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ELIYA NIKKI COHEN (b. 1990, AU) Lives and works in Sydney, Australia

eliyanikkicohen@gmail.com | www.eliyanikkicohen.com

 

EDUCATION

2017                Graduate Certificate in Screen (Cinematography), Australian Film Television and Radio School, Sydney, AU

2014                Honours – 1st Class (Bachelor of Visual Arts), Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, AU

2011                Rhode Island School of Design, Fall Semester, US

2010 - 2013   Bachelor of Visual Arts, Majoring in Photography and Media Arts,

                          Australian National University - School of Art, Canberra, AU

2015                South East Training Services, Certificate IV in Small Business Management

 

SELECTED EMPLOYMENT

 

2010 - now                     Freelance filmmaker, photographer and artist (Full time: 2015 – 2017)

2016            Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, AU

                                 Artist’s assistant & seamstress for durational installation/performance at Camperdown Cemetery - Bo Christian Larsson's ‘Fade Away, Fade Away, Fade Away’

2015 - present  Bottlebrush Media

                                video producer

2015 – present  Digital Storytellers, Sydney, AU

                               Freelance videographer

2015                    The (re)Generation Project, Macquarie University, Sydney, AU
                              Co-Researcher and Young Storyteller

2012                    Ryan McGinley Studios, New York City, AU

                              Studio Assistant, Producer and Videographer

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016                Love Eyes, ANCA Gallery, Canberra, AU

2014                 We all went walking, The Corner Cooperative, Sydney, AU

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS and PRIZES

 

2017            A Love Supreme, video installation, Siri, Define Beauty Exhibition, Interlude Gallery, Sydney, AU

2017            A Love Supreme, video installation, Intersections Exhibition, M16 Artspace, Canberra, AU

2016               The Hidden Gesture, Articulate Project Space, Sydney, AU

2015                Hatched: National Graduate Show, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, AU

2015                 VIVID, The Dream - Kanyini, collaboration with Sophie Penkethman-Young, Sydney, AU

2015                 Emerging, Gosford Regional Gallery, Gorford, AU

2015                Photo + Graphy, Interlude Gallery, Sydney, AU

2015                 Chippendale New World Art Prize, Finalist, NG Art Gallery, Sydney, AU

2015                 Past Perfect, Leta Gallery + Project Space, Canberra, AU

2014                 Sydney College of the Arts Degree Show (Honours), Sydney, AU

2014                 Seven - 2014 Retrospective, Gallery Red, Sydney, AU

2014                 Cream, Gallery Red, Sydney, AU

2013                 Sydney College of the Arts Degree Show, Sydney, AU

2012                 The Christmas Show, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, AU

2011                  Photography Triennial, Woods-Gerry Gallery – RISD, Providence, US

2011                  The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife, Photospace gallery - ANU, Canberra, AU

2010                 Black Candy, Photospace gallery - ANU, Canberra, AU

   

SCREENINGS

2015                                              Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, AU - ‘A Song Universal’ - the (re)Generation Project

2015                                              Parramatta Riverside Theatre, Sydney, AU - ‘A Song Universal’ - the (re)Generation Project

2015                                              Melbourne Fringe Festival, Arts House, Melbourne, AU - ‘Source’ - Fringe Film

2015                                              Newtown Social Club, Sydney, AU - Joseph Liddy and The Skeleton Horse, projection

2015                                              Oxford Art Factory, Sydney, AU - Joseph Liddy and The Skeleton Horse, projection