Luke Fowler

Year of birth, place
1978, United Kingdom

Luke Fowler is resident and active in Glasgow as artist, filmmaker and musician. His filmic collage creations are often associated with the British Free Cinema movement of 1950s. With his documentary films he researches personalities of the counter culture, such as Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing and English composer Cornelius Cardew. Fowler was shortlisted for the Beck’s Futures Prize 2005. In 2008 he was awarded the Derek Jarman Prize. One year later, in 2009, a retrospective exhibition of his works was on show in the Serpentine Gallery. He was shortlisted for the Turner Prize for his exhibition at Inverleith House, Edinburgh.