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, 2014 presented his first solo show at the MKII gallery in Hackney and his second in September 2017 at Styx in Tottenham.
He has recently completed commissions for the ICA London and ThirtyThreeThirtyThree promotions as part of the Masafat festival in London and Cairo, additionally photographed various commercial campaigns and is currently working with Future Hackney and Hoxton Hall teaching photography workshops for local teenagers.
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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