Max Leach (b. 1993, UK) Lives and works in London.

 

Max Leach navigates issues of identity in relation to cultural behaviours and idiosyncratic systems, highlighting established aspects of society. Through sound, installation, performance and online platforms, he looks to evoke the spectator’s awareness of their surroundings, engaging with their perception and physical experience of space.

 

EDUCATION

2017-2018 MA Artists Film and Moving Image, Goldsmiths College 

2012-2015 B.A. (Hons.)  Arts and Media, University of the Creative Arts, First Class

 

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

2016 Sam Rit Residency, Thailand

2015 FloatArt 2015 Finalist

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS / LIVE PERFORMANCES

2014 New Bidwell Functions: ‘Every Wednesday’, Cherry Court Café, Reading

2013 Marvels No Pox Public Event: Simons Woods, Berkshire, UK

2013 Marvels No Pox Public Event: Ambarrow Park, Berkshire, UK

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS / FESTIVALS / SCREENINGS

2018 Goldsmiths AFMI Degree Show

2016 PARATISSIMA XII : TO THE STARS, Torino Esposizioni,10126 Torino, Italy

2016 Burnaby Arts Council/ Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby BC, Canada

2016 Galleria Rajatila, Tampere, Finland

2016 Podium de Flux, Zaandam, The Netherlands

2016 The Little Atelier Hong Kong Hong Kong SAR

2016  Paratissima, Skopje, FYR Macedonia

2016 Global Video,s Noname hub, Milan, Italy

2016 The Serpentine Gallery Lismore NSW, Australia

2016 Helsinki Cosmopolitan Association, Helsinki, Finland

2016 Studio Seven, Karachi, Pakistan

2016 Gallery Mcube (M3), Lalitpur, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

2016 Comuna de, Han-Ian, Macau, Macua SAR

2016 SAMPLES 2016, Transvideo: Borderless image. Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland.

2016 FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE VÍDEO: SAMPLES-MÉXICO, Mexico

2015 UCA Graduates Film Screening, James Hockey and Foyer Galleries

2015 28th Festival Les INSTANTS VIDEO 2015, Milan [.box] Galerie, Italy

2015 28th Festival Les INSTANTS VIDEO 2015, Marseille, France

2015 FloatArt London 2015, London UK

2015 UCA Degree Show, University of Creative Arts, Farnham Campus

2015 SUDA, Hotel Elephant, Newington Causeway, London

2015 Futurity, James Hockey and Foyer Galleries

2015 Consume, Foyer and Liner Gallery, University of the Creative Arts, Farnham

2014 Facing Extinction, Gustav Metzger Conference

2014 MINE 12th March, 2014 - 14th March, 2014 CHECKOUT Project Space          

2014 D3<>Sound, International Video Art Festival, Dunkirk, France

2014 HELP!!SAVAGES!!, Oxford House Gallery, Bethnal Green, London

2014 10C 2D, James Hockey and Foyer Galleries, University of Creative Arts, Farnham

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017 Art Habens Art Review

2017 Average Art (June)

2015 CommaCollective Interview

2015 Sam Rit Residency Profile

2013 UCA Student Success

 

PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

2015 Empiricism of the Contemporary Panopticon: A Spectators Guide

2014 UCA Farnham Foundation Seminar, University of the Creative Arts

2013 The Sound of Pink