Andrew Lacon (b.1985, Dudley) is based in Birmingham, having graduated from the Royal College of Art, London, in 2011. Upcoming; Art Rotterdam, Main Section, Division of Labour, 2019. Recent exhibitions of his work and projects include: Fragments, DCA (Solo) 2018, Fugazi, Division of Labour, London 2017; Image Music Text, IMT, London 2016; Radical Sabbatical, Eastside Projects and University of Birmingham 2016; Research Residency, Soma, Mexico (British Council & Grand Union) 2015; Display Show, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin 2015; Andrew Lacon, Edel Assanti, London, 2015; Reference Works, Guangzhou Library, China 2014/15. Art Brussels, Divison of Labour 2015, Unseen Art Fair, Amsterdam 2015
Lacon has long been interested in how public displays of objects can explore relationships between national culture, social class and artistic intention, and his most recent DCA solo exhibition considered these ideas by focusing on one single raw material now synonymous with the history of art and architecture: marble.