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Arlo Mountford works with large-scale interactive installations that integrate sound, video and animation.

Born: 16 July 1978, Honiton UK

Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

Education —

2016  PHD in Fine Art, Monash University, Melbourne

2002  Bachelor of Fine Art, Sculpture, Victorian College of Art, Melbourne

1998  Diploma of Fine Art, Western Australian College of Art, Design and Multimedia

 

Solo Exhibitions  —

2018  Deep Revolt, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Goulburn NSW Australia (touring in regional galleries throughout Australia in 2019-2021)

2018  Out of Time, Sutton Gallery, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2016  100 Years, Sutton Gallery, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2015  The Copse Parts 2 and 3, Centre of Contemporary Photography (CCP), Fitzroy VIC Australia

2015  Ode, Bus Projects, Collingwood VIC Australia

2014  Galaxy Express, Sutton Gallery, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2013  The Copse Part 1, Sutton Project Space, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2012  The Folly: Arlo Mountford, Dubbo Regional Gallery, Dubbo NSW Australia

2011  The Vanishing Point of History, LUMA | La Trobe University of Modern Art, Melbourne VIC Australia

2010  Animated Video Art, Shepparton Regional Gallery, Shepparton VIC Australia

2009  The Hacienda Must be Built, The Art Centre Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

2009  The Folly, CCP, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2009  The Folly, Grantpirrie, Redfern Sydney NSW Australia

2009  The Folly, Dubbo Regional Gallery, Dubbo NSW Australia

2008  Return to Form: NDINAVIA, Conical Gallery, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2007  The Flux of the Matter, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2006  Return to Point, Conical Gallery, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2005  Universal Language - alternative reality, CCP, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2005  Requiem to the Negativist spectacle, West Space, Melbourne VIC Australia

2004  Museum Divides and Confused Encounters, Studio 12, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2004  Proposition (Meets the Unfathomable - Bergwerk 5), Bus Gallery, Melbourne VIC Australia

2003  Arbitrary Interrupt, Bus Gallery, Melbourne VIC Australia

2003  Ramp for S/Elective Viewing, Studio 12, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy VIC Australia

 

Group Exhibitions  —

2016  Design and Play, RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne VIC Australia

2014  Four Escapes, SUB12, Substation, Newport VIC Australia

2013  Walking the Line, Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria; Australia, Melbourne VIC Australia

2013  Timing (or what is the secret to good comedy), West Space, Melbourne VIC Australia

2012  Forever Young: 30 Years of Heide Collection, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen VIC Australia

2012  Voices of Art 3, Voiceless, Paddington NSW Australia

2012  Panarama, Casula Powerhouse, Casula NSW Australia

2011  (re)vision, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul NSW Australia

2011  Hong Kong International Art Fair 2011, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

2011  Unguided Tours, Anne Landa Award, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney NSW Australia

2011  Grantpirrie Editions: Suite One, Darlinghurst, Sydney NSW Australia

2011  Movements, Project Space RMIT University, Melbourne VIC Australia

2011  New Acquisitions in Context, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney NSW Australia

2011  21st Centrury: Art in the First Decade, Queensland Art Gallery: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane QLD Australia

2010  NEW010, Australian Centre of Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne VIC Australia

2010  Change, Monash University Museum of Art, Caulfield VIC Australia

2010  Melbourne Art Fair 2010, Project Room CCP, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2010  Crawl2: Three Moves, Seventh Gallery Melbourne and Boxcopy Brisbane, Australia

2010  Hong Kong International Art Fair, Grantpirrie, Hong Kong

2008  Contemporary Australia: Optimism, Queensland Art Gallery: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane QLD Australia

2008  Selection of Recent Acquisitions, Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton VIC Australia

2008  Best of Discover; ShContemporary 2008, Asia Pacific Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai, China

2008  Order and dissent: works from the Heide collection, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen VIC Australia

2007  Loop: New Australia Video Art, NETS Touring Exhibition across regional art galleries 2007-2009

2007  Too Near, Too Far, C/O Careof Gallery, Milan Italy

2006  Imagine...the creativity shaping our culture, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen VIC Australia

2006  The Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art 2006: 21st Century Modern, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide SA Australia

2006  Move on Asia, Clash & Network, Animation and Single Channel Video Art Festival, touring Korea, Japan and Australia

2005  More boring video art, Vuspace, Victoria University Gallery, Melbourne VIC Australia

2005  Murder in the Museum, Cover DVD of Runway Magazine

2005  20 Year studio program, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2005  Portable Model Of..., touring Plimsoll Gallery, Tasmanian School of Art, Hobart and Latrobe Regional Art Gallery, Morwell VIC Australia

2005  International Video Art, Phatspace, Darlinghurst Sydney NSW Australia

2004  Studio Artists, Gerturde Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2004  VideoLoveHateVideo, touring Phatspace, Darlinghurst Sydney and Arts Aporia, Osaka Japan

2003  Studio Artists, Gerturne Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2003  Unsigned Artists 2003, Niagara Gallery, Richmond VIC Australia

 


Awards / Commissions / Grants —

2015 - Australian War Memorial Commission

2013 - Recipient of Australia Council Mid Career/New Work Grant

2006 - Recipient of Australia Council New Work Funding

2006 - Recipient of Arts Victoria Arts Development Funding

2002 - ANZ Award at 'Proud Exhibition', VCA Gallery, Melbourne

 

 

Collections —

National Gallery of Victoria

Art Gallery of NSW

MCA - Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Queensland Art Gallery

Monash University Museum of Art

Heide Museum of Modern Art

Goulburn Regional Art Gallery

Dubbo Regional Gallery

The Michael Buxton Contemporary Australian Art Collection

The Briar Art Trust Collection

Private Collections, Australia
 

 

 

Guest Speaker/ Lecturer / Residencies —

2014 - Sessional Lecturer at RMIT

2010 - Australia Council Tokyo Residency

2008 - Guest Lecturer/Residency at the Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen, The Netherlands

2008 - Guest Lecturer at Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell, Victoria Australia

2005 - Co-Curator of group show 'Selekta' at West Space, Fitzroy

2005 - Board Member of WestSpace Gallery

2004 - Curator of 'Slide' at Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy

2004 - Guest Speaker at Nextwave Forums 'Sampled Sources'