Ollie Dook is a multi-media and installation based artist whose work examines the power relations of looking, referencing in particular the rise of the attention economy, and of non-human animals. His work draw on the language of digital platforms, zoo design and the construction of artificial environments to create artworks that imitate natural habitats and expose our digital ways of seeing.
Ollie Dook (b.1993, Brighton & Hove) lives and works in London. Dook received his MA from the Royal College of Art, specialising in sculpture and moving image. Dook's work has since been exhibited both nationally and internationally at various venues including Jupiter Artland, commissioned as part of Edinburgh Arts Festival, Edinburgh; Hannah Barry Gallery, London; and Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam. Most recent projects include Silly Symphony, Ex-Baldessarre, Bedford, in December 2018. Dook was awarded Landmark PLC Prize in 2015.