17.06.2015 – 07.07.2015
Raafat Ishak has recently completed a PhD at Monash University, spent 3 months in Paris not long before that, and is currently teaching at VCA. Recent exhibitions include Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, 2014, Apnea, Sutton Gallery and Maria (in collaboration with Lisa Radford), Incidents Above a Bar, both 2015. Raafat is a founding member of Ocular Lab Inc. and other than parenting, teaching, collaborating and making art, he wishes he could have been the minister for transport and roads.
Collaborations 1998 – 2015 is a collection of works made and remade in collaboration with Sean Loughrey, Damiano Bertoli, Alex Rizkala, Jason Workman and Tom Nicholson.
This exhibition has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.