Andrew Harper

+61 407 225 907


GPO Box 325, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001



2002  University of Tasmania - BA (English)

2005  University of Tasmania – BFA Hons (Art Theory)


2018  sixpointsixsixyears Exhibition, performance, one day mini-festival, MAC

           Evil Goatcollaborative sound performance at Mona Foma 2018

2017 Danger Magicperformance, produced by Liquid Architecture, First Draft ARI Sydney

           Overground 2017 (part of Supersense at The Art Centre Melbourne). Collaboration with Sage Pbbbt

           Price and Valueexhibition and Performance, Visual Bulk, Hobart
2016 Brainstormgroup show – DARK MOFO
           HAUNTS (sound performance) Visual Bulk, Hobart
2015 Evil Goat (sound performance) FAUX MO, MONA FOMA

          HAUNTS (sound performance) FAUX MO, MONA FOMA
Repeated Activity: Lattices (exhibition and expanded film performance) SPEEDY GRANDMA ARI, BANGKOK – artist in residence

2014 SAD DAY, GLAD DAYcollaborative performance with Luther Price, Gerturde, Melbourne

           Mutterlard (sound performance), I married a dead icecream, internet performance, LABoral Centro de Arte, Spain

           Evil Goat (sound collaboration with Scot Cotterrell), Brisbane Hotel, Hobart

           Mutterlard (sound performance), KLAPPERSTEIN, internet performance, La Placard

           Mutterlard (sound performance), Grimoire, Dark MOFO, Hobart

           Mutterlard (sound performance), Wunderland, Hobart
2013 To Have Done With The Judgement Of Godperformance collaboration with Julian WilliamsThe Plimsoll Inquiry, UTAS, Hobart

2012 This is what I do CAST (Curator Wes Hill)

           Laughter CAST (Curator Victor Medrano)

2011 ShotgunCAST

         Panoply (group show) Sawtooth ARI

          Tasmania is an Anagram of I am Satan – HELL ARI, Victoria

          Mr. Clevver (ongoing collaboration with Heather and Ivan Morrison, CAST)

2010 The Flâneur Project: The Midlands Highway (7 day walking performance, installation) part of Look Out (group show)jointly curated by TMAG and CAST

           In the Hall Of The Mountain King Installation INFLIGHT A.R.I.

           Mr. Clevver (ongoing collaboration with Heather and Ivan Morrison, CAST)

           Art at The Brisbane Hotel (group show)

2009  ONO project (artist and organiser)

           ONALOG(group show, Plimsoll Gallery, Curator: John Vella)

           Little Red Riding Hood (group show)INFLIGHT ARI

           Real Good Drawer (group show)Six_A ARI

           Return to sender (group show) Burnie Regional Gallery

           POST (group show)10% pending homeless ARI

           sound poem (performance) six_ARI – Amplified sound festival

           Six_A sound and experimental music festival (curator, organiser)

2008  Battery Operated, Membrane, Next Wave Festival Acrid, Performance installationSix_A ARI, Hobart

           Guerrilla Gallery, 10% Pending ARI, This is Not Art Festival, Newcastle, NSW Taste of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

           ONO Project, Hobart, Tasmania. (Organiser, artist, performer)

2007  A Thousand Pardons, video installation, Forepaw, Melbourne     

           A Thousand Pardons,performance installation,3 into 1, CAST Gallery, Hobart

           Piss (Light), video, Sex and the City, BUS Gallery (group show0, Melbourne

          Piss (Light),digital prints, No. 1 (group show), Six_A ARI, Hobart


2016  Andrew Harper, The Unconformity, Artlink
            Andrew Harper, Cameron Robbins, Artlink

2015  Andrew Harper, Land of Milk and Honey, Artlink

            Andrew Harper, Romantic Conceptualism, Eyeline 83

            Andrew Harper, Tender Exotics  Eyeline 84

            Andrew Harper, Outside Thoughts (Cur: Wes Hill), Artlink 35:2 

2014  Pricetag, runway.org.au/price-tags/           

          Conversations on Topography: notes on paintings,  Chen Ping Unseen Mountain

2010  Andrew Harper, Attempting Alchemy — using the critical strategy outlined in David Keenan’s  ‘Childhoods’ End’ to expand on Amelia Douglas’ notion of ‘Pyschotropicalism’, UN magazine 4.2

         Andrew Harper, MONA FOMA, Artlink Vol 30, No. 1

           Andrew Harper, Looping and Shimmering, Realtime 96

2009  Andrew Harper, Deus Ex Machina (essay for Rob O'Connor at Bett Gallery)

         Philip Watkins, Big Bad World, Artlink Vol 29, No. 2

           Andrew Harper, Lust for Life, Catalogue Essay

           Andrew Harper, God Listens to Slayer,Encoding Experience, TMAG catalogue essay

           Andrew Harper, Of the moment and about time, Realtime 89

           Andrew Harper, A Sudden Responsibility, A New Career, Realtime 88

           Andrew Harper, Phone Magic, Realtime 88

2008  Andrew Harper, Tasmanian Horrors: Real and Mythic, Realtime 85

2007  Andrew Harper, The Art of Not Listening, Realtime 81

           Andrew Harper, Your Call Is Important To Us…, Catalogue Essay

2006  Andrew Harper, review, What We Do Is Secret

2005  Felix Radcliff, Surface, Un Magazine, issue 5, p.55


2016 – Current Co-Director Private Projects (gallery and collection)

2015 - Current Weeklyart column for The Mercury newspaper, Hobart

2012   Arts Writer for WARP Street press, regular column and arts editor
2011   Arts writer for Warp Street press; regular column and arts editor

            Response Writer for Iteration:AgainCAST 

            Opening Speaker Ashes to Ashes (Joel Crosswell, Inflight)

            Opening Speaker  Holy Hell / Core (Tom O'Hern & Rob O'Connor, Bett Gallery)

            Opening Speaker Makeshift Tongue(Tim Panaretos, Top Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre)

2010  MONA – curator for MONA sideshows 

            Kickstart Arts Inc, Artist and educator

2009  Opening Speaker Deus Ex Machina(Robert O'Conner, Bett Gallery)

          Kickstart Arts Inc, Artist and teaching

          Real Time Magazine, Arts Review writer

            ABC Local Radio, Film Reviewer

2008   Right Angle Publishing, Advertising Copy Writer

            Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Gallery Attendant

            Salamanca Arts Centre, Theatre Technician, Data Entry

            Six A Artist Run Initiative, Board Member (until 2010)

2007   Edge FM, Breakfast Radio presenter(until 2010)

2006   Big Wig Youth theatre, theatre skills teacher

            Hobart Comedy Festival, performer

            Hobart Fringe Festival, Board member, artist