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BIO


Born 1978, Melbourne, Australia

Drawing. Video. Installation. Performance.

Female interiority, animals and other things that interest me.

Selected Solo Exhibitions/Projects/Performances:

2016


Miss Spring 1883, a performance at the Spring Art Fair 1883 in Melbourne, Australia

2015


Farnsworth’s Republic for Dogs, an offlead dog park/dog installation, on the grounds of ACCA, Melbourne, Australia

2012


I can’t stop living, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, Australia


I can’t stop living, Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, curated by Jacqueline Doughty, Melbourne, Australia

2011


Refuse to Lose, curated by David O’Halloran, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong, Australia


ACCA pop-up program, 3 day performance titled “Nanna, I am still searching…” at the Venice Biennale Vernissage 2011, curated by Juliana Engberg, Venice, Italy

2010


The Poverty Show, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, Australia


I thought I was wrong, but it turned out I was wrong…,month-long performance, Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, Australia


2009


The Happy Artist, Tolarno Galleries, Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Australia

Selected Group exhibitions / Art Fairs:


2015


Menagerie, ACCA


Art as a Verb, Muma

2014


Art Basel Hong Kong

2013


Melbourne Now, curated by Max Delany, National Gallery of Victoria International, Melbourne, Australia


Bloodflowers, curated by Theodore Wohng, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, Australia


Sifting Through Plastic Gods, curated by Michael Georgetti, VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2012


Primavera, curated by Anna Davis, MCA, Sydney, Australia


Like, curated by Toni Bailey, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney, Australia

2011


The Kiss, performance, Lorne Sculpture Biennale, curated by Julie Collins, Lorne, Australia

2010


Art in the 21st Century – the first decade, Gallery Of Modern Art (GOMA), Brisbane, Australia


Mortality, curated by Juliana Engberg, ACCA (as part of the Melbourne Festival), Melbourne, Australia


TWMA Contemporary, selected by Jan Minchin, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Healesville, Australia


Gestures and Procedures, curated by Juliana Engberg, ACCA, Melbourne, Australia


Art#1,curated by Juliana Engberg, Shepparton Regional Art Gallery, Shepparton, Australia


Duettos, curated by Dom de Clario, Australian Experimental Art Foundation (AEAF), Adelaide, Australia


Feminism Never Happened, curated by Robert Leonard, IMA, Brisbane, Australia

2009


Why we do the things we do, curated by Jacqueline Dougherty, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Perth, Australia


I’m worst at what I do best, curated by Tom Polo, Parramatta Artist Studios, Sydney, Australia

2008

 

New Millenium, curated by Steven Alderton, Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore, Australia

 

The 2008 Sydney Biennale, online venue, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Sydney, Australia

2007


New07, curated by Juliana Engberg, ACCA, Melbourne, Australia


Thanks Duchamp!!, collaboration with Elizabeth Presa, Cite International Des Arts gallery, Paris, France

 

Awards:


2007


Winner of the $15000 Prometheus Visual Art Award


Shortlisted for Georges Mora fellowship

 

Selected Bibliography:

Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria publication, 2013


21st Century: Art in the First Decade, by Miranda Wallace, Queensland Art Gallery/ Gallery of Modern Art (2010)


Contemporary Australia – Women, ‘Anastasia Klose’ by Emily Gray, Queensland Art Gallery/ Gallery of Modern Art, p. 100-103 (2011)

Public Collections:


NGV, Victoria


University of Queensland, National Gallery of Victoria, The Prometheus Foundation


Anastasia Klose’s art is also held in numerous private collections around Australia

Education:

2005  - Honours in Fine Art (Drawing), Victorian College of the Arts (V.C.A.), Melbourne, Australia

2004  - Bachelor of Fine Art (Drawing), V.C.A., Melbourne, Australia

1998 - Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy and English double major, University of Melbourne, Australia