Melissa Irving

Melissa Irving is an artist currently living and working in Wellington. Her practice consists mostly of video and photographic works, often allowing the two mediums to influence each other. Works to date have explored the documentation of performance, site, physical challenge and the quotidian.

Education
Master of Fine Arts, Massey University, 2013
Bachelor of Design (Photography), Massey University, 2012

Selected Exhibitions
2013
Failure/repeat (STILLNESS) and Failure/repeat (collapse) as part of How to Fall, curated by Abby Cunnane, Hirschfeld Gallery at City Gallery, Wellington 29 June – 25 August
Collapses and Pas de Deux as part of Wellington Underground Film Festival, s
elected by WUFF directors Rosie Rowe and Daniel Shaw, The New Zealand Film Archive, Wellington, 21 – 23 March 

2012
Being-here as part of group show Still, curated by Jenny Gillam and Eugene Hansen, Pelorus Trust mediagallery, The New Zealand Film Archive, Wellington, 10 May – 23 June 
“Solo Suite in Space and Time" after Merce Cunningham as part of On Balance, curated by Heather Galbraith, Left Bank, Cuba Mall, Wellington, 16 March