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Izabela Pluta

Izabela Pluta

Residence Period: 2018.01.12-2018.01.18

Izabela Pluta

Residence plan
My time in Japan will include fieldwork on Yonaguni Island, a site that, according to scientists and historians, has a disputed origin thereby prompting archaeologists to question whether it is in fact a natural form or cultural artefact. My time in Tokyo will include accessing specific collections, pertinent to the imaging and recording of archeological artefacts, at the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum and The National Archives of Japan.

Artist profile
・Solo exhibition, Paper, stone and permutations, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, 2017
・PhD, Faculty of Creative Arts, The Univeristy of Wollongong Australia, 2017
・Solo exhibition, Blue Distance, UTS Gallery, Sydney, 2014

Base of activity: Sydney, Australia; Yonaguni, Japan
Media Used: Photography, video, underwater drone

Izabela Pluta was born in Warsaw, Poland and migrated to Australia in 1987. She has exhibited widely in Australia and has undertaken international residencies at the Australia Council for the Arts Studio, Barcelona; the Cite des Arts International, Paris; The Art and Design Research Institute at the University of Ulster, Belfast; Red Gate Gallery, Beijing; and International Art Space Kellerberrin in Western Australia.