EUGENIA LIM & NIC WHYTE
Eugenia Lim & Nic Whyte
Loose Lips Sink Ships
paper, cardboard, cellophane, wood, net, lights, AV loops, screens
Frame view and installation detail
A journey to the ends of the earth collaboration between Nic Whyte and Eugenia Lim. Loose Lips Sink Ships combines weird optics, tricks of light and shade and Whyte and Lim's current obsession with re-imagining geography, science and common sense.
Eugenia Lim is a Melbourne-based artist working across video, photo-media and installation. She works predominantly in video and photo-media to explore notions of identity, race and popular culture. Currently, her work is included in Figuring Landscapes, a touring programme of artist video from Australia and the UK, shown at the Tate Modern in February and travelling to Australia in late 2009. In September she will exhibit a new solo work entitled NOWHERELAND at Blindside ARI. In December 2009 she will travel to New York on an Australia Council for the Arts RUN_WAY grant for a dual residency with the Experimental Television Centre and Share NY. She VJs regularly and is an active member of audio-visual collective Outpost as well as a founding and ongoing member of Tape Projects.
Nic Whyte is good with ones and zeros and is an accomplished designer and artist. Currently, he is collaborating on design and catalogue visualisation for the eagerly-anticipated MONA: Museum of Old and New Art and has exhibited widely throughout Australia with Tape Projects and in various guises. Nic is also a founding and ongoing member of Tape Projects.