1.Miik Green is a visual artist and researcher living and working in Perth. He is an associate editor for two international art journals, published author and the current chair of Artsource. As a recipient of an Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship, Green was recently awarded a doctorate in arts practice through Curtin University of Technology.
Green draws his inspiration from the microscopic aspects of nature, and is currently involved in cross-disciplinary artistic collaborations that integrate the fields of science, mathematics and physics. He is interested in equilibrium, opposing force and material resistance in arts practice.
His works are held in collections such as Artbank (VIC, NSW and WA), Macquarie University, Edith Cowan University, BHP Billiton, Royal Perth Hospital, The Horn Collection, Crown Casino, and in private collections interstate and overseas. Green is represented by Linton & Kay Contemporary in WA.
Figure 2 - Biography
2015 PhD, Curtin University (Doctor of Philosophy, Art). Associate editor of The International Journal of New Media, Technology, and the Arts. Associate editor of The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts. Artsource board member (chair)
2011 BigDiverse, Cultural Centre, Kalamunda (WA) Unnatural Phenomena, John Curtin Gallery (WA)
2010 Melbourne Art Fair (VIC) Sculpture Survey 2010, Gomboc Gallery (WA) Sculpture show, Bassendean council (WA) SXS Cottesloe (WA) Sculpture Survey, Painting Show LK Galleries (WA)
2009 Paint, Stella Downer Fine Art (NSW), Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe (WA) SXS, Bondi (NSW)
2008 Closet Circus, Bunbury Regional Gallery (WA) New Works, Melbourne Art Fair (VIC), YAWA Awards (WA), Artitude 2008 (WA)
2007 Great Little Christmas Show, Gallery East (WA), Pulse 2, Hellfire Gallery Esperance (WA)
2006 Melbourne Art Fair (VIC) Miniatures, Gallery East (WA)
2005 Sexy Fungus, Stella Downer Fine Art (NSW)
2003 Finely Grated, The Church Gallery (WA), New Works New Faces, Perth Galleries (WA)
2002 64 Degrees, Edith Cowan University (WA)
2000 Conception, West Australian Museum (WA)
Figure 4 - Selected
Artbank (VIC, NSW and WA), City of Joondalup, Macquarie University, Edith Cowan University, Royal Perth Hospital, BHP Billiton, Galerie Dusseldorf, Turner Galleries, The Horn Collection, Crown Casino, Private collections interstate and overseas
Example 1 - Collections
2015 iPREP Award (Edit Cowan University) Touring Exhibition for BETA BLOCKER (Art On The Move)
2014 Artflight for Limbo solo show (VIC)
2013 Greg Combie: Humanities Research Award, Curtin University, Aesthetica Art Prize, shortlist
2012 APA Scholarship recipient (WA), Shortlist – New sculptural works, Claremont (WA) 2011 Shortlist – New sculptures, City of Stirling (WA) Public Commission – BHP Billiton Building (WA) Grant – John Curtin Gallery with Chris Malajczuk ‘Unnatural Phenomena’ Public commission
2010 Public Commission – Coolbinia Primary School (WA) Artflight for NSW solo show (WA) Art Commission (shortlist), Churchlands Senior High School (WA)
2009 Sculpture by the Sea Scholarship Prize
2008 Artflight (WA), YAWA award (WA)
2005 Untitled sculptures for Arccon Architects (WA), Artflight (WA)
Example 2 - Commissions, Grants, Prizes
Example 3 - Research - Specific Information Publications
Green, Miik. 2015. ‘Syzygy and the Cyclic Nature of Arts Practice’ International Journal Arts Theory and History, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp.19-27. Illinois: Common Ground Publishing
Green, Miik. 2015. ‘Chaos, Order and Disequilibrium’ The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp.13-23. Illinois: Common Ground Publishing
Green, Miik. 2014. ‘Disquiet in Arts Practice: Resistance, Conflict and Antagonism’ Cactaceae Journal. Perth: Benchpress.
Michaloudis, Ioannis and Miik Green. 2013. Dialogue with the Brown Cloud: A Virtual Conversation. Yokohama: IEEE. ISBN: 978-1-4799-2245-1.
Green, Miik and Brad Ladyman. 2012. Heartland: The Story of a Sculpture. Perth: GEON Print Media, ISBN: 978-0-646-58475-1.
Michaloudis, Ioannis and Miik Green. 2012. Sky Cloning Project: Working With the Ethereal Beauty of the Space Nanomaterial, Silica Aerogel. Beijing: Tsinghua University. ISBN: 978-7-112-14828-8.
Michaloudis, Ioannis and Miik Green. 2012. Art And Science research On The Ethereal Nanomaterial Silica Aerogel, For Sustainable Urban Design. France: Universite de Lorraine/ENSIC. ISBN: 978-2-905267-86-3.
Example 5 - Creative Works
Green, Miik. 2014. “Tilted Yeezus: Arts Practice, Richard Serra, Kanye West” Paper presented at GEOcritical: AAANZ Conference, University of Tasmania, Launceston 5 – 8th December 2014. http://aaanz.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ShortProgram_FIN.pdf.
Green, Miik. 2014. “Syzygy: Arts Practice and Interdisciplinarity” Paper presented at the Ninth International Conference on the Arts in Society, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy 25 – 27th June 2014. http://artsinsociety.com/the-conference-2014/program-and-events/schedule-of-sessions.
Green, Miik. 2013. “Chaos, Order and Arts Practice” Paper presented at the Eighth International Conference on the Arts in Society, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary 24 – 26th June 2013. http://artsinsociety.com/_uploads/Arts_Program.pdf.
Green, Miik. 2013. “Syzygy, Arts Practice” Paper presented at Cultural Studies Symposium, Swinburne University, Melbourne Australia 3rd December 2013. https://doingculturalstudies.wordpress.com/2013/12/09/doing-cultural-studies-a-summary-3/.
Example 4 - Conference Papers
Green, Miik and Chad Peacock. 2014: shifting states: mikros kosmos, video projection 6:04 mins.
Green, Miik with Lucinda Coleman, Johannes Luebbers, Katie Chown and Charity Ng, 2014: Untitled7 (performance). For InConversation, Spectrum gallery, Edith Cowan University, 9th October 2014.
Green, Miik and Brad Ladyman. 2013: Untitled 312 (sculptural installation) rolled and brushed aluminium tubing, 4 x 5 x 15m. Completed February 2013, Esperance Residential College, Esperance, WA.
Green, Miik and Brad Ladyman. 2012. BHP Orange213 (three-ton suspended sculpture) rolled aluminium tubing, auto paint, 10 x 9 x 8m. Installed March 2012, BHP Billiton foyer, 125 St Georges Tce, Perth, WA.