Shaun Gladwell in Conversation

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Gina Fairley

As a boy from Western Sydney who left school at 16, and fifteen years later was exhibiting at Venice Biennale, Gladwell speaks to ArtsHub about career fatigue, staying true and punking it out with materials.

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Shaun Gladwell with Approach to Mundi Mundi (production image), 2007, installation view of Shaun Gladwell: Pacific Undertow, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia 2019; courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne © the artist. Photo: Anna Kucera.

About the author

Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW.

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