Peta Clancy Biography

1970
Born Melbourne, Australia

2009 – ongoing
Senior Lecturer at Monash University, Monash Art, Design and Architecture (MADA) Faculty

2009
PhD at Monash University, Melbourne, VIC

2001
Master of Arts (Media Arts) at RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC

1993
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) at University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2019
Undercurrent, Koorie Heritage Trust Gallery, Federation Square, Melbourne

2017
Aurelian, part of Locale 2017, Yarra City Council’s Exhibition Program, Richmond Library

2017
Blood Life Uncut, The Old Operating Theatre Kings College London, Science Gallery London. Collaboration with Helen Pynor

2015
Puncture: Linden Projects: Paper, Linden New Art

2013
The Body is a Big Place, Galerija Kapelica, Llubljana, Slovenia. Collaboration with Helen Pynor

2011
The Body is a Big Place, Performance Space Sydney. Collaboration with Helen Pynor.

2009
Paper Thin, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

2007
Elixir, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

2007
Visible Human Bodies, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney

2005
Visible Human Bodies, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

2005
The Latent Image: New Life Drawings, RMIT University Project Space, Melbourne

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
The National 2019 – New Australian Art, Art Gallery NSW

2018
In Bloom, Spring, The Windsor Hotel, Melbourne

2018
Beijing Media Art Biennale, Hanshan Art Museum, China

2018
Beijing Media Art Biennale, CAFA Museum, Beijing Central Academy of Fine Arts, China

2017
Under the Sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker, State Library of NSW, Sydney. Curated by Australian Centre for Photography

2017
Under the Sun, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne. Curated by Australian Centre for Photography

2017
BLOOD: Life Uncut, Science Gallery London at Copeland Gallery London

2017
The Rise of Bio-Society, Riddoch Art Gallery Mount Gambier, Australia

2017
William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art

2016
Octoroon, Ateneo Art Gallery Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

2015
Octoroon, La Trobe University Museum of Art Melbourne and Visual Art Centre VAC Bendigo, Victoria

2015
Cutting edge: 21st-century photography, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne\

2014
Horizons, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Melbourne

2014
Berlin-Sydney, Galerie Patrick Ebensperger Berlin

2014
The Mirror (Berlin Reflection), Dominik Mersch Gallery Sydney

2013
Oscillator, Science Gallery Dublin

2013
Northern Lights, Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre, Melbourne

2013
TEA/Super-Connect, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts

2013
Art and Science as the Conjectured Possible, National Centre for Contemporary Arts Kaliningrad Branch, Russia

2013
Synapse: A Selection, ISEA2013 – 19th International Symposium of Electronic Art Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

2012
CyberArts, 2012 Prix Ars Electronica OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria

2012
Controversy: The Power of Art, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery Victoria, Australia. Curated by Vivien Gaston

2007
U Turn, Glendale College Art Gallery, LA. Curators Kate Shaw and Larissa Hjorth

2007
Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery

2006
Interior Design, Alliance Française Gallery, Melbourne. Curator Marie-Jeanne Hoffner

2006
Body___manufacture_genetic genie, OFFMozart Festival of the Free Space, Salzburg, Austria

2005
Expiration, Project Space, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

2001
Blind Spot, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra. Curator Lisa Byrne

2000
Remember Who You Are, Gertrude Contemporary. Co-curato

 

National Museum of Australia
St Vincent’s Hospital
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Deakin University Collection
Monash Gallery of Art
Darebin City Council
National Museum of Australia
Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive
MADA, Monash University
Footscray Community Art Centre Collection
Private Collections

 

2018
Fostering Koorie Art and Culture grant from the Koorie Heritage Trust

2017
Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Project Grant

2016
City of Melbourne Arts Grant

2013
People’s Choice Award, 2013 Darebin Art Prize, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre

2012
Honorary Mention, Hybrid Art category Prix Ars Electronica Linz, Austria

2012
Finalist Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship Sydney College of the Arts

2013 & 2010
Australia Council for the Arts, InterArts Project Grant

2012
ANAT (Australian Network for Art and Technology) Synapse Art/Science Residency Grant

2010 & 2007
Australia Council for the Arts, New Work Grant (Established)

2005
Arts Victoria, International Presentation and Promotion Grant

RESIDENCIES

2018
Fostering Koorie Art and Culture Artist Residency with the Koorie Heritage Trust

2011
Heart and Lung Transplant Unit, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

2011
Performance Space, Sydney

2010
SymbioticA – Centre of Excellence in Biological Arts School of Anatomy and Human Biology, The University of Western Australia, Perth

2004
Australia Council for the Arts, Visual Arts Board, London Studio and stipend

2016
Rachael Allen, The Body Beyond the Anatomy Lab. Book chapter in The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities Editors Anne Whitehead and Angela Woods, Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh

2016
Natasha Lushetich, Interdisciplinary Performance: Reformatting Reality

2016
Editors Alex Mermikides & Gianna Bouchard, Performance and the Medical Body.

2013
Dmitry Bulatov Evolution Haute Couture: Art and Science in the Post-Biological Age. Part 2: Theory. National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Kaliningrad Branch: Kaliningrad, p. 470

2010
Anne Marsh, Look Contemporary Australian Photography, MacMillan Publishers, Australia, 2009
Ingeborg Reichle, Art in the Age of Technoscience Genetic Engineering, Robotics, and Artificial Life in Contemporary Art, Springer, Vienna/New York, 2009

2008
Ashley Crawford, ‘Lashes and Lips’, Photofile, Australian Centre for Photography, Issue 83, 2008

2007
Simon Park, ‘The Aesthetic Microbe’, Microbiology Today, July 2007
Ingrid Perez, ‘Peta Clancy’s Dermatological Destiny’ (Feature article and cover), Australian Art Collector, Issue 42, 2007

2006
Peta Clancy: Skin and the Supple Boundaries of Self, Melissa Miles, Eyeline Contemporary Visual Arts No.61, Spring
Interior Design, Marie-Jeanne Hoffner, exhibition catalogue, Alliance Française Gallery

2005
Inside info from the gene, Keith Gallash, Real Time, cited March 2005

2004
Gene Packs, The Aestetics of Care?, Oron Catts (ed.), Perth, SymbioticA Press, 2004
Suck: Voices from the Interior, Xeros-Constantinides, Sophia (ed.), exhibition catalouge, Melbourne, Template Publishing, 2004

2001
Blind Spot, Lisa Bryne (ed.), Exhibition catalouge, Canberra Contemporary Art Space
Like Art Magazine, Magda Keaney, 16 (Spring 2001)

2000
Our perfect dream, Exhibition Catalouge, Melbourne, 1st floor Artist’s and writers’ Space
Remember who you are, Exhibition catalouge, Melbourne, 200 Gertrude Street

1998
Art Fan 7, Julianne Lewis, Autumn 1998

1996
Dermartology, Exhibition catalouge, Melbourne, 200 Gertrude Street


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