Welcome to one of our new Bachelor of Photography lecturers Ross Coulter. Ross is currently a studio artist at Gertrude Contemporary, and his work was featured in this year’s Melbourne Now blockbuster show at the National Gallery of Victoria. He was a Georges Mora Foundation Fellow at the State Library of Victoria in 2010-11, where he undertook a project that involved the release of 10,000 paper planes into the Domed Reading Room of the SLV.
In 2011 Ross was awarded the Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship. He holds a MFA (Research) and BFA (Hons) from VCA. In 2007 year his short film ‘When Your Feet Don’t Touch The Ground’ premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Ross has also been engaged by Lucy Guerin Inc as a contemporary dancer in her production of ‘Untrained’. Ross’ practice uses photography, video, performance, painting, installation and sculpture to explore conceptual and material notions of levity and gravity.