Friday, 9 March 2018

Introducing Willkay

135 artists are taking part in "Inside Job" which takes place on the 7th and 8th of April on Level 6 of Tate Modern. Over the next few weeks The Rebel Magazine will be chatting to some of the Tate staff who are showing their artwork. Today's artist is Willkay
Q) Where did you grow up and what kind of education did you receive? "I grew up in East London, after studying art and design at college, I went on to gain a Diploma in Art and Design Foundation at Central Saint Martins and later graduated from London College of Communication with a degree in Design For Print." Q) How long have you been working at the Tate and what's the best show you've seen there? "I have been working at the Tate for 6 months now, the best show so far has to be All Too Human, it has a traditional and new generation of artists expressing what they are influenced by."
Q) What can you tell me about the work you're exhibiting in the Tate Modern show? "More Friends questions the meaning of having a number of friends, whether you need so many, does it matter if they come different sizes and forms." Q) How can people find out more about your work - do you have a website or do Instagram? "Yes, I do Instagram/twitter @willkay_oddking and website is http://www.bywillkay.com Q) Is there anything you have to declare / do you have a favourite quote, thought or joke you'd care to share? "Feed your creativity, one day it will pay off!"
"Inside Job": An exhibition of art by Tate Staff will take place on Level 6 of the Blavatnik Building of Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG http://www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-modern

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