Ed Atkins (1982) is a British contemporary artist who lives in Copenhagen. Atkins’ video oeuvre consists mainly of stock footage and avatars animated using motion capture technology. Death and decay are recurring themes in his work. Atkins has had solo exhibitions in the New Museum in New York (2021), the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki (2020), Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen K21 in Dusseldorf (2019), Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin (2017), Castello di Rivoli in Turin (2016-2017), Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam (2015), Serpentine Gallery in London (2014) and MoMA PS1 in New York (2013). Epitaph is his only live performance.