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B. 1986, based in Lincolnshire and London. 

Charles Harrison's work remodels common forms, drawing attention to perceptual fragility through distortions of material and sensual codes. Sculptural works are usually poorly fabricated and often placed within unsuspecting public environments, both offline and online. Large-scale collaborative projects have brought these processes together to instigate things like a dreamy old mattress shop, a leaky laundrette and a train station staircase in a domestic garage.


Charles graduated with a BA in Drawing and Painting from University of Northampton in 2007. He has exhibited with Jupiter Woods, London, Lifespace, Dundee, Neue Froth Kunsthalle, Brighton and completed residencies with PRAKSIS, Oslo, Wellcome Collection and Barbican Centre, London. His artistic methods and conceptual understanding have been shaped through collaboration and interdisciplinary research alongside artists, curators, social scientists, neuropsychologists, motor-neuroscientists and people living with rare dementias. These collaborations have particularly focussed on the historical development, values and deficiencies of standardised testing methods and have led to novel social science and arts and health research funded by Wellcome Trust, University College London (UCL) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Charles also works as an arts and health consultant for UCL Dementia Research Centre (DRC), and for Rare Dementia Support (RDS), contributing to research, education, public and patient involvement and coordinating health and wellbeing  projects alongside people living with rare dementias through the Rare Space community venture.

Selected Exhibitions and Events


Neptune's Laundrette, Art Lacuna, London. Oct-Nov 2023

Talking Lines, Drawing Room, London. Oct-Dec 2023



Understanding Intelligence, Open House, PRAKSIS, Oslo. Dec 2022

Ghost Show, Copeland Park, London, Oct 2022

I Have Eaten It, Refettorio Felix, London. Feb 2022


Sandman Mattresses. 61 Rollins St, London. April/May 2021


B18_0103-0107. Barbican Centre, London. October 2019

H2OME TESTING for N — E º W ˝( S ) Seasonal School, Jupiter Woods. London March 2019

Testing Situations. Jupiter Woods, London Jan/Feb 2019



Bollards. Deptford X Fringe, London. September 2018

Created Out of Mind Residency Showcase. Wellcome Collection, London. July 2018

Life at the Edges (Extremophile Conference Performer). Science Gallery, Dublin. June 2018

Overground. Nigel, London. May 2018

Normal? Festival of the Brain. Quarterhouse, Folkestone. May 2018

Conditions for Ongoingness// 1.2 The Gathering. Jupiter Woods, London. March/April 2018

ARUK Reframe Dementia. Oxo Gallery, London. March 2018

Trajectories. Lifespace, Dundee. February-June 2018

Wet Paint on Wall. Various Locations, London. December/January 2018



Pint of Science, Dimensions of Dementia. Studio Spaces, London. October 2017

Refused. Various Locations, London/Brighton. July 2017

The Art of Gesture. Wellcome Collection, London. July 2017

We Are All Involved in this Mess. Enclave Lab, London. April, 2017



Bollards. Upper Brockley Road, London. December 2016

#7. The Koop Project, Brighton. July 2016

Lost in Thought. Science Museum, London. April 2016

Friendship Rules. The Quadrant, Brighton. February 2016.



A Rational Question. TrafalgarWorks, Portslade. June 2015

CRH. TrafalgarWorks, Portslade. June 2015



WP70. Community Arts Centre, Brighton. November 2014

ArtNeuro. The Rag Factory, London. November 2014

Horror Hotel. Ghost Train on the Pier, Brighton. October 2014

WP43. Community Arts Centre, Brighton. May 2014

Important Information. Neue Froth Kunsthalle, Hove. March 2014



Work Programme 17. Community Arts Centre, Brighton. May 2013



Nature:Humanity:Technology. Inham Hall, Wisbech St Mary. June 2010



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