RACHAEL HAYNES | DIRECTOR
Rachael Haynes is a contemporary artist and academic based in Brisbane. Her art practice explores the limits of language and subjectivity, and re-examines art history and philosophy in relation to gender politics. Rachael’s professional experience includes lecturing in studio art practice at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane and Deakin University, Melbourne; working in publishing, including for Eyeline: Contemporary Visual Arts, and service on committees for Metro Arts, Artworkers Alliance and as a board member for the IMA. Rachael was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in Visual Arts (2009) with an Australian Postgraduate Award and her research interests include gender politics, performativity and relational practices in the visual arts. She has been involved with artist run initiatives in Brisbane since 2003 and is a founding co-director of LEVEL.
CHRISTOPHER HANDRAN | EXHIBITIONS
Christopher Handran is a contemporary artist and writer based in Brisbane. His practice explores perception and phenomenal experience, particularly as mediated by technologies such as photography, film and video. Chris completed a Master of Arts (Research) at Queensland University of Technology in 2013 with an Owen J Wordsworth Scholarship and Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship and commenced his PhD in 2016 with the support of an Australian Postgraduate Award. He has exhibited widely nationally and internationally including solo exhibitions Aqueous Humour, Firstdraft, Sydney (2015), Flickr Films, KINGS ARI, Melbourne (2015), Time Lapse, Blindside, Melbourne (2014), Complex Experience, The Block, QUT, Brisbane (2013), Light Forms Images, Screen Space, Melbourne (2012) and group shows Medienkunst Preis, Skulpturen Museum Glaskarten, Marl, Germany (2014), ExUrban Screens, Melbourne (2012) and the Format Festival, UK (2011). Chris has previously worked in curatorial and exhibitions roles at Griffith University Art Gallery and Museum of Brisbane.
BROOKE FERGUSON | PUBLICATION PROJECTS
Brooke Ferguson is a contemporary artist based in Brisbane. Brooke completed her Bachelor of Fine Art (Visual Arts) with Honours at the Queensland University of Technology in 2010. She was the Artist in Residence at Metro Arts, Brisbane (2011) and was awarded the Melville Haysom Memorial Art Scholarship from QAGOMA (2015). Adopting economical processes, humour and play as strategies to make art, her practice explores notions of contemporary feminism, her regional origins, and art as a socially engaged activity. Brooke has exhibited in various solo and group shows including Two Souls Speakers (with Erika Scott), Bus Projects, Melbourne (2016), Half Finished Sentences BLINDSIDE, Melbourne (2014) and Closer Apart, Inflight ARI, Hobart (2012). She has also coordinated exhibitions with LEVEL, Current Projects ARI and Metro Arts.
BOXCOPY ADVISORY BOARD
Image: The Holy Trinity THT; It’s Dynamite, 2012. Performance event at Boxcopy.