Scott King has one of the UK’s most restless creative minds. As a graphic designer his work on i-D and Sleazenation gave free rein to his relentlessly inventive visual talents. Now as an artist – particularly preoccupied with how modern society is warped by culture and the media – his idea-driven practice demands a reaction.
Modern Britain with its smoothed edges and sanitised smugness seems to baffle him and anger him, and much of his work seems intent on shaking us out of this complacency.
At Here 2015, he brought us an impassioned and political talk about what public art has been and what it could be.