Edwin Burdis

Edwin Burdis’ multifaceted practice traverses drawing, painting, sculpture, film, sound installation and performance. More recently, his long standing career in the arts and vast creative knowledge has led him to producing and directing music videos for emerging and established bands such as Arctic Monkeys, Rustin Man, Alexis Taylor and Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard.

Edwin Burdis, L'Breast 1, 2017. Oil, acrylic spray paint and pencil on plywood with audio (00:02:00). 30.5 x 40.5 x 5 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, L'Breast 2, 2017. Oil, acrylic spray paint and pencil on plywood with audio (00:02:00). 30.5 x 40.5 x 5 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, L'Breast Raw, 2017. Pencil on plywood. 30.5 x 40.6 x 5.2 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, How pink is my valley, 2017. Inkjet print on heavyweight paper. Framed. 90 x 114 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Dry Stone PA, 2017. Cardboard, polystyrene, clay, spray paint, acrylic paint, dyed foam, resin. 70 x 150 x 150 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Shit Coloured Spermatozoa Jetfighter, 2017. Model aircraft, acrylic, gloss, spray paint. 23 x 8 x 27 cm. Edition of 3.
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Edwin Burdis, Speaker Two, 2016. Treated plywood, acrylic, gloss, spray, car body filler, soft wood timber, screws, wood glue. 91 x 122 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, A Man About Town, 2016. Treated plywood, acrylic, gloss, spray, car body filler, soft wood timber, screws, wood glue. 91 x 122 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, It's Just A Joke, 2016. Treated plywood, acrylic, gloss, spray, car body filler, soft wood timber, screws, wood glue. 91 x 122 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Groupie Bloom Drinking, 2016. Treated plywood, acrylic, gloss, spray, car body filler, soft wood timber, screws, wood glue. 91 x 122 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Brightens and Tightens, 2016. Treated plywood, acrylic, gloss, spray, car body filler, soft wood timber, screws, wood glue, sock. 122 x 183 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Domestic Kiss, 2016. Treated plywood, acrylic, gloss, spray, car body filler, soft wood timber, screws, wood glue, sock, towel. 91 x 122 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Maintenance (Rabbit, Tooth and Organ), 2016. Mixed media. 240 x 130 x 39cm / 124 x 84 x 30cm / 142 x 84 x 30cm.
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Edwin Burdis, The Thickening 1, 2015. Gloss, acrylic paint, varnish. 160 x 200 x 3 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, The Thickening 2, 2015. Gloss, acrylic paint and varnish. 160 x 200 x 3 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, The Thickening 3, 2015. Gloss, acrylic paint and varnish. 160 x 200 x 3 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, A Cure (or meat dreaming), 2015. Performance and sound piece.
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Edwin Burdis, A Cure (or meat dreaming), 2015. Performance and sound piece.
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Edwin Burdis, A Cure (or meat dreaming), 2015. Performance and sound piece.
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Edwin Burdis, The Band (Teeth 2), 2015. Marine, flex ply, acrylic, spray paint. 156 x 120 x 90 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, The Band (Teeth 7), 2015. Marine, flex ply, acrylic, spray paint. 98 x 220 x 15 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Maquette 1, 2015. Card, spray paint. 46 x 30 x 24 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, UIB, 2014. Plywood, collage, gloss, sports socks, acrylic paint, sound system.
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Edwin Burdis, UIB, 2014. Plywood, collage, gloss, sports socks, acrylic paint, sound system.
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Edwin Burdis, Brad Pitt's Bruised Bits, 2015. Marine ply, flex ply, acrylic, spray paint.
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Edwin Burdis, The Plumbers: Hong “N” Ming, 2014. Acrylic, gloss paint, mixed media, plywood. 179.5 x 197.6 x 3 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, The Plumbers: Boy Bradley, 2014. Acrylic, gloss paint, mixed media, plywood. 179.5 x 197.6 x 3 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, The Plumbers: Lazarus Long, 2014. Acrylic, gloss paint, mixed media on plywood. 55 x 194 x 3 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Chaka Baggins (A Professional Plumber), 2014. Acrylic, gloss paint, mixed media on plywood. 55 x 194 x 3 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, The Little Plumbers 1, 2013. Pencil and masking tape on paper. Framed. 22.1 x 29.9 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, The Little Plumbers 2, 2013. Pencil and masking tape on paper. Framed. 22.1 x 29.9 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, The Fruit Machine, 2013. Painting and opera. 00:35:00. 750 x 335 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, The Fruit Machine (detail), 2013. Painting and opera. 00:35:00. 750 x 335 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Mega Dairy Pig Farm, 2012. Acrylic, gloss, MDF with audio. 164 x 120 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Able Bodied Arseholes, 2012. Acrylic, gloss, MDF. 122 x 116 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Digging For Some King Sized Value, 2012. Acrylic, gloss, MDF. 122 x 125 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Living in Cloud Cuckoo Land (with a chocolate car), 2012. Acrylic, gloss, MDF. 156 x 120 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Home, 2011. Cardboard, cord.
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Edwin Burdis, Back, Sack and Crack No. 32, 2009. Wax crayons, poster paints on paper. Framed. 42 x 59 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Back, Sack and Crack No. 31, 2009. Wax crayons, poster paints on paper. Framed. 42 x 59 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Crack, Sack and Back (Series), 2010. Wax crayons, poster paints on paper. Framed. 42 x 59 cm.
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Edwin Burdis, Artissima solo presentation, 2017. Installation view. Artissima, Turn, IT.
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Edwin Burdis, Artissima solo presentation, 2017. Installation view. Artissima, Turn, IT.
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Edwin Burdis, Artissima solo presentation, 2017. Installation view. Artissima, Turn, IT.
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Edwin Burdis, AutoLaque, 2016. Installation view. VITRINE, Basel. Photographer: Nici Jost.
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Edwin Burdis, AutoLaque, 2016. Installation view. VITRINE, Basel. Photographer: Nici Jost.
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Edwin Burdis, AutoLaque, 2016. Installation view. VITRINE, Basel. Photographer: Nici Jost.
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Edwin Burdis, AutoLaque, 2016. Installation view. VITRINE, Basel. Photographer: Nici Jost.
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Edwin Burdis, AutoLaque, 2016. Installation view. VITRINE, Basel. Photographer: Nici Jost.
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Edwin Burdis, The Thickening, 2015. Installation view. Photographer: Ruth Clark. Courtesy of Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, UK.
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Edwin Burdis, The Thickening, 2015. Installation view. Photographer: Ruth Clark. Courtesy of Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, UK.
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Edwin Burdis, The Thickening, 2015. Installation view. Photographer: Ruth Clark. Courtesy of Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, UK.
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Edwin Burdis, The Thickening, 2015. Installation view. Photographer: Ruth Clark. Courtesy of Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, UK.
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Edwin Burdis, Multiple points in this crude landscape, 2014. Installation view. Courtesy of PRIMARY, Nottingham, UK.
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Edwin Burdis, The Plumbers (Hygienic Gaze), 2014. Installation view. VITRINE, Bermondsey Street.
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Edwin Burdis, The Plumbers (Hygienic Gaze), 2014. Installation view. VITRINE, Bermondsey Street.
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Edwin Burdis, Mega Dairy Pig Farm, 2012. Installation view. Courtesy of Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK.
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Edwin Burdis, Recent British Painting, 2012. Installation view. Courtesy of Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam, AL.
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Edwin Burdis, Home Service, 2011. Installation view. Courtesy of Hayward Gallery, London, UK.
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Edwin Burdis, Home Service, 2011. Installation view. Courtesy of Hayward Gallery, London, UK.
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Edwin Burdis, The Fruit Machine, 2013
A 5 minute extract of Edwin Burdis' painting and opera 'The Fruit Machine', 2013.

Edwin Burdis was a former artist-in-residence for Domino Records and still is the creative mind a lot of their videos. As an artist, he has contributed significantly to the British art scene and now continues to push artistic boundaries after expanding his practice into the realm of contemporary music.

Edwin Burdis (b. 1974, Newcastle, UK) has significantly contributed to the London art scene for over a decade and is now based between London and Wales.He received a Creative Wales Award (2016/2017) and an Arts Council England bursary to produce his operatic film work ‘Light Green and Dark Grey (A Personal View)’ (2014). He had a commission and residency at Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh (2015); was commissioned for SCULPTURE AT Bermondsey Square, London, (2015); and had a residency at Primary, Nottingham, UK (2014).

His work has been presented internationally, including: Hayward Gallery, London, UK; Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, UK; Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK; MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK; Arnolfini, Bristol, UK; MOMA Machynlleth, Wales, UK; ICA, London, UK; TATE Modern and TATE Britain, London, UK; g|39, Cardiff, Wales, UK; Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK; Jerwood Visual Arts, London, UK; Plymouth Art Weekender, Plymouth, UK; Cardiff Contemporary Visual Arts Festival, Wales, UK; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK; South London Gallery, London, UK; Focal Point Gallery, Southend, UK; Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK; New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK; Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, D; Skanes Kunstforening, Malmo, Sweden; Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York, USA; and at the art fair ARTISSIMA, Turin, IT (solo stand with VITRINE).

Burdis was the first artist-in-residence at Domino Records.

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