Patrick Staff, Weed Killer, 2017 (still). Video installation. 17 min. Courtesy the artist.

Patrick Staff

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Patrick Staff (b. 1987, Bognor Regis, England) works in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. Staff received their BA in fine art and contemporary critical studies from Goldsmiths University of London in 2009. They completed the LUX Associate Artists Programme and the Cunningham Method Contemporary Dance course at The Place in London, in 2011. Their work has been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2017); New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2017); Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (2016); Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (2016); Serpentine Galleries, London (2015); Chisenhale Gallery, London (2015); Tate Liverpool, England (2014); Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles (2012); Tate Modern, London (2012), and Whitstable Biennale, Whitstable, England (2012), among others. They have received the Paul Hamlyn Award for Visual Artists (2015) and the David and Margot Kitchen International Artist Fund (2010). Staff has had residencies at LUX (2014), The Showroom (2014), Fogo Island Arts (2012), and the Banff Centre (2010).