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David Hancock - A Still Life @ The Whitaker (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
Hancock, D. David Hancock - A Still Life @ The Whitaker. [Painting]. Exhibited at Rawtenstall, Lancashire, UK. 24 July 2021 - 19 September 2021. (Unpublished)

Over the past few years, Hancock has been working from still life. His highly detailed watercolour paintings attempt to make tangible the world that we physically experience and how it can be understood. He selects objects that are loaded, either... Read More about David Hancock - A Still Life @ The Whitaker.

Cosplay & the art of play : exploring sub-culture through art (2019)
Book
Crawford, G., & Hancock, D. (2019). Cosplay & the art of play : exploring sub-culture through art. London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-15966-5

This book is an introduction to cosplay as a subculture and community, built around playful spaces and the everyday practices of crafting costumes, identities, and performances. Drawing on new and original ethnographic data, as well as the in... Read More about Cosplay & the art of play : exploring sub-culture through art.

Personal Structures @ PAPER Pavilion (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Hancock, D. Personal Structures @ PAPER Pavilion. [Painting, Photography & Sculpture]. Exhibited at Venice Art Biennale 2019, Venice, Italy. 9 May 2019 - 30 November 2019. (Unpublished)

PAPER Pavilion, ECC, Palazzo Mora​​​​​​​, Venice 9 May - 30 November 2019 Iain Andrews / Tim Ellis / David Hancock / Matthew Houlding / Hannah Leighton-Boyce / Jill Randall / For the fifth edition of the biennial art exhibition “PERSONAL STRUCTU... Read More about Personal Structures @ PAPER Pavilion.

Urban poachers : cosplay, playful cultures, and the appropriation of urban space (2018)
Journal Article
Crawford, G., & Hancock, D. (2018). Urban poachers : cosplay, playful cultures, and the appropriation of urban space. Journal of Fandom Studies, 6(3), 301-318. https://doi.org/10.1386/jfs.6.3.301_1

This article considers cosplayers’ use and transformation of urban space. Cosplay provides an important subcultural embodiment of contemporary popular culture, through which we can learn a great deal about contemporary forms of fandom, participatory... Read More about Urban poachers : cosplay, playful cultures, and the appropriation of urban space.

PAPER Gallery Manchester Ltd. (2012)
Exhibition / Performance
Hancock, D. PAPER Gallery Manchester Ltd. 1 August 2012 - 1 January 2023. (Unpublished)

PAPER is an artist-led, commercial gallery based in Manchester and represents a range of emerging and mid-career artists whose practice is based around the medium of paper ranging from drawing, painting, and printmaking to artist's books, video, and... Read More about PAPER Gallery Manchester Ltd..