Amanda Davies, Cluster Pop. 2018 version, stop motion animation 4 mins.
Davies is best known for her figurative paintings, winning the 2017 Portia Geach Memorial Award. Cluster Pop is the first time the artist has shown moving image works in Sydney. Davies attained her BFA from the University of Tasmania in 2003. Since this time she has received numerous residencies including: an Arts Tasmania Claudio Alcorso International Residency to study in London (2017) and an Australia Council for the Arts Rome Studio Residency (2012). Recent exhibitions include: Mistake, Bett Gallery (2018), Hobart; a bruise has no tears, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart (2016) curated by Pat Brassington and Kylie Johnson; Brainstorm, Dark Mofo, Hobart (2016) curated by John Vella, and Purge, Cross Art Project, Sydney (2012) curated by Craig Judd.
Cluster Pop is part of an ongoing project between Amanda Davies, Pat Brassington and Without talking,.