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Michael Dean

Born in 1977, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom

Overview

Michael Dean explores the relationship between text and physicality by utilizing techniques from sculpture, writing, and typography. By employing common materials like steel, concrete, MDF, padlocks, and dyed books, he creates immersive sculptural installations by transforming his writing into physical forms, such as letter-like human-scale figures and self-published books, which serve as sculptural elements within his installations. Although he is interested in transforming language, his sculpt...Read more