Openstudio collaborated with UVA on the Centenary Square competition.
UVA (United Visual Artists) is a London-based art practice founded in 2003 by British artist Matt Clark. UVA’s broad body of work encompasses wall-based artwork, sculpture, large-scale site-specific installation and performative projects.
The practice examines our relationship with technology and the integrity of knowledge; creating artwork which often transcends the purely physical and questions the relativity of our experience.
UVA has been commissioned worldwide by institutions including the Barbican Curve gallery, Manchester International Festival, Royal Academy, Serpentine Galleries, The Wellcome Trust, Towner Gallery, Victoria & Albert Museum, YCAM, Japan. It has also had works acquired into the collections of the Fondation Cartier, France and MONA, Australia. UVA’s work has been included in exhibitions with Blain|Southern and Riflemaker in the UK, as well as Bryce Wolkowitz in the US and at the Seoul Museum of Art, Korea. Permanent works are sited internationally in Toronto, Dubai, Philadelphia and London.
Additionally, the practice has an open and inclusive approach to collaboration, which has led to a diverse range of projects with artists like choreographer Benjamin Millepied and the Paris Opéra Ballet, filmmaker Adam Curtis and musicians Massive Attack, Battles and James Blake. Most recently UVA has collaborated with Christoper Bailey for last fashion runway show at Burberry.