Harriet Horton

Artist Statement

Harriet Horton is a 28 year old artist living in London. The largely self-taught practitioner, tired of the traditional presentation of taxidermy lends the ancient art a surreal and contemporary, pop twist.

Horton's approach to taxidermy has always set out to explore animals in a foreign environment from their original habitat. The use of dyes and lighting allow a playful narrative to a medium that sometimes holds a macabre association. It's this juxtaposition of organic material with neon lighting that has become her signature style.

Artwork

Exhibitions

Exhibition Titlesort descending City Date
Flux: Temporal Suspence London 12/03/2015 to 02/06/2016
Flux: Temporal Suspence London 12/03/2015 to 02/06/2016
Flux: Temporal Suspence London 12/03/2015 to 02/06/2016
Flux: Temporal Suspence London 12/03/2015 to 02/06/2016
Flux: Temporal Suspence London 12/03/2015 to 02/06/2016
Flux: Temporal Suspence London 12/03/2015 to 02/06/2016
Flux: Temporal Suspence London 12/03/2015 to 02/06/2016
Sleep Subjects London 11/13/2015 to 11/17/2015
Sleep Subjects London 11/13/2015 to 11/17/2015
Sleep Subjects London 11/13/2015 to 11/17/2015
Sleep Subjects London 11/13/2015 to 11/17/2015
Sleep Subjects London 11/13/2015 to 11/17/2015
Sleep Subjects London 11/13/2015 to 11/17/2015
Sleep Subjects London 11/13/2015 to 11/17/2015

Press

Article Title Publication Title Date
Captivating Taxidermy: Harriet Horton's Camouflage After Nyne Tue, 08/30/2016
And for those who have everything... The Week Sat, 01/09/2016
Harriet Horton: a playful take on taxidermy Financial Times: How To Spend It Thu, 11/12/2015
Five Marvellous Modern Taxidermy Artists AnOther Magazine Thu, 11/05/2015
Second Skin Twin Wed, 10/28/2015
Pretty Dead: Taxidermy Inspired By Fashion Huffington Post Wed, 08/01/2012
Taxidermy at Brick Lane Gallery Who's Jack Tue, 07/31/2012
New Artist: Harriet Horton Planet Notion Wed, 06/20/2012