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Arlo Mountford

Born 1978, United Kingdom. Lives and works Melbourne, Victoria.

Arlo Mountford produces large interactive installations incorporating sound, video and animation, often redefining and refiguring images from art history.

Mountford has been exhibiting since 2003. Recent group exhibitions include Design and Play, RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne (2016), Four Escapes, SUB12, Melbourne (2014); Walking the Line, Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2013); The Social Life of Things, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne (2012); Forever Young: 30 years of the Heide Collection, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (2012); Unguided Tours: Anne Landa Award for Video and New Media Arts, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2011); NEW010, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2010); Contemporary Australia: Optimism, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane (2008); and Loop: New Australian Video Art, touring exhibition, Victoria (2007).

Solo exhibitions include 100 Years, Sutton Gallery (2016)The Copse Parts 2 and 3, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne (2015); Ode, Bus Projects, Melbourne (2015); Galaxy Express, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne (2014); The Copse, part 1, Sutton Project Space, Melbourne (2013); The Folly: Arlo Mountford, Dubbo Regional Gallery, NSW (2012); The Vanishing Point of History, La Trobe University Museum of Art, Melbourne (2011); The Hacienda Must Be Built, The Art Centre, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok (2009); and The Flux of the Matter, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne (2007).

Mountford’s work is held in collections including ABN AMRO, Sydney; Dubbo Regional Gallery, NSW; Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne; Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne; Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane; and Australian private collections.


Quotation: Arlo Mountford, The Folly, exhibition floor sheet, Dubbo Regional Gallery, 2009

Works by Arlo Mountford

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