Ilona Sagar Images Bio

Ilona Sagar

(b 1985 UK), lives and works in London UK. Using a diverse range of media spanning performance, film and assemblage, she has formed a body of work, which responds to the social and historic context found in the public and private spaces we inhabit. 

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK

Haptic Skins of a Glass Eye, 2015, performance at Tenderpixel.

Haptic Skins of a Glass Eye, 2015, performance at Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Install view, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Install view, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, 2015, installation view, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, glass sculpture, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, glass sculpture, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, glass sculpture, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, glass sculpture, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, (Untitled) form Soft Addictions, 2014, C-Type print on aluminium, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, (Untitled) form Soft Addictions, 2014, C-Type print on aluminium, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, PROSOPOPOEIA:MANUAL:HAND:BOOK, 2014, Assembly Passage Project, London.

Ilona Sagar, PROSOPOPOEIA:MANUAL:HAND:BOOK, 2014, Assembly Passage Project, London.

Ilona Sagar, PROSOPOPOEIA:MANUAL:HAND:BOOK, 2014.

Ilona Sagar, PROSOPOPOEIA:MANUAL:HAND:BOOK, 2014.

Ilona Sagar, I fell backwards and you were there, 2014, Hayward Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, I fell backwards and you were there, 2014, Hayward Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, I fell backwards and you were there, 2014, Hayward Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, I fell backwards and you were there, 2014, Hayward Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, I fell backwards and you were there, 2014, Hayward Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, video still.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, video still.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, video still.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, video still.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, performance at Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, performance at Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, performance at Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, performance at Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2013, Borough Underground Station, Art Licks weekend, London.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2013, Borough Underground Station, Art Licks weekend, London.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2013, London Borough Underground Station, Art Licks weekend, London.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2013, London Borough Underground Station, Art Licks weekend, London.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Glass Eye, 2015, video excerpt.

Ilona Sagar, PROSOPOPOEIA:MANUAL:HAND:BOOK, 2014, video excerpt.

Ilona Sagar, I fell back and you were there. Documentation of performance at Hayward Gallery, London, 2014.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Haptic Skins of a Glass Eye, 2015, performance at Tenderpixel.

Haptic Skins of a Glass Eye, 2015, performance at Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Install view, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Install view, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, glass sculpture, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, glass sculpture, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, PROSOPOPOEIA:MANUAL:HAND:BOOK, 2014.

Ilona Sagar, PROSOPOPOEIA:MANUAL:HAND:BOOK, 2014.

Ilona Sagar, I fell backwards and you were there, 2014, Hayward Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, I fell backwards and you were there, 2014, Hayward Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, I fell backwards and you were there, 2014, Hayward Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, I fell backwards and you were there, 2014, Hayward Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, performance at Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, performance at Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2013, Borough Underground Station, Art Licks weekend, London.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2013, Borough Underground Station, Art Licks weekend, London.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, The Ground We Thread, 2016, Pump House Gallery, London UK.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, 2015, installation view, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, 2015, installation view, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, video still, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, glass sculpture, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Galss Eye, glass sculpture, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, (Untitled) form Soft Addictions, 2014, C-Type print on aluminium, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, (Untitled) form Soft Addictions, 2014, C-Type print on aluminium, Tenderpixel.

Ilona Sagar, PROSOPOPOEIA:MANUAL:HAND:BOOK, 2014, Assembly Passage Project, London.

Ilona Sagar, PROSOPOPOEIA:MANUAL:HAND:BOOK, 2014, Assembly Passage Project, London.

Ilona Sagar, I fell backwards and you were there, 2014, Hayward Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, I fell backwards and you were there, 2014, Hayward Gallery, London UK

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, video still.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, video still.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, video still.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, video still.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, performance at Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2014, performance at Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2013, London Borough Underground Station, Art Licks weekend, London.

Ilona Sagar, Human Factors, 2013, London Borough Underground Station, Art Licks weekend, London.

Ilona Sagar, Haptic Skins of a Glass Eye, 2015, video excerpt.

Ilona Sagar, I fell back and you were there. Documentation of performance at Hayward Gallery, London, 2014.

Ilona Sagar, PROSOPOPOEIA:MANUAL:HAND:BOOK, 2014, video excerpt.

Projects at Tenderpixel

Haptic Skins of a Glass Eye
Ilona Sagar
2 to 24 October 2015

Art Rotterdam 2015
Cathy Haynes, Erika Hock, Fay Nicolson, Ilona Sagar
5 to 8 February 2015

Art Rotterdam 2014
Toril Johannessen, Ilona Sagar, Rehana Zaman
6 to 9 February 2014

Human Factors 
Ilona Sagar
31 January to 22 February 2014

All Our Games 
O FLUXO, Marlene Haring, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Ilona Sagar
22 to 26 January 2013

Bio

Ilona Sagar (b 1985), lives and works in London. She received a BA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths College in 2008 and completed an MFA in Sculpture at the Royal College of Art in 2012. 

Recent projects include HereAfter: Outcome Project as part of the SPACE HereAfter residency, The White Building, London UK (2017); a solo project at Pump House Gallery, London as part of The Ground We Tread (2016); solo show with performances Haptic Skins of a Glass Eye Tenderpixel, London UK (2015); solo show with performance Mute Rehearsal, Vitrine Gallery, London UK (2015); Art Rotterdam, Main Section, Rotterdam NL with Tenderpixel (2015); solo show and performances  PROSOPOPOEIA : MANUAL : HAND : BOOK, Assembly Passage Project, London UK (2014); performance I fell backwards and you were there at Hayward Gallery Project Space, London UK (2014); group exhibition What Love has to do with it, Hayward Gallery Project Space, London UK (2014); exhibition and performance Soft Addictions Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh UK (2014); exhibition Eupnea, Saturated Space research cluster, Architecture Association, London UK (2014); screening of Human Factors at Caroll/Fletcher, London UK (2014); performance Human Factors at Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London UK (2014); solo show Human Factors, Tenderpixel, London UK (2014); exhibition The Ballad of Peckham Rye, Bussey Building, London, Peckham UK (2013); performance Human Factors, Art on the Underground as part of Art Licks Weekend, London UK (2013); performance Heart of Darkness, Le Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Nice FR (2012); exhibition The Visionary Trading Project, Guest Projects, London UK (2012); solo exhibition and performance States of Matter, the Swiss Church, London UK (2011); and performance Architectural Playgrounds, Barbican, London UK (2010).

Upcoming projects include Correspondence O, solo exhibition at South London Gallery, London UK (December 2017), accompanied by a new publication with Black Dog Publishing.

Projects at Tenderpixel

Haptic Skins of a Glass Eye
Ilona Sagar
2 to 24 October 2015

Art Rotterdam 2015
Cathy Haynes, Erika Hock, Fay Nicolson, Ilona Sagar
5 to 8 February 2015

Art Rotterdam 2014
Toril Johannessen, Ilona Sagar, Rehana Zaman
6 to 9 February 2014

Human Factors 
Ilona Sagar
31 January to 22 February 2014

All Our Games 
O FLUXO, Marlene Haring, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Ilona Sagar
22 to 26 January 2013