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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: Terminal Dogma

Andrew Truong
Rox Lee
Spencer Lai

09 March 2019–30 March 2019

Terminal Dogma

Rox Lee
Spencer Lai
Andrew Truong

curated by recess

Image: Andrew Truong, Terminal Dogma, 2019, Digital video, 4 minutes

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  • 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)