Julian Day

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‘White’, 2016, MDF, silk, amplifier, subwoofer speaker, 120 x 120 x 24 cm,
edition of 6 + 1 AP

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Born Bendigo, Australia. Lives and works Sydney, Australia.

EDUCATION

2015
Masters of Fine Arts, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

2001
Bachelor of Music, Honours, Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University

ACADEMIC

2016
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, artist educator
Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, visiting artist educator
University of Wollongong, School of the Arts, English and Media, tutor
University of Melbourne, Victorian College of the Arts, guest lecturer

2015
Australian Youth Orchestra, National Music Camp, tutor

2014
Macquarie University, Sydney, lecturer and tutor
City University London, guest lecturer
National University of Ireland, University College Cork, guest lecturer

2010
University of Melbourne, Melbourne Conservatorium, guest lecturer

2009
Edith Cowan University, WAAPA, Perth, guest lecturer
Griffith University Queensland Conservatorium, guest lecturer
University of Newcastle, guest lecturer

2008-12
School of Audio Engineering, Sydney, regular guest lecturer

2004-5
Australian National University, Canberra School of Music, regular lecturer and tutor

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Vibrant Matter, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney

2015
STATIC, Berlinskej Model, Prague
White Noise, William Wright Projects, Sydney
Studies in Unison, Kings ARI, Melbourne

2014
Consensus bb15, Linz, Austria
Lovers, La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo

2013
Dissonance, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney
Turbulent Geometry, Canberra Museum and Art Gallery, Canberra

2012
AURA (with Luke Jaaniste), Blacktown Arts Centre, Sydney
Jagged Heart (with Luke Jaaniste), Islington Mill, Manchester, UK

2010
Ceremony, Firstdraft, Sydney
Ceremony, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney
Arts NSW Visual Art Fellowship Exhibition, Artspace, Sydney
Sydney ARI Show, Articulate Project Space, Sydney
NEW16, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
CUSP, Australian Design Centre, Sydney

2015
8th Asia Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
Prague Quadrennial of Performance Space and Design, Czech Republic
envelop(e), Dark MOFO/Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart
Sound And Vision, Galerie pompom/MOP, Sydney
The NOW now, SNO Projects, Sydney

2014
Bildhauen, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney
CUSP, Jam Factory, Adelaide
CUSP, State Library Queensland, Brisbane
Human Landscape, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney

2013
Bloom Space, Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide
CUSP, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney

2012
SafARI, The Rocks Pop-Up, Sydney
Transmission, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney
Near Earth Art, Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong

SELECTED PERFORMANCES

2016
An Infinity Room (AIR), Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Open Plans, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
Moving Collected Ambiance, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney

2015
Quartz, Bang On A Can Marathon, New York
Hammer Action, Royal Academy of Music, London
Social Systems, VIVID Sydney, Seymour Centre, Sydney
GAMES+ACTIONS, Art & About, Sydney

2014
Super Critical Mass, MPavillion, Melbourne
AIR National Portrait Gallery, London
AIR Café Oto, London, UK
Sonic Social, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney
Shudder Space Aurora Festival, Parramatta Town Hall, Sydney

2013
AIR Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Turning The Tables, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne
Together We Breathe, Library of Birmingham, UK
Soundland, Underbelly Festival, Cockatoo Island, Sydney
Live And Let Die, Performance Space, Sydney

2012
Monochrome, The Horse Hospital, London, UK
Low End, Spitalfields Music Festival, Old Spitalfields Markets, London, UK
Voice Field, FutureEverything Festival, Manchester Cathedral, UK
Halogen, Sydney Opera House, Sydney

2011
Sound, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Vaporisation, Queensland Music Festival, Old Museum, Brisbane
Swelter, Make Music New York/MATA Festival, New York
INTERCESSIONS Altes Finanzamt, Berlin
INTERCESSIONS, Test Extra, Het Nutshius, The Hague, Netherlands

2010
Resonate, Grantpirrie Gallery, Sydney

Museum of Contemporary Art
Wollongong Art Gallery
Private collections (Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane)

SELECTED AWARDS AND GRANTS

2016
Arts NSW Visual Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Finalist

2015
Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travelling Scholarship
Aesthetica Prize, UK, Finalist
APRA/AMC Art Music Awards, Excellence by an Individual, Finalist
Arts NSW, New Work Grant

2014
ARTAND Australia Credit Suisse Contemporary Art Award
NAB Private Wealth Emerging Artist Award, Finalist
Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Australia Fellowship; ArtStart

2013
DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY Award
Willoughby Sculpture Prize, Emerging Artist Award
Australia Council for the Arts, Peggy Glanville-Hicks fellowship
APRA/AMC Art Music Awards, Excellence in Experimental Music, Finalist
New Ideas In Sound, Third Angle, Portland, USA
London Sinfonietta RSVP, Highly Commended

2012
Australia Council, Going Global; New Work Grant
Wild Rumpus, San Francisco, Commissioning Prize
APRA/AMC Art Music Awards, Excellence in Experimental Music, Highly Commended
Marrickville Contemporary Art Prize, Highly Commended
Fishers Ghost Art Award, Finalist

2011
Arts NSW, International Travel Grant; Creative Development Grant

2010
MATA Commissioning Prize, New York

RESIDENCIES/DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

2014 Alvin Lucier masterclass, Sonic Acts, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
2013 National Composers Forum, Australian String Quartet, University of Adelaide
2012 Federation Square, Melbourne

SELECTED AUDIO RELEASES

2016   White On White, Room 40/A Guide To Saints
2014   Passages (vol two), New Weird Australia
2013   Sixes and Twelves, Wood & Wire
2012   Stasis Ecstatic, Heartless Robot
2011   Asleep On Red Earth, Under Bright Stars, Kaldor Public Art Projects

SELECTED BIOGRAPHIES

Fehily, Toby. “NEW16 Review.” The Guardian, 11 Mar 2016
Stephens, Andrew. “Breaking A Family Silence: NEW16.” Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, 27 Feb 2016
Jaspers, Anneke. NEW16. Exhibition catalogue. Melbourne: Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, 2016
Larsson, Chari. “This Is Not An Orchestra”, Broadsheet, issue 44.3, Nov 2015
8th Asia Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art. Exhibition catalogue. 2015
Future Now. Aesthetica Prize. Exhibition catalogue. 2015
Ford, Andrew. Earth Dances. Sydney: Black Inc., 2015
Zeichner, Eleanor. “Julian Day.” ARTAND Australia, issue 52.1, Dec 2014
Lorenzen, Matthew, “Artist Profile”, RealTime, RT125, Nov/Dec 2014
McDonald, Kelly. “Sonic Social”, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, June2014
Gibb, Susan. “Undiscovered: Julian Day”, Art Collector, issue 68, Apr-Jun 2014
Parker, Francis E. “Found Sound.” In Reinventing The Wheel: The Readymade Century. Melbourne: MUMA, 2013
Reid, Chris, “The exhibition as a single entity”, RealTime, RT115, Jun/Jul 2013
Ed. “The Portal”, The Wire, Aug 2012
Tommasini, Anthony, “SWELTER: review”, New York Times, 22 Jun 2011

2016
‘White’, 2016, MDF, silk, amplifier, subwoofer speaker, 120 x 120 x 24 cm, <br />
edition of 6 + 1 AP
‘White’, 2016, MDF, silk, amplifier, subwoofer speaker, 120 x 120 x 24 cm, edition of 6 + 1
‘Black’, 2016, MDF, silk, amplifier, subwoofer speaker, 240 x 120 x 24 cm, edition of 6 + 1 AP
‘Pink’, 2016, MDF, silk, amplifier, subwoofer speaker, 120 x 80 x 24 cm, edition of 6 + 1 AP <br />
White Noise (2016), Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, image Matthew Stanton
'Requiem’, 2012, found objects and sound, dimensions variable, SafAR
'Requiem No.1', 2014, mixed media, dimensions variable (site specific), Dominik Mersch Gallery
'Requiem No.2', 2014, mixed media, dimensions variable (site specific) Dominik Mersch Gallery
'Studies in unison', 2014-15, TV screen, mirror, video, edition of 5 + 1a.p.