Brit Bunkley is a New Zealand-based artist whose current art practice includes public art, sculpture, installation, and the creation of “impossible” moving and still images and architecture designed using computer 3D modelling, video editing and image editing programs. His work’s content emphasises an oblique sense of paranoid apocalyptic fear tempered with whimsy and irony.
Recent international group exhibitions include Sanctioned Array-Other2 Specify at the White Box gallery in NYC, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid at the Centre Pompidou and at the Reina Sofia National Museum, Madrid, Spain; The Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Images Contre Nature 2011international festival of experimental video, Marseille, France and FILE 2011at the SESI’ Cultural Centre Sao Paulo, Brazil. His most current solo exhibition will be at Suite Gallery June 2012. His latest commission Hear My Train in Wanganui New Zealand was completed April 2012.
Brit is represented in numerous international collections and has completed several public art projects. In addition, he has received several grants and fellowships including a Wallace Trust grant in NZ; and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and the Rome Prize Fellowship in the USA.