Tom Lock

What’s your background?

I grew up with skateboarding, T.V. and music. I went to art school in London and Northern France.

What are your artistic influences?

Nature, music, psychedelic art, Octavia E. Butler, amongst many other Sci-Fi writers.

How do you start a new work?

Slowly. I like to try and absorb influences until they start making their way out.

What are you working on right now?

An Audio/Visual performance for Focal Point Gallery in Southend on the 2nd September.