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 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.