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  Curriculum Vitae
 
Education : 2005 - : PhD Candidate - Sydney College of the Arts - University of Sydney - Australia
2004 : Masters Candidate - Sydney College of the Arts - University of Sydney - Australia (subsequently transferred to PhD)
2001 : One year of postgraduate study - Dutch Art Institute - The Netherlands
1995 - 7 : Bachelor of Visual Arts - Auckland Institute of Technology - New Zealand
1994 : Certificate in Intermediate Studies - ASA School of Art - Auckland - New Zealand
Exhibitions : Solo
2004 : A video, a tent and accessories - Rm 103 - Auckland - New Zealand
2003 : Harbouring I by Tentline - Damm4 - Vienna - Austria
2003 : Transit Survival 1 - Blick Box - Berlin - Germany
2003 :Shifted Rotating Door - Mercer Union - Toronto - Canada
2002 : The City's Open Spaces - Einsichten Ausblicke - Display Window - Kastanienallee Berlin - Germany
2002 : Untitled - Einsichten Ausblicke - Display Window - Kastanienallee - Berlin - Germany
2001 : Epic(2) - Physics Room - Christchurch - New Zealand
2000 : The Interior, The Trace - rm212 - Auckland - New Zealand
2000 : Epic/Episch - Video Screening - Basis Wien - Vienna - Austria
1999 : He regarded the elements of fiction as the cards in the pack. They were always all there. There was no surprise; solitaire always came out if you cheated - Lift Space - High Street Project - Christchurch - New Zealand 1998 :
Always a Body : Always a Dame - Mt Roskill Library - Auckland - New Zealand
1998 : Small Change - Lift Space - High Street Project - Auckland - New Zealand
1997 : Retract - rm3 - Auckland - New Zealand
  Group
2006 : Post it - Peloton Gallery - Sydney - Australia
2006 : JOC Jewelry Out Of Context - The Muse - Sydney - Australia
2005 : Quinta-essentia - PPg Gallery - Auckland - New Zealand
2005 : Armchair Collective - Newspace - Sydney - Australia
2004 : Tourist City - Kulturzentrum Schlachthof - Bremen - Germany
2003 : International Stopover - Pugh Pugh Barney McGrew Cuthbert Dibble Grubb - Berlin - Germany
2003 : Experimental - Museu de Arte Contempor„nea do CearŠ - Fortaleza CearŠ - Brazil
2003 : Surviving Berlin - Jewelbox Projektraum - Berlin - Germany
2002 : Sempur Sursam - Te Manawa - Palmerston North - New Zealand
2002 : Ritual Comforters - Collaborative exhibition with Robyn Laing - High St Project - Christchurch - New Zealand
2001 : Starting Now - Four gallery exhibition - Sixty4Steps - Toronto - Canada
2001 : Hide and Seek - Villa Weiner - Ochtrup - Germany
2001 : Goggle Box - Light Box - Auckland - New Zealand
2000 : Rezone: Our Generation - Central Post Office - Auckland - New Zealand
2000 : Traces - ASA Gallery - Auckland - New Zealand
2000 : Open Studios - Artists in Residence House - Vienna - Austria
2000 : Up and Coming - Articule Gallery - Montreal - Canada
1999 : reAnimator - rm3 - Auckland - New Zealand
1999 : Fairytale - Centre for Metamedia-Plasy - Czech Republic
1999 : We Really Care - rm3 photography show - rm3 - Auckland - New Zealand
1999 : Inappropriate Occupations and Transient Preservations: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow - Public Art Project - Rezone - Auckland - New Zealand
1998 : Group Show - ASA Gallery - Auckland - New Zealand
1998 : Rezone 3 - Grey Ave Car Park - Auckland - New Zealand
1998 : Rezone 1 - Portage Rd - Auckland - New Zealand
1997 : The Polaroid Show - High Street Project - Christchurch - New Zealand
1997 : intercourses - Pilot Project Room - Auckland - New Zealand
Residencies & Scholarships 2005 - 7 : University of Sydney Postgraduate Award - Australia
2001 : Goethe Institute - Scholarship for Language and Cultural Exchange - Berlin - Germany
2001 : Huygens Scholarship - Postgraduate Study in the Netherlands - Dutch Art Institute - Enschede - The Netherlands
2000 : Artists Residency - Federal Chancellery of Austria & UNESCO-ASHBERG Bursaries for Artists - Vienna - Austria
1999 : Artists Residency - Centre for Metamedia-Plasy - Czech Republic  
Curatorial & Lecturing 2006 : AAANZ Conference - Monash University - Melbourne - Australia (upcoming - December 2006)
2006 : Trans - A Visual Culture Conference - University of Wisconsin - Madison - USA (upcoming October 2006)
2006 : Critical Animals - Creative Research Symposium - The University of Newcastle - Australia (upcoming - September 2006)
2006 : PhD and Academic Staff Seminar Series - One hour presentation - Sydney College of the Arts - Sydney - Australia
2003 : Blick-Box - Co-curator - Friedrichshain - Berlin - Germany
2002 : Einsichten Ausblicke - Co-curator - Kastanienallee Berlin - Germany
2000 : Eastern Institute of Technology - Lecturer in Visual Arts - Taradale - New Zealand
2000 : Auckland University of Technology - Guest lecturer professional practice - Auckland - New Zealand
1999 : ASA Gallery (Auckland Society of Arts) - Gallery Coordinator - Auckland - New Zealand
1998 - 2000 : Rezone - Co-curator - An ongoing public art exhibition project - Auckland - New Zealand  
Publications : 2007 : Z/X - Contemporary Landscapes - Issue 3 (upcoming February 2007)
2002 : Physics Room Year Book - Physics Room - New Zealand
2000 : Log Illustrated - Lest We Forget - Issue 11 - New Zealand - 2000 - ISSN 11742216
1999 : Fairy-tales - Exhibition Catalogue - Centre for Metamedia-Plasy - Czech Republic  
   
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