Mangan Nicholas - Progress in action (1/2)
Born 1979, Geelong, Victoria. Lives and works Melbourne, Victoria. Nicholas Mangan’s sculptural practice excavates the material histories of specific objects and their contexts in order to reassemble them to reveal latent and new meanings. He has exhibited in Australia and internationally. Recent exhibitions include Other Currents, Artspace, Sydney (2015); Ancient Lights, Chisenhale Gallery, London (2015); Octopus, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne (2014); Courtesy of the Artist, CNEAI, Paris (2013); 13th Instanbul Biennale (2013); Art and Australia Collection, Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, NSW (2012); Talking Pictures, Artspace, Sydney (2011); Before & After Science: 2010 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide (2010); Between a Rock and a Hard Place, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2009); Lucky Number Seven, SITE International Biennial, SITE Santa Fe, USA (2008); The Shadow Cabinet: The Second Phase of Master Humphrey’s Clock, de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam; and Adventures with Form in Space: Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project 2006, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2006). Recent solo exhibitions include Some Kinds of Duration, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne (2012) and Nauru, Notes from a Cretaceous World, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne and Hopkinson Cundy, Auckland, New Zealand (2010).