David Birkin

David Birkin (born 1977) is a British artist working in photography, performance and sculpture. In 2009, he married the performance artist, Eloise Fornieles, in a disused slate mine in North Wales. They live and work in London. 2009-11 MA Fine Art, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL 1996-99 BA Human Sciences (Anthropology), University of Oxford Birkin comes from a family of artists that includes his father, the writer and film director Andrew Birkin, his aunt, the singer and actress Jane Birkin, his grandmother, Judy Campbell, his cousin, Charlotte Gainsbourg and his brother, the late poet and musician, Anno Birkin. He grew up between London and New York City, eventually returning to the UK to study Human Sciences and Anthropology at Oxford University (1996–1999). He worked as an actor in film and theatre, including productions for the National Theatre, Peter Hall Company and Brooklyn Academy of Music, and narrated the English translation of Chris Marker and Alan Resnais' 1953 film Les statues meurent aussi at the French Institute in London.


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