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caitlinfranzmann@gmail.com
Born 1979, Gympie. Lives and works in Brisbane
Solo Exhibitions
2016
Green Screen Project, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Tree-telling, MPavilion, Melbourne
2015
Chasing Infinite Junctures
2014
Invisible Movements, Metro Arts, Brisbane
Invisible Movements, torna, Istanbul
2013
Space of a moment, A-CH Gallery, Brisbane
2012
Hold, The Hangar, Brisbane
Selected Group Exhibitions
2016
Netherworlds, First Draft, Sydney
That’s what she said, GYRACC, Katherine
2015
FM[X]?: What Would a Feminist Methodology Sound Like?, WestSpace, Melbourne
Electrofringe@IRL, Powerhouse Museum, Brisbane
2014
Planes of Reality, Judith Wright Shopfront Gallery, Brisbane
Institutional Capture, OtherFilm Festival, Boggo Road Gaol, Brisbane
Instrument Builders Project, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
CTRL + SHIFT + SPACE, Inhouse ARI, Brisbane
Primavera, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Intimate spaces revealed, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra
Instrument Builders Project 2, Yogyarkarta
Conversation Pieces, Boxcopy, Brisbane
Blood sugar sex magik childbirth, Slopes Gallery, Melbourne
2013
you & I: thoughts on intimacy, The Hold Artspace, Brisbane
Fresh Cut 2013 Part I, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane
Focus, Backdoor Gallery, Queensland (with Courtney Coombs)
Foundations Edge: Artist and Technology, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
2012
Seige Mentality, OtherFilm Festival, Brisbane
Going South, Screen Space, Melbourne
Test Pattern 2012, Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane
Artist Residencies
2014
AsiaLink Arts Residency at torna, Istanbul, Turkey
The Instrument Builders Project 2, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2013
Collaborative residency with Courtney Coombs, Backdoor Gallery, Queensland
2012
Artist Residency, Level ARI, Queensland
Awards & Grants
2014
Winner of Churchie National Emerging Arts Prize
AsiaLink Arts Residency
Arts Queensland Individuals Fund Grant
2013
Australia Council ArtStart Grant

Caitlin Franzmann explores contemporary art’s potential to instigate change by way of critical listening, dialogue and self-empowerment. In reaction to the fast pace and sensory overstimulation of contemporary urban life, she creates situations to encourage slowness, mindful contemplation, and social interaction in both galleries and public spaces. These situations include conversation-based works and immersive sonic spaces such as wearable listening sculptures, architectural interventions and audiowalks.

Caitlin originally trained as an urban planner and in 2012 completed a BFA at Queensland College of Art. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, including at the Institute of Modern Art, National Gallery of Victoria, Canberra Contemporary Art Space and torna, Istanbul, and has participated in festivals such as OtherFilm and Electrofringe. Caitlin is Co-director of LEVELari, a Brisbane-based collective focused on generating dialogue around gender, feminism and art.