Christopher Hartmann was born in Germany in 1993, studied in Barcelona and currently lives and works in London. He holds a MA in Communication Design from Central Saint Martins and a MFA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths University London. In his work, he is interested in depicting complex relationships shaped by alienation, intimacy and emotional attachment/detachment; in which a seemingly tender touch speaks of distance and rejection. Hartmann exhibited his work in Antwerp, Tel Aviv, Berlin, and London. He was a nominee for the 2019 HixAward and is a recent grantee from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation (2020).