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Claire Robertson

Claire Robertson is a Melbourne-based artist who works across a range of mediums. She holds a Masters of Fine Arts across Parsons New School of Design (New York, USA) and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Australia) (2012). She is the recipient of various awards including the prestigious Premier’s New Media Art Scholarship presented by the Gallery of Modern Art. She has exhibited extensively nationally and internationally, recently completing a residency at Banff Artist Residency in Canada and representing Australia at the Orebro International Video Art Festival, Sweden and the Beijing Film Academy New Media Art Triennial, China. Robertson currently has work represented in the Documentation Center for Visual Arts (DOCVA), Milan. 

In addition to her individual practice, Robertson works collaboratively in two collectives, In the Meantime and The Birds. 

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