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Talk #73

Chris Alton

Chris Alton is an artist and curator. His practice spans a range of media and approaches, including; video essays, socially engaged projects, textile banners, and publications. In 2012 he founded English Disco Lovers (EDL), an anti-fascist, pro-disco group. Other projects include; Adam Speaks (With New Mouths) (2017), a neoclassical treehouse commissioned by the National Trust; and What Mortals Henceforth Shall Our Power Adore (2020), a video essay that discusses the trident as a symbol of colonial intent. Each project looks to address the interconnected nature of prevailing social, political, economic and environmental conditions. Part of the Bunker x Holden Talks series held in Autumn 2021.