1974 Hampshire, United Kingdom

1982-2012, Perth, Australia

Currently lives and works in London

Teaching Fellow, Department for Culture, Media and Creative Industries. King’s College, London


  • 2011-2014 Phd, Curtin University, Perth, supervised by Dr Anna Haebich
  • 1997-1999 Masters in Creative Arts (by research), Curtin University, Perth
  • 1992-1996 Bachelor of Arts, First Class Honours, Fine Arts, Curtin University, Perth

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016 Stones for Dancing, Stones for Dying, Castor Projects, London
  • 2015 Anxious Objects, Moana Project Space, Perth
  • 2014 The Moment of Disappearance, Performance Space & Carriageworks, Sydney
  • The Potter’s Field, ACME Project Space, London
  • 2013 In The Shadow Of The Past, This World Knots Tight, Venn Gallery, Perth
  • 2012 Paradise Falls, Venn Gallery, Perth
  • 2008 lost, John Curtin Gallery, Perth
  • 2005 Broken Ground, Margaret Moore Contemporary Art, Perth
  • 2004 New Work, Frontstore Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
  • Disaster Narratives, presented as part of Perth International Arts Festival, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Perth
  • 2001Undercover, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle
  • Sacrificial Economy, Verge Gallery, Perth
  • 2000 Hedge, Rubyayre Gallery, Sydney
  • Ambiguous Objectives, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Perth
  • 1999 New Work, Verge Gallery, Perth
  • 1998 New Work, Verge Gallery, Perth
  • 1997 New Work, Arthouse Gallery, Perth


Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017 PALINOPSIA / AFTERIMAGE. Tieranatomisches Theater (Animal Anatomical Theatre aka Zootomie), Berlin. Curated by Rachel Rits-Volloch and Isabel de Sena
  • 2015Somewhere In-Between. Curated by Huma Kabakci. Karavil Contemporary, London
  • StructuralObject HouseProject27. Curated by Linda Persson. Temporary space, Greenwich, London
  • 2014 Momento Mori. Curated by Prof. Ted Snell, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth
  • PhD research presentation. John Curtin Gallery, Perth
  • Time Art Impact. Curated by Dr Rachel Rits-Volloch. Minsheng Museum, Shanghai & Momentumn, Berlin,
  • 2013 A heap of broken images (Arts Proper), Assemblage, Sydney
  • Curated by David Elliott. Trafco Center for Contemporary Art, Poland,
  • 2012 Joondalup Invitation Art Award (winner), Lakeside Joondalup, Perth
  • 2011Sixth Sense: Contemporary Photography in Western Australia, presented as part of Fotofreo
  • Gallery Central, Perth
  • Spaced: Art Out of Place, presented by IASKA, Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth International Arts Festival (national tour 2012-2014)
  • 2010 The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age. Curated by David Elliott. Biennale of Sydney
  • 2009-10 Built, curated by Jenepher Duncan, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
  • 2008 Silver: 25 years of Artrage. Curated by Marcus Canning. PICA, Perth
  • 2006 If you leave me can I come too? Curated by Bec Dean, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
  • 2005 I have seen some strange places. Curated by Jeff Khan. Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, , Melbourne
  • 2004 Regionale 5, Kunsthaus Baselland. Curated by Sabine Schaschl, Basel, Switzerland
  • 2003 Mixtape. Curated by Dr Robert Cook and Jenepher Duncan. Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
  • Wild Frontier, Downtown, Adelaide
  • Flux: Uncertain States. Curated by John Barrett-Lennard. Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth
  • 2002 Neo Geo. Curated by Suellyn Luckett, John Curtin Gallery, Perth
  • Moving Collection. Curated by Roger McDonald, Govett Brewster Gallery, New Zealand & AIT Tokyo, Japan
  • Urban Anxiety. Artrage Festival, Perth, touring to 1aspace, Hong Kong
  • 2001Loop. Curated by Michelle Sicilliano, Moores Building Fremantle
  • do it. Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Sophie O’Brien & Dr Robert Cook. Presented as part of Perth International Arts Festival, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth
  • Sacrificial economy. Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth
  • 2000 Nightswimming. Curated by Dr Robert Cook, presented as part of Perth International Arts
  • Festival, Craftwest, Perth
  • 1999 Re:body. Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth



  • 2016 National Centre for Contemporary Art, St Petersberg
  • 2014 Australia Council Studio at ACME Studios, London, United Kingdom
  • 2011 Artsource/Christoph Merian Stiftung, six-month residency, Basel, Switzerland
  • IASKA, Spaced residency, Leonora, WA
  • 2010 Marrickville Council Residency, Sydney
  • 2003 One-month self funded research, Berlin, Germany
  • Red Gate Gallery Studio, Beijing, China
  • 2002 Australia Council Studio, Tokyo, Japan



  • 2011 Kambarang. Seacrest Public Art Commission, City of Joondalup
  • 2010 Ver non simper viret. KMPG Photographic Commission
  • 2009 Whispering Hills. Private Commission, Perth


Selected Awards and Grants

  • 2013 Creative Development Fellowship, Department for Culture and the Arts, Western Australia
  • 2012 Overall Acquisitive Award, Joondalup Invitation Art Award, Perth
  • 2011 Australian Postgraduate Award with Stipends (to undertake Phd)
  • 2009-11 Established Artist New Work Grant, Australia Council for the Arts
  • 2010 Project Grant, Department for Culture and the Arts, Western Australia
  • 2008 Mid-Career Creative Development Fellowship, Department for Culture and the Arts, Western Australia
  • 1998 Australian Postgraduate Award with Stipends (to undertake Masters Degree)


Selected Bibliography

  • Daniel C Blight. Magpie for Anxious Objects. Catalogue Essay, Anxious Objects, Moana. April 2015
  • David Elliott & Bec Dean. Essayists for monograph, The Moment of Disappearance, November, 2014
  • Elizabeth Stanton. The Potter’s Field, Catalogue Essay, July, 2014
  • Darren Jorgensen. Paradise Falls, The West Australian, June 2012
  • Nicola Harvey. Spaced: Art out of place, Frieze, Issue 147, May 2012
  • Sarah Miller. The Artist-in-residence: beyond just being there, Realtime 108, April 2012
  • Melissa Ratliff. Islands of Incarceration, catalogue essay for 2010 Biennale of Sydney, 2010
  • Adam Fulton and Caris Bizzaca. WA artist shows wares in Sydney, The West Australian, May 2010
  • David Elliott. Catalogue essay for 2010 Biennale of Sydney, 2010
  • Geraldine Barlow. Catalogue essay for lost, 2008
  • Ric Spencer. Images of lost meaning, The West of Australian, November 2008
  • Bec Dean. Catalogue essay for Broken Ground, 2005
  • Les Walking. The craft of photography in the age of digital reproduction, Artlink, Vol 25 no 1, 2005
  • Dr Ian McLean. Catalogue essay for Disaster Narratives, 2004
  • Simon Blond. Hopeful disasters, The West Australian, February 2004
  • Dr Robert Cook. Catalogue essay for Mixtape, 2003
  • Nyanda Smith. Wilder shores of fancy, The West Australian, August 2003


Selected Collections

  • Momentum Collection, Berlin; Christoph Merian Foundation, Basel; Art Gallery of Western Australia; City of Joondalup; City of Perth; Curtin University Art Collection; Kerry Stokes Collection; KPMG; Murdoch University Art Collection; Wesfarmers; University of Western Australia