In a third studio video, Vivian Cooper Smith focusses on ACTION 4043 (MEMBRANE), a central work in his solo exhibition, Actions for a Luminous World.

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Vivian Cooper Smith is a finalist in The Paul Guest Prize, an award and exhibition held biennially that highlights contemporary drawing practice in Australia. Bendigo Art Gallery, 17 October 2020 to 7 February 2021.

image: Vivian Cooper Smith, COLLECTIVE ACTION (BLUE VIOLET), 2020, pencil on paper, 44 x 35 cm. From Vivian’s solo exhibition ‘Actions for a Luminous World’.

In a second studio video, Vivian Cooper Smith discusses a series of drawings included in his solo exhibition, Actions for a Luminous World.

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Congratulations to Vivian Cooper Smith who has won the 2020 overall CLIP Award (Contemporary Landscapes in Photography) at the Perth Centre for Photography. This award is an internationally open photographic prize for new perspectives in natural and urban landscape photography. The selection criteria focuses on images which are original, stimulating, and that challenge traditional notions of landscape photography.

Vivian Cooper Smith, Interference Pattern #7531 (detail), 2020, digital c-type print, 72 x 100 cm, 1/3+1AP

From his studio in Melbourne, Vivian Cooper Smith shares some insights into his experimentation with mark-making processes, a fundamental resource in the development of his new body of work, Actions for a Luminous World.

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