Steve Oliver was born in Manchester, England in 1981. He received his MA in Fine Art from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2015. He teaches in the School of Arts and Media at the University of Salford.
Steve's 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 works out of Rogue Artist Studios CIC.