Oct. 2 – Oct. 24, 2020
Beau Emmett, Jordan Halsall, Reiko Miyazawa,
John-Elio Reitman, and Victoria Stolz.
Curated by Kathryne Genevieve Honey.
‘Artist’s Artist’ began with a selection of
artists who were asked to nominate a
practitioner that they hold in high esteem to
take the place of themselves in the exhibition.
At its core this project responds to how we
can each help and inspire one another, and
how we maintain our sense of community
in this tumultuous time. This exhibition
extends a hand in solidarity, in admiration and
Lou Hubbard invited Victoria Stolz, Susan Jacobs invited Beau Emmett, Nicholas Mangan invited Jordan Halsall, Jackson Slattery invited John-Elio Reitman and curator Kathryne Honey invited Reiko Miyazawa
Beau Emmett is an Australian artist living in working in
Naarm Melbourne, graduating from the Victorian College of
the Arts BFA (Hons) in 2009. He is a multimedia artist with
a specific focus on drawing, sculpture and photography. His
practice often approaches photography as an opportune
‘stage-set’ for the creation of sculptural compositions,
tracing the relationship between object making and
Jordan Halsall is an artist based in Melbourne. He
completed a BFA (Honours) at the Victorian College of the
Arts and Monash University, and is currently undertaking
a Masters in Architecture at Monash University. Halsall’s
interest in art lies within its capacity to embody and
represent dissonant ideologies. His current focus of research
is around speculative notions of transhumanism and its
relation to spiritual and computational based practices.
The work journeys through growth, surveillance and
Reiko Miyazawa was born in Tokyo, Japan (1980), raised
in Torrance, California and moved to Melbourne in 1994.
She has a BFA Drawing from RMIT (2010) as well as a
BFA Photography from VCA (2001). She recently held an
exhibition Saskia Pandji Sakti and Reiko Miyazawa, The
Honeymoon Suite, 2017.
John-Elio Reitman (b.1990) lives as a guest on the unceded
territories of the Lenape and Canarsee peoples. They have
exhibited at CANADA, 321 Gallery, Bar4000, Gern en
Regalia, Gallery Four, and performed at 99 Scott, Sculpture
Center and PAM. They studied at The Cooper Union, Bard
College and Dawson College, and have participated in
Residencies at Ox-Bow School of Art, 2727 California St,
PAM, AZ West and Céline Bureau.
Victoria Stolz (b. 1997 in Perth WA) is an Australian painter
currently living and working in the Blue Mountains of New
South Wales. Victoria received her Bachelor of Fine Arts
with Honours from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2019,
where she was a recipient of the Rosemary Ricker award
and the Valerie Albiston painting scholarship. Victoria’s
intimate paintings present windows to subtle psychological
states, manifestations of worlds between asleep and awake.
Kathryne Genevieve Honey is an artist, writer and
interdisciplinary curator based in Naarm on the unceded
land of the Wurundjeri people. She holds the position of
Curator of Exhibitions at Bus Projects and Studio Manager
at Public Office. She has produced projects across a variety
of disciplines locally and internationally. She is also on the
Board of Caves Gallery and the Georges Mora Fellowship.
Prior to this she was Development Coordinator at
Chisenhale Gallery, London, and Gallery Manager at Sutton