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Artist based in London

Oliver Dorrell recently travelled through the North Caucasus in Southern Russian and produced a series of paintings that document this mountainous region. Concentrating on  Dagestan and Chechnya, these works intertwine the area's complex historical, religious and socio-political tensions with references to Russian literature, art history, local culture and his own experiences in these places; their mystical, quasi-surrealist style is formed from thoroughly researched subject matters that give an engaging insight into this fascinating part of Russia.


2001-2004 Bsc Anthropology. UCL.

2017/18     MA Painting. (Distinction). Wimbledon College of  Arts, UAL.

Exhibitions and Residencies

May 2018 -'62 Hands'. Lewisham Art House, London

Sept 2018 - Wimbledon College of Art MA Show, London

Nov 2018 -'Wrong Food',  Blasé, London

Mar 2019 - Vishnu Manchu Art Foundation Residency, Tirupathi, South India.

Apr 2019 - Vishnu Manchu Art Residency Exhibition, Turupathi, South India

Mar 2019 -'Guerilla Warefare', Blase', London

July 2019 -'Loop' Blase' London

Nov 2019 - The Ethnic Cultural Centre, Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia.


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