bienale D’Anglet,The Forgotten Bar in Berlin and DKUK, Auto Italia, Tenderpixel and Bold Tendencies in London. His work can be found in magazines and publications such as Beaux Arts, Palais and Twin and he has just published his first book entitled ‘Into the Night’, a collection of short stories by himself and invited participants, published by Atlas Projectos.

Supervisors: Dr Ahren Warner, Professor Craig Richardson.