Ilana Halperin, born in New York, is an artist based between Glasgow and the Isle of Bute. Her work explores the relationship between geology and daily life. She combines fieldwork in diverse locations – on volcanoes in Hawaii, caves in France, geothermal springs in Japan with an active studio-based practice. Her work has featured in solo exhibitions worldwide including Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum der Charité and Artists Space, New York. She was the Inaugural Artist Fellow at National Museums Scotland. Ilana Halperin: Felt Events is forthcoming from Strange Attractor/MIT Press.