Caitlin Cummane, Nunzio Madden, Gitte Villesen , Oscar Miller Private ViewOpening: To be confirmed.
‘Private View’ presents a series of photography and video works from Australian and international artists that explore the increasingly intimate presence of the camera in everyday life for PHOTO 2020.
Featuring the works of Caitlin Cummane, Nunzio Madden & Oscar Miller, and Gitte Villesen, the artists examine the dynamics between private and public space, where social conventions and familial or interpersonal relationships are tested and explored. The exhibition is curated by recess, an online gallery established to facilitate critical discussion and wider accessibility for artists working with moving image.
recess (AUS) recess is an online gallery showcasing contemporary video and moving image works alongside commissioned texts. Founded in 2016, recess.net.au is co-organised by Nina Gilbert, Olivia Koh & Kate Meakin. Our program facilitates artists working with video and moving image by creating wider accessibility, critical discussion and an extended audience for these works. recess have organised numerous screening programs with art spaces such as Green Papaya (PH), Hobiennale (Hobart), Outer Space (Brisbane), 2SP (Second Space Projects, Melbourne) and AFW (Artist Film Workshop, Melbourne).
Caitlin Cummane (b. 1994, Australia) creates work that explores love, time, and family. She uses photographic and sculptural material to examine poetics of light, people and places. Caitlin completed a BFA (Honours) in 2015 at the Victorian College of the Arts. She has exhibited locally and internationally, including at ACMI, c3 Contemporary Arts Space, the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Cincinnati Art Museum, George Paton Gallery, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, ReadingRoom, Seventh Gallery, The Substation and Testing Grounds.
Nunzio Madden (b. 1992, Australia) is a Slovenian-Australian artist and musician. Since completing their Honours degree in Fine Arts from the VCA, they have exhibited both nationally and internationally, including at Westspace and TCB in Australia, The Physics Room in Aotearoa, and the Akademie der Kunste in Germany.
Gitte Villesen (b. 1965, Denmark) Gitte Villesen lives and works in Berlin. Her work has been shown in numerous international exhibitions and contributions to exhibitions, including: Shaped by Time, Danish National Museum, Copenhagen (2012); Les marques aveugles, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva (2011); squatting. erinnern, vergessen, besetzen, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin (2010); I will Arrange Everything. It Will Be the Best Film Ever, Casco, Utrecht (2009); Juju White Magic, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen (2008); How to Build a Universe at CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (2006); Danish Pavillon, 51. Venice Biennial, Venice (2005).