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Allan Banford
Allan Banford Magazine Article.jpg
Asia Art Magazine
BornAllan Banford
ResidenceLondon
NationalityBritish
EducationCollege of Art, Sussex, United Kingdom
OccupationFine Art/Digital Artist / Music producer
Years active  25
Known forConceptual art, installation art, painting, Digital_art, Electronic_music, Disc_jockey
WorksFuture, King, C-Three, Horse, DC, Amsterdam, Earth, Water, Taste, Sirius
Home townLondon
Net worth1.3 billion US
Height1.86 cm (1 in) - 6.1
MovementAbstract Art, Digital Art
AwardsWorld citizen artists award, Artslat awards, Andy warhol Absolute.
Websiteallanbanford.com
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/allanbanford?lang=en
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/allanbanford/



Allan Banford is a visual artist who produces Modern abstract expressionism Fine Art as well as Digital art, installations and music productions Banford has produced abstract paintings as well as Digital art, installations and electronic music productions, he currently lives and works between London, Hong Kong and China. His art follows the concept of constant creative evolution, identifying the boundaries between consciousness and reality his creations capture movements, emotions, portraits and, figures revealing an inseparable relationship between dimension and space, this conceptual approach produces a unique multi-layered texturized artworks.

Allan Banford artworks respond directly to the surrounding environment of everyday experiences and visual representations. Often these framed instances go unnoticed at glance but they come alive by his laceration technique, deconstructing the subject to the extent that the meaning is shapeshifted, creating an abstract interpretation, challenging perception and perspective, completed by his rules and omissions, acceptance and refusals.

The abstract conceptualization and blended media of Allan Banford art have been portrayed as “Intriguing yet luxury elevating“. He works with a wide variety of mediums, creating art series under the conviction that they are manifestations of many skilled specialists but the assorted accumulations anyway are the endeavors of only one. His work has been featured as an [1] alternative way of painting by Ta_Kung_Pao the oldest active Chinese language newspaper in "People's Republic of China".

Exhibitions[edit | edit source]

  • Loosen Art ∙ Rome ∙ Italy. [2]
  • Murze Magazine ∙ Germany. [3]
  • Barcu ∙ X-Espacio ∙ Colombia. [4]
  • Art San Diego ∙ X-Espacio ∙ United States. [5]
  • Banford has another way of painting. [6]Ta_Kung_Pao
  • Troxler ∙ OKUA ∙ Tokyo ∙ Osaka ∙ Japan.
  • Asia Contemporary Art Show ∙ Hong Kong. [7]
  • Radian ∙ Lot88 ∙ Hong Kong [8]
  • Longines Masters ∙ M&S ∙ Hong Kong. [9]
  • Paul Cezanne’s – J. M. W. Turner – John Constable ∙ M&S ∙ Hong Kong. [10]
  • Matter of time Exhibition ∙ M&S ∙ Hong Kong. [11]
  • Nerve Royal Mail stamp ∙ We gallery ∙ China.
  • British contemporary Artist ∙ M&S ∙ Hong Kong.
  • King of Second Chances Closing Event ∙ Library ∙ London [12]
  • King of Second Chances∙ Library ∙ London [13]
  • The Prophet and his Court ∙ SkyArts ∙ London.
  • Rhetorical Series ∙ Art Award louvre emerging artist ∙ Paris.
  • Circus ∙ Artsland ∙ New York.
  • A Series ∙ Supreme Gallery.
  • The Prophet and his Court ∙ Milroys ∙ London.
  • Canonromo ∙ Video Art Award White Box ∙ Paris.
  • A moment with Klimt ∙ Glasscade Gallery ∙ Stockholm.
  • A Series ∙ Glasscade Gallery ∙ Stockholm.
  • ArtSlant Prize Showcase Winner in the painting Category ∙ New York. [14] 2016 EGO.
  • Rhetorical Series ∙ The Vault ∙ London.
  • Elizabeth ∙ Spring Saloon Exhibition ∙ London.
  • Rhetorical Series ∙ Holland Park Av ∙ London.
  • Light Burner and Monkeys ∙ We are sweet art ∙ London.
  • Mona Flat ∙ Degree Art ∙ London.
  • Velvenoir ∙ Virtual Dimensional Luxury ∙ Austria.
  • Mona Blue ∙ 1st Place Absolut Art Exchange UK ∙ London. [15]
  • World Citizen Artists Award ∙ Belgravia Gallery ∙ London. [16]
  • Mona Flat ∙ Solo Exhibition at the Mansion ∙ London. [17] Mona Flat ∙ Solo Exhibition at the Mansion ∙ London.
  • Today series continued ∙ Est JUL.10,2014 ∙ Global. [18]
  • EXHIBBIT ∙ Solo Virtual Exhibition ∙ Global.
  • Summer Exhibition ∙ Castle Fine Art Gallery ∙ London. [19]

Music career[edit | edit source]

Allan Banford music interest began from genres such as punk, ska and grunge. After discovering the electronic scene he quickly realized the great potential between sound and technology. Starting as DJ in the late 90's alongside renowned artists like Carl Cox, Nick Warren, Dave Seaman among others, hi set up his recording studio in Horsham, West_Sussex, creating a very innovative underground productions. His first recognition as a producer came from the EP Essential Elements [20] published by the Swedish label SLS Records [21], supported by Jeff Mills in his first DVD "The Exhibitionist", this publication immediately attracted the attention of many well-established labels, such as Intec Records of Carl Cox publishing his EP Best of British [22] which sold more than 50,000 vinyl's worldwide and top the online store Beatport [23] for more than 7 weeks.

In 2005 he founded Evolved Records [24], a record label that publishes productions from established artists that experiment with new genres, Evopro Recordings [25] for new artists and NB Records [26] exclusively for Allan Banford's vinyl and audiovisual productions, supported by MTV Dance and the magazine Slices Magazine edition 002-07 [27] shared with Sven Väth, Heartthrob,! K7 Records, and Ellen Allien.

Thanks to his inclination towards technology Allan Banford is part of the select group of "Rane" artist company globally recognized by "Serato Scratch Live". Technology is a fundamental feature in Allan Banford's productions also during his live performances in England: London ( The End, The Cross, The Key, Pharmacy), Brighton, Bournemouth, Nottingham, Spain: Madrid (The cubic), Barcelona, Valencia, Ibiza, Puerto Banús, France: Lyon, Compeller, Colombia: Bogota, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Panama, Hong Kong among others.

Record Labels[edit | edit source]

  • Evolved Records [28]
  • Evopro Recordings [29]
  • NB Records [30]

Albums[edit | edit source]

  • Allan Banford, Allan Banford 2019 [31]
  • Greatest Hits CD Compilation - 81Japan [32]
  • Salsa / Brasiluz [33]
  • The Last Unicorn [34]


Discography[edit | edit source]

  • Confessions Delivered EP [35]
  • White Geishas / Jade Stone EP [36]
  • Here We Are / Globalization [37]
  • Emporer Of Sound EP - Primate Recordings [38]
  • Audiomagnetic - Un-Limited Records [39]
  • The Last Unicorn - Definitive Recordings [40]
  • Best Of British EP - Intec Records [41]
  • Essential Elements EP - SLS [42]

Remixes[edit | edit source]

  • Compiland - Evolved Records [43]
  • The Big Bang EP - Cubix - Evopro Recordings [44]
  • Egotrax Remix - Ego Traxx Records [45]
  • Ultracompress - Sao Paulo EP [46]
  • Hunter Gatherer - G-Force Records [47]

Appears in[edit | edit source]

  • Carl Cox @ Space (CD) Intec Records [48]
  • Formula Premiere Tron - G Force Records [49]
  • Samuel L. Session - Again On Monoid (CD) [50]
  • Cristian Valrela Changements (CD) [51]
  • Luck Pusher E.P. Wetmusik [52]

Digital Releases[edit | edit source]

  • EV01AB - Sun40 EP[53]
  • EV02AB - Imagination EP [54]
  • EV03AB - Viva La Electro EP [55]
  • EV04AB - Codes of Conduct EP [56]
  • EV05AB - Viva La Electro Part2 [57]
  • EV01AL - Global Electro Album
  • EV06AB - Raum Fur Ideen EP [58]
  • EV07AB - Compiland EP [59]
  • EV08AB - BlackJack EP [60]
  • EV09AB - Electrical Energy EP [61]
  • EV10AB - One Is None EP
  • EV11AB - I’ve Seen The Future
  • EV12AB - Electric Mind EP
  • PR01AB - Breakbeats EP [62]
  • PR02AB - Pharmacy of Sound EP [63]
  • PR03AB - Drum Drama Album [64]
  • PR04AB - System 22 EP
  • PR05AB - The Big Bang EP
  • PR06AB - This Is Love EP
  • PR07AB - Make Surrender Die EP
  • PR08AB - Allan Banford Presents: Audio Junkies EP
  • PR09AB - People Look EP
  • PR06AB - Halfway EP

EP's[edit | edit source]

  • EVOLVED001 - The Electro Feeling EP
  • EVOLVED002 - Viva La Electro EP
  • EVOLVED003 - Playboy EP
  • EVOLVED004 - Allan Banford presents: Raum Fur Ideen
  • EVOLVED005 - Compiland EP
  • EVOLVED006 - Allan Banford presents: Black Jack EP
  • EVOLVED007 - Allan Banford presents: Sourcecode EP
  • EVOLVED008 - Allan Banford presents: Max Cooper EP

External links[edit | edit source]


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  2. https://www.loosenart.com/pages/news-the-essential-exhibition
  3. https://www.murze.org/single-post/2018/11/20/Allan-Banford-Fine-Artist-interview
  4. https://www.barcu.com/feria/galerias/
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  8. http://www.randian-online.com/np_announcement/see-art-and-meet-artists-from-around-the-world-at-the-12th-asia-contemporary-art-show
  9. https://asiahorseweek.com/speaker/macey-and-sons/
  10. https://www.lianapress.hk/releases/lifestyle/press-release-rare-exhibition-of-paul-cezannes-la-vie-des-champs-at-macey-sons-gallery.html
  11. https://www.artrabbit.com/events/matter-of-time-allan-banford
  12. https://www.artrabbit.com/events/king-of-second-chances
  13. http://auraelitemagazine.com/online-articles/4588008860/KING-OF-SECOND-CHANCES-Allan-Banford-solo-exhibition/10351532
  14. https://www.artslant.com/ew/works/show/897471-ego
  15. https://oneartyminute.com/exposition/andy-warhol-absolut-exchange.html
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  18. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RE8yGJXm46o
  19. https://www.cassart.co.uk/blog/castle_fine_art.htm
  20. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-Essential-Elements-EP/release/475283
  21. https://www.discogs.com/label/1415-SLS
  22. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-Best-Of-British-EP/master/227867
  23. https://www.beatport.com/artist/allan-banford/5418
  24. https://www.discogs.com/label/56349-Evolved-Records
  25. https://www.discogs.com/label/65767-Evopro-Recordings
  26. https://www.discogs.com/label/84792-NB-Records-3
  27. https://www.discogs.com/Various-Slices-The-Electronic-Music-Magazine-Issue-2-07/release/996326
  28. https://www.google.com/search?q=Evolved+Records&stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAOPgE-LSz9U3MCqqMEvJUeLVT9c3NEyysLA0TrYo0JLNTrbSzy0tzkzWTywqySwusSpKTc4vSlHISUxKzQEAa9G1RDwAAAA&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi4jd_Rjv7fAhWEfd4KHeFuARcQmxMoATAbegQIBRAf&cshid=1548047642065923
  29. https://www.google.com/search?q=Evopro+Recordings&stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAOPgE-LSz9U3MCqqMEvJUeLVT9c3NEw3r0wpLkwy1ZLNTrbSzy0tzkzWTywqySwusSpKTc4vSlHISUxKzQEA9OUc4jwAAAA&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi4jd_Rjv7fAhWEfd4KHeFuARcQmxMoAjAbegQIBRAg&cshid=1548047642065923
  30. https://www.google.com/search?q=NB+Records&stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAOPgE-LSz9U3MCqqMEvJUQKz87JzTIvKtWSzk630c0uLM5P1E4tKMotLrIpSk_OLUhRyEpNScwAk4JJTOQAAAA&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi4jd_Rjv7fAhWEfd4KHeFuARcQmxMoAzAbegQIBRAh&cshid=1548047642065923
  31. https://www.google.com/search?sa=X&q=allan+banford+allan+banford+songs&stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAONgFuLVT9c3NEzLMjE2zY43UkLlaolmJ1vp55YWZybrJ-YkleZaFefnpRcDAGTK6kk3AAAA&ved=2ahUKEwjfmqnrlP7fAhVIM94KHf-CAUEQMTASegQIChAp&biw=1440&bih=803
  32. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-Greatest-Techno-Hits/release/8912295
  33. https://www.google.com/search?q=Allan+Banford+Salsa+/+Brasiluz&stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAOPgE-LSz9U3MCqqMEvJUeLVT9c3NEwyjy8qME_J1hLPTrbSzy0tzkzWTywqySwusUrMSSrNLQYABWd94jYAAAA&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi4jd_Rjv7fAhWEfd4KHeFuARcQmxMoAjAaegQIBRAa&cshid=1548047642065923
  34. https://www.google.com/search?sa=X&q=allan+banford+the+last+unicorn+songs&stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAONgFuLVT9c3NEwyjy-uSDJMUkLlaolmJ1vp55YWZybrJ-YkleZaFefnpRcDAAsaEfQ3AAAA&ved=2ahUKEwjop4GUlf7fAhWSzmEKHYguC-gQMTAQegQIChAp&biw=1440&bih=803
  35. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-Confessions-Delivered/master/1123986
  36. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-White-Geishas-EP/release/931436
  37. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-Here-We-Are/release/1118361
  38. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-Emporer-Of-Sound-EP/release/858999
  39. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-Audiomagnetic/release/677809
  40. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-The-Last-Unicorn/master/931920
  41. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-Best-Of-British-EP/master/227867
  42. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-Essential-Elements-EP/release/475283
  43. https://www.discogs.com/Gray-Compiland/release/922100
  44. https://www.discogs.com/Pharmacy-Of-Sound-The-Big-Bang-EP/release/758135
  45. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-Allan-Banford/release/13006809
  46. https://www.discogs.com/BKR-Sao-Paulo-EP/release/876664
  47. https://www.discogs.com/John-Acquaviva-Hunter-Gatherer/release/625673
  48. https://www.discogs.com/Carl-Cox-Carl-Cox-Space/release/738151
  49. https://www.discogs.com/Various-Formula-Premiere-Race-Seven/release/544216
  50. https://www.discogs.com/Samuel-L-Session-Again-On-Mono%C3%AFd/release/576372
  51. https://www.discogs.com/Cristian-Varela-Ekspozicija-03-Changements/release/725356
  52. https://www.discogs.com/Various-Luck-Pusher-EP/release/4056143
  53. https://www.discogs.com/Sun40-Sun40-EP/master/718852
  54. https://www.discogs.com/Greg-Kobe-Imagination/release/769596
  55. https://www.discogs.com/Kid-Icarus-Viva-La-Electro/release/769601
  56. https://www.discogs.com/Saytek-Codes-Of-Conduct-EP/release/769606
  57. https://www.discogs.com/Kid-Icarus-Viva-La-Electro-Part-2/release/769605
  58. https://www.discogs.com/Daniel-Mehlhart-Raum-F%C3%BCr-Ideen/release/769598
  59. https://www.discogs.com/Gray-Compiland/release/781008
  60. https://www.discogs.com/Allan-Banford-Presents-Ji-Fi-Blackjack/release/1162354
  61. https://www.discogs.com/Greg-Kobe-Allan-Banford-Electrical-Energy/release/1046322
  62. https://www.discogs.com/Android-Ilan-2-BKR-Breakbeats-EP/master/1232415
  63. https://www.discogs.com/artist/472999-Pharmacy-Of-Sound
  64. https://www.discogs.com/artist/587657-No-Money


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