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Dani Marti,  Dust , 2019, customised reflectors on aluminium frame, 110 x 110 cm

Dani Marti, Dust, 2019, customised reflectors on aluminium frame, 110 x 110 cm

Dani Marti is showing this new work Dust in Coterie to Coterie, the inaugural reductive and non-objective biennale event in Sydney, curated by Billy Gruner.

The Biennale of International Reductive and Non-objective Art takes place in three cities, Kyiv, Grenoble and Sydney. 'Coterie to Coterie' opens today between 2-5 pm, also marking the launch of a new venue for the arts and community use in Parramatta, The Stores Building. Over 120 artists from abroad and from Australia are presenting for this event in Sydney.

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JULIE RRAP and DANI MARTI

JULIE RRAP and DANI MARTI are in the exhibition Hunter Red: Corpus, at the Newcastle Art Gallery.

The overarching exhibition theme of red is loaded with symbolism and tactile metaphors. The colour also provides audiences with an exploratory experience in the exhibition space with works of art that evoke life, death, blood, reproduction and mortality.

The exhibition opened on 26 May and will continue until 22 July, 2018.

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Julie Rrap, Persona and Shadows: Christ, 1984, cibachrome print, 194 x 105cm.

Julie Rrap, Persona and Shadows: Christ, 1984, cibachrome print, 194 x 105cm.

DANI MARTI & JULIE RRAP

DANI MARTI and JULIE RRAP are in the exhibition Hunter Red: Corpus, at the Newcastle Art Gallery.

The overarching exhibition theme of red is loaded with symbolism and tactile metaphors. The colour also provides audiences with an exploratory experience in the exhibition space with works of art that evoke life, death, blood, reproduction and mortality.

The exhibition will open on 26 May and continue until 22 July, 2018.

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Image Caption: Dani Marti, 'Looking for Felix', 2000, plastic beads, curtains, 300 x 300 x 300cm.

Image Caption: Dani Marti, 'Looking for Felix', 2000, plastic beads, curtains, 300 x 300 x 300cm.

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Dani Marti,  My Sad Captain , 2010, 16:9, 18min. 

Dani Marti, My Sad Captain, 2010, 16:9, 18min. 

A review of The Public Body .02 at Artspace Sydney has been published in The Sydney Morning Herald.

In her article, Linda Morris draws attention to DANI MARTI's intimate and powerful video work 'My Sad Captain' (2010).

The exhibition continues through to 2 October 2017. 

Read the entire article here.

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DANI MARTI's solo exhibition, I AM, has been listed as one of the ten things to see, hear and do this weekend by The Age Newspaper

Read about it here

Dani Marti,  Pointless (Salmon) , 2017, customised corner cube reflectors, glass beads on aluminium frame, 90 x 90 x 28cm. 

Dani Marti, Pointless (Salmon), 2017, customised corner cube reflectors, glass beads on aluminium frame, 90 x 90 x 28cm. 

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Image: Dani Marti,  Vial Queen , 2009, medication vials used and collected by the artist 2004-2006, and linen thread. 

Image: Dani Marti, Vial Queen, 2009, medication vials used and collected by the artist 2004-2006, and linen thread. 

DANI MARTI will feature in the second iteration of Artspace's three-part exhibition series titled THE PUBLIC BODY.  

THE PUBLIC BODY .02 will delve deeper and look back to artists whose practices beget those seen here. This exhibition will highlight work across decades that is embedded in feminist, queer and anti-racist subjectivities, revisioning a certain history of representation and addressing the individual and collective agency of the public body. 

The exhibition will continue from 28 July to 2 October 2017. 

To find out more visit the Artspace website

DANI MARTI, NIKE SAVVAS & IMANTS TILLERS

DANI MARTI, NIKE SAVVAS and IMANTS TILLERS are included in the landmark exhibition ARTIST PROFILE: Australasian Painters 2007-2017 at Orange Regional Gallery, NSW.

This exhibition will bring together a substantial selection of work by 150 artists featured in Artist Profile magazine, over its 10 year history. The exhibition provides a comprehensive overview of painting in Australasia from 2007 to 2017. 

Curated by Kon Gouriotis and Lucy Stranger, the exhibition will run from 8 July - 10 September 2017. 

Visit the exhibition page here

Dani Marti,  Shield – Study for a Portrait – Take 1 , 2015, stainless steel braided hose, polyester, nylon, rubber and leather on aluminium frame, 180 x 140 x 30cm. 

Dani Marti, Shield – Study for a Portrait – Take 1, 2015, stainless steel braided hose, polyester, nylon, rubber and leather on aluminium frame, 180 x 140 x 30cm. 

Imants Tillers,  Nature Speaks FU , 2017, synthetic polymer paint, gouache on 16 canvasboards, 101.6 x 142.2cm 

Imants Tillers, Nature Speaks FU, 2017, synthetic polymer paint, gouache on 16 canvasboards, 101.6 x 142.2cm 

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DANI MARTI has a solo exhibition at the University Gallery at the University of Newcastle entitled Still life in yellow, steel and mandarins. The aromatic installation explores the physical, psychological and emotional boundaries around intimacy, sexuality, relationships and the role of the artist. 

This exhibition will continue through to 12 November 2016. 

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Dani Marti,   Still life in yellow, steel and mandarins  (installation view) ,   2016, mixed media. 

Dani Marti, Still life in yellow, steel and mandarins (installation view)2016, mixed media. 

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The University Gallery, the University of Newcastle, is showing a solo exhibition by DANI MARTI titled Still Life in Yellow, Steel and Mandarins. The exhibition continues Marti's exploration of the physical, psychological and emotional boundaries around intimacy, sexuality, relationships and the role of the artist. 

Well-known for creating challenging portraits that delve beyond the surface of human experience, Dani Marti uses unconventional processes and materials to capture the essence of his subject and emotional estates. In this exhibition, he presents a series of 'still-life' installations that read like portraits of life. 

The exhibition runs from 5 October to 12 November 2016.

Dani Marti,  Notes for Bob,  2:1, 5k video projection 20'41", funded by the australia council.

Dani Marti, Notes for Bob, 2:1, 5k video projection 20'41", funded by the australia council.

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Dani Marti,  POINTLESS (arrangement in Gold),  2016, corner cube reflectors and natural crystal beads on aluminium frame, 90 x 90 x 25 cm.

Dani Marti, POINTLESS (arrangement in Gold), 2016, corner cube reflectors and natural crystal beads on aluminium frame, 90 x 90 x 25 cm.

DANI MARTI & EUGENIA RASKOPOULOS are included in the exhibition Incandescence at the Grace Cossington Smith Gallery. The exhibition explores the materiality of light and how artists use it to reflect on contemporary global culture. The exhibition will run from 1 June to 9 July 2016.

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Dani Marti,  Llorona (arrangement in grey and black)  (video still), 2007 video 4:3, 16 minutes 50 seconds. 

Dani Marti, Llorona (arrangement in grey and black) (video still), 2007 video 4:3, 16 minutes 50 seconds. 

The work of DANI MARTI will be featured in an upcoming group show at KinoKino in the Sandnes Kulturhus, Norway.

Immerse, curated by Roberto Ekholm (Museum of Contemporary Art, London), presents a group of artists exploring or using film as a medium.  The international artists lift ones attention toward cinema's inherent power and its hypnotic medium. 

The exhibition runs 12 June - 11 September 2016. 

 

 

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Dani Marti,  Black Sun , installation view, Fremantle Art Centre. Photo: Rhianna Nelson

Dani Marti, Black Sun, installation view, Fremantle Art Centre. Photo: Rhianna Nelson

Gemma Weston has written a fantastic review of DANI MARTI's exhibition Black Sun, for Artlink. The text analyses the show, acknowledging the honesty and sensitivity innate to Marti's works.

Black Sun was on display at the Fremantle Arts Centre, for the 2016 Perth International Arts Festival, from 7 February to 28 March. 

To read the full review click here.

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Dani Marti,  Black Sun , installation view, 2016. 

Dani Marti, Black Sun, installation view, 2016. 

DANI MARTI's solo exhibition at the Fremantle Arts Centre is an opportunity to see the work of one of Australia’s most challenging and exciting contemporary artists. The exhibition continues through to 28 March 2016. 

You can read a fantastic review of Black Sun from the Sydney Morning Herald here.

Artist Profile also wrote about the exhibition here.

See also Leigh Hill's interview with MARTI for OUTinPerth here.

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Dani Marti,  Shield - Study for a Portrait - Take 1  (detail), 2015, stainless steel braided hose, polyester, nylon, rubber, and leather on aluminium frame, 180 x 140 x 30cm. 

Dani Marti, Shield - Study for a Portrait - Take 1 (detail), 2015, stainless steel braided hose, polyester, nylon, rubber, and leather on aluminium frame, 180 x 140 x 30cm. 

Laetitia Wilson has written a powerful review on the seductively enchanting work of artist DANI MARTI currently showing in Western Australia for the Perth International Arts Festival. 

You can read the full article from The West Australian, here.  

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Dani Marti,  Time , 2013, galvanised and stainless steel scourers on aluminium frame (install shot). Photo: Rhianna May. 

Dani Marti, Time, 2013, galvanised and stainless steel scourers on aluminium frame (install shot). Photo: Rhianna May. 

"A reef created from the discarded tools of countless, nameless cleaning women. I don't remember the last time I felt so splayed between awe and irony."

Ruth Little has penned a beautiful review of DANI MARTI's exhibition Black Sun as part of the Perth International Arts Festival. The exhibition runs until Monday 28 March 2016.

Read the review here.

 

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Perth International Arts Festival interviewed DANI MARTI about his solo show, Black Sun, showing at Fremantle Arts Centre, you can view the video here.

Given the personal nature of Marti's works, the conversation reveals some of the fascinating insights into the people that inspire him and his practice.

The exhibition continues from Sunday 7 February to Monday 28 March 2016. 

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DANI MARTI’s first solo show in Western Australia, Black Sun, opens at Fremantle Arts Centre this weekend. The exhibition features new and previously unshown hand-woven canvases, audio and video works, as Marti uniquely combines video and textiles to create portraits reflecting encounters with family, lovers and strangers. 

The exhibition runs from 7 February to 28 March, as part of the 2016 Perth International Arts Festival.

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Photo by Tanja Bruckner, 2016

NAVA interviewed DANI MARTI about the the simultaneous isolation, challenges, and joy that is found in the life of a full-time artist. You can watch the video here.

MARTI’s first solo show in Western Australia, 'Black Sun' is set to take over Fremantle Arts Centre's galleries from 7 February - 28 March, as part of the 2016 Perth International Arts Festival.

 

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Dani Marti,  Midden  (work in progress), Newcastle Courthouse, NSW, 2013-2015.

Dani Marti, Midden (work in progress), Newcastle Courthouse, NSW, 2013-2015.

DANI MARTI's public commission for the new Courthouse in Newcastle is taking form.

The work in progress, entitled Midden, is a large scaled concrete formwork wall that extends over 60 square meters and is constructed from dark grey concrete. The sculptural wall is informed by abstraction and simplicity with sensual curves contrasting with the glass wall entrance and rigid angles of the building.

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Dani Marti,  Prelude , 2015, corner cube reflectors and natural crystal beads on aluminum frame, 95 x 95 x 20cm. 

Dani Marti, Prelude, 2015, corner cube reflectors and natural crystal beads on aluminum frame, 95 x 95 x 20cm. 

DANI MARTI will be participating in Exhibit A, a group exhibition at The Lock Up in Newcastle, NSW. The exhibition intends to go beyond what might be considered ‘art and crime’, and question the ideas of crime, criminality and criminal subject through strong community engagement on a different range of approaches: historical, political, personal, and material.

The exhibition will take place from 30 October to 6 December 2015.

For more information click here.