Bio

Corin Sworn

Corin Sworn grew up in Canada and works in Glasgow. Her work comprises video, digital collage, installation and performance. Her recent work explores strategies of concealment and self-coding against infrastructural situatedness and the pressures of social legibility. Recent solo exhibitions include Habits of Assemble at Edinburgh Art Festival (2019); WORKHOUSE at Koppe Astner (2018); Gallery Gallery Arsenal, Poland (2016); Jeux d’Eté, Chicago (2016); Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia (2015); Whitechapel Gallery, London (2015); Langen Foundation, Dusseldorf (2015); Sydney Biennial (2014). She is a professor of fine art at Northumbria University and was one of three artists in the Scotland + Venice 2013 exhibition for the 55th Venice Biennale. Sworn was awarded the Max Mara Art Prize for Women in 2014 and a Leverhulme Prize in 2016.