Artist Benjamin Murphy talks ‘print-swap’

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In the lead up to show, we’ve been out talking with members of our print-swap community. Next up, Benjamin Murphy, who is photographed above at home with his new print!

Please tell us a little about yourself.

I’m a 29 year old artist and writer, originally hailing from Yorkshire but now living in London. I suppose I’m best known for creating monochromatic figurative line drawings with electrical tape.

What interested and drew you to taking part in print-swap?

There’s a great list of artists who I would have bought works off anyways, but it’s nice to be able to trade with them instead.

Have you swapped with many artists/photographers?

Yeah quite a few, hopefully a few more.

As an artist what are your thoughts on swapping work with  your creative community?

I think it’s great, I don’t do it a load, but I’ve recently got some great paintings from Jordy Kerwick, Kevin Perkins, and Tomas Harker.

Who is the artist/photographer of the print we have photographed you with?

Tom Roe. It’s a black and white piece, atmospheric, and striking.

Swapped images from Benjamin Murphy (left) and Tom Roe (right)

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