Trent Crawford (AU)
Born 1995, Melbourne, Australia
Lives and works Melbourne, Australia
Trent Crawford (b.1995) is a Melbourne-based artist whose work explores the impact images and image-based technology have on notions of truth, belief, and agency. He completed a BFA (Honours) from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2017 and was awarded the Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship and the John and Mary Kerley Studio Research Travelling Scholarship. Most recently, Trent was the recipient of the Samstag Scholarship, which enabled him to undertake the Maumaus Independent Study Program in Lisbon. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally across institutions and galleries such as 4649, Tokyo; Palazzo San Giuseppe, Italy; NGV, Melbourne; Ace Open, Adelaide; Myojuji Sarue, Tokyo; Hobiennale, Hobart; Metro Arts, Brisbane and Auto Studio, Beijing. In 2022 his film with Stanton Cornish-Ward, LOCK, was awarded Best Experimental Film at the Cologne International Film Festival.