Very excited to be showing at the Harold Wright Scholarship symposium a video composed of archival photographs from the Tyler Collection (currently under development) titled Travelling through images: David Hockney in Mexico. More details coming soon!
Have had the great privilege of assisting Dr Jane Kinsman in pulling together the exhibition Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler Collection at the National Gallery of Australia. Now showing in the Orde Poynton Gallery, Level 2, NGA. Also a great pleasure to have contributed the extended label for the Andy Warhol work 'Vote McGovern' along with all the archival photographs that accompany the works on display. Close to a hundred of my scans of these archival photos were also included in the publication that accompanies the exhibition along with a reference to my Garo Antreasian obituary that was published on the Tyler Collection Blog, which is quite nice to reflect upon.
Huge thanks to all who made it to Power, Process, Structure curated by Anja Loughhead. This will be up at tributary projects for the next fortnight, some more info here
Many thanks to Luke Letourneau and Jenny Cheeseman from Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre for the invitation to exhibit in Giant Leap in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing. My work Standing on the outside looking out was included in the 'Future' section of the exhibition. Very happy to be coexhibiting with artists such as Guan Wei, Tony Albert, Adam Norton and Lisa Sammut :)
I'll be part of an upcoming group show at Tributary Projects curated by Anja Loughhead. I'll keep you all posted of the details :)
Thanks to the lovely George Adams, Ron Adams and Samantha Ferris from Galerie pompom, I'll be part of the upcoming Stacks and Sleeves group exhibition shown across pompom and Gallery Lane Cove. Stay tuned for more details!
Huge thanks to everyone that made it along to the opening night of the John Fries Award 2019. Was such a pleasure to present the new work Information table (forecast for a terrible accident) at such a large scale. New documentation for the exhibition is up under the group shows tab
I am pleased to announce that I have been selected for this year's John Fries Award, to take place at UNSW Galleries in Paddington. You can see the announcement for this here.
Super happy to have contributed the catalogue essay for Anja Loughhead's recent PhotoAccess (Canberra, ACT) exhibition: An Internet Explorer. Take a look at the show documentation and the catalogue PDF here.
After a period of self-imposed isolation, I've crossed over and have written an article for the National Gallery of Australia's Medium Blog. This is investigating the resonances that Information Theory has with Robert Rauschenberg's artistic practice and can be viewed here.
Very pleased to announce that I have been selected for Video Contemporary 2018, as part of Sydney Contemporary 2018 at Carriageworks, Redfern. Curated by Kelly Gellatly, I'm sure it'll be a heap of fun :) I'll be including my work The Eyes of the Power Company.
My solo exhibition at 55 Sydenham Rd The Eyes of the Power Company is now live. I've recently learnt that this will be the 2nd last show for this magnificent space - huge thanks to Iakovos Amperidis and Kelly Azizi for their hard work and for being such a community epicentre during the life of 55. Stay tuned for documentation.
Am incredibly excited to announce that a new work CTRL-C+CTRL-V will be projected in the Powerhouse Museum Turbine Hall from March 2-11. Many thanks to Sophie Harrington and the Public Programs team for the commission and support!
Have just received confirmation that I will be curating a selection of Public Domain films to screen at the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences (Powerhouse Museum) during Sydney Design Festival 2018. Hold onto your hats for How Far We've Come: 20th Century Design on Film
Guess what? Together with the magnificent Keg de Souza, I have edited Issue #35 SPACE for Runway Australian Experimental Art. It's a brilliant, progressive and thought-provoking collection of writing and visual arts. Take a moment - have a read
Ultra pleased to have the clip for Bullet Train by Captain Earwax launch today! Keep an eye out for it doing the rounds online.
Super pleased to have launched the video for Duke Flukem, by PlaneFace. Currently ticking over 20 000 views on FB~!
2 New music videos are currently under production - 1 for the fantastic Captain Earwax for his EP Delicate Empires and 1 for the new album from PlaneFace Fishing from an Asteroid. COMING SOON
Huge thanks to wonderful Kieran Butler & Katherine Rooke from curatorial collective New Visions for having me in their premiere exhibition Could All This Be It? My work Essay (On Fate) featured.
New works are underway in prep for The Eyes of the Power Company, showing at 55 Sydenham Rd, for March 2018. Will momentarily updated my Instagram with previews for those interested
With a huge amount of pleasure I can announce that I will be exhibiting at the Australian Centre for Photography in the upcoming group show Synthetic.
The lovely folk at FELTspace, Adelaide, will host a month-long screening of my works in the show Essai - Opening 5 July 6pm!
The works will be screened until 22 July, so if you're in Radelaide, pop on by.
It is with great pleasure that I can announce that I will be included in Contagious Magic, an upcoming group exhibition at Galerie Pompom on June 7. Investigating the captured image in all its manifestations, I have developed a new work Standing on the Outside Looking Out for this exciting new show.
I have a newly editioned printed work (Unsubtantiated Claims of Impending Recessions) available at this year's 55 Sydenham Rd fundraiser. Get along and support this great gallery + buy my work so that I don't feel awkward picking it up afterwards.
Am very pleased to announce that A Broken Link, a curatorial project by Greyspace will take place this year and that my work has been included: A screening will take place at Central St Martins lecture hall in London on Thursday 8 June. Closer to home, a screening will take place at Golden Age Cinema, Sydney, on Sunday 28 May at 6pm. Keep an eye out for tickets!
Many thanks to Claire Taylor and Samantha Ferris for their hard work and support and for putting this stellar show together!
The clip for Ignaz Semmelweis has hit the screens - Many thanks to Pat Harris of The Tambourine Girls for the opportunity to work together and for making the music that he makes. Video viewable in the Music Videos tab ^
I'm pleased to announce that I will have a new solo exhibition in March 2018 at 55 Sydenham Rd. Works are in development along with a fresh essay. Stay tuned.
More film clip work on the way, with a video for the song Ignaz Semmelweis by The Tambourine Girls to be released late February.
A huge thankyou to Art As Catharsis records for allowing me to compose the video for one of their signings Hashsashin, - it gave me great joy to make the clip for their new single Immolation. Watch it here
I'm pleased to announce that will have a supercut playing this October at the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences as part of MAASive Lates: Digital Futures. This will be played alongside a live DJ set from Pelvis.
Check out my catalogue essay Image saturation, imagined solution: Partridge's Dark Art for the very talented Kathryn Partridge, as part of the UTS PSM honours final exhibition: November 9 at Alaska Projects, Sydney.
The wonderful folk at Home@735, Redfern, commissioned me for the September/October exhibitions catalogue essay. With Sabella D'Souza, Ryan Hancock, Anthony Bartok, Stella Chen, Yvette Coppersmith & Kate Dambach, head to their website for a read.
Many thanks to Zoya Kuptsova and Vi Le for inviting me to speak to their Masters of Architecture cohort on video and visual communication this September.
I've got my recent work Essay (On Opposition) show as part of Re:Cinema at Sydney Underground Film Festival. Head to the Factory Theatre, Marrickville, on September 16 to see the great line up, or head to the Re:Cinema website for the soon to be published catalogue.
Many thanks to Phil Brown from QLD's Courier Mail for his review of the Churchie Emerging Art Prize for this year - accurately describing my work as absurd.
It is with great pleasure I can announce that I've managed to receive a Sam Whiteley Memorial Prize in this year's Churchie Emerging Art Prize. Many thank to Kelly Gallaty, and all the team from the Churchie and QUT Art Museum.
It was a great pleasure to produce the panel talk Visual Culture in a Digital World for this year's Sydney Design Festival. Moderator was the ineffable Oliver Watts, and the panel consisted of an amazing array of digital practitioners: Tea Uglow of Google Creative, artist Josh Harle, & Felicity Coonan of Animal Logic Studios.
Underway is my most exciting project for the year: Digitising the entire back catalogue of Runway Experimental Art for inclusion on an academic database. Informit has been very kind providing support along the way in this process.
For SmartArts 2016, the City of Sydney and the amazing Christie Torrington were kind enough to invite me on this panel discussion, alongside fellow creatives. It was a pleasure to speak with you all!
Many thanks to Amber Koroluk Stephenson for commissioning me to write for her solo exhibition Beyond the Garden Wall at Bett Gallery, Hobart. It was a pleasure to write for such an amazing show. The text can be found here.
Many thanks to Alison Clark and Lisa Sammut for including me in the day long symposium on the importance of the arts at North Sydney Council. The discussion paper may be read here.
Thanks to the wonderful management board at Runway Experimental Arts for allowing me to partake in the discussion: Old World vs New World: Forms & Functions of Online Publishing at Artspace, Woolloomooloo, as part of Volumes Art Book Fair. It was a pleasure to partake alongside Kelly Fliedner and Rowan McNaught (West Space Journal), Benjamin Forster (Artist) & Nick Garner (Das Superpaper, Oberon).