Elvis Richardson

Elvis Richardson (b1965 Sydney) is an interdisciplinary artist whose conceptual practice explores social modes of recognition and memorialisation.  Richardson re-values ‘found’ and obsolete personal and mass-produced objects and images and uses them to reconstruct stories of ambition and abandonment, public recognition and private nostalgia. www.elvisrichardson.com

Elvis Richardson’s work has been exhibited in many Australian contemporary art spaces, museums and commercial galleries and she has been the director of a number of artist run initiatives including First Draft (96/97), Elastic (2000/06), Ocular Lab (2007/10) and most recently DEATH BE KIND (2010/12) a bespoke gallery and program of curated exhibitions about art and death.   Elvis Richardson is the author of CoUNTess established in 2008 is a blog that publishes data on gender representation in the Australian visual arts sector to effect change. www.countesses.blogspot.com

Elvis Richardson is represented by Hugo Michell Gallery (https://www.hugomichellgallery.com/) & POM POM Gallery, Sydney (http://www.galeriepompom.com/)

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