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Lydia Porter is a contemporary artist based in London, working across video, writing, and bookmaking. These formats are used to investigate the surface of the image as an active site and a means of translation, with a specific focus on tactility and haptic awareness.


Lydia Porter was selected to be a part of Associate Studio Programme 7 2020-22 as an artists in the shared studios in Stockwell, London.





2017-2019 BA Fine Art: Chelsea College of Art, UAL, London, UK


2016-2017 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, Camberwell College of Arts, London UK

Online Works/Commissions:

CURRENT : 'the material will be quiet yet alive', collaboration with Laura Porter, commissioned by Queen's Hall Digital


2021 ‘slipping through the gap’ published on ORBIT


2022  'Kisses' Associate Studio Programme 7, Acme Studios Stockwell, London, UK

2022  'Spectres' Gower St. Gallery, London, UK

2022  'Auntie Freeze 6' Cave Gallery, London, UK

2022  'Testing Grounds' Filet Gallery, London, UK

2022  'Waterborne' BLOQS, London, UK

2021  'Auntie Freeze 5' Cave Gallery, London, UK


2020  ‘UNIQLO TATE LATES: NIGHT IN’ Tate Modern, Blavatnik Building, London, UK

2019  ‘Suburbia’ St Anne’s Arts and Community Centre, Barnstaple, Devon UK


2019  ‘Degree Show’ Chelsea College of Arts, London UK

2019  ‘Kino 4’ Spike Island, UWE Bristol, UK


2019  ‘Interim Show’ Chelsea College of Arts, London UK


2019  ‘Translations’ The Morgue, Chelsea College Of Arts, London UK



2018  ‘A Thing Like You And Me’ Take Courage Gallery, London UK


2018  ‘Kino 3’ Spike Island, UWE Bristol, UK


2018  ‘MESHES presents: ExP’ Genesis Cinema, Mile End, London UK



2017  ‘Obscura’ Buster Mantis, London UK


2017  ‘Clusterf*ck’ Maverick Projects, Safehouse 1/Safehouse 2, Peckham, London, UK



2016  ‘CCW foundation Show’, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK


2016  ‘Unspecified’,  Lumberjack Café, Camberwell, London, UK

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