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Gavin Maughfling lives and works in London. He trained at the Ruskin School of Fine Art in Oxford and at the University of East London. He has exhibited internationally, including Lounge Gallery, London, the Mostyn Biennial, MOMA Oxford, the Galerie Van Der Planken, Antwerp, the ICA, London, the Carroussel du Louvre, Paris, the Elzenveld Foundation, Antwerp and the Holland Art Fair, Den Haag. He has co-curated exhibitions including ‘Close at Hand’, with Nicky Hodge, at CAP Projects, London. He founded the London artist peer critique forum ‘Talkshow’, and was Artist in Residence at the British Embassy, Luxembourg and the University of Hertfordshire.

Recent projects include a short film, paintings and text for the Over Time project at the University of Greenwich and National Maritime Museum, London, a seriesd of paintings shown in 'Unnatural Histories', Chatham,  and 'Muhamed Sankari', a multi-image projection in Walthamstow, London.

http://overtimeart.org

In 2015 he collaborated with Min-Wei Ting on a two-channel film which was first shown as part of ‘Mysterious Objects at Noon, at Objectifs, Singapore. Ting and Maughfling will be collaborating again in a film to be shown in 'In the Open', Sheffield, 2017.

In June 2015 he created an installation for DEN-City, a temporary utopian city at Fish Island Riviera, London, during the London Festival of Architecture.

DEM Projects

With Suzanne De Emmony, Gavin Maughfling is the co-curator of DEM Projects,  Their first exhibition, Ghost on the Wire, representing work by 22 British and Singaporean artists, explored themes of communication mediated by technology and was first shown at the Bermondsey Project Space London in 2014.

http://wireghosts.wordpress.com

Ghost on the Wire #2 travelled to Objectifs Center for Photography and Film Singapore in 2016, featuring newly commissioned works and performances in addition to works first shown in London.

In 2015 DEM Projects curated 'Mysterious Objects at Noon', a collaborative project featuring ten artists from the United Kingdom and Singapore, opening at Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film Singapore during the British Council's Great British Week.

https://mysteriousobjectatnoon.wordpress.com/

‘Mysterious Objects’ travelled to ArtLacuna, London in October 2015.

DEM Projects are currently working on two London-based projects, and are interested in proposals for joint and collaborative work.