David Stent is an artist, writer, curator and performer. His diverse practice draws on various media including drawing, photography, digital and print publishing, film and video, and sonic and sculptural installation. His most recent work has been concerned with the role of writing in art practice, particularly in association with artists’ publications, relations between image and text, and the use of theory and philosophy in contemporary art. He holds a PhD in Fine Art from the University of Reading.
Neil Chapman is an artist, writer and researcher. His work explores material textual practices, questions concerning visuality, collaborative method and the histories of these themes. Recently he has published in E.R.O.S Journal, Issue 7, on the theme of The Interior. Working with Gillian Wylde in August 2015 he contributed to Plague of Diagrams, an exhibition at the ICA London. He holds a PhD in Fine Art from the University of Reading, and teaches Fine Art at Falmouth University.
Writing As Occupation #3 is one in a series of events and residencies inaugurated by David Stent and Neil Chapman exploring the materiality of writing practice and the complex relations between sound, voice, image and text.