since 2017 has been working on an ongoing body of work entitled Variations, through which she brings found and fabricated materials together in a continuous process of making and remaking. She creates sculptural eco-systems which negotiate the codes and rhythms of chosen sites. These 'living' spaces generate new performative and inter-disciplinary encounters with the fields of sound, movement and architecture. Claire Nichols is a British and French artist based in London. She completed her MFA at Goldsmiths, University of London, and her BFA at the Ruskin, University of Oxford. Performances and exhibitions include Florence Trust, London; arebyte gallery, London; David Roberts Art Foundation, London; Centre Cultural la Mercè, Girona; Despina, Rio de Janeiro; Space 118, Mumbai; and E.KA.TE, Nicosia. Nichols was selected by Florence Peake and Tai Shani for the main prize at the Barbican Arts Group Trust, London, in 2018. She is a Lecturer in Fine Art at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.