Australian Video Art Archive

John Gillies



John Gillies is an Australian video artist who explores the scope of interdisciplinary practice through the incorporation of performance and music. A major theme of his art practice is the representation of the body through rhythmic devices. Recent video works include: The Mary Stuart Tapes, The De Quincey Tapes, Divide and Postscript. His works have been included in exhibitions and screenings at the Museum of Mordern Art, New York; Museo Nacional Centro de Art Reina Sophia, Madrid; Chisenhale Gallery, London and the ‘London, Sydney and Melbourne Film Festivals’. John Gillies: Video Works 1982-2001 was presented at Performance Space, Sydney in 2004.