Saturday, 8 November 2014

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Aniquah Stevenson's pieces are fabricated from a range of textures and materials such as smooth glass, slippery, tactile clay, grass and seed pods, stones and simple found objects. These are brought together as part of intimate and intuitively assembled sculptures and compositions. These spaces and creations focus on growth, the unknown, and small gestures emphasising impermanence and imperfections. Stevenson's work concerns objects, materiality, composition and colour that filter through into wide empty spaces and emotional landscapes.  
                                                                                                                        Inhabitor 2014. Rock, glass, plasticine and found objects.

Curriculum Vitae

Aniquah Stevenson (b.1992, South Africa)
aniquahstevenson@gmail.com
M: +61 481 575 338
H: +61 (03) 5974 2471

Education
2014 University of Melbourne, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting)
2011 Brighton Bay Art, Design and Photography program; cert. 4 in design and cert. 4 in contemporary craft


Solo Exhibitions

 2016 Module, Branch3d, Sydney
 2016 Black Rock//Yellow Sun, Loop project space, Melbourne CBD
2015 Moon Beam Milk, Red Gallery, North Fitzroy 
2015 A Far Way West, MONO MICRO GALLERY, Western Australia
2014 Trope, Workers Window in collaboration with SEVENTH Gallery, Fitzroy

Collaboration
2015 Cocoon: Georgia Anson, Louise Meuwissen and Aniquah Stevenson, Earthskin Muriwai, New Zealand

Selected Group Shows
2015 Bluestone, The Living Museum of the West, Maribyrnong
2015 Ritual Geology, Topshelf, Melbourne
2015 A Members' Exhibition of Ceramic Work, Kumeu Art Centre, New Zealand
2014 VCA Graduate Exhibition, Painting Department, Victoria College of the Arts, Melbourne
2014 PROUD, Margret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne
2014 Verge: Art for wildlife, Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Box Hill
2014 Bathroom Bangers, The Pickled Frog, Tasmania
2014 Artificial Worlds, Space 32 - Creative Hub, South Yarra
2013 Deadrubber, Collingwood Commission Housing Underground Car Park Art Space, Collingwood
 2013 PROUD, Margret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne

 Performance:
2015 Mรถbius Experiment: Interpretations of an Improvised Score, collaboration with Neil McDonald, Bluestone, The Living Museum of the West, Maribyrnong
2014 Water Ensemble Collective and Angie Seah In Every Grain of Sand, there is a World, VCA Student gallery, Melbourne
 2014 Water EnsembleCollective  and Angie Seah Dip Ensemblement, A General Assembly of Interested Parties at Testing Grounds, Melbourne

Residencies
 2015 Earthskin, Creative Artist in Residence Scholarship, Earthskin Muriwai, Piha, New Zealand

Publication and Press
2016 Branch3d
2015 Busselton Dunsborough TIMES, Exhibition Reflects Local Artistic Influence, p 15
2014 Untitled (Elsewhere), VCA Graduate Exhibition Catalogue, p 149

Related professional experience
2015 Assisting Children's Workshops in: Painting & Printmaking; Ceramics; Beaded Jewellery making, Kumeu Arts Centre, Kumeu, New Zealand
2015 Internship Happ's Pottery, Western Australia 
2014 “Voice-Water-Emotion- Intuition- Sound- Actions,” introductory workshop by Angie Seah
2014 Butoh Residential Workshop,  lead by butoh instructor Yumi Umiumare, voice artist Kyoko Hirobe and visual artist Anthony Pelchen

Press
2015 Craft Cubed Satellite Events  Ritual Geology
2014 SEVENTH Gallery: Trope
2014 Only Melbourne: Trope Aniquah Stevenson 


Elsewhere