2017 Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize

My work Xe is a finalist at the 2017 Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize! come see the work in person and view the interactive content on your phone! Installation information for the app is available on my Recursion project page.


Opening Night: Friday January 20 6-8pm

Artist Talks: Thursday February 2 6pm

Exhibition Open 20/1 – 4/2 12-5pm Thursdays to Sundays

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Xe - a figure perched in a classical pose on a pedestal staring at their phone. they are nude and their gender is indeterminate. they are non binary.

Exhibition Details:

New World: Everyone has a vision for the future.

Utopic or dystopic? Hopeful or hapless? Together or apart?

See works by the finalists of the Australia Post Art Prize as they respond to the 2017 theme New World. This exhibition provides interrogative and imaginative offerings for the future of LGBTQIA+ peoples.

Now in its second year, the Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize is a nation-wide non-acquisitive award open to early-career and established artists working in any medium.

Finalists of the 2017 Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize:
John Brooks | Rochelle Duke | Lauren Dunn | Léuli Eshraghi | Emma Ferguson | Goldie | Brent Harrison | Justin Hinder | Selwyn Hoffmann | Natalie Jeantou | Jessica Johnson | Natasha Madden | Rafaella McDonald | Jimmy Nutall | Rachel Jessie-Rae O’Connor | Mark Payne | J. Rosenbaum | Dalton Stewart

Art Prize Awards, announced 20 Jan:
• Australia Post Art Prize: $2000
• Midsumma Arts Prize: $1000 (Victorian artist only)
donated by Martin Foley MP, Member for Albert Park, Minister for Equality
• Star Observer Prize: $500
• People’s Choice: $500

Join the finalists for an Artist Floor Talk at 6pm on Thu 2 Feb to hear about the motivations and implications behind this year’s works.



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