Janis Lejins, 1992 -

Born in Sydney, Australia.

Janis Lejins is an emerging artist, writer and curator who currently lives and works between London and Australia. 

Exhibitions

2017

Ruby Honours 2

Canberra Contemporary Art Space - Manuka, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

RCA SECRET 2017

Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

Fake News

Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Me Time 

Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Work In Progress Show 

Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

2016

Mars Bars and Aphrodite 

20 July - 31 July, 107 Projects, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales.

Peripteros 

Installation & Solo Show, Belconnen Arts Centre, ACT.

P A R A L L A X 

July 25 - August 8, Photospace Gallery, Australian Capital Territory. 

Portals #1-#4 

Installation - You Are Here Festival, ACT.

2015

ANU Graduating Show 

Nov 27 - 6 Dec, School of Art, Australian National University, ACT. Click for More

The Rendered Experiance 

Nishi Gallery, NewActon, ACT.

ANU School of Art Open Day

Australian National University, ACT.

2014

The Face Of ANU

Australian National University, ACT. Click for More

ANU School of Art Open Day

Australian National University, ACT.

2013

Graduating Exhibition 2013

Australian National University School of Art. Click for More

@justinbieber

Installation - Photospace Gallery, ACT. (Solo Show)

I Sold My Kidney {I bought a pair of Nike Frees}

Honkey Tonks Gallery and wine bar, Gareema Place ACT (Curated and Exhibited).

ANU School of Art Open Day 

Australian National University, ACT.

#Bombala

Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane, QLD.

This Show is Rubbish

Friday on My Wall Gallery, Australian National University, ACT.

2012

Digital Landmarks

National Mueseum of Australia (Online). Click to See

We're Putting on a Show 

Honkey Tonks Gallery and wine bar, Gareema Place, ACT.

ANU School of Art Open Day

Australian National University, ACT.

The Best of the Wall - 1 year of Honkey Tonks

Honkey Tonks Gallery and wine bar, Gareema Place ACT.

2011

Facing Space 

Photospace Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra.

AWARDS

2017

Selected for the Royal College of Art Delegation, 4th International Awards for Art Criticism, Shanghai, China

The Villiers David Travel Award, Awarded by The Royal College of Art, 2017

2015-16

Canberra Contemporary Art Space and Russell Kennedy Lawyers Studio Residency Award, 2015-2016

The EASS Belconnen Arts Centre Exhibition Award, Belconnen Arts Centre Inc, 2015 - 2016

The EASS Paul Ross Bambury Prize, Australian National University, 2015

The EASS Art Monthly Award, Art Monthly Australia, 2015

2014

The EASS Scholarship, Australian National University. 2014

2012-14

Awards for Outstanding Academic Achievement, Semesters 1 & 2, 2012-2014, Bruce Hall, Australian National University.

2010

The Sir Bernard Heinze Prize for Outstanding Music Composition, Cranbrook School

Selected Positions

2017

Assistant Curator JGM Gallery, London

Audiovisual Technician, Royal College of Art, London

Lighting Designer, The People's Revolt, Historic Royal Palaces x DifferencEngine

2014 (July) - 2015 (May) 

Board of Directors, ANU Student Media inc.

Creative Director, Woroni.

 

PuBLICATIONS

Currently in stores:

Venice 2017: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Art Monthly Australasia, October, 2017 (Issue 302)

Academic

2017

U N  R E A L, Dissertation, Royal College of Art, London.

2016 

The Art of Connection - Rethinking Art In A Networked World, Australian National University, Open Research Collection, 2016.

2014 

Cross Sections Vol.X  Australian National University – Published Artwork – Relational Objects #1-#5


2013 

Cross Sections Vol.IX  Australian National University – Published Essay – Jean Baudrillard - The Death of Objective Reality and Nobuyoshi Araki -The Birth of Relative Realism.


Cross Sections Vol.IX - Australian National University – Published Artwork – National Landmarks series.
 

2012 

Cross Sections Vol.VIII, Australian National University, Artwork, Redeemer Series.

Other Publications

2017

Empire strikes back: ‘Australia’s Impressionists’ at the National Gallery, London, Art Monthly Australasia, March 8th 2017.

 

2016

It's in the Computer - A Discussion Panel on the Internet and Art, You Are Here Experimental Arts Festival, Canberra. 2016, April.

 

2015

ArtsPanel: Mornings with Genevieve Jacobs , Live Broadcast, Australian Broadcasting Corporation. December, 2015.

 

2014 

Woroni Editions 8 - 16 - ANU Student Media Inc. - Creative Director & Contributing Photographer. 


2013 
Catalogue, #Bombala, Queensland Centre Of Photography Program, Catalogue & Website


2012

Digital Landmarks - National Museum of Australia - Art, Essay & Interview.

Selected Press Coverage

School of Fine Art Work in Progress: Collisions and Exchanges of Energy, Octavia Reeve, Royal College of Art Media,  21 January 2017

Student Art Pushes the digital, web-space envelope, The Canberra Times, 26 November, 2015 -  Page 3. Fairfax Media.

ANU School of Art Graduating Exhibition Opens, The Sydney Morning Herald, 26 November, 2015 -  Online Edition. Fairfax Media.