Brian Whar is a London-based artist and photographer, graduating with a BA in Fine Art and a Photography post-graduate award from Central Saint Martins.
He was a founder member of CutUp collective (2005 - 2008) exhibiting in Barcelona, New York, Durban SA plus the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead and the Seventeen Gallery, London.
In 2011 he was commissioned by the Arts Council England to exhibit at London’s Tate Modern as part of the Thames Festival and in 2014 presented his first solo show at the MKII gallery in Hackney.
He has worked as a professional photographer since 2011 after 3 year sabbatical fixing boilers.
He has recently completed commissions for the ICA London and ThirtyThreeThirtyThree promotions as part of the Masafat festival in London and Cairo, and additionally photographed various commercial campaigns.
Photographic work and writings have appeared in a variety of publications including The Guardian Weekend, The Wire Magazine, DummyMag, Mojo, TimeOut, Crack Magazine, Clash, NME, PlanB, RockaRolla.
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