David Charles Collins (b. 1988, Perth, Australia) is an artist examining perceptions of identity and masculinity through the mediums of photography, performance and video. Based in Sydney since 2016, David graduated with an MFA from Sydney College of the Arts in 2017 under the supervision of Australian contemporary artist Julie Rrap.
David’s work has been displayed in several exhibitions including solo shows at Perth Centre for Photography and STILLS Gallery as well as group exhibitions such as Pingyao photography festival in China. Most recently his work has been included in BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! a project by The Little Black Gallery, curated by co-founder Ghislain Pascal, to promote queer and gay photography.
Publications which have reviewed David's work include: Australian Art Collector Magazine, Art Guide Australia, Scoop magazine and The Age. His work is held in collections including the Art Gallery Of Western Australia and the University of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Gallery.
Interview with David Charles Collins recorded by Michael Dooney on 12. May 2020 between Berlin & Sydney with Squadcast.
Photo by Adrian Pinto.
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- David Charles Collins official homepage
- Video Art by David Charles Collins
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