The dirty Magazine
dirty is a new print title from India here to bind new worlds together for observers to immerse themselves in. The bi-annual book sheds skin every six months, taking on a singular theme with each new edition. Expanding and contracting with sudden bursts of intensity, it never shies away from showing you exactly what it […]
As a monthly collaboration, Wired Magzine works with different artists to create its content pages incorporating the numbers. For the May, 2020 issue, the magazine commissioned William Farr to create and shoots its content pages. Pressing on the relevance of computers, he worked with computer parts to create these pages.
THE HOMES PROJECT
In March of 2013, William Farr and fellow artist Tony Hornecker set out into the desolate landscape of Chile. Challenging the concept of a home and what ‘providing for oneself’ had come to mean in the Western cosmopolitan life, they built structures to examine what constitutes a shelter. William photographically documented the journey.
In a month long residency program with Selfridges, William Farr was given a studio space of sorts in a glass tank in the main store window. Farr created two installations in this space, one being a vortex and the other a tree. In addition, he also conducted workshops teaching people how to create little flower […]
Transforming everyday junk into intricate works, oscillating between fine art, interior architecture and set design, William Farr created Lightbox using wood, copper wire, sheet steel, glass and paint. The work is characteristic of a whimsical quality, fluidly juxtaposing colour and texture, creating artwork that is a celebration of ephemera and controlled chaos.
For Nowness, ‘Survival Season’, William directed a video collaborating with Jon Emony, Jordan Hunt and Satish Kumar. Creating a short film as a visual poem to highlight the beauty of nature and human interaction with it. The video went on to win two awards at the Milan Fashion Film Festival 2019.
NEW YORK TIMES
Released in October 2019, William Farr created and photographed an installation in collaboration with Chelsea Gold Medal Award winning Gardner, Steve Edney.
As part of its #AloneTogether campaign, Dazed in April, 2020 invited 33 incredible artists from varied various parts of the world to create poster art. Farr, as a collaborator on this project created a piece of work reflecting the time we are in, imagining new Worlds, new futures. The proceeds raised from the auction would […]
ANOTHER MAN x NIKE
Another Man, in its Spring Summer 2019 issue celebrated the launch of the Nike Eco Shoes. For this editorial, William Farr created a unique floral based artwork and photographed it as well. The series throws light upon the artist’s process and ability to conjure beauty from what other people would usually categorize as rubbish.
In the film, “A Life Lived” (1982), Philip Guston looks back at his career from its beginnings in social realism toward abstract expressionism and ultimately a very unique representational style, the artist is questioning what he calls the ‘increasing boredom’ of artworks from the past that ‘complete what they announce they are going to do’. […]
For the first time Bassan decided to address his works in a selfreferential dimension. With this triptych he talks about himself and his loved ones, his personal battles with happy ending, opening a gap of intimacy with the viewer through these three pictures, these three stories, these three brothers. The kiss, the universal symbol of […]
A live performance that took place at Miami Beach during Art Basel in November, 2016. The performance celebrates the space in between, inviting the viewer to witness the creation, the inspiration and the consideration of an art work in progress. In a universe of “Art fairs” where importance is placeD solely on the finished products, […]
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