Steve Oliver was born in Manchester, England. His work investigates the structures that make photography and video ‘work’. It is made exclusively in-computer (no cameras), with material sourced from Internet searches.
He has exhibited widely, showing work across the UK, Europe and the United States. He came runner up in the 2019 Greater Manchester Contemporary Art prize. His broad research interests embrace cinema, literary fiction and technological simulation.
He has an MA in Fine Art from Manchester Metropolitan University, and teaches in the School of Arts and Media at the University of Salford.
He works out of Rogue Artist Studios CIC.