Damian Dillon

Damian Dillon is a Sydney based artist who works across photography, installation and video. His photo media practice deconstructs digital and analogue processes to consider how representational practices over the landscape inform a postcolonial comprehension of place. Current research considers how the abject can be distilled into the photographic plane (both chemically and aesthetically to enact affect in the viewer-subject relation.

Dillon has a Bachelor degree from Sydney College of the Arts, and a Masters degree from the College of Fine Art NSW. He has been a recipient of grants and prizes including the COFA Postgraduate Award, Australia Council New Work Grant, NAVA and Pat Corrigan Grants, Sydney Myer Fellowship and city of Sydney Cultural Grant. He has won the Blacktown art prize, and collected by Artbank. He co-director of Schmickcontemporary Gallery Sydney.