Dale Lawrence is an artist living and working in Cape Town. Lawrence’s practice is motivated by a view of artistic creativity as fundamental and sacred to the human condition. Through his work, Lawrence seeks moments of intimacy and invention through the disruption of repetitive processes: in craftsmanship and artistic practice; in daily rituals; in familiar language and histories.

Lawrence’s practice combines various media such as print, performance, sculpture, installation and text, frequently blurring lines between them. In creating new works by tearing up others that have gone unsold or recreating Kounellis’ Tragedia Civile (1975) from chip packets, Lawrence’s interventions seek to locate the value—and origin—of both an artwork and its maker.

Lawrence is part of the creative studio Hoick. He lives in Cape Town.