Phil Dadson

Video & sound artist with a transdisciplinary practice including building and performing with experimental musical instruments, sound sculptures, digital media, music compositions, graphic scores and drawings. Moving image and foregrounding sound has been a feature of his practice since the early 70s, referencing body, land, nature, triadics and the human condition. Founder also of the legendary music/performance group, From Scratch (1974 - 2004).

Selected Exhibitions

2018
546 Moons, Auckland Arts Festival and Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland 
From Scratch: Carhorn Hacket, City Gallery Wellington Te Whare Toi 
Groundswell: Avant – Garde Auckland 1971-79, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

2016
The Shakes, Audio Foundation, Auckland 
taking stock, Trish Clark Gallery, Auckland
Jump into the Unknown, collateral event of the 56th La Biennale di Venezia,  Palazzo Loredan dell’Ambasciatore, Venice
Rotterdam International Film Festival, Netherlands
WERK/KUNST/WERK Curated by Jürgen O. Olbrich, Kulturbahnhof, Kassel, Germany;
Solid Colour: Part II, Trish Clark Gallery, Auckland