Toby Christian The Plastically Parroting


  • CCA 350 Sauchiehall St Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom

“Now, a blunt hooked shut beak is held here, lodged in a draughty gap between two long floorboards that are nailed, painted, and spattered with spirits. Outstretched wings point proudly, gesticulating skywards… Dotted eyes stare sideways…”

Toby Christian graduated from the Royal Academy Schools, London, in 2012, and was awarded the Gold Medal. Recent solo exhibitions include A Belgian Fence, RH Contemporary Art, New York (2014), and The Tread and the Rise, Baró Galeria, São Paulo, (2013). Recent group exhibitions include Quiz, Galeries Poirel; Nancy, curated by Robert Stadler and Alexis Vaillant (2014); Disappearance, NAM project, Milan (2013) and Unseen Blows, Seventeen, London (2012). In 2012 he gave a reading titled his articular lung at Waterstones Piccadilly, and in 2013,Measures, a ninety-six page book of his writing, was published by Koenig Books.