Ian Richards is a British artist and designer, born in 1974.

Using processes of social engagement he explores society and culture with the aim of disrupting expectations and personalising mainstream narrative.

Ian invites dialogue and interaction through the content, design and location of his work in public spaces.

He works in diverse forms including sound, print, text and image, installation and multiples.

Recent work uses text and language sourced from specific communities.  This material is manipulated and presented in unexpected ways, locations, scale, situations and forms.