Continuous Monument to the Australian Film Industry
5 min video loop, mono sound, 1982
Appropriated and abstracted moving images and sound are re-used to create an painterly ironic monument to the "reborn" Australian film industry.
The work was also used as a film projection for performance.
'Kangaroo', dir. Lewis Milestone 1952
'The Man from Snowy River', dir. George Miller 1982
first installed: TV NU VU, State Film Centre, Melbourne 1982
Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
Griffith University Art Collection, Brisbane
Australian Art, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane 2018 -20
John Gillies, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney 1983
John Gillies, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane 1983
State Film Centre, Melbourne 1982 (on multiple screens)
Sydney Trade Union Club 1983
Art/Empire/Industry, Sydney 1982