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EDUCATION

2018-   PhD candidate, School of Art, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

2015    Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art), Honours (First Class), Sculpture, Sound and Spatial Practice, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. 

2014    Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) (Distinction), Sculpture, Sound and Spatial Practice, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

BACKGROUND

1967 – 1990   Lived and worked in New York City. Several years in the popular music industry were followed by some years as assistant to Billy Klüver, co-founder and director of Experiments in Art & Technology (E.A.T.).

Projects included:

  • Laser Concert by David Tudor at Xenon Nightclub (benefit for P.S. 1, the Institute for Art & Urban Resources) with the Artists for New York poster by James Rosenquist;
  • Trisha Brown’s dance performance, Opal Loop, at Brooklyn Academy of Music, for which Klüver worked with artist Fujiko Nakaya to create a backdrop of fog which hovered above the stage;
  • Klüver’s own documentary exhibition and catalogue at P.S. 1, What Are You Working on Now?
  • Kiki’s Paris (published by Abrams, 1989 and three foreign language editions later), involving travel to Paris several times with Klüver as his research assistant, interviewing surviving artists, their friends and relatives, researching and re-photographing vintage photos and documents and creating mock-ups of the book.
  • Freelance editor and writer in New York and Australia.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS

2018

  • The Colour of Time / I Remember …, BroadCAST Microsite, RMIT University, Melbourne, March–April.
  • Looking forward looking back (not dead yet), Maldon Art Network, Castlemaine Arts Festival, March.

2017

  • Looking down looking up, “From Nature”, Gasworks Art Park, November.
  • Lothlorien (reclaimed), private commission, Marysville, Victoria, June-July.
  • Dis/location III, Maldon Art Walk, Castlemaine Arts Festival, March.

2016

  • Sehnsucht, Commission for Wesenberg Sculpture Park, Weissensee, Wesenberg, Mecklenberg, Germany, June.
  • Residency, Wesenberg Sculpture Park, Weissensee, Wesenberg, Mecklenberg, Germany, June – August.
  • Of Mice and Den, Hayward La Gallery, Brunswick, May.
  • 100 Years: SVOO Substation Centenary Exhibition, Newport Substation, Newport, Melbourne, March – April.
  • Drapes of Wrath, Hayward La Gallery, Footscray, Melbourne, February.

2015

  • BAFA Graduate Exhibition, RMIT University, Melbourne, November-December.
  • Vice-Chancellor’s List Award, RMIT University.
  • Meret Oppenheim Student Award for Sculpture, RMIT University, Melbourne, November.
  • Now is the Winter of Our Disco Tent, Hayward Lane Gallery, Melbourne, October.
  • RMIT Honours Lightscape Projects, Knox Place, Melbourne, August – November.
  • Grazing the 700s, RMIT Library Arts Festival, Melbourne, August-September.
  • Shop’A’Rama, Council of SVOO, Fort Delta Gallery, Melbourne, February.
  • Launch, Brunswick Arts Space, Brunswick, February – March.

2014

  • BAFA Graduate Exhibition, RMIT University, Melbourne, November-December.
  • From All Walks of Life, Artland, Public Art Collective, RMIT University, Brunswick, October.
  • Settlings, First Site Gallery, RMIT University, Melbourne, October.
  • Belonging, Neighbourhood Justice Centre, Collingwood, January – June.

2013

  • dis/location, First Site Gallery, RMIT University, July.

2012

  • Participant in Local Report 2012 by Robert Whitman, an international video performance piece, Melbourne, Australia, October.

REVIEWS

https://www.theaustralian.com.au

NEWS

September 2018

Sadie Harrison is a UK-based, award-winning composer who has published the composition, Sehnsucht, a piece for violin and piano, composed in response to the eponymous work at Skulpturenpark Wesenberg, Germany.

http://www.sadieharrisoncomposer.co.uk/

https://www.uymp.co.uk/composers/sadie-harrison/works/sehnsucht