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Born in Australia, 1982

Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia 

Website: www.johnbartley.net

Email: bartley.john(at)gmail.com


Education 

2001-2006

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching Deakin University Melbourne, Major: Contemporary Imaging & Education, Minor: Literature

2015

Graduate Certificate of Educational Research – Monash University, Melbourne  


Professional (current)

Instructional Leader For The Arts at Virtual School Victoria, Melbourne, Australia


Exhibitions

2004

Deakin University
Photographic end of year exhibition 2-30 October at the Pheonix Gallery, Deakin University.  

2006

Death and Preservation
A group installation with Holly & Rowan Mcnaught and Royce Ng the 27th September – 7th October at the Viewing Space gallery, the Nicholas building.

Mechanical Kingdoms
A group show with Royce Ng and Rowan Mcnaught, 8-22 December at the Narrows Gallery Flinders lane.

2008

Drawing Ceremony
Group Exhibition with Holly & Rowan Mcnaught and Royce Ng & Daisy Bisenieks, Saturday 14 June 2008 to Saturday 21 June 2008 Yo Giga Gallery, South Korea

2010

Reverse Engineering
Group Exhibition – with Ju-Young Yoon, Jun-Ho Kwon, Jakraphun Thanateeranon, Royce Ng, Daisy Bisenieks, Gavan Blau, Sam Hancocks, Hobo Collective Thursday, June 10th to Sat June 26th Sunshine and Greece gallery, Melbourne.

Reverse Engineering 2
Group Exhibition with Royce Ng, Park Sung Jun 9-22 of July 2010 at the Moonji Cultural Institute, Seoul South Korea

2013

The Somali Peace Band Project – Royce Ng
(sound design and composition) Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia Exhibition Dates: 12 – 26 October 2013 Presented by the Melbourne Festival,

2015

NEW YORK POST ET PRE-FIGURATIF (Before and After New York) – Zheng Mahler
(sound design and composition) Performa 15: New Visual Art Performance Biennale, New York City,  

2016

Brother Sister Records BSR -028 Website/ audiovisual Installation ‘Somewhere between almost Right and Not Quite’ www.sbaranq.com

Deep Water – Zheng Mahler,
(sound design and composition) Holy Motors, Hong Kong

‘Kishi the Vampire’ – Zheng Mahler,
(sound design and composition), Zurcher Theatre Spektakel, Zurich, Switzerland

2017

Kishi the Vampire – Zheng Mahler

(sound design and composition) IMPAKT FESTIVAL, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Kishi the Vampire – Zheng Mahler,

(sound design and composition) SpielArt Festival, Munich, Germany

Deep Water – Zheng Mahler,
(sound design and composition) Art Central, Hong Kong

Deep Water – Zheng Mahler,
(sound design and composition) W
hitechapel Gallery, London, UK

GHOST OF SHOWA – ROYCE NG,
(Sound design and composition) Theater der Welt 2017, Hamburg

2018

At Which the Flight

Audio Installation – Group Exhibition with Jill Brandwein, Oscar Perry, Hank Ehrenfried, Madeline Rupard, Kristyn McKinney, Ben Haggard, Maureen Anderson & Rowan McNaught. Bushwick Open Studios, NYC.

Queen Zomia – ROYCE NG
(Sound design and composition) New Vision Art Festival, Hong Kong

Queen Zomia – ROYCE NG
(Sound design and composition) Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany

Queen Zomia – ROYCE NG 
(Sound design and composition) National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Seoul, South Korea

2019

Zheng Mahler with You Mi – The Master Algorithm (2019).
Hologram installation. (Sound design and composition) 

Zheng Mahler with Reijiro Aoyama – Nostalgia Machines (2019).
Video installation. (Sound design and composition)

For Phantom Plane, Cyberpunk in the Year of the Future, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong 5 October 2019–4 January 2020

2021

Royce NG – THE DEATH OF MANCHURIA…IS THE PREREQUISITE FOR THE BIRTH OF POST-WAR ASIA – 30 July – 5 September
ASAKUSA | 1-6-16 Nishi-Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo (Sound design and composition)

Royce NG – PRESENCE – Zürcher Theater Spektakel, Zürich
20-22 August (Sound design and composition)


Discography
2006

Emperors Of Blefuscu, Self Titled, Brother Sister Records bsr004.

 
Kharkov, Something Tangible, Brother Sister Records bsr005.

 2007

Emperors of Blefuscu, VA a Fifty Gallon Drum of Savage Customs Fresh Flesh and Random Pop,

bsr007.

 Kharkov + Tim Lindenmayer, Guzheng, Brother Sister Records bsr008.

2009

Kharkov 7 inch single Glitch/Space Brother Sister Records bsr012

2011

Brothersister Records presents ‘MOBILE REKODI SITUDIO VOL.1: KIBERA, NAIROBI’, 

2012

Kharkov Fracture CD and digital release Brother Sister Records BSR017  

IO (compilation)Brothersister Records – Rise

2014

Kharkov Fire EP CD and digital release Brother Sister Records BSR022

2015

Fallopian tunes Compilation ‘Selections 15’ FT-32   Kharkov – Nothing Like Him

2016

Brother Sister Records BSR -028 Website/ audio visual Installation ‘Somewhere between almost Right and Not Quite’ www.sbaranq.com

2017

Lacroixx Compilation ‘Sound + Ritual’ Kharkov – Darker 

2018

Brother Sister Records BSR – 031 ‘Somewhere between almost Right and Not Quite Volume 1’ John Bartley

2021

Brother Sister Records BSR – 032 ‘The Voices EP’ John Bartley

Curatorship 

Co-curator of ‘Reverse Engineering’ at Sunshine and Grease Gallery, Melbourne Australia, 2010

Commissions

Music composition – Animation commission, Federation Square Melbourne

Music composition – Advertisement, Crumpler Australia

Music composition – Documentary short, M+ Gallery. Hong Kong

Music composition – Advertisement, On Pedder

Music composition – Luke Casy for Novembre Magazine