Bedwyr Williams

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Bedwyr Williams (born 1974) is a Welsh artist. His work combines installation and stand-up comedy.[1]


He studied at St Martins School of Art and Ateliers, Arnhem.[2]

In 2004 he won a Paul Hamlyn Award for the Visual Arts[3] and in 2005 he was Welsh artist-in-residence at the Venice Biennale.[4]

He was shortlisted for the Beck's Futures prize in 2006.[5] His work Walk a Mile in My Shoes was a rack of 41 pairs of size 13 shoes.[6]


  1. ^ Kim Dhillon, Bedwyr Williams, Frieze, April 2006.
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  3. ^, Thursday, 14 October, 2004, accessed April 7, 2008
  4. ^ Adrian Searle, Picture perfect, The Guardian, Nov 30, 2004.
  5. ^, accessed April 7, 2008
  6. ^ Oliver Duff, Beck's pushes boundaries with 'Bums Breakfast' and smelly shoes, The Independent, March 29, 2006.

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