Luke Fowler is known for his film portraits of socially radical figures; from the avant-garde composer turned political activist Cornelius Cardew (1936-1981) to the Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing (1927-1989). He has had recent solo exhibitions at the Serpentine Gallery, London; CAC Bretigny and X Initiative, New York (all 2009). Forthcoming solo exhibitions include Inverleith House, Edinburgh and The Hepworth, Wakefield and Wolverhampton Art Gallery, made in association with Contemporary Art Society & Film and Video Umbrella. He participated in British Art Show 7: ‘In The Days Of The Comet’, and in ‘Radical Nature’ at Barbican Art Gallery, London; ‘The Associates’, Dundee Contemporary Art; ‘What You See is Where You’re At’, The Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh and ‘Younger than Jesus’, X New Museum, New York (all 2009). He was born in Glasgow in 1978, where he continues to live and work.