Venice Simryn Gill

Here art grows on trees – Simryn Gill

Research and field assistant for artist Simryn Gill, 2012
Managing Editor for Australia Council for the Arts, 2012–13

Din worked for artist Simryn Gill and producer Mary Maguire on research, planning and conducting a series of aerial and ground site visits and photography shoots in NSW, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia. The resulting photographic series, Eyes and Storms, appeared in the exhibition curated by Catherine de Zegher at the first Australian Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2013, and is featured in the publication launched at the opening under the Giardini trees.

Here art grows on trees – Simryn Gill
Curated and edited by Catherine de Zegher
Co-published by Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney
and MER. Paper Kunsthalle, Gent, Belgium
Board and linen hardback, 296 pages, 2013
Managing Editor: Din Heagney
Design: Sarah Nguyen and Andrew van der Westhuyzen, Collider
Prepress: Graham Maslen, Spitting Image
Printed in Belgium by Deckers Snoeck
Distributed by MER and Perimeter
ISBN 978 94 9069 371 8

Here art grows on trees features Simryn Gill’s collection of artworks commissioned for the Australian Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia 2013. 

The publication includes 200 reproductions of the artist's work from the last decade, together with essays by curator and editor Catherine de Zegher and writers: Carol Armstrong (Scenes in a Library, MIT Press); Lilian Chee (Conserving Domesticity, ORO Editions); Ross Gibson (26 Views of a Starburst World, UWA Press); Kajri Jain (Gods in the Bazaar, DUP Books); Brian Massumi (Semblance and Event, MIT Press); and Michael Taussig (What Color is The Sacred? UCP).

Visit the Collider website.