9 Mar 2019–30 Mar 2019
Opening 6pm Friday March 8th
curated by recess
Image: Andrew Truong, Terminal Dogma, 2019, Digital video, 4 minutes
Andrew Truong is a Melbourne based artist and creator of the instagram account @anime.shlong
Recent exhibitions include You Make me Sick, Second space, 2018, when you’re beautiful and dying, 2017 Rear View gallery, Flake X Das Boot Fair presents Andrew Truong, 2014
Roque Federizon Lee or Roxlee - aside from being a part time painter is also an advocate of independent cinema, apart from making short animations, experimental films, documentaries and feature films, he is also a cartoonist with their comic strip CERAR ASAP which they made into a movie together with his brother Mon. He is one of the founders of Animagination which became Animahenasyon-an animation festival held annually.
He is also one of the founders of Cinema Regla, a group of filmmakers, visual artists and musicians who spread the influence of independantly produced Filipino art throughout the country. He co-founded Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, an artist fellowship grant from Japan Foundation enabled him to stay in Tokyo in the 90s.
Spencer Lai (b. 1991, Malaysia) is a Naarm/Melbourne based artist, curator and writer. They graduated with a BFA (with Honours) from The Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne in 2014.
Spencer Lai’s practice navigates the visual lexicon of design, fashion, and window display, with specific interest in subcultural identities and aesthetic cultures. Their process involves the collation and editing of found/personal materials, objects and clothing to reflect and disseminate narratives surrounding consumer cultural consciousness
A selection of recent exhibitions and projects include:
hushed pupils, solo show at Fort Delta (2018); A smile forms into a grimace mid-slumber as the earth spins [...], a curatorial project at Bus Projects (2018); there is a pain - so utter, a group show at Gertrude Glasshouse (2018); A group show (with Naoki Sutter-Shudo, Michael Kennedy Costa & Spencer Lai) at Sydney Sydney (2018); Auto Body Works, a group show at Arts Project Australia curated by West Space & Arts Project Australia (2018); the drawing is just not there, a group show at West Space (2018); air becomes metallic scented as anger is emitted[...], a solo show at Kimberly-Klark, NYC (2018); inside voice harvester, curation of group show at Irene Rose (2018); Contaminant, figures, solo exhibition at Fort Delta (2017); AFFADAVIT VITO ACCONCI, a group exhibition at Gertrude Glasshouse (2016)