Chris joined Cape Farewell on the 2008 Disko Bay Expedition, visiting the spectacular Disko Bay area of West Greenland with over 40 international artists, journalists and scientists.
Professor Chris Wainwright is the Head of Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges, at the University of the Arts London and was until 2010 President of ELIA, (The European League of Institutes of the Arts). He is currently a trustee of ‘SPACE’ one of the largest artist studio providers in the UK, a member of the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council, Peer Review College and a member of the Tate Britain Council. Chris Wainwright is also an active professional artist.
His recent group exhibitions include Gandhi Group, Museum of Modern Art, Santiago, Chile and Donna Beam Gallery, Las Vegas USA. His work is currently being shown as part of the UK touring exhibition Fleeting Arcadias - Thirty Years of British Landscape Photography from the Arts Council Collection. was His time based work Capital has been shown at File 2002 and Channel 14 at File 2005 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Other recent projects include; two person show at The Drawing Room, London and video projections at the Champ Libre Festival of Electronic Arts, Montreal, 2004 and 2005. Channel 14 was also selected for the Media and Architecture Biennial, Graz, Austria. 2005. Chris Wainwright’s work is held in many major collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Arts Council of England, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, the Polaroid Corporation, Boston, USA and Unilever, London.
'The Arcic Poppy Chronicles' by Michèle Noach are to be seen at the Botanical Garden Oxford
Cape Farewell rejoins the Lates with Mastercard at the Science Museum. Join us on Wednesday 24 April, from 6.45-10pm, for a night of entertainment, knowledge and exploration on the topic of 'Climate Science'.
The exhibition ''Our Time in Ice' is still on until 31 May in Brighton and will be accompanied by a talk on Sat, 19th May by Michèle Noach, David Buckland and Chris Wainwright.
An action-reserach project around wild plants and urban space in the heart of East London.
Cynthia Hopkins musical perfromance, 'This Clement World', is showing in New York, Feb 2013.
Cape Farewell is contributing monthly a short film to Creative Time Reports; a dynamic multimedia website featuring artists around the world actively engaging in and commenting on the most pressing issues of our time.