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A Public Lecture by Ash Keating

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As part of his Artist Residency with the Centre for Creative Arts at La Trobe University,  Melbourne artist Ash Keating has been using the opportunity to undertake new and expand on existing contemporary art projects titled Continuum and Urban Boundary Propositions, which he will discuss in detail in this upcoming lecture.

Venue: La Trobe University, Bundoora campus, Peribolos West (PW) - building, Room 219
Date/Time: Wednesday 22nd Oct 2014, 10-11am

Melbourne-born artist Ash Keating has exhibited extensively in galleries and created numerous large-scale, site-responsive art projects in Australia and internationally since 2004.

Ash Keating recently undertook a major painting commission in Melbourne for RMIT A’Beckett Urban Square, created in collaboration with RMIT University and Peter Elliot Architects. Recent and notable projects include NGVI North Wall Billboard intervention for Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria (2013); Continuum for Palimpsest Mildura Biennale (2013), West Park Proposition for Artist’s proof #1, Monash University Museum of Art (2012); Gertrude Modern and Namsan Plus for City Within the City, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, (2012) and Artsonje Centre, Seoul, Korea (2011) respectively; Gardensity, 6th SCAPE Christchurch Biennial of Art in Public Space, New Zealand (2010-2011); Activate 2750, C3West project for Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney (2009) and 2020? Next Wave Festival, Arts House Meat Market, Melbourne, (2008).

Keating’s three-screen video artwork West Park Proposition was recently judged the winning artwork of the inaugural 2013 Guirguis New Art Prize. His 2011 video artwork A New Lifelong Landscape was judged the winner of the 2012 Substation Contemporary Art Prize and he was the Victorian winner of the 2011 Qantas Encouragement of Australian Contemporary Art Award.

Photo credit:
- Ash Keating, NGV International Billboard Intervention (for Melbourne Now 2013/14)
- Ash Keating, West Park Proposition (2012), Truganina, Victoria. Photo by Greta Costello for Ash Keating

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