Bex Ilsley


Bex Ilsley (b. 1988, Gravesend) lives and works in Coventry. Ilsley graduated from Manchester School of Art in 2016 and was one of the 2016 Woon Prize winners. Her practice explores the nature of body and personality in virtual, physical, and psychological spaces. Fantasy, performativity, objecthood and paradox are used as a lens through which to examine the authenticity of these structures. Previous exhibitions include: boom + bust (solo), GOLDTAPPED, Newcastle. INTERFACE, neo:gallery23, Bolton (2018); Rendered Personas, Holzmarkt25, Berlin; Emotional Processing (solo), Warrington Museum and Art Gallery (2017).