69 Capel Street, West Melbourne VIC 3003

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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.


Alex Gibson

07 July 2018–28 July 2018

Algorithm-ism (or whatever we call it) is the expression of the universe as an algorithm. This includes all parts of the universe, such as human beings and their brains, thoughts, subjectivities and art. Art and life becomes a simple play of brain functions and mathematical forms and rules – which can be much weirder than the norms of humanist doctrine. Freed of the tyranny of self-expression, algorithmic artists are able to unearth images and forms that go way beyond human experience and so-called authentic expression.

Image: Alex Gibson, 2018, Displacement No. 11, Ink on paper.


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  • Alex Gibson is an award winning visual artist with 15 years experience exhibiting in Australia and Asia. He has completed a Masters of Fine Art (research), and a Bachelor of Fine Art (drawing) with first class honors at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne University (2002 - 2008). He is a recipient of the prestigious Australian postgraduate award (2007). Alex has created 11 solo exhibitions and 30 group Exhibitions. He has completed 2 international residencies in Tokyo (2005) and Beijing (2012). He currently has a studio residency at Cozens Street Studio and most recently showed his work at White Night Melbourne. Alex is showing at KINGS in Melbourne in July, and is working on two commissions for 1 Martin Place, Sydney.