Spatial Practices Programme; Stage 2 Studio Leader, BA Architecture
Andrew Friend is an artist and designer whose work explores experience, and the relationship between people, landscape, and their desires. He is interested in the extraordinary, fantastic and desirable (or indeed undesirable) experiences and outcomes that may result from these interactions.
His work spans a range of media, through narrative and drawings to large scale physical objects designed to promote, facilitate, and question these experiences, examining relationships between the known and unknown, the real and imagined in the individual quest to harness the sublime.
His work has been exhibited and published internationally at institutions including The National Museum of China, Beijing, CN Welcome Collection, London, UK & the Museum Of Modern Art, NY, USA, in 2015 he was awarded the Arte Laguna Prize, (Land art division), Venice Italy.