Personal profile


In 2007 Daniel von Sturmer was one of three artists representing Australia at the 52nd Venice Biennale. He has exhibited at numerous international public venues including the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; the Gothenburg Museum of Art, Sweden; the Hamburger Bahnhoff Museum, Berlin, Auckland Art Gallery, Govett-Breswter Art Gallery, New Plymouth, Dazibao, Montreal, Kunst Haus, Hamburg, CCNOA, Brussels. Recent solo exhibitions include The Field Equation at ACCA, Melbourne (2006); Set Piece at Site Gallery, Sheffield (2009); The Cinema Complex at Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney (2010); Video Works, at Karsten Schubert, London (2010); Camera Ready Actions at Young Projects Gallery, Los Angeles (2014); Electric Light, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne (2016); and Electric Light (facts/figures) at Bus Projects Melbourne (2017).

He has participated in numerous international festivals, screenings and biennales including the Sydney Biennale (2002, 2004), Walters Prize (2004), Adelaide Biennial (2006), Anne Landa Award (2006), DenHaag Sculptuur (2007), Perth International Arts Festival (2009), AVIA Video Art Festival, Sweden (2012), Venice Biennale (2007).


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  • Art, video, installation, perception, philosophy

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Projects 2014 2017

Taste and community: the cultural origins of personal experience

McMahon, J., von Sturmer, D. F., Sinnerbrink, R., Freeland, C., Guyer, P., Matthen, M., Healy, C. & Cordeiro, S.

Australian Research Council (ARC)


Project: Research

Research Output 1997 2017

  • 19 Commissioned or Visual Artwork
  • 2 Curation
  • 1 Article

Electric Light - key work - SM - Horsham Regional Art Gallery

Von Sturmer, D. 2017

Research output: OtherCommissioned or Visual Artwork

Small world - SM - 'Prime Movers'

Von Sturmer, D. 2017

Research output: OtherCommissioned or Visual Artwork

Between philosophy and art: A collaboration at The Lock-Up, Newcastle

McMahon, J., Coleman, E. B., Macarthur, D., Phillips, J. & Von Sturmer, D. F. 2016 In : The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture. 5, 2 & 3, p. 135-150 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access

Electric Light

Von Sturmer, D. 2016

Research output: ResearchCommissioned or Visual Artwork

Camera Ready Actions - SM - 'An Imprecise Science'

Von Sturmer, D. 2015

Research output: OtherCommissioned or Visual Artwork

Activities 2015 2015

  • 1 Public lecture/debate/seminar

Next to Nothing: Art as Performance

Coleman, E. (Contributor), Jennifer McMahon (Contributor), David Macarthur (Contributor), James Phillips (Contributor), von Sturmer, D. F. (Contributor)
26 Sep 201527 Sep 2015

Activity: Public lecture/debate/seminar

Press / Media

Daniel von Sturmer: Focus & Field

Daniel Frederick von Sturmer


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Other

Daniel von Sturmer: After Images

Daniel Frederick von Sturmer


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Other