StevieRay Latham (b.1992) is an artist and musician living and working between London and Devon.
Masked figures, people in costume, children and marionettes are the characters that inhabit the eternal twilight of Latham’s paintings. Suspended between the real and imagined, lived and dreamt, he draws on archival images as the starting point for most of his paintings; weaving family photographs, folklore and myth together to create imagined narratives that explore memory, remembrance and oral histories
against the backdrop of the internet's seemingly infinite capacity for image sharing and storing.
Through a multidisciplinary practice, he explores what it means to live in the 21st century: after modernity has passed, when eras and epochs seemingly fold in on each other, and when traces of the past haunt every corner of contemporary life.