GRAHAM HARWOOD

Harwood is best known for his collaborative work 'Rehearsal of Memory' (1995) produced with maximum security mental patients at Ashworth Hospital (permanent Collection Centre Pompidou et du Musée National d'Art Moderne) and as the founder of Mongrel an internationally recognized artists group specializing in digital media.

Mongrel is best known for the National Heritage and Natural Selection projects which explored racialisation and the new eugenics. It is closely associated with the formation of social software and software art through it’s development of Linker, HeritageGold and BlackLash. Harwood received the first online commission from Tate Gallery London for 'Uncomfortable Proximity' for which he won the Leonardo New Horizons Award for Innovation in New Media.