Stills Gallery

POLIXENI PAPAPETROU, TRENT PARKE & WILLIAM YANG in '13TH DONG GANG INTERNATIONAL PHOTO FESTIVAL KOREA'

Opens 18 July 2014
Dong Gang Museum of Photography, Korea

Episodes: Australian Photography Now, curated by Natalie King, is the central exhibition in this years 13th Dong Gang International Photo Festival, Korea including works by Polixeni Papapetrou, Trent Parke and William Yang.

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Polixeni Papapetrou
© Polixeni Papapetrou



Glenn Sloggett
© Glenn Sloggett

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).

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JUSTINE VARGA finalist 'WHERE IT'S AT: 2014 NSW VISUAL ARTS FELLOWSHIP (EMERGING)'

October 2014
Artspace, NSW

STILLS is delighted to congratulate Justine Varga who is a finalist in the 2014 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging). An exhibition of the 12 finalists work will be held at Artspace in October. One artists will be awarded the fellowship (valued at $30,000) on the opening night of the exhibition.

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Justine Varga
© Justine Varga



Trent Parke
© Trent Parke

STILLS at PARIS PHOTO 2014

13–16 November 2014
Paris Photo, Grand Palais Paris

STILLS is delighted to be participating in Paris Photo 2014 with a solo exhibition of works by Trent Parke, The Camera is God (street portrait series) and To The Sea.

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PETRINA HICKS, ANNE FERRAN & TRENT PARKE ACQUIRED BY ART GALLERY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Stills Gallery is delighted to announce recent acquisitions by Art Gallery of Western Australia of Petrina Hicks (Jackson and Tiger, (2005); Emily the Strange, 2011), Anne Ferran (Untitled from Carnal Knowledge (1984); Scene V from Scenes on the Death of Nature (1986); Pale-headed flycatcher (2013) and Trent Parke (Bugs Laurie's 70th birthday (2006); NO 376 Candid portrait of a boy on a street corner. Adelaide. (2013).

Trent Parke
© Trent Parke



Polixeni Papapetrou
© Polixeni Papapetrou

PAT BRASSINGTON & POLIXENI PAPAPETROU in 'SEVENTH SKIN'

18 June – 2 August 2014
Hatch Contemporary Art Space, VIC

'Seventh Skin' features artists who play with makeup, costume, adornment and theatre in art to explore themes of identity/disguise, gender and culture. Other participating artists include Shaun Gladwell, Christian Thompson and Anne Zahalka.

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ANNE FERRAN PRISON LIBRARY

Anne Ferran continues to investigate the margins, gaps and silences in history in her new book Prison Library. With this book, Ferran has set out to find all remaining evidence of the library in the now defunct Fremantle Maximum Security Prison in WA. Prison Library contains 300+ titles, providing an idea of what prisoners were reading at the time.

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Justine Varga
© Anne Ferran



Pat Brassington
© Pat Brassington

PAT BRASSINGTON ‘À REBOURS’

30 May – 14 September 2014
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, TAS

À Rebours' is a major survey of one of Australia’s most important and influential photo-based artists, bringing together significant works from Brassington’s thirty-year career. Brassington was one of the first artists to recognise the potential of digital photography, all the while referencing the tradition of surrealist photogrpahy.

This touring exhibition curated by Juliana Engberg was first shown as part of ACCA’s ‘Influential Australian Artist Series’, which celebrates the works of artists who have made a significant contribution to the history of Australian art practice.

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POLIXENI PAPAPETROU in EYELINE MAGAZINE

Number 80, pp44-56

The current issue of Eyeline, Contemporary Visual Arts magazine features an insightful interview with Polixeni Papapetrou by Natalie King. The 13 page spread includes works from Papapetrou's early career to her most recent bodies of work.

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© Polixeni Papapetrou




© Glenn Sloggett

GLENN SLOGGETT

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.

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JUSTNE VARGA awarded AUSTRALIA COUNCIL LONDON STUDIO RESIDENCY

29 August – 21 November 2014

Stills Gallery is delighted to congratulate Justine Varga who is the successful recipient of the Australia Council London Studio Residency.

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© Justine Varga