Meet the Artist...
Fiona Davies is an Australian visual artist whose practice is primarily known for installation incorporating object, textile, video, projection, and performance. Her work is based on a transdisciplinary investigation of the shifting relationships between technology, systems of practice, processes, and cultures, primarily as it is experienced in a medicalised context such as a hospital. Her intention is for works to be a catalyst for conversation. She has been awarded a practice-led PhD by the University of Sydney and holds a B.App.Sc (Textile Technology), (UNSW), a Bachelor of Visual Art (UWS) and a MFA from Monash University.
Significant exhibitions and events upcoming in 2022 include a performative lecture in Lumiere, Festival of the Moving Image and curating, exhibiting and performing in Carnivale Catastrophe for Cementa 22. In 2021 they included Space YZ at Campbelltown Arts Centre, curated by Daniel Mudie Cunningham, selection for the 5th Indian Film Festival in Hyderabad, and the launch of a range of DIY plague dolls kits online. In 2020 they include the curation of the exhibition Fabrik at Penrith Regional Gallery and of SewnUp at Lyttleton Stores, selection for the International Limestone Coast Video Art Festival at the Riddoch Art Centre, Mount Gambier, S.A. and a number of online exhibitions including Shift + Control + Escape at BMCC and Unus Multorium/Objects at Plas Bodfa in Wales, UK. In 2019 they included Woven Architecture at the State Silk Museum in Tbilisi, Georgia and her PhD examination exhibition Cast a Cold Eye on Life, on Death: The Remake: Medicalised Death in ICU. In 2017 highlights were completing the first Turbine Hall commission at Casula Powerhouse, Blood on Silk: Last Seen curated by Lizzy Marshall; Governance at Old Government House, Parramatta, and exhibiting in Blood Attract and Repel at the Science Gallery, Melbourne curated by Dr. Ryan Jefferies.