TINA HAVELOCK STEVENS
Tina Havelock Stevens is a Sydney based artist predominantly working across video, sound, music, experimental documentary and performance. She explores the ambiguities of human nature, using cinematic conventions and performance as a means of responding to personal histories and specific environments with audio-visual installations.
Havelock Stevens currently has a major solo show at Carriageworks, Sydney for Sydney Festival 2021. She recently exhibited in the 2020 Yokohama Triennale, Japan and had a major solo show at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (Feb-April 2020) and was featured inThe National 2019: New Australian Art at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. In 2019 she also presented a significant new commission for the Museum of Contemporary Art’s C3West program; Hasta La Bella Vista Baby, a visual and sonic portrait made in Sydney’s north-west. She is the recipient of the prestigious 65th Blake Prize (2018) and the 55th Fisher Ghost Prize (2017). Fusing her sensibilities as a documentary-maker and musician, she creates immersive art, dwelling on loaded sites to speak of survival and fragility within environmental, urban and emotional spaces.
Havelock Stevens has exhibited and performed solo, and with collaborators at DARK MOFO, Hobart (2016) Liveworks, Performance Space, Sydney (2015, 2016 ,2017, 2019), MONA FOMA, Launceston (2020) and MONA FOMA, Hobart (2013).
She has exhibited extensively in galleries in Australia. Internationally she has also presented at PS122, NYC (2012) Bullet Space, NYC (2016), Mill6 Foundation, Hong Kong (2016) and Manila Biennale, Manila, Philippines (2018).
Havelock Stevens was a resident artist at the Clothing store Studios, Carriageworks, Sydney (2019 – 2020) She is in the collections of Artbank, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Newcastle Art Gallery, and private collections.
In 2021 she will be preparing for several solo shows.