Studio Above&Below is a London-based art and technology practice founded by Daria Jelonek (GER) and Perry-James Sugden (UK). Living and working in London, their work combines computational design, data and digital art in order to draw together unseen connections between humans, machines and the environment.


Daria Jelonek (*1988, Gross Strehlitz, POL, living in London, UK)

2015 – 2017 MA: Information Experience Design, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2013 – 2014 BA: Visual Communication, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Copenhagen, DK

2010 – 2015 BA: Visual Communication, Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen, GER


Perry-James Sugden (*1992, Cardiff, UK, living in London, UK)

2015 – 2017 MA: Information Experience Design, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2012 – 2015 BA: Fine Arts and History of Art, Kingston University, London, UK

2014 BA: Exchange Salzburg International Summer Academy of Arts, Salzburg, AUS


Upcoming Exhibitions (2022):

ARTour, Basel, SWI; Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK; Broadway Gallery, Nottingham, UK.


Past Exhibitions:

This awarded artist duo has been exhibiting since 2017. Among the places we can highlight the following:

2017 – Central Space Gallery, London, UK; Hamiffal, Jerusalem, ISR; Archfilmfest, Istanbul, TUR; Spazio Ridotto, Venice, ITA; Royal Academy, London, UK;

2018 – 202 Gallery (Central Saint Martins), London, UK; International Shortfilm Festival, Oberhausen, GER; Sónar Festival, Barcelona, ES; Artburst, Berlin, GER; Electrofringe, Sydney, AUS; GAMMA Award Exhibition, Seoul, KOR; 

2019 – Aesthetica Art Prize, York, UK; Tate Exchange in collaboration with Her-vision, TATE Modern, London, GB; Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Zuecca Projects & the PhotoPhore,  Venice, ITA; WRO Biennale, WRO Art Center, Wrocław, POL; NKF – Nordic Art Association, Stockholm, SWE; HERE < / > THERE x Today Art Museum at SIA, Beijing, CHI; SPACE Gallery, London

2020 – Sensing Systems, Nottingham Contemporary, UK; Festival Zero1, La Rochelle, France; Broadway Gallery, Nottingham, UK; Fiber Festival, Amsterdam, NL; NODE Festival, Frankfurt, GER; Gdańsk Academy of Fine Arts, Gdańsk, POL; Factory Berlin x Sonar +D x by Beats by Dr. Dre, Berlin, GER; Shenzhen Bay STarts Festival (previously Shenzhen Media Art Festival), Shenzhen, CHI;

2021 – Arebyte Gallery, AR Workshop, London, UK; Shaping the Invisible World, HEK, Basel, SWI; ECCE, Ruhrarea, GER; OGR Nesta Italia + STARTS, Turin, ITA; FeralFile: The Long Cut, Online, worldwide; AR Biennale, NRW Forum, Düsseldorf, GER; LACA Shard, London, UK; CIK Knivsta, Multuhuset Möbeln, Uppsala SWE; Postsensorium RIXC Art Science Festival, RIGA, LAT; Tieranatomisches Museum, Berlin, GER; Frequency Festival: Digital Democracies, Lincoln, UK; London Design Festival, V&A, London, UK; New Now, UNESCO Zeche Zollverein, Essen, GER.



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