November 2017- October 2018
We're pleased to announce our work will be touring with Documents, Alternatives, showing at Airspace Gallery (Stoke on Trent) 17 Nov-16 Dec 2017, Verge Gallery (Sydney) 18 Jan- 24 Feb, BSAD Gallery (Bath Spa University) 20 April – 11 May 2018 and ONCA Gallery (Brighton) as part of Brighton Digital Festival: 21 September - 8 October 2018.
See Dave's presentation at Art and Activism: Resilience Techniques in Times of Crisis, Museum Volkenkunde (National Museum of Ethnology), Leiden, The Netherlands, 15 December.
Dave is presenting his paper Outsourcing Transnationalism at the AAANZ Conference, University of Western Australia, as part of a session convened by Dr Marnie Badham (RMIT University) called New Directions in Artist Residencies: Transnational Socially Engaged Arts Practice, 6 December.
Don't miss Khirkee's Strongest Man (19 Aug) and David's Open Studio (27 Aug) this month at Khoj International Artists' Association, Delhi. It's part of the Visual Arts Residency David was awarded through Australia Council for the Arts.
Another baby girl! Very happy to announce our daughter Molly was born 18.2.17.
Selected through a competitive expression of interest, David has been awarded the Australia Council for the Arts Visual Arts Residency at Khoj International Artists' Association in New Delhi. He'll work there throughout August, investigating the notion of ‘outsourcing’ both as a contemporary form of labour and a popular method of ‘participation’ in contemporary art. Kelda and family will join him afterwards for a research trip to Rajasthan.
Asylum Records is part of the touring exhibition for The Alternative Document, an exhibition exploring the subjective nature of the archival document organised by the University of Lincolnshire. Venues to be confirmed. It will also feature in the accompanying publication.
David has started his PhD in Visual Arts at Curtin University, for which he's received an Australian Post Graduate Award. Work to follow...
Our piece appears in the forthcoming publication Laughing Waters Fieldnotes, edited by Dr Marnie Badham for Melbourne University Press. Click here for a preview.
Our work Satpula Super Series features in the book What We Want Is Free: Critical Exchanges in Recent Art, edited by Ted Purves and Shane Aslan Selzer. Out now!
Asylum Records will be exhibited at Project Space Plus as part of The Alternative Document, an exhibition and conference exploring the subjective nature of the archival document. University of Lincolnshire, 12 February- 13 March, 2016.
We've just returned from Forms for Encounter and Exchange, a 2 week field school developed by Dr Marnie Badham of the VCA’s Centre for Cultural Partnerships involving masterclasses with Ted Purves and Susanne Cockrell and peer learning sessions by us and 15 other selected artists.
A Department of Culture and the Arts Artflight Award helped enormously in getting us to Melbourne for the field school.
We are thrilled to announce the arrival of baby Clara 18.2.2015!
Sept - Dec 2014
We're artists in residence at Melbourne's Gertrude Contemporary where we're continuing work on a research project we began during our associateship at London's Delfina Foundation earlier this year.
We're the proud recipients of a National Association for the Visual Arts Australian Artists' Grant towards the presentation of our work at Gertrude Contemporary.
David's solo show Tacit Agreements is on at Goddard de Fiddes, Perth, Australia, until 12 Oct.
April- June 2014
We're on an associateship at London's Delfina Foundation as part of their Public Domain Programme.
We're presenting work at Spectres of Evaluation, an international exhibition and conference examining creative and critical approaches to evaluation and value in community engaged arts practice in Melbourne.
Sept- Oct 2013
We're in San Francisco, teaching a workshop to MFA students at California College of the Arts.