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Ashley Holmes

  • Visual Artist
  • Performance

Persistence Works

Ashley Holmes (b. Luton, 1990) is a multidisciplinary artist working across installation, sound, video, radio broadcasts and performance.

Since early 2019 he has facilitated Open Deck - a series of gatherings giving space to collectively listen and discuss relationships to music and oral histories. He also hosts Tough Matter, a radio programme broadcast monthly on NTS Radio.

He was awarded a Henry Moore Foundation Artist Award in 2020 and has exhibited in the UK and internationally. Recent selected work and projects include: Distend, commission for Yorkshire Sculpture International at Leeds Art Gallery (2021); A Free Moment, solo exhibition at Futura Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague (2020) & away, completely: denigrate, group exhibition curated by Languid Hands at Narrative Projects (2020) Double 6, collaborative performance with R.I.P. Germain commissioned by Poor Image Projects at the former Court Room of Leeds Town Hall, Leeds (2019); Survey, group exhibition by Jerwood Arts, London.