Bennett Miller, Jensen Tjhung Dust for the Cover UpOpening: Tuesday 24 February, 6-8pm Dates: 24 February-13 March 2004
Bennett Miller is a sculptor and installation artist from Perth, Western Australia. After spending five years obsessed with mini golf, recreating the Iraqi theatre of war across nine different installations (Golf War, 2003 - 2007), Miller has been working almost exclusively with dachshund dogs. He has staged his large scale performance work ‘Dachshund UN’ in numerous locations, both nationally (Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, 2010; Now Right Now, PICA, Perth, 2011; Local Positioning Systems, MCA, Sydney, 2012) and internationally (Fierce Festival, Birmingham, UK, 2012). Miller has also held solo exhibitions at IASKA (2006), Canberra Contemporary Art Space (2007) and Chalk Horse (2009), and in 2012 was included in the first installment of IASKA’s Spaced: Art Out of Place at the Fremantle Art Centre and New 12, at ACCA, Melbourne.
Jensen Tjhung was born in Bently, W.A in 1980. Thjung completed a Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting), Victorian College of the Arts in 2002. Exhibitions include The Solo Projects, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, 2010; The Hell, Hell Gallery, Melbourne, 2009; Roaming District Church, Melbourne Art Fair, 2008; Un-Sunken Lounge, Gertrude Contemporary, 2007. His recent work takes the form of large-scale sculpture, small-scale sculpture drawing, painting and problem-making.