Kane Alexander is a Melbourne based artist working primarily with photography and sculpture. His work presents sublime landscapes from remote places around the world.
Various in-camera techniques are used to connect viewers, immersing and allowing onlookers to experience as if present in the landscape. The use of fog on windows, motion blur, and double exposures are examples of these methods. Some works entail the creation and placement of sculptural responses in landscapes or crisp hyper real representations of complete moments in nature.
While instinctually influenced by nature and the human condition, Alexander’s work also draw’s from romanticism, surrealism, land art and contemporary art movements. His most recent body of work His recent work shifts his focus from remote landscapes to structures of human intervention.
Kane Alexander has exhibited in Australia and abroad. Kane was the winner of the CCP Patrick Corrigan AM Acquisitive Award in 2010, the RMIT Peoples Choice Award, and been a finalist in several prestigious visual arts awards. His work has been reviewed by the Age Newspaper (Melbourne) on several occasions and published in magazines and online. Alexander’s work has been acquired by the City of Whitehorse, the Maroondah City Council (Melbourne) and The City Museum Kathmandu (Nepal), as well as Private Collections in Australia and Internationally.
He ran 222 Rosslyn Gallery, showcasing some of Australia’s best artists, and is soon to embark on a new gallery and studio project.
As a third generation artist, Kane Alexander continues to explore interpretations of the world and experience, through the ongoing study of techniques, subject and place.