2012 Winner

Jo LonghurstUK

Jo Longhurst, Suspension (1), 2012, vinyl, 366cm x 218cm (dimensions variable)

Jo LonghurstUK

Jo Longhurst was born in Essex, U.K. and has gained international recognition for her work, having exhibited in London, Paris, and Berlin, including at Documenta (13), currently on view in Kassel, Germany. A PhD graduate from the Royal College of Art, Longhurst’s work investigates ideas of physical perfection and self-creation, capturing the striking portraits of elite gymnasts and Whippet show dogs in her two primary bodies of work Other Spaces and The Refusal.