Samantha McCulloch

Email: sam.emma.mcc@gmail.com


Education

2013 Master of Art Curatorship, The University of Melbourne
2010 Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours), The University of Cape Town – Michaelis School of Fine Art

Exhibition history

Solo exhibitions
2015 Circuits – Johannesburg Art Fair, Johannesburg (with Io Makandal)
2015 Documents – Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg (with Io Makandal)
2015 From where I was – The Substation Gallery, Melbourne and Kalashnikovv Gallery, Johannesburg (with Io Makandal)
2014 all that is solid – Seventh Gallery, Melbourne
2014 Pairs – C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne (with Christopher Williams-Wynn)
2014 Mediation Station – Platform Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne (with Theia Connell)
2013 Placings/Citings – 45downstairs, Melbourne

Selected group exhibitions and curatorial projects
2016 faux studio – C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne
2016 ground(s) – C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne
2016 Soap collective – Kings Artist Run, Melbourne
2016 shadow sites – Next Wave and Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne (with Frances Wilkinson)
2015 Phase Space – Curated group show at Kings ARI, Melbourne (with Christopher Williams-Wynn)
2015 Concerted Efforts – Curated group show at West Space, Melbourne (with Museum in a Cupboard and Christopher Williams-Wynn)
2015 Something to come later – Curated group show at Sober and Lonely Institute for Contemporary Art, Johannesburg (with Christopher Williams-Wynn)
2013 Requiem – Curated group show at Yarra Gallery, Federation Square, Melbourne
2012 Echoes of Others – Curated group show at No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne
2012 Horizons 24 Hours – Group exhibition at Sober and Lonely Institute for Contemporary Art, Johannesburg
2011 Part 1: The Drawing Room – Group show at Spin Space, Cape Town
2010 Michaelis School of Fine Art Graduate Exhibition, Cape Town
2009 Proof of Life – Group show at Spin Space, Cape Town (curated by Natasha Norman)

Awards

2016 Dame Joan Sutherland Fund Grant
2016 Australia Council for the Arts Development Grant
2010 Dean’s Merit List, The University of Cape Town – Michaelis School of Fine Art

Writing

2016 ‘Between the archive and the real: Contemporary digital art and South Africa’, Third Text, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 415-431
2016 Concerted Efforts, edited by Samantha McCulloch and Christopher Williams Wynn, Melbourne: Surpllus
2015 ‘Conflicts between context and content in William Kentridge: Five Themes: a case study of the Melbourne exhibition’, Museum Management and Curatorship, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 283-295

Artist residencies

2016 The NARS Foundation – New York City (July to September)
2015 Fjúk Art Centre – Húsavík, Iceland (September to October)
2015 Sober and Lonely Institute for Contemporary Art – Johannesburg, South Africa (January)
2012 Sober and Lonely Institute for Contemporary Art – Johannesburg, South Africa (January)