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ohni

 

Ohni Blu

b. 1984 Winton, Australia

Ohni is an emerging artist, curator and events producer currently based in Sydney, Australia. They are passionately committed to collaboration and community focused events and outcomes. They have just finished a Bachelor of Visual Arts at Sydney College of the Arts and plan to continue studies next year. Their work explores themes of gender and identity, radical healing, disability, rituals of care, community relationships and vulnerability. 

 

Exhibited:

Selected Group Shows:

2009 - Cream & Ice– by Little Fish Gallery

2009 - Queer as Punk– by Spunk - Red Rattler Theatre

2009 - Homoquilt– LGBT Craft Auction- Project curated by Warren Gracie 

2009 – Insight Out– by Twenty10 

2010 - Koalacore 50,000- by Gooey On the Inside - Santiago, Chile

2010 - Islands in the Stream– Brisbane Powerhouse - by Vivian Ziherl

2010 - Holographic Love Motel- by Princess Amy

2011-2015 - Ova The Rainbow- The Spectrum - NYC, USA

2013 - Idapolooza Fruit Jamboree- Tennessee, USA

2013- Debbie Doesn’t Do It For Free- Tap Gallery 

2013 - Interlude– The Rocks

2013 – The Mane Event– Ponyland 

2014 – Moon Lairs– Little Woods Gallery – by Kati Elizabeth  

2016 - Put it on Wax– aMBUSH Gallery – by Lord Street Collective 

2016 – 100 Needles- Undergraduate Degree Show – Sydney College of the Arts

2017 - Cache– Down Under Space – By Alice Joel

2017 – Embittered Swish Refracted– Firstdraft - By Embittered Swish 

2017 - Fully Sick– Firstdraft – by Ohni Blu & Willurai Kirkbright

2018 - Waves– Sullivan & Strumpf – by Kate Britton

 

Solo Shows:

2010 - Ohni’s 25 Year Life Retrospective – Little Fish Gallery – by Ohni Blu

 

Upcoming:

2019 - January - Queer Life Drawing– AirSpace Projects 

 

Panels & Print:

2003 - Spunk Magazine – Edition 1 

2003 - Slit Magazine – Edition 14

2010 - Little Fish Gallery 2010 Calendar

2012 - Randy Magazine – by Kid Vintage - NYC

2015/16 – Queer Spritz- Art Monthly Summer Bumper - by Kate Britton

2017 - Feminism in Art– by Women in the Arts - Verge Gallery

2017 - FBi radio – Agenda

 

Curation:

2009-2011 - Little Fish Gallery – Co-director & curator

2011- 2018 - DancePIT – Curation of events 

2015-2018 - Queer Life Drawing - Curation of events in collobartion with Blake Lawrence

2016 - 2017 - Soft Edges – Curation of events 

2017 - Fully Sick- Firstdraft – with Willurai Kirkbright

 

Awards: 

2014 - The Jerome De Costa Memorial Awards

2016 - Thomas Walker Award