Burn’s practice aims to challenge object ontologies and the notion of being-in-the-world from a de-anthropocentric perspective. Working predominantly in sculpture, ideas of landscape, functional assemblage and diagramatic forms often feature in her work
Melissa Burn (born 1988) is an artist currently based in Leeds.
Education: BA Fine Art and Critical Theory:1st Class Hons, Middlesex University / MA Fine Art: Distinction, University of Leeds.
Recent projects and exhibitions include: Hubris Nemesis Catastrophe (solo project) LIMBO, Margate, 2016; General Studies (group project curated by Ryan Gander and Jonathan P Watts), Outpost Studios, Norwich, 2016; Lotka-Volterra (solo project) Near-Source, STCFTHOTS, Leeds, 2016.www.melissaburn.co.uk