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Kai Wasikowski

kai wasikowski

kai wasikowski is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in sydney, australia. in familiarising rapid environmental and technological change, kai’s artistic practice maps an intimate connection with the threat of impending ecological disaster and explores the emotional reverberations of a relationship with such disproportionate scale. 

 
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Left to right: Kai Wasikowski, ' Climb, grip, hold, ’ 2018, hydrographic print on rock climbing holds, dimensions variable. ' Realtree #4 ,' 2018, inkjet print, 90 x 115 cm. Installation view  2018 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship , Artspace, Sydney. Image credit: Zan Wimberley.

Left to right: Kai Wasikowski, 'Climb, grip, hold,’ 2018, hydrographic print on rock climbing holds, dimensions variable. 'Realtree #4,' 2018, inkjet print, 90 x 115 cm. Installation view 2018 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship, Artspace, Sydney. Image credit: Zan Wimberley.

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kai wasikowski

lives and works is sydney, australia.
bva, the university of sydney, sca 2016

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solo exhibitions

2019 auckland art fair, michael bugelli gallery, auckland

artereal gallery, sydney

climb, grip, hold, firstdraft gallery, sydney


2017  moments of love and apathy: part 2, artereal gallery, sydney

moments of love and apathy, nicholas projects, melbourne

2015  lux, the corner cooperative, sydney

taking liberties, photo access, canberra

2014  taking liberties, archive space, sydney

selected group exhibitions

2018 nsw visual arts emerging fellowship, artspace, sydney

sydney contemporary art fair, isabel rouch projects, sydney

lifeblood, grace crossington smith gallery, nsw

tongues, peacock gallery, auburn nsw


non human being, tributary projects, canberra


oceans from here, australian centre for photography, sydney

trompe-l’œil, sullivan+strumpf, singapore

echoes ii: transpositionen syd - ber, es74 gallery, sydney

echoes ii: ein dialog zwischen sydney und berlin, rosalux, berlin

2017   chaos or control, stella downer fine art, sydney


sydney contemporary art fair, interlude gallery, sydney

thing in itself, wellington st projects, sydney


hatched: national graduate show 2017, perth institute of contemporary arts, perth


emerging 2017, gosford regional gallery, gosford


nice one picasso, sydney college of the arts galleries, sydney

2016  habitual ritual, anca gallery, canberra

ideally yes, interlude gallery, sydney


art month sydney emerging artist award, the galeries victoria building, sydney


exploration 16, flinders lane gallery, melbourne


transpire, es74 gallery, sydney


young artist initiative, m. contemporary gallery, sydney

2015  objectifying elsewhere, seventh gallery, melbourne

hermeneutics, interlude gallery, sydney

square eyes, m16 artspace, canberra

2014  friend, friend gallery, canberra


embrace - australian emerging artists, m contemporary, sydney

2013  the f word, photospace, canberra

selected awards/prizes/fellowships

2018 nsw visual arts emerging artist fellowship, artspace, sydney

josephine ulrick and win schubert photography award, hota gallery, gold coast

2017 mentorship with mikala tai (4a centre for contemporary asian art, director) schenberg art fellowship

(highly commended) emerging 2017, gosford regional gallery nsw 2016 artereal gallery mentorship award


sydney college of the arts dean’s honours award

art month sydney emerging artist award and mentorship with barry keldoulis

collections

hota gallery, gold coast

besen collection, melbourne

the clinical research institute, sydney