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After commencing her studies in Environmental Science, Nadège went on to complete a bachelor of fine arts at the Queensland College of Arts and received First Class Honours at the Tasmanian College of the Arts. She has since exhibited widely both nationally and internationally, and has been awarded numerous grants including residencies in Japan, Paris, Mexico City and Jeju Island, Korea. Nadège was the 2017 recipient of the Shotgun program, and has most recently been selected as one of ten finalists for Hobart Current. Nadège is currently on the board of Constance ARI.

Nadège Philippe-Janon works at the intersections of science, nature, culture and personal narrative to question our physical and learned ways of perceiving, often critiquing anthropocentric relations with the non-human world. Adopting a diverse range of mediums and modes of art making, her work interrogates forms of perception, material manipulation, and the interlinked and dynamic nature of systems, beings, and objects.
Imbued with an awareness of the art-making and exhibiting process, her often rudimentary and site specific installations aim to elude spectacle. These makeshift works retain a fragility and transparency, invoking a sense of instability and transience within human and non-human ecologies.
Past projects have ranged from employing weather data to create responsive multi-media installations, harnessing the sun’s radiant heat to melt metals, attempting non-human perspectives via phone sexting, and casting off on the Tasman sea in a handmade boat.

contact:
nphilippejanon (@) gmail.com

 

CV

Solo exhibitions
2018    Surface Tensions, Visual Bulk ARI, TAS
2017    Mock Sun, Contemporary Art Tasmania, TAS
2016    Sound Traces, Tenjinyama Gallery, Hokkaido, JPN
2015    Molecular Rhythms, Contemporary Art Tasmania project space, Hobart. TAS
2014   Office for Non-Human Engagement, Collaboration with Felix Wilson, 146 Artspace, Hobart. TAS
2014   MetaMatter, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart. TAS

Other exhibitions
2020   Liberty: from here to here, curated by Rosie Dennis, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, TAS (upcoming)
2020   Systematic, Academy Gallery, SoCA, TAS
2019   residency exhibition, iAa Artspace, Jeju, KR
2019   Would move me more than glitter, Good Grief Studios, TAS
2019   Surface Tensions, FELTspace, SA
2019   compo$t (co-curator with Lucy Bleach), Dark Mofo, Old Blood bank and merchant store, TAS
2018   It is a long time since this moment, hosted by Symbiotica as part of Unhallowed Arts Festival, curated by MOANA project space, Old Customs house, Fremantle WA
2018   Systematic, curated by Dr Eliza Burke, Plimsoll Gallery, TAS
2018   Bienal de Pisapapeles III, curated by Zebulon Zang, Llorar gallery CDMX, Mexico
2018   New Alchemists, curated by Dr Alicia King, Flinders University City Gallery SA
2018   Gloves Off, curated by Scot Cotterell and Priscilla Beck, Visual Bulk ARI, TAS
2017   Real Life Fantasies, curated by Patrice Sharkey, West Space, VIC
2017   New Alchemists, curated by Dr Alicia King, Devonport Regional Gallery, TAS
2017   Crossroads, curated by Victor Medrano, Ten days on the Island festival, Moonah Art Centre, TAS
2017   New Alchemists, curated by Dr Alicia King, UQ Art Museum, QLD
2016   Inappropriate Appropriate Ideas, collaboration with Tor Maclean and Alexander Kucharski, curated by Kylie Johnson, Cath Robinson and Sarah Ryan, The Curated Shelf, Hobart, TAS
2016   New Alchemists, curated by Dr Alicia King, Salamanca Art Centre, Hobart. TAS
2015   The Disillusioned James Gillies, curated by Liam James and Alasdair Doyle, Electrona 7054 Festival, Town Hall Underground, Hobart. TAS
2014   Hatched National Graduate Art Show, PICA (Perth Institute of Contemporary Art), Perth, WA.

Awards/Grants/Residencies
2020   Hobart Current, biennial commissioned art prize
2020   Western Wilds public art commission, Franklin-Gordon wild rivers nature trail
2019   Jeju Island artist residency, supported by Arts Tasmania and the Australia-Korea foundation
2019   Tasmanian Wilderness residency, supported by Arts Tasmania 
2018   SOMA residency, exploring sustainability, Mexico City
2018   Claudio Alcorso Foundation grant
2018   Artist in Residence Tasmanian School of Art
2017   Shotgun6, professional development program and exhibition awarded by MONA (Museum of Old and New Art), Detached, and Contemporary Art Tasmania
2016   Cite Internationale des Arts residency, Paris
2016   Marie Edwards Travelling Scholarship
2016    Two year studio residency and mentorship, Arts Tasmania, Hobart
2016   Asialink residency grant, Sapporo Tenjinyama Art Studio, Japan, supported by Arts Tasmania
2014   One year studio residency, CAT (Contemporary Arts Tasmania), Hobart.
2014   Quick Response Grant, Tasmanian Regional Arts.
2014   Hatched National Graduate Art Show, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, WA.
2012   Mentee in the Griffith Industry Mentoring Program.
2011   Award for Academic Excellence, Queensland College of Art
2010   International Incentive Scheme Grant, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, USA.
2009   Award for Academic Excellence, Queensland College of Art.

Education and professional development
2017   Constance ARI board member, ongoing
2015   GASP, Swimmable! Internship, working with Natalie Jeremijenko for Amphibious Architecture

2013   Fine Arts Honours (First Class), Tasmanian College of Art, Hobart

2012   4ZZZ local radio, content developer for arts show, No Brow.
2012   Media Art Asia Pacific (MAAP) volunteer PR/communications assistant, Brisbane.
2012   Institute of Modern Art volunteer gallery assistant, Brisbane.
2011   Bachelor of Fine Arts, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane.

2011   Peer mentor at the Queensland College of Art, Brisbane
2010   International Exchange, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, USA