Hamish Fulton was born in London in 1946. He first studied at St Martin’s in 1969 received his MA at the Royal College of Art. Described as a walking artist, Fulton gained notoriety in the 1960s alongside artists such a Richard Long – who explored the direct relationship between sculpture and landscape. Later journeying in the US, he was encouraged to reject notions that art should be about the creation of objects, instead making short walks which were then turned into photographic, video and text works. The subject of a major retrospective at Tate Britain in 2002, Fulton’s work is currently held in public collections at Tate Modern and the National Gallery of Scotland. He now lives and works in London.