Born in United Kingdom in 1985. Lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland. Graduated with a MFA in Fine Art from Glasgow School of Art in 2015.
Lewis Jacob is an artist/filmmaker. He is one of the founding members of Céline, an artist-run space in Glasgow. His latest film Idrish opened the 2021 Berwick film festival and his work has been screened at Ann-Arbor Film Festival, Alchemy Film festival, Kochi-Murizis Biennale, LUX.
2022 “Idrish” LUX, London
2022 “Transforming Narratives” Bangladesh, Dhaka
2021 “Miraculous Noise, Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark
2020 “Crud Love” Peak, London
“Special Mention” from Jury at Glasgow Short Film Festival 2022
Opening film at Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival 2021
Lewis Jacob’s work is about the structures that govern our lives and the countercultural figures that question them. He uses the camera to create a space where ideas and people can be brought together and unexpected relationships can occur, using improvisation, animation and sound to reinterpret research and reactivate histories.
Idrish, 2021, HD video
Untitled (Peak), 2020, Animation
Untitled, 2019, Mixed Media
Hollow House and the Convenience Complex, 2017, Installation