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Nicholas Mangan

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20082020
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Biography

Nicholas Mangan has exhibited extensively in Australia and internationally. His latest major body of work, Some Kinds of Duration 2011, was presented at Artspace, Sydney, in 2011 and Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, in 2012. Other solo exhibitions include Let's Talk about the Weather, Y3K, Melbourne, 2011; Nauru, notes from a cretaceous world, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, 2010; Between a Rock and a Hard Place, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2009; and The Colony, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne, 2005. Selected group exhibitions includeTalking Pictures, Artspace, Sydney, 2011; Before and After Science, 2010 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia; Stick It! Collage in Australian Art, The Ian Potter Center: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2010; Lucky Number Seven, SITE International Biennial, SITE Santa Fe, USA, 2008; The Shadow Cabinet, the second phase of Master Humphrey's Clock, de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Adventures with Form in Space, The Fourth Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2006; Uncanny Nature, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 2006; 2004: Australian Culture Now, The Ian Potter Centre: National Gallery of Victoria; and Primavera, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2004.

Mangan has been awarded numerous international residencies, including Recollets Artist Residency, Paris, in 2011 and the Australia Council's New York Green Street Residency in 2006. In 2007 he was a recipient of the Anne and Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship, resulting in post graduate studies at Universitat der Kunste in Berlin, Germany. Nicholas Mangan: Notes from a Cretaceous World was published by The Narrows in association with Sutton Gallery in 2010. The publication documents and discusses four major works: The Colony 2005, The Mutant Message 2006,A1 Southwest Stone 2008 and Nauru, Notes from a Cretaceous World 2010.

Mangan is represented by Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia; Hopkinson Cundy, Auckland, New Zealand and the labor gallery, Mexico City.

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Projects 2014 2020

Research Output 2008 2019

  • 32 Commissioned or Visual Artwork
  • 8 Curation
  • 2 Design / Architecture
  • 1 Book

'Termite Economies' - SM - 'Material Place: Reconsidering Australian Landscapes'

Mangan, N., 2019

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkOther

'Ancient Lights (Brilliant Errors)' - SM - 'Unthought Environments'

Mangan, N., 2018

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkOther

'Ancient Lights' - SM - '74 million million million tons'

Mangan, N., 2018

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkOther

'Ancient Lights' - SM - 'Let's Talk About the Weather' - China

Mangan, N., 2018

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkOther

'A World Undone' - SM - Biennale of Sydney

Mangan, N., 2018

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkOther

Prizes

The Cornish Family Prize for Art and Design Publishing 2017 - Finalist

Nicholas Mangan (Recipient) & Ziga Testen (Recipient), 3 Dec 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2012 2019

  • 9 Acquisition
  • 2 Public lecture/debate/seminar

Public Lecture: Nicholas Mangan

Nicholas Mangan (Contributor)
26 Mar 2019

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Acquistion: 'A World Undone' (2012)

Nicholas Mangan (Producer)
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Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsAcquisition

Acquisition: 'Termite Economies' (2018)

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Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsAcquisition

Acquisiton: 'Foreign matter study #1', 2003

Nicholas Mangan (Producer)
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Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsAcquisition

Acquisition: 'Limits to Growth', 2016-2017

Nicholas Mangan (Producer)
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Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsAcquisition