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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.

Black_Box: recess

Adelle Mills
Erin Crouch
Keren Cytter

09 February 2019–02 March 2019

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, 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.

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  • 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.
  • Erin Crouch (b. 1984) is a Narrm/Melbourne based visual artist who works with moving image to create video and film installations. Solo exhibitions and screenings include Clean Up Efforts Underway, Recess, 2019; Then Daddy Takes His Place in an Australian Landscape, The Treasury Theatre, Melbourne, 2018 and Under The Jumpers, TCB Art Inc., Melbourne, 2017. Selected group exhibitions include False Feeling, Constance ARI, Tasmania, 2019; Black Box: recess, Kings ARI, Melbourne, 2019; THERE IS A PAIN - SO UTTER, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, 2018 and Disinterment, MADA Gallery, Melbourne, 2017. In 2018 Erin graduated with a Master of Fine Art from Monash University, Melbourne
  • 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).