David Mabb is an artist based in London who works with appropriated imagery to rethink the political implications of different aesthetic forms in modern art and design history. Recent work has focussed on the designs of nineteenth-century English interior designer, writer and socialist William Morris. His work has been exhibited at Handel Street Projects, London (2016); William Morris Gallery, London (2015); Focal Point Gallery, Southend on Sea (2014); Delaware Centre for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington (2010); The Bluecoat, Liverpool (2009); Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius (2006); Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario (2003) and Oakville Galleries, Ontario (2000). He curated ‘Utopia Ltd’ (with Mary-Ruth Walsh) at Wexford Art Centre and the Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland (2011) and ‘William Morris: Ministering to the Swinish Luxury of the Rich’ at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (2004). He is reader in art and programme leader (studio practice) MFA Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London.