Simon Mckeown is a Fine Artist. Motion Disabled: Unlimited is one of his most recent work, a London 2012 Festival project, shown nationally including at the South Bank Centre in London and at Olympic Torch and Paralympic Torch events across the UK, as well as in galleries such as 20-21 Visual Arts Centre in North Lincolnshire and MIMA, Middlesbrough Institute for Modern Art.
His earlier work Motion Disabled – has been shown internationally including the USA at the Smithsonian International Gallery. Simon’s work reflects his interest, knowledge and experience of Disability and in particular our view of ‘normality’ and ‘difference’. He was named DaDaFest International Artist of Year 2010-2011 with the award presented on the closing day of the festival at the Bluecoat Gallery in Liverpool – England. New work for the festival featuring performer Claire Cunningham which was projected in both Liverpool and Glasgow as well as in over 20 other locations internationally.
During 2012 he has developed new material for several festivals, including M21 in Shropshire, Greenwich and Docklands International Festival and Stockton International Riverside Festival on the international production, Prometheus Awakes.
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