Ella Barclay

The cinematic installations of Ella Barclay (B.1981, Bendigo) engage with the transfixing, impulsive and intuitive behaviours brought about by new technologies. She served as a member of the runway board 2008-2010. Solo exhibitions include New Work, MOP, Sydney (2013), Be Still, I’m Thinking, db, Sydney (2013), Maelstrom Studies, The Rocks, Sydney (2012) and Attic Gallery, Taipei (2011), Quick Dip, db, Sydney, (2010), Shit Rip, FirstDraft, Sydney, (2009) and Stone Soup, Gaffa, Sydney (2008). Group exhibitions include Subject to Ruin, curated by Adam Porter, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney (2014), Video Muzak, curated by Matthew Hopkins, Bondi Pavilion, Sydney (2013), FreeFall, curated by Sari TM Kivanen, Sydney (2012), Crisis Complex, curated by Sumugan Sivanesan and Laura McLean, Tin Sheds, Sydney (2012), Respite for Souls Adrift, curated by Sydney Guild, InFlight, Hobart (2012), Fresh Produce, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne (2012), White as They Come, Curated by Iakovos Amperidis, 55 Sydenham Rd, Sydney (2012), House Work, curated by Diana Smith, Performance Space, Sydney (2011), The 2011 Helen Lempriere Travelling Arts Scholarship, Artspace, Sydney (shortlisted, 2011), For the Lulz, curated by Sandra di Palma, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney (2011), Illuminations and Bad Faith, curated by Todd McMillan, Bondi Pavillion Gallery, 2011, Big Thoughts, Curated by Jennifer Turpin and Peter Volich, Mop, Sydney (2010). She is currently undertaking doctorial research at the Centre for Media Arts Innovation, University of Technology, Sydney and is a resident of Artspace, Sydney.


See more by Ella Barclay:


Matthew Hopkins: Sick Shaman


Pia van Gelder: Are ‘friends’ electric?


Review: Sumugan Sivanesan & Gustavo Böke – Nice Dreams


You Are Your Own Screen, You Own Your Own Screen


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