About Angus Farquhar
Angus Farquhar is the Creative Director of Aproxima arts and a freelance artist whose work spans performance, often set in unusual locations and music production; alongside creating temporary and permanent capital projects. He is an honorary fellow at Glasgow University and is currently working on a new wild garden with SWG3 in Glasgow.
Angus Farquhar was Creative Director of NVA organisation, from its inception in 1992 till closure in 2018. This followed 10 years performing as a founding member of the radical London music collective Test Dept.
Ground-breaking NVA commissions included monumental landscape animations such as The Path, Glen Lyon and The Storr on the Isle of Skye. Ghost Peloton, for the Tour de France extended the world tour of Speed of Light, a signature contribution to the Cultural Programme for the 2012 Olympics. For 10 years NVA worked on the rescue of St Peter’s seminary, the infamous modernist ruin.