Matthew Greaves wins ACAF Residency Award - Beijing
Posted: 10 Aug 2012
On Sunday 29th July at the closing party for Ausin Tung Gallery exhibition, where the birds always sing... ACAF announced the winner of the inaugural ACAF Residency Award - Beijing as Matthew Greaves.
Matthew will spend 2 months in Beijing within the studio of renowned Chinese-Australian artist, Shen Shaomin, with all transportation, living costs and a materials allowance provided by ACAF.
ACAF is dedicated to the development of cross-cultural links between Australian and Chinese artists and their communities. It will use its extensive network in China to ensure that Matthew is exposed to a wide range of artists, academics and galleries to further enhance his experience of living and working in China.
Selection committee - Max Delany (Director, Monash University Museum of Art), Robert Lindsay (Director, McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park) and Sally Robin (Asian Art Specialist, Mossgreen Auctions).
Image: Matthew Greaves, Untitled (Stuff Jump), 2011, single channel video of vinyl chair falling from 14,000 feet shot by an adjacent skydiver, 60 seconds looped, dimensions variable, image courtesy of the artist.