23 November, 2006
Derek Kreckler - Adelaide
An interdisciplinary approach is fundamental to Derek Kreckler's practice, which has embraced many forms: performance, sound works, installation, internet and video.
He has exhibited and performed throughout Australia and internationally for more than 20 years including at major international events such as
Biennale of Sydney (1982, 1986, 1990 & 2004), Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art (2004), and the 2003 Clemenger Contemporary Art Award, National Gallery of Victoria. Solo exhibitions include Derek Kreckler: Downstairs Performance Space, Sydney (2005); The looking and other outcomes Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne (2003); and Blind Ned Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2001). He has exhibited internationally in Kwangju, MumbaI, New York and London.
Kreckler was awarded a prestigious twelve month residency at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in New York (PS1) and was a participant in the Fire and Life project between India and Australia. His work for radio, Yurabirong, commissioned by The Listening Room, ABC Radio National, has been broadcast many times.
In 2000 Kreckler was awarded an Australia Council New Media Arts Fellowship. His work features in the collections of the Mitchell Research Library, Sydney, The Wesfarmers Collection, Art Bank and numerous private collections.
A graduate of the South Australian School of Art, Derek Kreckler holds a Master's degree from Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University. He is represented by Margaret Moore Contemporary Art, Perth.
Derek's new work consists of an installation with video and still photographs, Untitled Antidote, and a two-channel video installation, Flash in the Pan. Derek will also be showing two new photographic images.
17 NOVEMBER-16 DECEMBER 2006 | OPENS 6PM THURSDAY 16 NOVEMBER
GALLERY TALK 4PM FRIDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2006
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