Image: Immersions VII (Le Festin) , Collage on paper (2014) The Robert Holcombe Archive.
Wayne Burrows was born in Derbyshire, grew up in Mid-Wales, then lived in Sheffield and East London, where he worked mainly as an editor and freelance journalist working on newspapers and magazines. Recent publications include Wood & Ink (2013), Black Glass: New & Selected Poems (2015), Spirit Wrappings: Some Notes on the Rashleigh Jackson Family Collection (2012), Marine: A Story in Eight Objects (2013) and Exotica Suite (2015). Alongside writing, he has made a number of found footage films, including Disturbances (2010), The Serendipity Loops (2012) and Subliminal (2015), and contributed to many group exhibitions, made an edition of Tarot cards and fabricated retrospective solo shows under the entirely fictional identity of the British collage artist Robert Holcombe (b.1923 – d.2003)
Selected Residencies, Works and Exhibitions:
|2015|| – Exotica Suite. [with Paul Isherwood] New Art Exchange.
- Avant-Garde or Last Minute? Sunscreen, EM15 at Venice Biennale
|2014|| - The Holcombe Tarot at Beyond. QUAD.
- Folklore, Ritual & The Modern Interior [1955 – 1975] Xero Kline & Coma
|2013-2014|| - The Family Bible & Other Fables: Works from the Robert Holcombe Collection [1948 – 1978]. SYSON
- Nottinghamshire Hospice Residency. [with Writing East
|2013|| - A Walk Through The Underworld [with Sidelong].
- Make Believe: Re-imagining History and
Landscape [curated by Deborah Dean & Yasmin Canvin].
Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
|2011|| – The Apple Sequence [with Neville Gabie] Part
- Write Here At Nottingham Contemporary. Residency
during Jack Goldstein & Ann Collier exhibitions
|2010||Disturbances. Film [with Jon Brooks, Annexinema]. Sideshow.|