Working on Wurundjeri-Willam land

Much of my work in art is about trying to get inside the act of interpretation. I want to feel and know it as an act. An act that a body does: a body that is what it is because of its semiotic powers: and semiotic powers that are what they are because of the…

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CV

What does it mean to be an artist? I went to art school in the 90s. 1991 to 1995 to be precise, at RMIT University, doing a major in painting. I was given a list of materials I needed and I bought them all from scratch, blindly: oil paints, brushes, linseed oil, gesso, canvas. Melbourne…

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An island

The island is Patmos, in the eastern Mediterranean, and the first place where I asked the question: are we coming to an end? An island was published in Art + Australia’s online journal in 2018.

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Unhidden

Exhibited as part of the exhibition Dark drawn in Vilnius 2018, photographer Laurynas Skeisgiela.

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Stones from the Baltic

Objects more or less grounded in reality. Notes from a residency at the Nida Art Colony in 2018. Watercolour on paper. These watercolour paintings are about 25×30 centimetres

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sand/fog

Sand/fog, installation, Lynette Smith, KINGS, head on

Two-channel video + sound. Video collected while on residency at the Nida Art Colony in 2016. Left channel 2:07, right channel 2:03. Voice recording 6:39 (script by Lynette Smith, voice Kai Bradley). Exhibited at KINGS ARI, November 2017. Documentation by Christian Capurro.

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