Michael Dean

Michael Dean (b.1977) lives and works in London Writing and the delivery of this writing into states of typographical physicality centre Dean's research into the political properties of language, pertaining to authorship and autonomy. Taking the form of writing, reading, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation and publication, solo and group exhibitions include Kunst Forum Ludwig, Aachen. Artists Space, New York City. Hayward Gallery, London. White Flag Projects, St. Louis. Cubitt, London. The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. Nomas Foundation, Rome. Kunstverein Freiburg and Kim? Centre for contemporary Art, Riga. Forth coming solo exhibitions include De Appel, Amsterdam and Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp.

Michael Dean | The




Ghosts in fact and fiction

had my eight year old wonder anchored at this saturated


of image and text. Some thirty odd years after, how c


it be that the same arms move to support me and have me breathless with wonder at being able to work with the sword and shield of this


belief in me?

Thank you. It means everything.