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Creative / Artistic Director

Artistic Director / Creative Director and founder of GALLERY46 LN

Has devised, programmes and curates GALLERY46 LONDONEWCASTLE shows with an array of international and emerging artists in diverse disciplines. Amongst the artists included - Jake ChapmanCedric ChristieEINE, David James, David Hoffman, Brus Rubio, Epoh Beech, Jung Sang Sub, Art from MyanmarIain SinclairNick Thornton Jones & Warren Du Preez, Benoît Delhomme, Paul FryerDerrick Santini, Nick WaplingtonRobert Montgomery, Mark EleyPure Evil, David Hughes and Paul Davis, Dougie Wallace, Gavin Turk and most recently during the Covid-19 pandemic during lockdown - a series of individual live events and performances - LIMINALITY [START DREAMING].


Creative Director / Art Director LOVE

He was Creative Director for the iconic fashion lifestyle title LOVE - where he worked with founding editor-in-chief Katie Grand. Working throughout his tenure with editors Lulu Kennedy, Alexander Fury, Jack Sunnucks, Murray Healy, Anders Sølvsten Thomsen and Steve Morriss and worked with an array of photographers from Sølve Sundsbø, Angelo Pennetta, Drew Jarrett, David Sims, Harley Weir, Willy Vanderperre, Tim Walker, Alasdair McLellan, Rankin, Boo George, Nigel Shafran, Liz Collins, Phil Poynter, Hugo Scott, Norbert Schoerner, Carin Backoff, David Hughes and John Akehurst.

Creative Director / Artistic Director THE1234 SHOREDITCH 

“Cooler and sexier than any other festival”

i-D Magazine

Martin lives in LONDON with his wife, artist Seulgi Kang


+44 (0)7909 947 912


Seulgi Kang by Amelia Troubridge

Martin J Tickner by Nick Knight

one of 200 cultural icons captured for the

30th Anniversary issue of i-D magazine.

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