Kate Mitchell

Kate Mitchell

b. 1982, Sydney, Australia
Lives and works in Sydney, Australia

 

Kate Mitchell’s practice spans video, public intervention and sculpture. The artist places herself in absurd cartoonish scenarios which talk to issues surrounding work, effort, opportunity, success and time. Mitchell’s video artworks are staged documentations of the outcomes of these situations and her conceptual sculptural works masquerade ultimately, as questions for the viewer to ponder the structural beliefs to which they hold. She often uses humour as a means of bringing the viewer into the present moment with the intention of reminding them that they exist only for a short time.

Mitchell’s work is included in leading public and private collections across Australia including: Kadist Foundation, Paris and San Francisco; Michael Buxton Collection, Melbourne; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. This year Mitchell was included in ‘Enter’ at the Lyon Housemuseum. The artist is represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne and Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney.

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Artworks

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Solo Exhibitions

2019 - 2020
'All Auras Touch', commissioned by Carriageworks, Carriageworks, Sydney
2019
'Working It Out', Chalk Horse, Sydney
2017
'Kate Mitchell: Art by Accident', Murray Art Museum Albury, New South Wales
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Selected Group Exhibitions

2019
'Enter', The Lyonhouse Museum, VIC
'Without Fail', curated by Boe-Lin Bastain, Incinerator Gallery, VIC
2017
'Group Show', Chalk Horse, Sydney
'Invitational', Home@735, Sydney
2016
'The Waiting Room', Artbank, Sydney
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Bibliography

2013
Feary, Mark, Art Collector Magazine, January 2013 p. 91
2012
Feary, Mark, ‘When Good Magicians Go Bad’, Column 10, Artspace Publications, Sydney, 2012
2011
Kent, Rachel, ‘Social Sculpture’, (review), Arts Asia Pacific, July/August 2011, p. 112
Maggia Gilardino, Antonia, ‘Palmistry Vs Sign Language’, Artnet, 18 January 2011
Olding, Rache, ‘Rewind to the days of photos on film’, Sydney Morning Herald, 5 February 2011, p 12
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Collections

Kadist Foundation Paris and San Francisco
Michael Buxton Collection
Monash University Museum of Art
Private Collections
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