FRAUD

FRAUD (Audrey Samson + Francisco Gallardo) is a UK-based métis duo of artist/researchers working within the domain of critical technical practice, currently residents at the Somerset House Studios. FRAUD develops modes of art-led enquiry that examine the inscriptive operations of extractive, analytic and financial systems. Audrey (b. Canada) is joint-head of the Digital Arts Computing BSc and a lecturer in Critical Studies in the Art Department at Goldsmiths. Francisco (b. Spain) recently completed a PhD at the School of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London, he was awarded the Wellcome Trust People Awards (2016) and co-authored ‘Talking Dirty’ published by Arts Catalyst (2016). Recent work includes: 'Carbon Derivatives' that has been namely presented at the Salon Suisse (the 57th Venice Biennale), the Whitechapel Gallery (2018) and the Somerset House (2018); 'Shrimping Under Working Conditions' which was shown at Kunsthall Trondheim (2017) and the 'Empire Remains Shop' in London (2016); and 'Goodnight Sweetheart / the Right to Happiness' which was exhibited at the Asia Culture Center in Gwangju (2019).