Martin John Callanan is an artist researching an individual's place within systems. Martin John Callanan’s artwork has been exhibited and published internationally, he has recently been awarded the prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize for outstanding research within visual arts. Recent solo exhibiitons includeDeparture of All, Noshowspace; Martin John Callanan, Horrach Moya; Global, Casal Solleric; and Along Some Sympathetic Lines, Or Gallery. His work has been shown as part of Open Cube, White Cube; Es Baluard Modern and Contemporary Art Museum; Whitechapel Gallery; Ars Electronic Centre; ISEA; FutureEverything; Art Exchange; Riga Centre for New Media Culture; Whitstable Biennale; and Imperial War Museum North. Callanan graduated with an MFA from the Slade School of Fine Art, London in 2005, where he is currently Teaching Fellow in Fine Art Media, University College London and a member of Slade Centre for Electronic Media in Fine Art(SCEMFA).