Email - david@davidlemm.co.uk

Phone - [+44] 07736038062

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David Lemm is visual artist based in Edinburgh. Alongside his self directed practice he works on research led projects, collaborations, design and illustration commissions.
Trained as an animator and working across a range of processes, his varied output is informed by a contextual and curious approach to making.
 
Contact David if you would like to discuss a project or commission.

“Lemm’s research project Mapping Eigg is an innovative and original approach”
- Alan Male, Eye Magazine

“Combines curiousity and calculation across both his personal and professional practice with a broad style, that remains characterised by a distinct sophistication”
- YCN

Residencies/Research 
2019 - Refectory Residency with Ross Fraser Mclean, Summerhall, Edinburgh
2017 - Jon Schueler Scholarship Visual Artist in Residence, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Skye
2015 - Illustrator in Residence, House of Illustration, London
2014 - Mapping Eigg, Bothy Project + lifeoffthegrid.net, Isle Of Eigg
2014 - Ethnograms, lifeoffthegrid.net + ASCUS, Dovecot studios, Edinburgh
2014 - The Chamberlain Lab, Strathclyde University + ASCUS, Glasgow
2012 -  Research project with The Onaway Trust Library, Pitlochry

Selected Exhibitions / Projects / Screenings
Solo:
2018 - Passing Place, Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Skye, UK
2016 - Mapping King's Cross, House of Illustration, London, UK
2015 - Debris and Phenomena, Edinburgh Printmakers, UK

Group + Screenings:
Upcoming - Palimpsest, An Lanntair, Isle of Lewis (18 May –  29 June 2019)

2019 - Gone Fishing, DOK Artist Space, Edinburgh, UK
2018 - SSA Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2018 - Glasgow Garden Festival '18, The Glad Cafe, Glasgow, UK
2018 - RSA Open 2018, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2018 - 3x3, Archi Fringe @ Edinburgh Printmakers, UK
2018 - Simply Beaming w/ Embassy Gallery +  Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo, JP
2017 - RSA Open 2017, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2017 - Paper To Gold, Edinburgh Printmakers, UK
2017 - Open Close, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, UK
2016 - Fest Anca International Animation Festival, Zilina, SK
2016 - Blueprint : Works on Paper, DOK Artist Space, Edinburgh, , UK
2015 - Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York, UK
2015 - KLIK! Animation Festival, Amsterdam, NL
2015 - Parallel Perspectives, Edinburgh International Science Festival, Summerhall, UK
2014 - Hunting For Answers, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK
2014 - Citizen Curator, City Art Centre, Edinburgh, UK
2013 - SSA Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2013 - Cutout Fest International Animation Festival, Querétaro, MX
2013 - Pictoplasma Animation Festival, Berlin, DE
2012 - The Middle Place, The Old Ambulance Depot, Edinburgh, UK
2012 - Salon Neu, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
2012 - Emerging Scottish Artists, w/ The Skinny Magazine + Culture Label, UK
2011 - Aesthetica Short film festival, York, UK
2011 - Residents, Such and Such Studio, Edinburgh, UK
2011 - VAS Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK

Workshops / Events / Talks
2016 - Ongoing  - Visiting Lecturer, Edinburgh College of Art

2019 - Invited Speaker and Workshop, Institute for Gestaltung1, University of Innsbruck, Austria
2017 - Workshop, Sleat Primary School, Skye
2017 - Workshop, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
2016 - Guest Lecturer, Kingston University, London
2016 - Workshop, Leith Primary School, Edinburgh
2016 - Artist’s Talk, House of Illustration, London
2015 - You Are Here, Interactive event, House Of Illustration, London
2015 - Guest Lecturer, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham
2015 - Workshop, House Of Illustration, London
2015 - Artist’s Talk, University of Highlands and Islands, Portree, Skye
2015 - Workshop w/ ATLAS Arts + BBC Ten Pieces, Portree Primary School, Skye
2015 - Artist’s Talk, Edinburgh Printmakers
2015 - Landmarks, Interactive event, Edinburgh Printmakers
2015 - Workshop, Tollcross Primary, Edinburgh
2014 - Workshop, Isle of Eigg

Selected Clients
The Scouts Association / Chemikal Underground Records / Lost Map Records / National Galleries Of Scotland / Topman / Breathe Magazine / Leith Creative / Scouting Magazine / Smith Journal / University of Edinburgh / Clinique / The Guardian / New Scientist / GQ / Wired

Education
BA(Hons) Animation (First Class)
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art + Design, Dundee


All work copyright © David Lemm