© Gianni Wise, 2012-18

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Gianni Wise.

2012-16 Doctor of Philosophy, Sydney College for the Arts, USYD (accepted for the award May 2017)
2004-06 Master of Fine Arts, University of NSW, UNSW Art & Design (prev: CoFA)
1995-96 Graduate Diploma in Communication, University of Technology
1993 Certificate Experimental Drawing, Stroom Den Haag, Netherlands (in association with Rijksakademie)

Awards and grants
2015 Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art (SFSIA) part Scholarship (USA/Germany)
2014 Artist fee, University of Sydney, Fisher Library
2012-15 Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)
2013 National Association of Visual Artists, Marketing Grant
2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 USYD Research Support Award (PRSS)
2012 New Work Grant, (major award) Australia Council
Photographic work: part of collection of Museum of Elysée, Switzerland
1999 Faber Castell Drawing Award (finalist) Sydney.

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017 The Cook: The Substation, Singapore. Performance and installation (upcoming)
2016 Data Retention II, SCA Galleries. Installation with cabling, data devices, in re-imagined data centre room
2016 1st Worldwide Apartment and Studio Biennale (WAS), The SLAB, Sydney
2016 Obsession Dada: Gianni Motti: «Paradigm Shifts», performance, virtual with Cabaret Voltaire, Switzerland
2015 Raccard inhabitation, solo performance, Saas-fee, Switzerland
2015 46° 6’ 40” N, 7° 55’ 45” E, Soundpiece, Saas-fee, Switzerland
2015 Data Retention, Levels 2, 3 and 4 Fisher Library, University of Sydney
2014 Discomposed: Propaganda Window, Melbourne. Three part video projection
Discomposed: Federation Square, Melbourne. Screening.
2013 Spectres of the Spectrum I, Marrickville Garage, Sydney
2009 Roundabout II: Installation with sound
2007 Celluloid: digital print, smaller project room, Raum 5, Ziegrastraße, Berlin
2006 Scenario House: Installation, Chrissie Cottier Gallery, Sydney
2006 Roundabout: Digital photography, LOOSE Projects, Sydney
2006 who's (looking at) who?: Installation, MOP Gallery, Sydney
2005 Gameplan: Installation, Scott Donovan Gallery, Sydney
2003 Multi ATM: The Unblinking Eye: Seventh, Melbourne
2002 Multi ATM: Posters, BLOCK Gallery, Sydney
2000 Ediface: Photo installation, BlauGrau Gallery, Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 EDACC (Energy, Data Abstraction and Cognitive Capitalism). The Kiosk, Blue Mountains
6 week residency, WeiZen Ho, Ian Milliss, Naomi Oliver, Rebecca Waterstone, Gianni Wise & J Drinkall.
2017 Spectres of Spectrum III, SCA New Contemporaries 2017, SCA Galleries
2017 Spectres+of+the+Spectrum+III Video @ KIOSK MAP with Ian Milliss, Fiona Davies, Dan Kojta, Chris Caines, David Haines, Mahalya Middlemist, Amanda Hunt, Sean O'Keeffe, Rachel Peachy and Paul Mosig.
2014-6 Spectres of Spectrum II, HD digital video. MAP project, Eco Spirit (2014); Light & Wire Gallery, Miami, USA (2014), MAP at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, NSW (2016)
2016 Obsession Dada: Gianni Motti: «Paradigm Shifts», Cabaret Voltaire, Geneva
2015 Loco Live Action collective: Performance, Unattended baggage
2014 Eco Spirit, Morton House Woodford, NSW, as part of Modern Art Projects (MAP)
with: Alex Wisser, Ben Denham, Beata Geyer/James Culkin, Bim Morton, Fiona Davies, Georgie Pollard, Gianni Wise, John Douglas, Locust Jones, Paul Greedy/Tom Ellard, Sarah-Jane Norman, Sarah Keighery and Vicky Browne.
2014 24/7 Window space, Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide
2013 Brainrain, Alaska Projects, Sydney, with Jacqueline Drinkall & Warren Armstrong
Malintent (böswillige Absicht), Galerie Neues Problem Berlin-mitte, with Eva Bols, Mary Stinger
Potatomation, Sydney Fringe Festival, 2013. Archive, Newtown, Sydney
fivepointnine for One hundred and twenty seconds, Digital video, Federation Square Big Screen, Melbourne,
fivepointnine DongCheng Gallery, Beijing; public viewing Karl-Marx-Allee, Berlin.
2012 Entfremdeter Burger (trans: alienated citizen): Galerie Neues Problemes, Berlin-mitte, Germany; photography and object
Narrative exchange: Paper Plane Gallery, Sydney
2012 Exploratory projects: heaD-Warper at Eyebeam NYC
2011 The Rest is Silence: DEATH BE KIND gallery, Melbourne
2011 Feedback: 55 Sydenham Road Gallery, Sydney
2011 fivepointnine, Cross Art,Sydney: HD video with sound
2009 Action V Action: Gallery 4A, Sydney (action performance painting project)
In the City at Night: Red Gallery
Activate 2750 project: Performance/install: coordination Ash Keating, joint project MCA, Sydney & Breenspace
2008 SafARI 2008: MOP projects, Sydney; Physics Rm, NZ
2006 CONES OF ZONTACT: response to Biennale of Sydney, LOOSE Projects
2005 Situation Collaborations: Collectives & Artist Networks, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Don't Look Now!, film on DVD, Scott Donovan, Sydney
Regeneration: 50 photographers for tomorrow, Museum of Elysée, Switzerland
2003 wish you were here, First Draft Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2002 Evergreen: Platform 2, Melbourne; Imperial Slacks Gallery, Sydney
2001 Disaster Tourism: (Bronya Ivanzek, Susie Treister, Philipa Veitch) installation
The Secret of Grey Walls: Blaugrau, Sydney mix media
Vanishing Point: BlauGrau. Photography & landscape (Ryszard Dabek, Simone Douglas, Tony Dupe, Alex Gawronski, Anne Kay)
2001 Penthouse and Pavement, Melbourne
2000 der Ausstellenden: 4 artists (Aust., Rep of Germany, Czech Rep., U.K.) - Galerie Kunstverein Friedrichstadt e.V, Berlin-mitte.
Bookcase, Simon Barney with Simon Dean, Lisa Andrew, Liz Pulie, Jay Bilbi, Gianni Wise, A Gawronski, R Dabek, S Barney
1999 momentos de dolor, Galeria Sur, Santiago de Chile

Publications & interviews
2016 Performance, interview and artists talk, EGS Saas-fee, Switzerland
2014 Eco Spirit MAP catalogue essay and publication
2014 Brainrain catalogue with essay
2010 Loose publication: Loose projects. Catalogue and essay (Roundabout)
2009 Activate 2750 project: coordinated by Ash Keating, publication MCA July 2009
Art of everyday life. Symposium paper (MCA publication)
2006 LOOSE Projects: CONES OF ZONTACT – artist books – limited publication
SMH Scenario House reviewed in Arts and Entertainment, Sunanda Creagh, August 23rd 2006
2SER Monday Overdrive (arts program) June 5th 2006
2SER Monday Overdrive Thursday, August 3rd 2006, Scenario House
Andrew Frost: http://artlife.blogspot.com/2006/03/hoorah-jean-baudrillard.html
Bare Life (July 2006) : http://www.subtle.net/empyre/documenta.html. -empyre- documenta 12 Magazine project
2004 Rhizome: ‘Art & Complexities’, article online 29.03.04
2003 Sunburn: New Art From Sydney, 7.10.2003
2003 Smith, Louise, Public radio interview, Melbourne DIY ARTS on 3CR
2001 Uniglory # 1, photo essay, edition of 50
Team Block, essay, Multi ATM
Review, John McPhee, Sydney Morning Herald 13.3.01
Grayson, Richard, Disaster Tourism, essay, 18.04.01
Alex Gawronsky, The Art of Living Dangerously, Artspace Broadsheet Vol 30 no3 2001
Leaving the Crocodile: The Story of the East Timorese community in Sydney A 45 page exhibition catalogue, published by the Liverpool Regional Museum
2000catalogue essay der Ausstellenden, Berlin, German Republic
UNIGLORY #2 digital photographic essay
‘Sunburn’, essay on Briefcase ‘Bookcase’ exhibition, Hamburg, Germany
Gawronski, Alex, The Physics Room Sydney Roundup Issue 8, review
1999Physics Room, Sydney Roundup, Issue 8, Spring 1999, review Postcards
The Sydney Morning Herald, May 24 Metro review
Wise, Dr Amanda, 'Unmapping the City', ‘A State of Fun’, essay, South Gallery, Surry Hills
Confessions of a Sunday Painter: evergreen archive, Platform 2, Melbourne S_Hot, Artspace, Sydney

Art Practice
An ongoing art practice for over 20 years which could be loosely described as 3D, installation based; large format photography; sound and video; text and found object depending on the need. One of the overriding themes engaged over the last few years has been social paranoia and its representation in the visual domain.

Professional Membership
College Art Association, USA
NAVA, Australia