Brit Bunkley is a New Zealand based artist whose art practice includes the proposal and construction of large scale outdoor sculptures, discrete objects, installations as well as the creation of“impossible” moving and still images and architecture designed using computer 3D modelling, video editing and image editing programs. His work explores an oblique sense of paranoid apocalyptic fear tempered with a sense of whimsy and irony.
International screenings include the White Box gallery in NYC and Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin (2016, 2018,2019), and at the Cité Internationale des Arts in 2018. He took part in the Athens Digital Arts Festival and File Sao Paolo 2017 and 2018. Bunkley screened his video, Ghost Shelter/6 at The Federation Square Big Screen, Channels Festival 2017, Melbourne and at the Oberhausen Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germanyin 2018. Recent group exhibitions include sculpture at the Auckland Botanical Garden 2018 and Sculpture on the Gulf 2019 at Waiheke, Auckland.
In 2012 Bunkley was an award winner at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art for the «Now&After» Festival, and he was again included in «Now&After» at Moscow’s Artplay Design Center February 2018. And he was awarded second prize for the Sustainability Short Film Competition at The Weatherspoon Art Museum in Gainsborough NC, USA in 2019.
Recent solo exhibitions include Ghost Shelter 17 at Te Uru, Titirangi, Auckland, The Happy Place- Sanderson Contemporary Art, Auckland and the Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui, New Zealand in 2018 and the Institut für Alles Mögliche / Stützpunkt Teufelsberg, Berlin 2019