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Daniel von Sturmer

Born 1972, Auckland, New Zealand

Education
2002-2003 Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1997-1999 RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, Master of Arts by Research
1993-1996 RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, Bachelor of Arts, in Fine Art, Honours

Solo Shows
2010The Cinema Complex, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Video Works 2008-2009, Karsten Schubert Gallery, London
2009Set Piece, Site Gallery, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Painted Video, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Auckland Art Fair, New Zealand
2008Tableaux Plastique, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2007The Object of Things, Australia Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Italy
2006The Field Equation, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
Limits of the Model, Anna Schwartz Gallery at The Depot Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2005Into a Vacuum of Future Events, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Screen Test, as part of Experimenta Vanishing Point, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne
2004Screen Test, Dunedin Public Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand
2001Material From Another Medium, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia
Science Fiction, Penthouse & Pavement, Melbourne, Australia
2000Plane, 1st Floor Artists and Writers Space, Melbourne, Australia
1999Available Light, RMIT MA Project Space, Melbourne, Australia
1998Mediation, Talk Artists Initiative, Melbourne, Australia
1997Weightless, 1st Floor Artists and Writers Space, Melbourne, Australia
Occlude, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne, Australia
General Review of Gain and Loss, (with Andy Thomson and Leslie Eastman), WestSpace, Melbourne, Australia

Selected Group Shows
2011(Forthcoming) Old Genes: Artists Reading Len Lye, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Close Your Eyes and Tell Me What You See, curated by Johan Sjostrom,Gothenburg Museum of Art, Sweden
Savage Transparence,curated by Paul Young, Young Projects Gallery, Los Angeles
South by South East, curated by Mark Freary, Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions, Japan
2010Gestures & Procedures, curated by Juliana Engberg, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Australia
Ilusionisimo, curated by Jorge Bravo, Mediateca Caixaforum, Barcelona, Spain
ART1, ACCA touring exhibition curated by Hannah Matthews, Australia
Move: The Exhibition, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2009Rising Tide: Film and Video Works, MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, U.S.A
Perth International Arts Festival, curated by Margaret Moore, Perth, Australia
Twinset, curated by Justin Paton, Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand
Ilusionismo, curated by Jorge Bravo,Fundaciao La Caixa, Madrid, Spain
2008Repetitions, curated by Sean Kelly and Paul Zika, Plimsoll Gallery, UTAS, Tasmania, Australia
A Selection of Recent Acquisitions, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne
Aspects of a Collection, Geelong Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia
2007Out of Space: La Photographie et L'imaginaire Sculptural, Dazibao, Montreal, Canada
The Secret Life of Paint, curated by Justin Paton, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
Loop: New Australian Video Art, curated by Daniel McOwan, Hamilton Art Gallery, Victoria
DenHaag Sculptuur 2007: De Overkant/Down Under, curated by Marie Jeanne de Rooij, Den Haag, The Netherlands
2006Anne Landa Award, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia
Decade 1996-2006, Bendigo Art Gallery, Australia
21st Century Modern, Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Australia
Painted Objects, curated by Petra Bungert, Centre for Non Objective Art, Brussels, Belgium
2005Digital Discourse, curated by Vince Briffa, St. James Centre for Creativity, Valletta, Malta
Press Pause: Recent Australian Video Installations, curated by Julie Ewington, Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
Various Presence, Curated by Peter Westwood, Shanghai International Science and Art Exposition, China
Shadowplay, curated by Justin Paton, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
2004A Molecular History of Everything, curated by Juliana Engberg, A.C.C.A, Melbourne, Australia
The Walters Prize, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
On Reason and Emotion, 14th Biennale of Sydney, Curated by Isabel Carlos, Sydney, Australia
Mix-ed, Curated by Simeon Kronenberg, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, Australia
2004, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, Australia
Projekt#, Curated by Brendan Lee, The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand
2003One Night Stand, Curated by Emil Goh, Pops DVD Bang, Seoul, Korea
Face Up, Curated by Britta Schmitz, Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Reisefreiheit: Neue Kunst in Hamburg, Curated by Rita Kersting, KunstHaus, Hamburg, Germany
De Een Minuten Nu, Montevideo, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Way Things Are, curated by Blair French & Patrick Pound, Grant Pirrie Gallery, Sydney, Australia
New 03, curated by Juliana Engberg, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
25hrs Video Screening, curated by Manuel Saiz/ Video Art Foundation, Poliesportiu El Raval, Barcelona, Spain,
Real –Avecom Festival, curated by Tom Vullings, Arnhem, Netherlands
De Een Minuten, Skor Inkijk, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Something Something Video Something, curated by Jarrod Rawlins, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
Screen Life, Curated by Max Delany and Stuart Koop, Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2002(The World May be) Fantastic, 13th Biennale of Sydney, Video Programme, Sydney, Australia
Screen Life, Curated by Max Delany and Stuart Koop, Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain
Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne, Australia, Govett-Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
No Worries/ Mai Pen Rai!, Curated by Tessa Dwyer and Sarah Tutton, M.U.M.A, Melbourne, Australia
Something/Something Video Something, Curated by Jarrod Rawlins, Üplands Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
We Don’t Charge for Looking, Curated by Laresa Kosloff, Block Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2001Chicken:Videos from Melbourne, Curated by Sarah Tutton for Experimenta, Project 304, Bangkok, Thailand
2000Blink, Curated by Stuart Koop and Vikki McInnes, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
Rapture: Video Arcade, Curated by Tessa Dwyer & Rebecca Chew, Platform, Melbourne
Museum MaGoGo, Curated by Graham Ramsay & John Beagles, PB Gallery, Melbourne
1999Where the Wild Roses Grow, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
Museum MaGoGo, Curated by Graham Ramsay & John Beagles, Glasgow Project Space, Glasgow, Scotland
1998Strangely Familiar, Curated by Clare Williamson, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
Mnemosyne, Curated by Greg Defteros, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
Group Show, Level 11, 522 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
1997Going Nowhere: A Video Show, Curated by Julia Gorman, Grey Area Art Space Inc., Melbourne
1996Focus #2 MMM, Curated by Jan Nelson & Brenda Ludeman, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne
The Expanded Field: 500 Sites, by David Thomas, WestSpace, Melbourne
Times Five, Curated by Amanda Ahmed, VCA Gallery, Melbourne
1995500x500, 300 Russell Street Gallery, Melbourne
B2EFloor, Group Show, RMIT, Melbourne
1994Floor to Ceiling, 300 Russell Street Gallery, Melbourne
Blow Up, Fringe Festival Digital Imaging Exhibition, Southgate, Melbourne

Awards/ Grants/ Residencies

2010Australia Council Fellowship
2009Arts Victoria Creation grant
Arts Victoria International grant
2006Helen Macpherson Smith Commission, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
2004Visiting Artist Dunedin Public Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand
Australia Council Studio, London, United Kingdom
Arts Victoria Grant, International Program
2001Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship
Tower Studio Residency, 200 Gertrude Street/Queens College, Melbourne
2000Australia Council New Work Grant for Material From Another Medium
1999Morning Star-Evening Star, Melbourne-Glasgow Cultural Exchange
1997Australian Post Graduate Award
Arts 21 Grant for General Review of Gain and Loss
Pat Corrigan Artist Grant for General Review of Gain and Loss


Public Collections

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
Bendigo Art Gallery, Australia
Art Gallery of South Australia
Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, Australia
Chartwell Collection, New Zealand
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
The Michael Buxton Contemporary Australian Art Collection, Melbourne, Australia
Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, Australia


Selected Publications/ Catalogues/ Reviews

2010Michael Wilson, Daniel von Sturmer, Artforum, November, pp273-274
Lee Triming, Daniel von Sturmer, Art in America, November, pp189-190
2009Robert Clark, Daniel von Sturmer: Set Piece, The Guardian Guide, September 5, p38
Alasdair Hiscock, Daniel von Sturmer: Set Piece, Article Magazine, September
Ian Soutar, A Fresh Perspective, The Sheffield Telegraph, 24 September
Charlotte A. Morgan, Daniel von Sturmer, A-N Magazine, Nov-Dec, pg 10
Charlotte Day, Painted Video, Catalogue text, Anna Schwartz Gallery
Art& Australia (eds)., Current, Contemporary Art from Australia & New Zealand, Sydney
The Guardian (eds) *Pick of the Week, 12-18 Sept, 19-25 Sept, The Guardian Guide,
Rebecca Broadley, Review: Daniel von Sturmer at Site Gallery, www.forgetoday.com
William Yeoman, Simple Ideas Poured Down the Building, The West Australian, February 18, p6
2008Natalie King, Daniel von Sturmer: Tableaux Plastique, in 'Art &Asia Pacific', No. 59, p154
Daniel Palmer, Daniel von Sturmer in 'Art World' Issue 2, pp 38 -43
Sue Gardiner, Frame by Frame, in 'Art News New Zealand' p 92
2007Aurélien Mole, Daniel von Sturmer, Art 21 #14,
Susan Edelstein, Architectural Fragments, Sculptural Illusions, in 'Prefix Photo' Issue 15, Vol 8, No.1, pp 32-44
Daniel Palmer, The Object of Things, in 'Broadsheet' No. 36, pp 79-81
Sebastian Smee, Visions of Life and Death in Venice, in 'The Australian, June 09
Justin Paton, Away From Their Names in 'Susan Norrie, Daniel von Sturmer, Callum Morton', Venice Biennale catalogue, pp62-74
Juliana Engberg, in 'Susan Norrie, Daniel von Sturmer, Callum Morton', Venice Biennale Catalogue, pp9-11
Daniel von Sturmer, 3 Artists 3 Sites, in 'Art & Australia', Vol 44, #4, p493
Ray Edgar, Scale Models: Daniel von Sturmer, Callum Morton, Susan Norrie, Venice Biennale, in 'Monument', #80, pp34-36
Amy Marjoram, Flattened Sculptures: The Photomediations of Daniel von Sturmer, in 'Eyeline', #63, pp52-53
David Eggleton, Paint Misbehaving, in 'The New Zealand Listener', July 28, pp48-49
Edward Colless, Daniel von Sturmer 50 Most Collectable Artists, in 'Australian Art Collector', #39, pp154-159
2006Harbant Gill, Art of Uncertainty, Herald Sun, September 20, Entertainment, p58
Robert Nelson, Now you see it: now you see something else, The Age, September 13, Metro, p18
Sebastian Smee, Dot Complimentary, The Weekend Asutralian, September 9, Review, p18-19
David Hansen, Rare blend of meaning and humour, The Age, September 1, Sightlines, p19
Megan Backhouse, Video defines the studio star, The Age, August 15, Metro p16
Linda Michael, 21st Century Modern in '21st Century Modern', Catalogue, Art Gallery of South Australia, pp8-15
Daniel Palmer, Daniel von Sturmer, in '21st Century Modern', Catalogue, Art Gallery of South Australia, p66
Christoph Dahlhausen, Kein Amerikaner in Paris, aber ein Rheinländer in Melbourne - Fotoszene Australien, 'Eikon 53', p 37 -42
2005Melanie Houston, The Ones to Watch, in 'The Age (Melbourne) Magazine', Issue 15, p35
Daniel Palmer, Spaces, in 'Photogenic', CCP, Melbourne, pp82-84
Andrew Frost, Daniel von Sturmer 50 Most Collectable Artists, in 'Australian Art Collector', #35, p132
Peter Westwood, Various Presence: Human Space in New Technology, RMIT University, p10
Emma McRae (Ed.), Experimenta Vanishing Point, Experimenta Media Arts Inc., Melbourne, p.33
Megan Backhouse, Around the galleries: Listen, watch, The Age, Review, 17 September, Art 7
Peter Hill, A Cultural Evolution up North, in 'The Age', Review, September 10
Russel Storer, Video in the expanded Field, in 'Art & Australia', Vol. 42, No. 4, pp588 -595
Justin Paton, Clearings: Some Times and Spaces by Daniel von Sturmer, 'Into a Vacuum of Future Events', pp 5-18
Andy Thomson, You, You, You, in 'Into a Vacuum of Future Events', p15-16
2004Lilly Wei, Report From Sydney, in 'Art in America', No. 11, December, pp59 -65
Jaqueline Milner, Big Picture, in 'Broadsheet' No. 33, page 51
Gilbert Wong, The Art of Provocation, in 'The Age' Review section, 30 October, p.7
Charles Green (ed.), 2004: Australian Culture Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Tessa Laird, Paul Holmes is Now in Media-loop Hell, in 'The New Zealand Listener' Vol 196, No. 3366
Isabel Carlos, On Reason and Emotion, 14th Biennale of Sydney Catalogue 2004
Peter Hill, Pleasure and Pain, Sydney Morning Herald, June 26, Spectrum pp 8-9
Jaqueline Millner, Bad feelings, Sporadic Beauties, RealTime & OnScreen, No.62
Rachel kent, Video: Medium of the Moment, RealTime & OnScreen. No.62
Sue Gardiner, Slow Down / Breathe Quietly / Look (and keep looking), NZ Art Monthly, July Issue
Sue Gardiner, The Walters Prize 2004 - Making Choices, NZ Art Monthly, June Issue
Michael Desmond, On reason and Emotion: Biennale of Sydney 2004, Art Monthly Australia, Issue 172
Sally Ann McIntyre, Projekt#, Physics Room Annual, p7
2003Juliana Engberg, Loop-back - New Australian Art to Berlin, Artlink Vol 23 #3, pp24-29
Tessa Dwyer & Daniel Palmer, Doing it for Themselves: Artist Run Alternatives and Contemporary Australian Art,
in 'Face Up', Hamburger Bahnhof Museum, Berlin, Germany, pp 46-55
Catherine Nichols Give the Material a Spin in 'Face Up', Hamburger Bahnhof Museum, Berlin, Germany, pp 182- 183
Richard Grayson, Face Up in 'Broadsheet', Vol 32, No.4
Ulrich Clewing, Nicht nur für Hobbygärtner, in 'Der Tagesspiegel', Kultur, 6 October
Rita Kersting, Reisefreiheit, catalogue essay for the exhibition, Kunsthaus Hamburg
Petra Schellen, Verknäuelte Assoziationen in 'Die Tageszeitung', November 3
Andy Thomson & Tanya Eccleston, The Truth Effect, in 'New 03', A.C.C.A, Melbourne, Australia
Daniel Palmer, New03: David Rosetzky & Daniel von Sturmer, 'Photofile', Issue 69, Australia
Mark Gomes, New03 in 'Broadsheet', Volume 32, No.2, p29, Australia
Gabriella Coslovich, Inspiration of the New, 'The Age', March 21
2002Max Delany & Stuart Koop, Screen Life, Catalogue, Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain
Tessa Dwyer and Sarah Tutton, No Worries/ Mai Pen Rai!, Catalogue, M.U.M.A, Melbourne, Australia
Anna Daly, Melbourne Wrap, in 'LOG Illustrated', Issue 15, New Zealand
2001Robert Nelson, Medium Becomes Essential to Artists' Message, 'The Age', 6 October, Melbourne, Australia, pg. 22
D.J. Huppatz, Melbourne Wrap, in 'LOG Illustrated', Issue 13, New Zealand
Andrea Tu, Material From Another Medium, catalogue essay for 'Material from Another Medium', CCP, Melbourne
Daniel Palmer, Beside the White Cube, catalogue essay for 'Material from Another Medium', CCP, Melbourne
2000Michael Graeve, Video: Focusing Where?, 'Like Magazine No. 12', Melbourne, Australia, p 41-43
Robert Nelson, Cultural Differences Negate Globalization, 5 July, 'The Age', Melbourne, Australia
Daniel Palmer & Julian Savage, Illumed: Conversations About Light and Space in 'Good Thinking:
Words and Pictures on Contemporary Melbourne Art', 1st Floor Artists & Writers Space, Melbourne Australia
1999Nicky Bird, Where the Wild Roses Grow, in 'Art Monthly' (UK), April, United Kingdom, pp 38-40
Mebourne, Glasgow, Edinburgh, exhibition catalogue, Stills, Collective & Transmission Gallery, Scotland
1998D.J.Huppatz, Habitat and Strangely Familiar, in 'Like Magazine No.7', Melbourne, Australia,pg 44-45
Peter Timms, Games of Selective Vision, 'The Age', Melbourne, Australia, 23 September, Pg 20
Clare Williamson, Strangely Familiar, catalogue essay in 'Morning Star-Evening Star', A.C.C.A Melbourne, Australia
Stephen O'Connell, General Review of Gain and Loss, in 'Art & Text', Australia, No.61, p100-101
Kate Shaw, General Review of Gain and Loss, in 'Like Magazine No.5', Melbourne, Australia, pp57-58,
Larry Schwartz, Memories are Made of These, in 'The Age', Melbourne, Australia, 23 May, pE2
1997David Cross, A Whole in the Wall, catalogue essay in 'Occlude', 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne, Australia
Anita Bragg, General Review of Gain and Loss, in 'Herald Sun', Melbourne, Australia, 27 November, pg 58
Tanya Eccleston, General Review of Gain and Loss', catalogue essay, West Space, Melbourne, Australia
1996Brenda Ludeman & David Thomas, Focus #2 MMM, catalogue essays, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne, Australia