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[b. 1986, Auckland, New Zealand - living and working in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil]

EDUCATION
Meisterschüler, Städelschule, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main, Student of Simon Starling / Peter Fischli, 2012 - 2016
Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) - University of Auckland
Bachelor of Fine Arts (First-class Honors) - Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018

Hello World: Revising a Collection, Hamburger Bahnhof, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - April - October

2017

Recent Acquisitions / Recent Developments, Si Shang Art Museum, Beijing, May - November

Plazoleto, Skyline Plaza, Frankfurt am Main - May

2016

Potential, Budhia Foundation, Amsterdam, October

Croissant, Städelschule Rundgang, Museum Für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, July/August

XAMPUSS15, i:project space, Beijing, China, June - SOLO

Dog Piss Protection Attachment, Beijing, China, May

15+ Hobby Ideas for Men and Women, Solo Shows, São Paulo, April-May - SOLO

MUU Performance Voyage 6, touring internationally

Big Round Open Game, SCHAUT & Mal Seh’n Kino, Frankfurt am Main, February - SOLO

The Bends, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Jan/Feb - SOLO

Rundgang 15, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany - Feb

2015

Speed Show, I: Project Space, Beijing

OFFM Public Art Panels, Billboard project in Frankfurt am Main

Nothing Anywhere, Elam Projectspace Gallery, Auckland Festival of Photography, June - SOLO

Open Frame Award, Film Festival GoEast, Museum Wiesbaden, March/April

Frankfurt New Internationals: Solid Signs, Frankfurter Kunstverein / Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, 23 Jan 2015 - 26 April

Rundgang 15, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany - February

2014

SUNdogs, Galerie Parisa Kind with Sweat No.5, Frankfurt am Main, June/July

The Shelter, Slade School of Fine Art, London, England, March

Lichter Art Award finalists exhibition, Frankfurt am Main, Germany - March

Rundgang 14, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany - February

2013
Videobrasil, 18th Festival Internacional de Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo, Brazil, November '13 - February '14

Elif Erkan, Andrew de Freitas, Lina Hermsdorf, Alexey Vanushkin, Solalanotte - curated by Aurélia Defrance, Frankfurt am Main, August/September

Screentests and Dailies, Corner Window Gallery, Auckland, June/July - SOLO

Mille Feuillets, ENSAPC YGREC, Paris, France - March/April

On Dinh Dong, Mobile Academy Hà Nôi Hôi An Sài Gòn Bá Linh, District Kunst- und Kulturförderung, July
&
Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, May
&
Goethe-Institut, Hanoi, Vietnam, April

Rundgang 13, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany - February

FILM FESTIVALS / SCREENINGS
The Bends
East End Film Festival, London, April 2018

Semi-Self Reflections, Transmediale, Berlin, February 2017

SCHAUT!, Mal Sehn Kino, Frankfurt am Main, Febriary 2016

Capacete, Rio de Janeiro, November 2015

Skyscrapers Aren't Only About Height
Film Festival GoEast, Wiesbaden, April 2015

Städelschule Rundgang, Deutsches Filmmuseum / Deutsches Filminstitut, Frankfurt am Main, February 2015

Fuckmeadows
Lichter Art Award, Frankfurt am Main, March 2014

Städelschule Rundgang, Deutsches Filmmuseum / Deutsches Filminstitut, Frankfurt am Main, February 2013

Almanac, London, United Kingdom, 21 December 2013

Last Resort
District Kunst- und Kulturförderung, Berlin - July 2013

Des Deux Côtes
18º Festival de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil - 6.11.13 - 2.2.14, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Evil and Pop Culture, Cinema Xcèntric - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona , May 2011

Black Hole
A Trilogy On Darkness, Percival Space, Oslo, December 2012

Standing Wave
Percival Space, Oslo, March 2013

Dawson City International Short Film Festival, Dawson City, Yukon, April 2013

I Will Get Up and Go Now
Lichter Filmfest Frankfurt International, March 2013

Deutsches Filmmuseum / Deutsches Filminstitut, Frankfurt am Main, February 2013

Cornwall Film Festival, Cornwall, UK - November 2012

It's Three in the Afternoon
Ängelholm Invernational Video Art Festival, Ängelholm, Sweden - April 2012

Don't Hold Your Breath, Silo Park, White Night, Auckland Arts Festival, New Zealand - March 2013

Greener On The Other Side, Berlin–Chongqing Video Art Festival, Organhaus Chongqin, China, March 2011

Performance Post Appropriation, Nightingale Theatre, Chicago, April 2011

Surprise Stefani
MVT2, Clocktower Gallery, New York, November 2012

L'Espace Quotidien
Festival International du Cinéma Francophone en Acadie [FICFA] 2010

7th Berlin International Directors Lounge, 10th-20th Feb 2011, Meinblau e.V. Berlin, Germany

Sink In The Water
Giguk VideoArt Festival 2010, Geißen - Germany

Music Video For Lucretius
Deep Leap - Microcinema, Portland, Oregon

Artists’ Television Access, San Francisco California, Dec 15 2009 / Jan 17


SELECTED RESIDENCIES

Si Shang Art Museum, Beijing, 2017

RM Gallery, Auckland 2016 - 2017

i:project space, Beijing, 2016

CAPACETE, Rio de Janeiro, 2015

Bruno Arts Bank resident, Canada, 2012

Can Xalant, Mataró, Barcelona, 2012

The Banff Center, Canada, 2011

PUBLICATIONS/AWARDS


PRE Real Estate Deutschland Prize, Award for outstanding achievement in the field of film / video, 2015

Filigran Prize for Best Performance during Rundgang 2014, Städelschule

China Airlines published at TEXTO, 2013

PRE Real Estate Deutschland Prize, Award for outstanding achievement in the field of film / video, 2013

Barometer, Paperback fiction, 104 pp. Printed in the Czech Republic, 2013.

The Divisibility of Parts - Printed text with debossed ink cover. 10 pp. hand-bound [print only] edition of 20 - 2011

Direct Sunlight published at The 22 Magazine.

The Lines Between Things, drawn series, 60 pp. hand-bound edition of 10, 2011

Nip It In The Bud published by Valeveil