David Ellis

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Gender Male
Industry Arts
Occupation Artist
Location London, United Kingdom
Introduction David Ellis is based in London. A rogue enthusiast,advocate of radical affability,obstinate otherness and a performer,writer, curator. He was co-founder of 'Puzzleclub' with BBC writer Hattie Naylor(1994-1997)a platform for convergent art. Since 1993 Ellis has traveled in Lithuania acting as an advocate for filmmakers,writers etc as part of a make-shift anthropological inquiry into it's lesser-known history. Previous collaborators have included Iain Sinclair, Jonas Mekas, Ben Northover, Louis Bennasi, Andrea Dworkin, Ken Hollings,Richard Crow, Stephen Barber,Nitin Chandra Ganatra, Alaknanda Samartha,Simon Tyszko and Paul Burwell. He has acted as fascilitator for Index-on-Censorship, R.I.B.A(Royal Institute of British Architects)and The Sound Archives of the British Library. He was a contributor to 'Vertigo' the quarterly magazine for Independent Film and Video and produced 'Silent Key' for BBC Radio 3 in 2001. He recently worked on the new Ridley Scott film as Dancer / Background Artist