Joss Heierli

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Joss Heierli (b. 1988, Worthing) is an artist based in London. Through the language of abstract painting, his practice focuses on the ontology of mark making and suspicion towards the ‘artist's hand’, attempting to explore whatever space is left within abstraction as a critical practice. With a conceptual approach, he predominantly works in series to create a deliberate shift within aesthetics, and a distance from a signature style. Reflecting on consumption and systems of cultural production.

Heierli received a BA in Fine Art from the University of Westminster (2012) and an MA in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art (2017). Solo exhibitions include Good Signal’ (with Tenant of Culture), Duarte Sequeira, Braga (2023); ‘Linktree’, V.O Curations, London (2022). His works have been featured in group exhibitions including ‘a borrowing of bones’, Paradise Works, Manchester (2024); ‘Os Mutantes’, S·A·D, Madrid (2019); ‘Drawings’, 650mah, Hove (2018); ‘Franchise, Trial Shift’, Purcell Street, London (2015); ‘Ornament’, Bombast, London (2014).

Heierli also co-founded project space in London alongside numerous curatorial projects.

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