Ed Atkins (b 1982,Oxford, UK) is a video artist and poet, based in Berlin and Copenhagen. His works are steeped in sadness, beauty and paranoia. He often works with a surrogate figure, which is brought to life by his performances, in which he experiences everyday despair, fear, frustration, and humor. Ed Atkins studied at Central Saint Martins and at The Slade School and teaches at Goldsmiths College in London.
In 2019 he will participate at the 58. Venice Biennale.