London, United Kingdom
About Hormazd Narielwalla
Winner of the Saatchi Art Showdown prize for 'The Body Electric', 2014. Hormazd Narielwalla has had critical success in both the commercial and academic art world. Being the only recipient of the International Rector’s Scholarship of the University of Arts, London (2009) to read on a PhD at London College of Fashion. Author of Dead Man's Patterns (2008) and The Savile Row Cutter (2011). His work, always in the medium of collage, uses tailoring patterns from different sources to create artworks exploring the body in abstract form. Exhibits include Scope Art Fair (2010) Saatchi Gallery (2013), India Art Fair (2014), and for Saatchi Art at Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill (2014).
University of Arts London, PhD in Fine Art, 2013 MA in Fashion Communication, University of Westminster, 2007 BA in Fashion Design, University of Wales, Newport, 2006
Collections: National Art Library Special Collections, Rare British Modern Collection at the British Library; Stuarts Hall Library of Artist Books, Iniva collection; Courtauld Institute of Art collection; Fashion Institute of technology collection of artist books, New York; Central Saint Martins collection of artist books; London College of Fashion, Special Collections; London College of Communication collection of artist books. Other library collcections include Kingston University, London, Bath Spa University, University of Wales, Newport, Edinburgh college of Art, University of Winchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, Somerset College, Arts & technology and Liverpool John Moores University.
March 2014: Spring Fever for Saatchi Art Suite at Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill (ongoing installation).
Jan 2014: Solo booth represented by Birla Academy of Art and Culture at India Art Fair 2014
Feb 2013: Love Nest at Margaret Street Gallery, London
Dec 2012: Lady Gardens, at Long White Cloud, London
Jan 2012: Dead Man’s Patterns Memento Mori show at Sheridan & Co, London.
Nov 2011: Fairy God, Fashion Mother at the Modern Pantry, London.
April 2011: Fairy God, Fashion Mother at 4Fashionshake III, Athens (Ozon magazine).
Oct 2010: Hat-Parade, at Miliners Bernstock Speirs, London.
June 2010: Oscar Hodgepodge, at the Shop at Bluebird, Chelsea, London.
Oct 2009: A Study On Anansi, at Paul Smith Albermarle Street Gallery, London.
May 2013: Independent stand at COLLECT 13, produced by the Crafts Council and hosted by Saatchi Gallery, London.
April 2013: UNIT 3, Degreeart, Vyner Street, group show.
Feb 2013: Talk and display of work at the Hollywood Road Arts Club, London.
Feb 2013: Pap(I)er Fashion, Galerie Stihl, Waiblingen, Germany produced by ATOPOS cvc in association with Barbican, London.
July 2012: Summer Salon at the Islington Arts Factory, London.
May 2012: Independent stall at the Other Art Fair, London.
April 2012: Showcase, personal shopping suites, Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, London.
Feb 2012: Imprint, Fabelist curation at the Centre of Possible Studies, Serpentine, London.
Sept 2011: Block Party, Crafts Council, England national touring exhibit with work featured alongside Yinka Shonibare, Charlotte Hodes, Lucy Orta, Simon Thorogood and Shelley Fox.
May 2011: Work included in touring exhibition Paper Fashion managed by the Barbican.
April 2001: Drawing on the body, KG52 Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden alongside Helen Storey, Lucy Orta and Charlotte Hodes.
Oct 2010: Art Below, official display at Old Street tube station.
April 2010: Group show, Drawing Out, at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia (representing the University of Arts, London).
Mar 2010: Group show, Markt, Lincoln Centre, New York, curated by Diane Pernet (ashadedviewonfashion.com), with two appearances in NY Times.