Associate Professor John Conomos

Associate Professor and Professorial Fellow
Victorian College of the Arts

John Conomos is an Associate Professor and Professorial Fellow at the Victorian College of the Arts and artist, critic and writer. Conomos has exhibited extensively both locally and internationally across a variety of media: video art, new media, photo-performance, installations and radiophonic art. He is a prolific contributor to art, film and media journals and a frequent keynote speaker and participant in conferences, fora and seminars. In 2000 Conomos was awarded a New Media Fellowship from the Australia Council for the Arts and in 2004 he was awarded A Global Greek Award (Hellenic Ministry for the Arts and Culture) for his contribution to the visual arts and the Greek diaspora. Conomos is the author of Mutant Media (Artspace/Power Publications, 2008) and most recently Who Runs the Artworld: Money, Power and Ethics (Libri Publishing, 2017). During 2009 Conomos’ video, Lake George (After Mark Rothko), was screened at the Tate Modern (London), In 2011 Conomos exhibited a large multimedia installation, Shipwreck, at the Queensland University Art Museum. In 2013, he exhibited Spiral of Time, which was accompanied by a major publication, at the Australian Centre for Photography. During 2013 Conomos also exhibited in Etudes for the 21st Century, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong.

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