Lizzie Hughes makes meticulously detailed works that are often produced following long periods of obsessive research. Her approach to collecting and then structuring data has allowed her to remotely explore distant landscapes and briefly enter the private worlds of others. Her work provides an access to structures and networks so massive or complex that they defy comprehension, and while the obsessive act of making her work appears futile, something important is revealed.
A digital drawing that traces all of the swimming pools within the Las Vegas city limits.
4,007 photographic images of the horizon (one for every ten Kilometres of the earth's circumference) are sourced from popular photo sharing websites, cropped to remove any reference points and organised on a timeline according to colour.
210 postcards all sent from Paris in the year 1909. The handwritten message on each card references the weather at the time of writing.
2018 Artist in residence at CALL, Llandudno
2016 Museum, The Art House, Wakefield, UK
2014 Ghost of a Ghost, The William Morris Gallery, London, UK
2010 Video Word, Broadway Media Centre, Nottingham, UK
2014 Revolver II, Matt's Gallery, London, UK
2013 Film in Space (Anthology),Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
2012 The Present is a Point Just Passed, The Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London, UK
2011 Concrete Poetry, The Hayward Gallery, London, UK
2017 Artist in Residence, Murray's Cottage, Hill End, New South Wales, Australia
2016 Artist in Residence, The Art House, Wakefield, UK
2015 Oppenheim John Downes Award
2013 Artist in Residence, The William Morris Gallery, London, UK
2000 Mostyn Open Prize