GlogauAIR resident from 16th October 2016 to 31st March 2017
Our current practice investigates ideas & constructs surrounding identity, interpersonal relationships, intimacy & female subjectivity, through the mediums of video, live performance & photography. We seek to continually develop our practice through regular art-research, participation in exhibitions, residencies, & workshops; and maintain a network of support through fortnightly critiques & engagement with Artist-Run Initiative culture, here in Brisbane.
For this residency, we plan to extend upon our research into the impact of screen-based languages, especially popular film & TV, on identity & how we relate to one another by creating live performances & videos that operate at the intersection of performativity & authenticity. We will push our performance practice to include more traditional theatrical & cinematic elements, in order to access the experiential & affective qualities that popular culture & screen-media employ. We will use the program’s focus on critical reflection to facilitate fruitful discussion & exploration of the changing nature & relevance of time-based artforms, such as video & performance, to better situate our practice within the shifting landscape of Contemporary Art & inspire new artistic lines of enquiry.
Nicole Beaumont b. 1990 Sydney, Australia
Sarah Clark b. 1991 Brisbane, Australia
2012 Bachelor of Fine Arts: Honours, QUT, Brisbane (N Beaumont)
2009-2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts (with Distinction), QUT, Brisbane
Now and Then, The Walls, Surfers Paradise
Heart to Heart, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
Feeling It Out, Kings Ari, Melbourne
Seen, JIWAR, Barcelona
She’ll Be Right, Boxcopy, Brisbane !
Clark Beaumont | Pear Shaped, Current Projects, Brisbane
Selected Group Exhibitions
Crossexions, Metro Arts, Brisbane
GOMA Q, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
Jeremy Hynes Award, The Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Art as a Verb, Artspace, Sydney Performance Presence/Video Time, Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide
Love City, Testing Grounds, Melbourne Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Art Prize, Gold Coast City Gallery, Surfers Paradise
Paramor Prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney
Notes on the Dance, Actual Size, Los Angeles
The Subtropic Complex, The Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Performance Now, Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane
Art as a Verb, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne
Here is the Hypertext of our Everyday Lives, ALASKA, Sydney
Incinerator Art Award, Incinerator Gallery, Melbourne
Churchie Art Prize, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane
Common Woman IV, LEVEL, Brisbane!
Presence/Absence, Spiro Grace Art Rooms, Brisbane
13 Rooms, Pier 2/3, Sydney (curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist & Klaus Biesenbach)
Rinse & Repeat, The Hangar, Brisbane!
Pivotal, Bus Projects, Melbourne!
Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth
Immediacy, Through the Looking Glass, Brisbane!
Therefore: BFA Honours Graduate Exhibition, The Block, Brisbane
SafARI, The Rocks, Sydney !
Triangulate – Brisbane Emerging Arts Festival, Metro Arts, Brisbane
Fresher Cu_ts, Inbetweenspaces, Brisbane!
Exist-ence, Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane !
Cross City Experience (Solvenia), Vegas Spray (Online)
Alter, Metro Arts, Brisbane
Introspection, Brisbane Institute of Art, Brisbane
BARI Festival, King George Square, Brisbane
WOM+N, Alchemix Studios, Brisbane
Brisbane Emerging Art, VS2, Brisbane!
Awards, Grants & Residencies
Australia Council Development Grant
Jeremy Hynes Award (Finalist), Brisbane Kaldor Public Art Project’s Marina Abramovic: In Residence, Sydney
Incinerator Gallery Social Change Award, Melbourne
Melville Haysom Memorial Art Scholarship, Brisbane
Churchie Art Prize (Highly Commended), Brisbane
Australia Council ArtStart Grant !
JIWAR Creation Society Residency, Barcelona!
Unhatched (Finalist), Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth
Exist Residency Program, Metro Arts, Brisbane
Meet the Artist // Clark Beaumont and Open Studios // December 2016
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