TOM NICHOLSON is an artist who lives and works in Melbourne.
His recent work has been shown in the 2015 Jakarta Biennial, curated by Charles Esche; Fractures: Jerusalem Show VII, part of the 2014 Qalandiya International; Allegory of the Cave Painting at Extra City in Antwerp, 2014, curated by Mihnea Mircan; Ten thousand wiles and a hundred thousand tricks: Meeting points 7, curated by WHW at 21er Haus in Vienna, the Beirut Art Centre, and at M HKA in Antwerp, 2013-14; in a solo exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, 2014; Melbourne Now at the NGV, 2013; the 2012 Adelaide Biennale, Parallel Collisions; Marking Time at the MCA, Sydney, 2012; the 2012 Tarrawarra Biennial; in the 2010 Shanghai Biennale; and Animism, at Extra City and M HKA, Antwerp, 2010.
Other works addressing the possibilities of a new kind of monument or public art-making have been exhibited in the recent exhibition Future Memorials, the TarraWarra Museum of Art, with Jonathan Jones and Aunty Joy Murphy Wandin; the inaugural Qalandiya International, in 2012; Since we last spoke about monuments, at Stroom Den Haag in 2008; To the arts, citizens! at the Serralves Museum, Porto, 2010; the 4th Auckland Triennial, Last Ride in a Hot Air Balloon, 2010; Zones of Contact, the 2006 Sydney Biennale.
He is represented by Milani Gallery, Brisbane, and is a Lecturer in Drawing in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Monash University.
Venue: RMIT Design Hub, L3 Lecture Theatre
Date: 5pm, Thursday 28 July
WRITING & CONCEPTS: Lecture Series
Produced by Jan van Schaik. 5:00pm Thursdays, March > October 2016. RMIT Design Hub
WRITING & CONCEPTS is a free public lecture series designed to explore the potential of writing as both a process and an outcome.The lectures will alternate between practitioners for whom the written form is their primary professional output and practitioners whose work manifests as exhibitions or events within the domain of contemporary art.