Ross Coulter’s Audience is a photographic series documenting audience members in ninety five Melbourne galleries and museums in which there is no art, watching a performance that doesn’t exist. See the exhibition on level 3 and then join the artist in previewing the Audience publication that showcases all 850 participants in a special two-volume book.
Ross Coulter is a Melbourne-based artist who primarily working in photography and video. He completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) in 2007 and a Master of Fine Arts in 2014, both at the VCA. He has exhibited widely in a variety of artist-run initiatives and public institutions in Australia and has received a number of awards and grants, including the George Mora Fellowship at the State Library of Victoria.
Jane Devery is the Curator of Contemporary Art at the NGV. Since 2003, Jane has curated more than thirty exhibitions, projects and collection displays including the solo exhibitions Emily Floyd: the Dawn (2014) and Brent Harris (2012); thematic exhibitions Pleasure and Reality (2015-16), The Kaleidoscopic Turn (2015) and major survey exhibitions of contemporary art including Melbourne Now (2013). Jane has written widely on modern and contemporary art for exhibition catalogues, books, magazines and journals nationally, and from 2010-2013 she was co-editor of Art Journal, the NGV's annual scholarly research publication.