Through lens-based media, performance and instillation; my aim is to create an experience for any and all viewers
Autumn Tansey is a conceptual artist and emerging curator with a practice based in lens-based media and installation. Since completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photomedia from Monash University in 2010, she has exhibited across Melbourne in numerous exhibitions and events. Highlights include exhibitions at Gertrude St. Projection Festival (2012 & 2021), Kings ARI, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Alliance de Française Gallery, Trocadero Art Spaces, Monash Faculty Gallery, and Without Pier Gallery.
Autumn has also been the recipient of various awards, residencies and programs including a residency in Prato – Italy, a residency in the National Gallery of Victoria’s project space - NGV Studios, participation in the Rudder Mentor Program funded by Australia Council (mentored by Yandell Walton), receiving the Kayell Australia Excellence in Photo-Media Award, receiving the 2010 Alliance Française Prize for Monash University Graduates, and being a finalist in Uncover at Perth Centre for Photography. Recent highlights include participating in Test Sites - a public art program facilitated by Testing Grounds, and undertaking a residency with the Centre for Projection Art (mentored by Keith Deverell).
Autumn explores social and political issues throughout her practice, most-often with overarching environmental themes. Her practice responds to time and space, resulting in site-specific installations and imagery. In recent projects, she has been developing immersive experiences of projection art in public outdoor spaces.
With Camila Galaz on Radio Valerie