James Hankey

  • artopia London James Hankey Dark Stratagem 40x50inches 101.6x127cm archival inkjet print
  • artopia London James Hankey Dark Stay 11x14inches 28×35.5cm archival inkjet print
  • artopia London James Hankey Dark Newspaper roll-down 16x20inches 40.6×50.8cm c-type photographic print
  • artopia London James Hankey Dark rooms installation documentation size variable 2013
  • artopia London James Hankey Jostling For Haecceity mixed media dimensions variable
James has exhibited widely across southern England and has recently finished an MA at Falmouth University. His multidisciplinary and often performative works are the culmination of an interest in physics, ecology and philosophy. Observed paradox and humour prompt an iterative inquiry spanning disparate themes with the aim of provoking moral and ethical dialogue.


– MA in Art and Environment, Falmouth University, 2011-2013
– BA Photography, University College Falmouth, 03-06
– Foundation in Art & Design, Arts Institute at Bournemouth, 02-03

Selected Exhibitions

– First Eleven, CAST, Helston, November 2013
– Suspended Sentences, Turners Warehouse, Newlyn, September 13
– Through the green fuse, Falmouth University, Cornwall, September 13
– Stage, Halezephron, Loe Bar, Cornwall, July 13
– Limbo, The Old Coffin Store, Truro, March 13 -The Dark Rooms, Passmore Edwards Institute, Helston, February 13
– An Exercise in Failure, Son Gallery, Peckham, February 11
– SuperNature, View Art Gallery, Bristol, August 09
– Solarize, Open Space Gallery, Penryn, September 08
– Offsite: inside, Newlyn Art Gallery, February 08
– Layered Curiosities, Embark: Ferry Art 2007, King Harry Ferry, April 07. Solo show as part of ‘Embark 07’
– Second Exposure, PZ Gallery, Penzance, August 07
– Landscape, Photography and Film, 78 Lyndhurst Way, Peckham, April 07
– High Light Nights, Blue Lias Gallery, Dorset, Solo show, August 06
– Positive/Negative, FCA Degree show, Truman Breweries, London, July 06
– New (ad) Venture 2, Vitreous Contemporary Art Gallery, Truro, January 06


– Revolver, Edited by Volker Stox and Jesse Leroy Smith, 2008
– 78 Lyndhurst Way – A year of exhibitions, Hannah Barry, Ex Why Zed, 2007