Paul Fryer is a London based artist who regularly employs electronic media and sculpture to create installation pieces in unusual exhibition sites. His first solo show Carpe Noctum took place at Trolley Gallery in 2005 in London and he has since shown work widely internationally. Fryer also creates figures in wax, highlighting the links between hyperrealism and scientific observation. He often collaborates with physicist and engineer Colin Dancer to create complex electronic and mechanical works using the latest scientific research and technology. He exhibited a ‘lightning sculpture’ with Tessla coils for The Tempest exhibition at the Venice Biennale in 2007.His seminal work, Pieta (The Empire Never Ended) (2007), wax, wood, hair, oil painting, canvas was acquired by the François Pinault Foundation Collection.