We use cookies to help give you the best experience on our website. By continuing without changing your cookie settings, we assume you agree to this. Please read ourprivacy policy

David Tolley

David Tolley is Visiting Tutor (Studio Practice) on the BFA programme, and also teaches regular workshops on photography and video to both under- and post-graduate students at the Ruskin.

David Tolley’s primary interests lie in the interplay between art, literature, and film: exploring the ephemeral in art, and the relationship between past and present, fact and fiction. He works mainly with photography and HD-video. David is also a College Lecturer in English at Hertford College, Oxford.

David has recently been making works in collaboration with performance artist, and Ruskin Professor, Brian Catling: they exhibited in Leipzig in Germany, at the British Council-funded exhibition Kunst Fuer Tiere/Art for Animals, held at Halle Zoo: http://kunstfuertiere.de/art_for_animals.html

Previously they had work in the Parallel Universes and Beautiful Volcanoes exhibition at Monash University, Australia.  Coiner, their animated short film, was selected for a film festival in Modern Art Oxford, and shown in the Swedenborg Society in London – part of a group show organised by the Parlour Collective.

David has also exhibited his photography in group-shows at Modern Art Oxford: The Oxford Show and The Oxford Open.

Brian Catling