ROBERT MONTGOMERY FOLLOWS A TRADITION OF CONCEPTUAL ART AND STANDS OUT BY DRAWING FROM EXAMPLES OF PUBLIC INTERVENTIONIST STRATEGIES AND BRINGING A POETIC VOICE TO THE DISCOURSE OF TEXT ART. HE CREATES BILLBOARDS, LIGHT PIECES, FIRE POEMS, WOODCUTS AND WATERCOLOURS. HE WAS THE BRITISH ARTIST SELECTED FOR KOCHI-MUZIRIS BIENNALE 2012, THE FIRST BIENNALE IN INDIA. MONTGOMERY HAS HAD SOLO EXHIBITIONS AT VENUES IN EUROPE AND ASIA, INCLUDING MAJOR OUTDOOR LIGHT INSTALLATIONS ON THE SITE OF THE OLD U.S. AIR FORCE BASE AT TEMPELHOF. THE FIRST MONOGRAPH OF HIS WORK WAS PUBLISHED BY DISTANZ, BERLIN IN 2015. Robert Montgomery was born in Scotland in 1972. He studied at edinburgh college of art and then in the core program at the museum of fine arts, Houston. He has lived in London since 1999.