Glenn Sloggett – News
Stills is delighted to announce the recent acquisition of Glenn Sloggett’s works 666 and Crying Yogi (both 2004) by Horsham Regional Art Gallery.
GLENN SLOGGETT FIBRO DREAMS
Sloggett’s newly released book Fibro Dreams is an adult’s version of a (lost) child’s picture book. It is a love story to loss and loneliness, told with a dark humour. Fibro Dreams includes over 40 images from Sloggett’s 20 year career in documentary photography.
GLENN SLOGGETT acquired by MONASH GALLERY OF ART
STILLS is delighted to announce recent acquisitions by Monash Gallery of Art of work by Glenn Sloggett, including A Life on the Piss (2003), Picket Fence (2003), House 375 (3 generations of poverty) (2004) and Diseased Roses (2010).
GLENN SLOGGETT in NEW PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE FOOTPATH
3 April – 8 June 2014
Monash Gallery of Art, VIC
Glenn Sloggett is included in this exhibition of Melbourne based artists, with Catherine Bell and Ian Tippett, who embrace street photography, the practice of capturing candid photographs in public spaces. With so much of human life now taking place in public view, and with so many people now carrying camera's, street photography has become one of the most prevalent and relevant forms of photography today. Each artists work will be presented as a projected sequence, with Glenn's sequence reflecting his forthcoming photo-book Fibro dreams, a collection of Sloggett's well known images dating back to the mid 1990s.
PETRINA HICKS, GLENN SLOGGETT, JUSTINE VARGA & BEVERLEY VEASEY finalists 2014 JOSEPHINE ULRICK & WIN SCHUBERT PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD
29 March – 25 May 2014
The Arts Centre Gold Coast, QLD
Congratulations to Petrina Hicks, Glenn Sloggett, Justine Varga and Beverley Veasey who have been selected as finalists in the 2014 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award.
Now in its 14th year, the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award is considered one of the most important annual surveys of contemporary Australian photographic practice.
Petrina Hicks will be represented by her work Venus from the series The Shadows (2013). Glenn Sloggett's The saddest plant in the world has been selected for the award as well as last years joint winner, Justine Varga, for her work Sounding Silence #4 (2014). New work from Beverley Veasey, Summertime, Botany Bay is also included in the finalists.
The National Gallery of Victoria as well as Artbank have recently acquired works from Glenn Sloggett's series' A White Trash (Lost) Love Story (2011) and Decrepit (2005). Sloggett's work looks at how the grand themes of life, death, success and failure are realised in the ordinary language of the suburbs. His artworks embrace the unlovable and he finds beauty in what many would find repellant.
TRENT PARKE, GLENN SLOGGETT & WILLIAM YANG in AUSTRALIAN VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHY
8 February – 18 May 2014
Art Gallery of New South Wales, NSW
This exhibition includes sixteen Australian artists and over twenty-five photographs taken from the 1960s through to the 2000s. It explores what an Australian vernacular photography might be, and comprises works from a photo-documentary tradition that forged a vision of Australian life via the camera. Depictions of modern Australian life are demonstrated through the works of Trent Parke Backyard swing set, QLD (2004), Glenn Sloggett Empty (1996) and William Yang.
POLIXENI PAPAPETROU & GLENN SLOGGETT in ‘MELBOURNE NOW’
22 November 2013 – 23 March 2014
National Gallery of Victoria, VIC
‘Melbourne Now’ celebrates the latest art, architecture, design, performance and cultural practice to reflect the complex cultural landscape of creative Melbourne. The exhibition will represent Melbourne as a dynamic centre for the production of, debate about, and participation in contemporary art, architecture, design and performance - innovative creative practice in all its forms. Polixeni Papapetrou and Glenn Sloggett are included in this ambitious exhibition of over 300 artists.
GLENN SLOGGETT in ‘WELCOME! WELCOME!’
27 September – 26 October 2013
Strange Neighbour, Melbourne
The artists in ‘Welcome! Welcome!' present work influenced by Australian Suburbia. Simultaneously celebrated and despised, the suburbs are an intriguing and ever-present facet of Australian cultural identity.
Glenn Sloggett’s work looks at how the grand themes of life, death, success and failure are realised in the ordinary language of the suburbs. His artworks embrace the unlovable and he finds beauty in what many would see as repellant.
GLENN SLOGGETT in WE USED TO TALK ABOUT LOVE, AGNSW
31 January - 21 April 2013
Art Gallery of NSW
Life offers us a broad range of experiences, and with the inclusion of Glenn Sloggett’s series Filthy: a white trash (lost) love story in this group exhibition about love, the emotional lows of longing, loss and melancholia are pretty well covered. With its hapless humour and worldview of little disappointments and failures Filthy showcases how Sloggett’s photography and personal philosophy embrace the banal and are highly unique.
Supported by the Balnaves Foundation and featuring video, collage, sculpture and installation alongside photomedia, this show presents an exciting collection of artists including Paul Knight, Grant Stevens and Justene Williams.
22nd MUSWELLBROOK PHOTOGRAPHIC AWARD
Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre
14 March - 18 April 2010
Glenn Sloggett’s photograph Diseased Roses has been highly commended in the prize. The honor was given by guest adjudicator, Julie Sundberg Executive manager for Education and Outreach at the Australian Centre for Photography.
GLENN SLOGGETT: CHEAPER & DEEPER
Ipswich Art Gallery
The University of Queensland Gallery
12 December 2009 - 28 February 2010
This is the last chance to see the Australian Centre for Photography touring exhibition Cheaper and Deeper featuring Glenn Sloggett's dark and disquieting images that explore with signature wry humour the neglected, the derelict and the out of date. See it before it's buried!
FEEBLE: SELECTED PHOTOGRAPHS AND FOUND OBJECTS BY GLENN SLOGGETT
George Paton Gallery
Uiniversity Of Melbourne, VIC
Opening 5 - 8pm Wednesday 21 October 2009
20 - 30 October 2009
Feeble presents a selection of Glenn Sloggett's dark and disquieting works, encompassing a decade of his street photography. Presented alongside his images of everyday suburban spaces will be the lost and discarded objects he collected during his working process.
FINALIST: GLENN SLOGGETT
THE 58TH BLAKE PRIZE: EXPLORING THE RELIGIOUS AND SPIRITUAL IN ART
National Art School Gallery
September 4 - October 3, 2009
Glenn Sloggett has been announced as a finalist in the 58th Blake Prize, which is to be announced on Thursday September 3 2009 at NAS Gallery. Judging this year's entries are Del Kathryn Barton, Stephen Crittenden and Andrew Frost. Glenn Sloggett's photographic entry, Angel Leg, 2008 was taken during a residency at Albury City Regional Art Gallery and is part of Morbid, a darkly humorous series focussing on Albury's Pioneer Cemetery and Crematorium.
FINALISTS: SLOGGETT, PAPAPETROU, SHANAHAN, VALENTIN
William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize 2009
Monash Gallery of Art, VIC
6 November to 13 December 2009
The finalists of the annual William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize have been announced and include Glenn Sloggett, Polixeni Papapetrou, Rebecca Shanahan and Stephanie Valentin. The winner of the $20,000 non-acquisitive prize, which is judged this year by Helen Ennis, Anne Ferran and MGA Director Shaune Lakin, will be announced on Thursday 26 November.
GLENN SLOGGETT: CHEAPER AND DEEPER
Manning Regional Art Gallery
12 Macquarie Street, Taree, NSW
6 August - 13 September 2009
Sloggett in his exhibition 'Cheaper and Deeper' explores the darker side of suburban life in Melbourne.
GLENN SLOGGETT: MORBID
ALBURY REGIONAL ART GALLERY
6 February - 29 March 2009
Following a 2 week residency with Albury City Regional Art Gallery in 2008, Morbid presents Glenn Sloggett's photographic response to the local crematorium. Sloggett's images dwell on the anti-climactic nature of death with sombre clarity and a hint of dry humour.