British Artist Steve Oliver is best-known for his constructed photographic works which are made exclusively in-computer (no cameras), with material sourced from Internet searches. This editorial approach to image-making draws upon the possibilities presented by the image-search algorithm. Thematically, his practice circles issues of provenance, authenticity and ambiguous authorship, privacy and censorship. The extreme specificity of the work, rendered through prosaic subject matter generates a psychological tension; never quite narrative, nor symbolic.

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The Devil, Probably
The Devil, Probably

​Constructed photograph 2017 Lambda print on clear acrylic. 455 x 340mm. Edition of two, plus one artist's proof.

Smashed animal names
Smashed animal names

​2021 ​Constructed photograph Lambda print on clear acrylic. 660 x 594mm Edition of two, plus one artist's proof.

Andy or Jenny
Andy or Jenny

2019 ​Constructed photograph Lambda print on clear acrylic. 1220 x 930mm Edition of two, plus one artist's proof.

The Devil, Probably
The Devil, Probably

​Constructed photograph 2017 Lambda print on clear acrylic. 455 x 340mm. Edition of two, plus one artist's proof.

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