Point Lonsdale Installation, 2017

Point Lonsdale Installation, 2017

About

Marina Breit has a creative practice spanning textiles, jewellery, object, and site-specific installation, and in her work explores emergent relationships between the viewer, object and site.

She engages with sculptural studies that are created and arranged intuitively in staged settings. Through a process of material investigations she works with relational elements and characteristics of aesthetic intrigue that manifest in the assemblage of the works.

Her practice expresses a sensibility toward minimalism, balance, scale and the subtle textures and forms alluding to human presence and the handmade. Found objects and everyday materials are transfigured and re-contextualised to invite narrative tensions and dialogue opportunities between the viewer and the conditioned object.

Marina is currently based in Melbourne and is a studio artist at Artery Co-operative. 

mail@marinabreit.com

EXHIBITIONS

2018 Works On Paper, Longdivision Gallery, Melbourne

2017 Object Dialogues, c3 Gallery,  Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne

2016  GCVA Graduate Exhibition, VCA Gallery, Melbourne

2009  Intersection, Moonee Valley City Council Arts Week, Melbourne

2008  Contained, Contemporary Jewellery Design, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

2008  Cityscapers: By The Throat, Architecture Gallery, University of Edinburgh 

2007  Graduate Metal XI Conference, Adelaide

2007  COFA Annual, College of Fine Arts Gallery, Sydney

2007  Octopus, Porosity Studio, Polytechnic Architecture Gallery, Milan, Italy

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

2015 - 2016  Graduate Certificate in Visual Art, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne University

2014  Mixed Media Painting, Central Saint Martins, UAL, London

2014  Modern Art History, Central Saint Martins, UAL, London

2009  Graduate Certificate, Art in Public Space, RMIT, Melbourne

2004 - 2008  Bachelor of Design, College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Sydney

2005 - 2006  Design Exchange Program, HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, The Netherlands

2002  Bachelor of Interior Architecture (First Year), UNSW, Sydney

 

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

2008  British Council Scholarship: Cityscapers / Porosity studio, University of Edinburgh

2007  Design Merit Certificate, College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Sydney

2007  Porosity Studio: Led by Prof. Richard Goodwin, Polytechnic, University of Milan, Italy

 

EMPLOYMENT

2016 - current  Film & Television - Art Department: Props Buyer / Set Dresser

2009 – 2016  Spacecraft Studio, Melbourne - Studio Assistant - Screen Printer / Technical Development  / Production / Graphic Design /  Artwork Sales 

2008  Memo Corporation, Hanoi, Vietnam - Artist in Residence

2006 – 2008  Signature Prints (Florence Broadhurst Designs), Sydney - Screen Printer: Wallpaper and Textiles