Rory Pilgrim works in a wide range of media including songwriting, composing music, film, music video, text, drawing and live performances. Centred on emancipatory concerns, The Bristol-based artist aims to challenge the nature of how we come together, speak, listen and strive for social change through sharing and voicing personal experience.
Strongly influenced by the origins of activist, feminist and socially-engaged art, Pilgrim works with others through a different methods of dialogue, collaboration and workshops. In an age of increasing technological interaction, the work creates connections between activism, spirituality, music and how we form community, locally and globally, from both beyond and behind our screens. Pilgrim was awarded the Prix de Rome in 2019, while recent solo exhibitions presented at Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (2020), Between Bridges, Berlin (2019) Andriesse-Eyck Gallery, Amsterdam NL (2018), South London Gallery (2018), Flat Time House, London (2016) and others.
As of October 2020