Amalia Pica was commissioned to work across the three schools during Year 3 of A Sense of Place, culminating in an offsite artwork, I am Tower of Hamlets, as I am in Tower of Hamlets, just like a lot of other people are, that took place in the borough of Tower Hamlets in the summer of 2011.
Amalia Pica (born 1978, Argentina) lives and works in London. Solo exhibitions include Chronic Listeners, Kunsthalle Sankt Gallen (2012); Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles (2011); C-sale, Malmo Konsthall, Sweden (2010); Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam (2010). Pica was one of the participating artists in ILLUMInations, 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale (2011) and The Ungovernables, New Museum Triennial, New York (2012); in 2013, Pica will have solo exhibitions at MIT List Visual Arts Centre, Massachusetts, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Pica was awarded The Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists 2011