Conor Ackhurst (b. 1995, London, England) is a visual artist. He works predominantly in sculpture and installation as well as video, print and performance. Focusing on the knotty intersection between public and private space. The work looks at the industrial and the domestic made eerie, elevating ordinary objects in ways that draw out their inherent complexities.
Recent exhibitions include The Worm at the Core, curated by Cristiano Di Martino with assistance from Conor; Quarry as part of the Dovetail series of exhibitions curated by Marina Moro Lopez in London Fields; Lost in a just-in-time supply chain, in Hypha Studios Catford; I knock on your skin, in SET Woolwich. The work has been exhibited in London, UK, Berlin, Germany, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, and Puebla and Chemuyil Mexico. In 2022 he was awarded the OMNI Award and in 2015 he was nominated for the NOA’s Moving Image Award. He has been invited to residencies in Bulgaria and two in Mexico.