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Scottish installation and *video artist, born in Glasgow. In 1984–5 he studied at Glasgow School of Art, where he was part of a department in which students were encouraged to make work outside the gallery and to consider ‘context as 50 per cent of the work’. He studied at the *Slade School in 1988–90. He has made works involving language which emphasize the process of reading. In 1991 he adorned the domed ceiling of the Serpentine Gallery, London, with the phrase ‘WE ARE EVIL’, entitling the work Above all Else.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)