Updated: Oct 12, 2022
artist’s biography (September 2022)
Tam Hare (b. 1983 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is an artist, performer, writer-researcher based in Uppsala, Sweden. The foundations of his present research are primarily text-based, however, sound, performance, collaboration, image-making, photography and film, typically merge as key elements in his practice. Fundamental to the development of his work was the year Tam spent at Konstfack (Stockholm) on their prodigious CuratorLab, postgraduate research program (2015-16). Prior to this, he also completed his M.A. and B.A. (Hons) degrees in the UK in, 2011 and 2009 respectively.
Consequently, he began a PhD at Newcastle University in September 2020 and his current project is an evolving, collaborative, auto-theory-fiction work and speculative character construction. This study addresses a subject’s socio-cognition and alienation, alongside philosophical speculations on reason. Crucially, the work’s creation becomes a contemporary ‘promethean’ character study, developed through Tam's fiction-theory writing practice and collaborative musical performance.
As part of his practice, he works curatorially, collaboratively and in arts production.