9 Feb 2019–2 Mar 2019
Opening 6pm Friday February 8th
KINGS Artist-Run Black_Box 2019 program opens with screenings curated by recess (Melb).
Erin Crouch And then these three came back to Robert
Adelle Mills Family is a score
Keren Cytter Family
recess is an online gallery showcasing contemporary video and moving image works alongside commissioned texts. Founded in 2016,recess.net.au is co-organised by Nina Gilbert, Kate Meakin & Olivia Koh. Their program facilitates artists working with video by creating wider accessibility, critical discussion and an extended audience for these works. recess have organised numerous screening programs with art spaces such as Green Papaya (PH), Hobiennale (Hobart), Outer Space (Brisbane) and 2SP (Second Space Projects, Melbourne).
Images: Erin Crouch and Adelle Mills Photograph Christo Crocker.
Adelle Mills (b. 1987) is a visual artist born in Naarm/Melbourne. She holds a BFA Hons and Grad Dip Arts from the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne University. Solo exhibitions have been held at TCB Art Inc, Melbourne, 2016; Laurel Doody, Los Angeles, 2015; and Flake, Melbourne, 2014. Her work has been commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (Primavera 2016); National Gallery of Victoria, (Transmission: Legacies of the Television Age 2016); Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (NEW15); Gloria Knight, Auckland, 2014; Slopes, Melbourne, 2014; and Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, 2013. She received the 2015 Marten Bequest traveling scholarship and undertook residencies at Gertrude Contemporary from 2015-17 and the Bundanon Trust, 2017. Adelle is a current PhD candidate in the School of Art at Monash University where she is researching the influence of communication technology on social intimacies.
Working across both video and film, Erin Crouch's work often experiments with narrative storytelling by drawing on and redrawing her own familial histories. Selected exhibitions and screenings include: THERE IS A PAIN - SO UTTER, curated by Beth Caird, Gertrude Contemporary Glasshouse (2018); Then Daddy Takes His Place in an Australian Landscape, Treasury Theatre Melbourne (2018); Under the Jumpers, in the toilet at TCB art Inc. (2016) and Disinterment, curated by Tamsen Green, MADA Faculty Gallery (2016).
Keren Cytter (b. Israel 1977) is a New York based multidisciplinary artist and writer who creates films, video installations, books and drawings that represent social realities through experimental modes of storytelling. Recent solo exhibitions include Mature Content, Museion Bolzano, IT (2019) Killing Time Machine, Pilar Corrias, UK (2018), The Mirror of Simple Souls, SCHLOSS, Oslo (2017).