Acme Studios — Daniel von Sturmer

Supporting Artists since 1972

Daniel von Sturmer

Australia Council for the Arts Residency

Daniel von Sturmer is a multimedia artist living and working in Melbourne. Daniel’s prac­tice involves a range of media and approach­es includ­ing video, pho­tog­ra­phy and instal­la­tion. His works orches­trate a field of rela­tions between peo­ple and things, light and space, video and time, where the encounter between audi­ence and art­work reveals a dialec­ti­cal inter­play of view­er and viewed. His approach is exper­i­men­tal, play­ful­ly test­ing expec­ta­tions of quo­tid­i­an occur­rences and ordi­nary experience.

Recent solo exhibitions include: CATARACT, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia (2019); Space­mak­ers and Roomshak­ers, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Syd­ney (2018); Luminous Figures, Starkwhite Gallery, Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand (2017); Focus & Field and Camera Ready Actions, Young Projects Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A (2014); After Images, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia (2013); Daniel von Sturmer, as part of Ground Control series, Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, USA (2013); and Video Works 2008-2009, Karsten Schubert Gallery, London, UK (2010).

Daniel represented Australia at the 52nd Venice Biennale and was the winner of the Melbourne Prize for Sculpture in 2017. Daniel’s work is held in numerous public and private collections, nationally and internationally, including the Gothenburg Museum of Art, Sweden; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand; and Australian state gallery collections.

Australia Council for the Arts

Since 1992, the Australia Council for the Arts has partnered with Acme to provide London work/live residency opportunities for Australian visual artists. These residencies are located at Acme's Fire Station in Poplar, E14. Application and selection is undertaken directly by the Australia Council for the Arts.

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