After hours talk: Daniel von Sturmer


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Join Melbourne-based artist Daniel von Sturmer for a discussion on selected recent works and how studio practice can shape thinking, and thinking can shape studio practice. 

Daniel's talk is presented by Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design.


Daniel von Sturmer's practice involves video, photography, installation and architectural interventions. His works have their basis in traditional media such as paint and sculpture, often referencing abstraction, still life, modernism and minimalism. His works draw connections between psychology and philosophy and aim to make manifest the psychological and perceptual elements at play in the encounter with artworks. 

Daniel von Sturmer was born in New Zealand in 1972, and has been based in Melbourne as a practising artist since 1994. In 2007 he represented Australia at the 52nd Venice Biennale, showing in the Australian Pavilion. He has exhibited at numerous public venues including the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne; Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; The Gothenburg Museum of Art, Sweden; and the Hamburger Bahnhoff Museum, Berlin. Recent solo exhibitions include Focus & Field and Camera Ready Actions at Young Projects Gallery, Los Angeles (2014), These Constructs at Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne (2014); Video Works, Karsten Schubert Gallery, London (2010) and Set Piece, Site Gallery, Sheffield (2009).

He is represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne and Sydney.

Auditorium, lower ground level