Aliça Bryson-Haynes
I create site-specific installations that are an expanded form of painting. Materials such as paint, glitter, gold leaf, fruit, lentils, balloons and blankets are used to construct the work, which is situated both within the gallery context and the public domain. The qualities of these materials are altered through their unexpected placement, modification and repetition to elicit a sense of wonder and surprise.
Aliça Bryson Haynes is a multidisciplinary artist based in Melbourne. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Kingston University, London, 2010; and a Master of Fine Arts from RMIT, 2013. Aliça has an individual arts practice as well as working in collaboration with In The Meantime Collective. Aliça has exhibited locally and internationally in galleries, ARIs and in the public domain. She was recently commissioned to create several site-specific works in Puebla, Mexico. In 2012 she received the MFA Graduating ADFAS Yarra Art Award, and in 2012 the MoreArt Best Outdoor Award and the Australia Council Artstart Grant.
Aliça Bryson-Haynes
Experimental, Installation, Public Art
Workshops/demonstrations/master-classes/presentations, Public art projects, Touring shows, Film preproduction/production/editing sessions, Exhibitions
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Adults, Families, General public, People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, School children, Seniors, Women, Young people
2013 Outdoor Award Winner, MoreArt Public Art Show, Moreland City Council
2013 Sculpture Workshop, Malahang Festival, Banyule City Council
2013 MoreArt Public Art Show, Public Installation Grant, Moreland City Council
2013 Australia Council ArtStart Grant
2013 Cowwar Arts Residency, Cowwar Arts Space, Vic
2012 ADFAS Yarra Art Award, MFA Graduating Award, Melbourne
2011 & 12 RMIT Link Arts and Culture Grant (Collective), Coalesce ARI
2011 Shortlisted for ECNU Residency, Shanghai, China
2011 Artcycle Art Prize, RMIT, Melbourne
2012 Masters of Fine Art (High Distinction), RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
2010 Bachelor of Fine Art Degree and Honours (First Class), Kingston University, London, UK
2008 Bachelor of Fine Art (First year), University of the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK