Justin Balmain

2. Justin Balmain, Still from Untitled, 2017
2. Justin Balmain, Still from Untitled, 2017

bio:

Justin Balmain lives and works between New York and Sydney. He received his Masters of Art through the School of Media Arts UNSW (CoFA) and has exhibited widely. Significant group and solo exhibitions include Gertrude Contemporary, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Firstdraft Gallery, Minerva, Linden Contemporary Arts Centre, Yuill Crowley, MOP Projects, ALASKA, West Space, Substation and National Art School Gallery. Balmain has received support for his practice through the Australia Council for the Arts, Ian Potter Cultural Trust, NAVA and Copyright Australia. He was co-director of the artist-run organisation Firstdraft (2012–13), and a founding member of the art collective SLUSH.

statement:

Justin Balmain’s practice employs a research-based approach that addresses language and communication. His dominant medium is film with installation outcomes, often working with collaborators, performers, producers, artists, and writers, for the realisation of projects. His works have addressed varying networks and structures that affect the shifting ways communication occurs, particularly in the context of internet and smartphone communication, as well as social and legal usages concerning language. Most recently, Balmain’s projects are using modes of documentary as a means to fold truth and fiction within his outcomes.

Untitled | 2017

Materials | Digital video with audio.
Location | Bruce’s Nursery
1. Justin Balmain, Still from Untitled, 2017
1. Justin Balmain, Still from Untitled, 2017

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