Alan Outram


Alan is one of the founding members of MAC and last year curated the 20th Century Morecambe Exhibition for the Vintage by the Sea Festival.


Email: alanoutram@btopenworld.com
 
What do you do? I make paper and digital collage. I also make electronic music and have recently started a soundtrack Tape Label called Horror Pop Sounds.
Why do you do what you do? it has to be done.

How do you work? sporadically and then frenzied!

What art do you most identify with? Fluxus.

What work do you most enjoying doing?
making record sleeves.

What’s your favourite art work? Homage to the Square by Josef Albers.

Describe a real-life situation that inspired you: being on Blue Peter.

What jobs have you done other than being an artist? wrestler, baker, painter decorator...

What research to you do? bookshops, car boots, looking up.

What is your dream project? go back in time and be the inhouse artist for the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

Name three artists you’d like to be compared to? I wouldn't dare compare myself with another artist but 3 artists whose work inspires me are John Stezekar, my friend and brilliant painter Jake Clark and the master László Moholy-Nagy. 

What wouldn’t you do without? a sharp blade!
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