KINGS Artist-Run

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Open 12-5pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday

69 Capel Street, West Melbourne VIC 3003

Disability Access: KINGS Artist-Run is a wheelchair accessible venue. Unfortunately, there is no wheelchair accessible toilet. Please contact the gallery with any access requirements and we will endevour to support your visit.

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Kings Artist-Run provides a location for contemporary art practice, supporting distinctive experimental projects by artists at all stages of their careers.
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KINGS Artist Run acknowledges the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate.

We offer our respect to Elders both past and present and extend this offer to all Australian First Nations people.

Victoria Lawson

Victoria Lawson (b. 1973) graduated with a PhD. Visual Arts in sculpture, performance and installation at Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney (2014), where she was also awarded a University Postgraduate Award (2008–2010). Recently she has performed a number of embodied interventions including, beware of the gap before boarding (2011–2014) and has exhibited in exhibitions such as: Taking up Space, articulate, Sydney (2015). In July, 2014 she gave a tour of selected works in Certains Abstract Things, Griffith University Art Gallery; in may, 2015 Lawson hosted the Institute of Modern Art’s reading group, and in July, 2015 she participated in RAQS Media Collective’s The Time Symposium as a part of ‘Imaginary Accord’ at the Institute of Modern Art. Her exhbition history includes: the nonevent entitled: the people are revolting (bare life), Magnetic Island (2013), Performing the Digital, Inflight Gallery, 2010; during 2008, THISISCURATING1 – 40…for Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney and Dream Merchant for the Blacktown Arts Centre (2008–2009); in 2007 she exhibited in the solo exhibition Walking to Work, series III, Brunswick street for QCP, Brisbane; in 2006: +Plusfactors at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA); Our Investment at the Queensland Centre for Photography and contributed to a mail art project for Artetica and unicef in Rome and Cesena, Italy. In 2008–2009 she was artist in residence at the Obras Art Foundation, Evoramonte, Portugal. She has completed a six months residency at St Andrew’s Cathedral School, Sydney (2008). From 12 september – 25 october she will be, once again, exhibiting in Dream Merchant for the Mosman Art Gallery.