Imogen Stidworthy

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Imogen Stidworthy is a British multimedia artist based in Liverpool.


Stidworthy has exhibited at documenta 12[1] and most recently her work has been shown at the Thessaloniki Biennale (2007), Shanghai Biennale(2006), “Be What You Want but Stay Where You Are” at Witte de With, Rotterdam (2005) and ‘Governmentality’ at Miami Art Central (2004). Recent solo shows include ‘Get Here’ at Galerie Hohenlohe, Vienna (2006), “Dummy” at FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon (2005) and ‘Audio Cab’, a temporary public art work installed in taxi cabs in Luton (2005).

In 2004, Stidworthy was shortlisted for the Beck's Futures prize, for a video work featuring Cilla Black impersonators.[2] In 1996, she won the Dutch Prix de Rome.[citation needed]

Stidworthy is a tutor at Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam and an Advising Researcher at the Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht. In 2008, she won the Liverpool Art Prize[3]

Her installation piece A Crack in the Light 2013 is currently part of the British Art Show 8 touring Leeds, Edinburgh, Norwich and Southampton from 2015 - 2017. Her installation 'traces connections between technologies and mechanisms of control, the act of listening and the power of the voice.'[4]


  1. ^ ArtForum news, accessed March 26, 2008
  2. ^, accessed March 26, 2008
  3. ^, accessed March 26, 2008
  4. ^ Colin, Anna. British Art Show 8. Hayward. ISBN 978-1-85332-331-7. 

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