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Talks with Buxton Contemporary : Ronnie van Hout

Friday, 3 August, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Buxton Contemporary, Dodds St &, Southbank Blvd, Southbank

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Timed to coincide with the unveiling of Ronnie van Hout’s new commission at Melbourne Art Fair and taking place in the intimate surrounds of Buxton Contemporary, the site of Ronnie’s solo show, No one is watching you.

Ronnie van Hout will discuss his expansive career with Curator of Contemporary Art, Pip Wallis from the National Gallery of Victoria.


Ronnie van Hout  is a New Zealand-born and Melbourne-based artist, and the recipient of the 2018 Melbourne Art Fair commission. Throughout his career van Hout has pursued warped renditions of the self-portrait genre, using his own body as both subject and material. His work has be presented in numerous institutions in Australia and internationally with solo exhibitions at the Gallery of Modern Art (2010), Institute of Modern Art (2010), Centre for Contemporary Photography (2015).


Pip Wallis is Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne She was previously Managing Editor of X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, Los Angeles; Curator in Residence, Chisenhale Gallery London; and Curator, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne.

Talks is presented in association with The University of Melbourne, Learning Partner of Melbourne Art Week.



Ronnie van Hout ‘crawling figure’ 2016.