David Rickard, (1975) is a New Zealand artist based in London, UK. His original studies in architecture have had a lasting impact on his art practice, embedding queries of material and spatial perception deep into his work. Through research and experimentation his works il understand how we arrived at our current perception of the physical world and how far our perception is from what we call reality.
Recent exhibitions include; Echoes from the Sound Barrier, Ashburton Art Gallery, NZ (2019-20), ₡URR€₦₡¥, NOME, Berlin (2019), Futuruins, Palazzo Fortuny Venice, in collaboration with Hermitage State Museum, St Petersburg (2018); AND A 123, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK (2017); Het Zalig Nietsdoen, Kranenburgh Museum, Bergen, Netherlands (2017); Not Really Really, The Frederic de Goldschmidt Collection, Brussels, Belgium (2016); O, CØPPERFIELD, London (2016); A Bag of Atoms, Balzer Projects, Basel (2016); Open Forest, The Jerwood Space, London, UK (2016); Flags, Serra di Giardini, Venice (2015); Alchemy, State of Change, NEST, The Hague (2014); All Vertical Lines Intersect, Galleria Michela Rizzo, Venice (2013); Intersections, Weizmann Institute, Tel Aviv (2012); Round the Clock, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice (2011); Beyond Ourselves, The Royal Society of Science, London (2011).
Rickard’s work has been published in articles and interviews within The New York Times, The Times, The Independent, Frame, Kunstbeeld, Drome and Flash Art among others.