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Annie Edney is a multi-disciplinary contemporary artist with extensive experience making large-scale community celebration events with environmental themes. Her current research is a biophysical exploration of our human relationship with earth energy, now exploring ancestral memory at a cellular level. Edney makes organic analogue photography and video art recording the effects of light, liquid and form.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATES

2016-17 Graduate Certificate in Art and Community Engagement, VCA, Melbourne Uni

2014-15  Masters of Contemporary Arts, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne University

2013 Diploma of Creative Industries; Victoria University, Melbourne

2011  Cert IV Small Business Management; RMIT, Melbourne

2009  Advanced Diploma Textile Design RMIT, Melbourne

2005-07  Cert I-III Core Drawing, Contemporary Arts Practice, Art History; Albury TAFE

 

RESIDENCY

2017 Burren College of Art, Ireland

 

FUNDING, SPONSORSHIP & GRANTS

Pozible crowd funding campaign 2017 City of Yarra 2013, 2014

Arts Victoria 2004,05,06,11 Melbourne City Council 2010,

Regional Arts Victoria 2005,06 VicHealth 2005,06,

NSW Ministry for the Arts 2004,05,,06,09,12 Regional Arts NSW 2004,05,06

Australia Council for the Arts 2000,05 Festivals Australia 2005,06

Albury City Council 2002,03,04,05,06,12,13 WodongaCity 2002,03,04,05,06,09

Murray Darling Basin Commission 2004,05,06 Charles Sturt Uni, Institute of Land, Water & Society 2005,06

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018 The Unstitute Interactive Art Lab, Latitude -37.8136 Longitude 144.9631, International, based in London UK

2017 Anima Mundi; Rituals in Venice.  A Paradox Of Cosmic Origin and Are We Human conceptual videos

Chin Chin Projections Wall, Ancestral Mischief conceptual video

Melbourne Art Loop, Mars Gallery curated.  A Paradox Of Cosmic Origin conceptual video

Gertrude Street Projections Festival:  By Blood conceptual video

2016 Istanbul Biennale, Are We Human, conceptual video

Melbourne Art Loop I & II, The Last Leaf + Genealogical Design, MARS Gallery

BSG Small Works Prize, Laboratory Shelf, winner Allpress Studio prize,

2015 Vantage Point, VCA Hub Melbourne, Fundamental Elemental, conceptual video

Centre of Contemporary Photography, Spawn, conceptual video

Linden Postcard Show, Serpentine, Tread Lightly, Witness, photos

2014 Aural Landscape at BSG Fitzroy, Melbourne, Fundamental Elemental - video work Brightspace Gallery, Melbourne, Artists for the Tarkine, Important - pen and ink drawing

Linden Postcard Show, Melbourne, Folds in Time, three photos of drawings (short listed)

Parking Lot, Melbourne University Masters exhibition, Other - photographic print

2013 St Heliers Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, Wellspring - collaborative work,

St Heliers Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Inside Outside - drawings, paintings and sculpture

2012 St Heliers Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, Nun’s Undies, sculpture

Abbotsford Convent, The End Is Where We Start From shadow play

Gallery 577, Melbourne, 5 x drawings and 3 x sculptures

2011 BSG Sculpture Show 2011, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne, Acrobat Sculpture

Chapman & Bailey, Melbourne, Nun’s Undies - Sculpture

BSG Art Prize 2011, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne, Paris, Sculpture, Finalist artist

St Heliers Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, Nun's Undies, Sculptures and drawings

KEY COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Annual:   Lead Artist: Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Woodford Folk Festival (16 years)

Winter Solstice Bonfire Event, Collingwood Childrens Farm (6 years)

Lead Artist: Art of Survival, Aboriginal Health Service, shadow plays  (2 years)

Selected:  Project founder/Lead Artist: Home Is Where The Art Is, Fitzroy, Melbourne

 Collaborating Artist: Why Can’t I Talk About This, installation on Forced Adoption, with Dr Rosemary Farrell.

 Artist-in-Residence; Map:Me, Museum of the Riverina, personal mapping project

REFEREES

Alex Podger - Artistic Director, Closing Ceremony, Woodford Festival  +61 439 306 357   alex.podger@gmail.com

Michael van Vliet - Community Grants, City of Yarra  +61 03 9205 5146   michael.vanvliet@yarracity.vic.gov.au

 

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