info@lili-mj.com

 

 

 

Based in London.

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I like to question / poke at habits and social norms.

 

My practice aims to interrogate the absurdity of social habits and conformities, and question intellectual and cultural hierarchies. I am interested in the power dynamics between subjects and objects. I enjoy the use of humour as a method of confrontation, and working in an open-ended, experimental way. I dislike the idea of discrete art categories, such as the separation of jewellery and performance, and like to work across varied art mediums.

Education

 

2021 - Present               MA (RCA) Jewellery and Metal, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2012 - 2015                   BA Hons Jewellery Design, Central Saint Martins, London, UK

2011 - 2012                   Foundation Degree in Art and Design, Central Saint Martins, London, UK

Exhibitions, Shows and Performances

2022 (upcoming)                Precious Materials, Goldsmiths Fair, Goldsmiths Hall, London

2022                              Delivision: Three Video Projects by Lili Murphy-Johnson, Theatre Deli, Broadgate Circle, London

2022                              Resit and Final Resit, Trinity Laban Studio Theatre, London

2022                              CAUTION: WORK IN PROGRESS, Safehouse 1, Peckham, London

2022                              W.I.P, Royal College of Art, Online

2021                              Tipped, Trinity Laban, London

2020                              Postcards 19, Trinity Laban, Online

2019                              Weighting, Trinity Laban Studio Theatre, London

2018                              The Jewellery Pop-Up, Shoreditch, London

2017                              Decorating Dissidence, Mile End Art Pavilion, London

2016                              Future Late, Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London

2015                              Central Saint Martins Degree Show, London

2014                              Salvage, Central Saint Martins, London

2013                              Pearl Education Day, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

2013                              Entrance to Pearls exhibition, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

2012                              Central Saint Martins Foundation Degree Show, London

 

Awards

 

2021                              The Griffin Scholarship, to study at the RCA

 

Professional Experience

2019 - 2022                   Commissioned Works Collaborator, Performance Platform, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

2021                              Jeweller, Castro Smith, London

2020 - 2021                   Workshop Manager, The Great Frog, London

2016 - 2020                   Jeweller, The Great Frog, London

2015 - 2016                   Workshop Intern, Shaun Leane, London

2015                              Studio Intern, Lily Kamper, London

Publications

 

2017                              Narrative Jewellery: Tales from the Toolbox by Mark Fenn, p.192

Press

 

2020                              Tampax

2019                              She. Magazine, p.52

2018                              She. Magazine, p.16-17

2018                              BenchPeg

2018                              Playboy

2017                              Harpers Bazaar

2017                              Separee Magazine, cover and p.80-85

2016                              Cosmopolitan

2016                              Glamour, p.62-66

2016                              Huffington Post

2016                              Teen Vogue

2016                              The Telegraph

2016                              The Daily Mail

2015                              Paper Magazine

2015                              Art Sheep

2015                              Buzzfeed

2015                              Vice

2013                              Professional Jeweller

2013                              The Guardian Weekend Magazine, p.63

2013                              The Financial Times, How To Spend It