Official poster to accompany the exhibition British Art Show 8, displayed at Modern One (Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art) featuring a still from the artwork Feed Me by Rachel Maclean, 2015. Courtesy the artist and Film and Video Umbrella. © Rachel Maclean, 2015.
The British Art show is the United Kingdom’s biggest touring contemporary art exhibition, providing a vital overview of the most exciting contemporary art produced in this country. Each year it tours and exhibits in different cities accross the UK.
Rachel Maclean is a multi-media artist born in 1987 in Edinburgh. Using film and photography, she creates outlandish characters and fantasy worlds which she uses to delve into politics, society and identity. Wearing colourful costumes and make-up, Maclean takes on every role in her films herself. She uses computer technology to generate her locations, and borrows audio from television and cinema to construct narratives with a comedic touch. Maclean lives and works in Glasgow.
Each poster is delivered rolled in a poster tube and printed on a high quality matt paper stock.