Graham Fagen


Graham Fagen is one of the UK’s foremost contemporary artists. He works across mediums including video, installation, sculpture, photography and text, to examine contemporary identity and its associated myths and fictions.

Common themes of his work have included plants, journeys, poetry and popular song, means through which he explores the varying forces impacting culture and identity. His recent works have focussed on the relationship between object and environment, and the disjunction between them.  

Graham Fagen currently lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a Senior Lecturer at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Scotland. In 2015, he represented Scotland at the 56th Venice Biennale. He has exhibited in the UK and internationally at institutions including Victoria & Albert Museum, Tate Britain and the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. In 1999 he was invited by the Imperial War Museum, London to work as the Official War Artist for Kosovo.

Graham Fagen is represented by Matt's Gallery, London and Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin.