Shaun Gladwell


Biography

Born Sydney, Australia 1972
Lives and works in London

 

Shaun Gladwell completed undergraduate studies at Sydney College of Arts in 1996 and a Masters of Fine Art at University of New South Wales, Sydney in 2001. The artist is part of ‘Bad Faith’, an international group of artists that merge art, film and digital experimentation.

Shaun Gladwell melds subcultures with fine art incorporating skateboarding, graffiti and breakdancing into this videos and photographs. His practice investigates the figure in motion set against vast landscapes and iconic urban environments. Gladwell immerses viewers into uncharted territories, such a voyage in space in Orbital Vanitas (2017), a breakthrough Virtual Reality work.

Public collections include: National Gallery of Australia (Canberra), MoMA / The Museum of Modern Art (New York), Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo), Art Gallery of New South Wales (Sydney), Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (Sydney), Art Gallery of South Australia (Adelaide), National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne), Wadsworth Atheneum (Hartford, CT). Gladwell’s works can also be found in corporate and private collections in Australia, Asia, the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.

 

CV

Bibliography


Exhibitions

Shaun Gladwell

The Inspector of Tides
, Carriageworks

Shaun Gladwell

Morning of the Earth

Shaun Gladwell

Riding with Death: Redux.
, Carriageworks

Shaun Gladwell

MADDESTMAXIMVS: Planet & Stars Sequence

Shaun Gladwell

Double Voyage


Recent Works

Shaun Gladwell

Self Portrait Spinning and Falling in Paris
, 2016
Single channel High Definition video, 16:9 (installed 4:3), colour, silent

15 minutes 26 seconds
This work is available. Enquire here.

Shaun Gladwell

Orbital Vanitas
, 2016
Digital virtual reality 360 degree video
6 minutes 33 seconds
This work is available. Enquire here.

Shaun Gladwell

Reversed Readymade
, 2016
Digital Virtual Reality 360 Degree Video
16 minutes 30 seconds
Edition of 3, 2APs


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Shaun Gladwell

Skateboarders vs Minimalism
, 2016
Single-channel High Definition video
16:9, colour, sound
53 minutes 28 seconds
Edition of 3, 2APs

This work is available. Enquire here.

Shaun Gladwell

maddestmaximus’ pantheist beachobatic seld-waterboarding invert in the place of thunder
, 2016
Photographic print on durotrans, aluminum lightbox
Edition of 2, AP
140 x 260 cm

Publications

Shaun Gladwell

Stereo Sequence
, 2011
Australian Centre for the Moving Image and Schwartz City

Shaun Gladwell

Cycles of Radical Will
, 2013
De La Warr Pavilion