Plantlife 1, flatbed scan, 2014
Plantlife 2, flatbed scan, 2014
Plantlife 3, flatbed scan, 2014
Plantlife 4, flatbed scan, 2014
Plantlife 5, flatbed scan, 2014
Plantlife 6, flatbed scan, 2014
Plantlife 7, flatbed scan, 2014
Dr Chantal Faust is an artist, writer and tutor in Critical and Historical Studies and convenor of the Humanities Research Forum at the Royal College of Art.
2008 Doctor of Philosophy, VCA Art, Faculty of the Victorian College ofthe Arts, University of Melbourne
2003 Master of Fine Art, Victorian College of the Arts
2001 Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours), Victorian College of the Arts
2000 Bachelor of Fine Art (Photography), Victorian College of the Arts
2014 The Secretum, Balfron Tower, London
2011 Love thy neighbour, BUS Projects, Melbourne
2009 head land, Jenny Port Gallery, Richmond
2008 Pleasure Machines, Margaret Lawrence Gallery VCA, Southbank
2007 Through a scanner darkly, Jenny Port Gallery, Richmond
2006 Pear Shaped, West Space Inc., Melbourne
2006 Capture, KINGS Artist Run Initiative, Melbourne
2006 Monster, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy
2005 Pane in the glass, 24seven, Melbourne
2003 thummee, West Space Inc., Melbourne
2003 thumbcrack, 24seven, Melbourne
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 We Come From the Water, Lychee One, London
2014 Gifted Artists, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2012 Photography and Abstraction, Monash Gallery of Art, Victoria
2011 I’ll Sit Slightly Behind You (with Paul Knight), ACME Project Space, London
2010 Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award 2010, Goldcoast City Gallery,Queensland
2010 RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London
2010 Autumn Masterpieces: Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
2010 BAT Pack, Mile End Art Pavilion, London
2010 Hypnopopia, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne
2009 Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
2009 I Saw Myself In Your Eyes, Jugglers Art Space, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
2009 Scanned and Drawn, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale
2008 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Victoria
2008 Scanned and Drawn (representing the Centre for Contemporary Photography), Melbourne Art Fair 2008, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
2007 Perfect for every occasion: photography today (curated by Zara Stanhope), Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen
2007 ‘u-turn’ (curated by Kate Shaw (MELB), Larissa Hjorth (MELB) and Roger Dickes (LA), Glendale Art College Gallery, Glendale, Los Angeles, USA
2007 The National Photographic Purchase Award, Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury
2006 Monsters, Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury
2006 Endgame. Late-capitalist Realism, Office of Utopic Procedures (curated by Bernhard Sachs), Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
2005 A Portable Model of…,La Trobe Regional Art Gallery, Morwell and Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart
2005 The Hutchins Prize,The Long Gallery, Salamanca Place, Hobart
2005 The National Photographic Purchase Award, Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury
2005 Selekta, West Space Inc., Melbourne
2004 Address Book, BUS Gallery, Melbourne
2004 Thick as…, CONICAL, Melbourne
2004 The Melbourne Affordable Art Fair (representing KINGS ARI), Exhibition Buildings,Melbourne
2003 spatial evacuation (with Paul Knight), BUS Gallery, Melbourne
2003 The Australian Photographic Portrait Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2003 The National Photographic Purchase Award, Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury
2003 Royal Rumble, KINGS Artist Run Initiative, Melbourne
2003 ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship Award, ANZ Bank, Melbourne
2003 Between Darkness and Light, Jewish Museum of Australia, St. Kilda
2003 Be Mine 69, 69 Smith Street, Fitzroy
2002 Insert Image Here, Next Wave Festival/ Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne Metropolitan Trams
2001 KRAZNAPOLSKY, Kraznapolsky Gallery, St. Kilda
2000 Mediums & Dimensions, SPAN Galleries, Melbourne
2014 ‘Colouring In The Void’ catalogue essay: Random International: Studies In Motion,Lunds Konsthall, Sweden, 2014.
2014 ‘Here’s Jonny’ catalogue essay: Jonny Briggs: Monstrares, Julie Meneret Contemporary Art, New York, 2014.
2014 ‘The Eye of the Scanner’ catalogue essay: The Negligent Eye, curated by Jo Stockham,Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, 2014.
2013 ‘When you’re smiling’ essay: Robert Crosse, commissioned for Photoworks Projects:
2013 ‘Don’t be a stranger’ in Between Before and After, London: RCA Printmaking, 2013.ISBN: 9781907342745
2013 ‘Thinking Through Outline’: Joe Graham: Thinking Through Outline,Centre for Recent Drawing, London, 2013.
2013 ‘Disquiet’ catalogue essay: Disquiet: Amanda Davies, Sarah Galletta, Emidio Puglielli,Mark Rose. Stephen McLaughlan Gallery, Melbourne, 2013.
2012 ‘Looking Out Of Place’ catalogue essay: Cate Consandine: Cut Colony, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2012.
2012 ‘Han’s Web’ catalogue essay: Han Lee: Where Text, Images and Humans Mingle, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, 2012.
2012 ‘Becoming Undone’: peer-reviewed online journal ‘Ctrl-Z: New Media Philosophy’ 2012. http://www.ctrl-z.net.au/
2012 ‘Shadow Play’ catalogue essay: Crying Out Loud: Catherine Anyango and Julie Hill, Guest Projects, London, 2012.
2012 Essay and selected texts: Simon Terrill: Welcome to the High-Rise: Balfron Project II, 2 Willow Road, National Trust, London, 2012.
2012 ‘Steven Dickie’ essay: http://www.stevendickie.com/index.php?/info/essay/, London,
2011 ‘A Balfron Story’ catalogue essay: Simon Terrill: The Balfron Project, The Nunnery Gallery, London, 2011.
2010 ‘Julia Happens’ catalogue essay: Paul Knight: Julia, 41 Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow, 2010
2010 ‘Bricklayer’ in Bureau (a publication focusing on Fine Art and the PhD), Kate Daw and Vikki McInnes (eds.) VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Faculty of the VCA, The University of Melbourne, 2008, pp.170-171. ISBN: 978-0-9804843-2-8
2009 ‘Qualified’ (commissioned introductory essay focusing on the plight of the Art School Graduate): The 2009 School of Art Graduate Exhibition Catalogue, Faculty of the VCA and Music, The University of Melbourne, 2009, p.9. ISBN: 978-0-9804843-5-9
2009 With feeling, un.Magazine, Issue 3.1, 2009, pp.6-7.
2009 ‘The Art of the Deal’ catalogue essay: Jan Murray:Just Looking, Charles Nodrum Gallery, 2009.
2007 ‘Making Belief’ in Perfect for every occasion: photography today, Heide Museum of Modern Art, exhibition catalogue, 2007, pp. 30-35.
2007 ‘The Kil-n Time’catalogue essay: Paul Wood: Melting Moments, Kings Artist Run Initiative.
2006 ‘Permission to blur’ in Locating the Photographic, University of Tasmania, 2006, pp.7-10. ISBN: 186 2 953279
2005 ‘Indemnity’, un Magazine, Issue 5, 2005, pp.24-25.
2010 Anne Marsh, Look: Contemporary Australian Photography, Melbourne: Macmillan, p174-175.
2009 Edward Colless, Head Land, Photofile Magazine, Issue #88, December 09 – March 10, pp. 12-13.
2009 Robert Nelson, Grabbing Our Attention: photography moves beyond the literal to transfix the eye, The Age Newspaper, September 23 2009, p.16.
2009 Edward Colless, head land, exhibition catalogue essay, September 2009.
2008 Melissa Amore, Faustian Fantasies, Photofile Magazine, Issue #85, 2008-09, pp. 26-31.
2008 Stephen Haley, Double Exposure: Post-Photographic Practice, Photofile Magazine, Issue #84, 2008.
2008 Naomi Cass, Playing the scanner, exhibition catalogue essay, June 2008
2007 Ashley Crawford, Previews – Chantal Faust: Through A Scanner Darkly, Australian Art Collector Magazine, Issue 42, October-December 2007, p.283.
2007 Zara Stanhope, Coming back for more, Perfect for every occasion: photography today, Heide Museum of Modern Art, 2007, pp.132-145.
2007 Brigitte Barta, See, The Age Good Weekend Magazine, May 19 2007, p.15.
2007 Dr. Melissa Miles, Review: Perfect for every occasion: Photography today, FLASH (CCP), March-May 2007, pp.5-6.
2007 Robert Nelson, Something Rotten, The Age A2, March 24 2007, pp.19-20.
2007 Alexandra Roginski, Ghost in the Machine, ‘M’ – The Sunday Age, March 18 2007, p.5.
2007 Megan Backhouse, Photography Today, The Age (Melbourne) Magazine, Issue 29, March 2007, p.108.
2006 Naomi Cass, Interview with Chantal Faust, FLASH (Centre for Contemporary Photography), March-May, 2006.
2004 Jeff Khan, Thick as…, un.Magazine, Issue 2, 2004, pp.35-36.
2004 Edward Colless, Undiscovered Artists – Chantal Faust, Australian Art Collector Magazine, Issue 28, April-June 2004, p.87.
2002 Kerrie Dee Johns, The Laboratory of Chantal Faust, FLASH (Centre for Contemporary Photography), June-August, 2002.
2001 Felicity Allen, Developing Talent, Herald Sun, February 2001.
2001 A. McClelland, Finding Beauty in the Abstract, Progress Press, March 2001.