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Jacobus Capone 


Born: Perth, Western Australia

2004-2007 Bachelor of Visual Arts, Edith Cowan University, WA


Solo Exhibitions/ Performance

2022 Orisons, UNSW Galleries, Sydney

2022 Perdition & Prayer, Melbourne Art Fair, with Moore Contemporary 

2021 Beating Heart, Fremantle Arts Centre 

2020 7 Cuts to the Landscape, STATION, Sydney

2020 Piteraq, Moore Contemporary,  Perth 

2019 Dark Learning, UQ Museum, Queensland 

2019 Sincerity & Symbiosis, Perth Centre for Photography

2018 Double Enigma, Michael Bugelli Gallery at 'the tunnel', Old Mercury Building, Hobart

2018 Passage, Turner Galleries, Perth 

2017 Forgiving Night for Day,  Perth Institute of Contemporary Art as part of Perth International Arts Festival

2016 Gestures & Presence-with Madison Bycroft , The LockUp, Newcastle 

2016 Pneuma, 24/SEVEN Screen, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth, Australia 

2016 Volta, Success, Perth

2015 Dark Learning, PS Artspace, Perth

2014 S  a  u  d  a  d  e, Momentum, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin

2013 Qaulia, MOANA, Perth

2013 Towards a Meridian, Soapbox Gallery, New York

2013 The Hallucination in Common, Clock Tower Plaza, New York 

2013 Foreign Fado, Cross Gallery, Taipei

​2013 Vestiges and Voids, Attic Gallery THAV, Taipei

2013 The Reparation of the Heart, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne.

2012 Uncertain Vigil, Peloton, Sydney 
2012 The Reparation of the Heart, Metro Arts, Brisbane.
2012 The Wound and its Shadow, Invorio, Italy
2011 saudade, Suomenlinna, Finland
2011 the calm nocturne through close white touch, Valssaamo, The cable factory, Helsinki Finland
2011 in return (the nostalgias), HIAP project space Helsinki, Finland
2011 on dislocation and disillusion/teaching two limbs the idea of time, free range gallery, Perth
2010 Nine Prayers for Palomar, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
2010 shifted line, Woolsheds, Albany
2010 A work for a Mountain, Vancouver Arts Centre, Albany
2009 Interlude , free range gallery, Perth
2009 disquiet , kurb gallery, Northbridge
2007 To love, Walking from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific, to pour water from the Indian ocean into the Pacific . Crossing Australia by foot
         (6 month performance)
2006 A work for an un-named Island. Hyde Park, Perth
2006 énoncé, ceased talking from 23rd of April – 23rd October
        (6 month performance)

​​​Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 Aichi Triennale, Still Alive, Japan

2022 VIDEO, Melbourne Art Fair

2021 TarraWarra Biennial, Slow Moving Waters, Tarrawarra Museum, Victoria

2021 Doors of Perception, Visions, Auckland NZ

2021 On Location, Moore Contemporary, Perth

2019 Island Tales: Taiwan and Australia, Taipei Fine Arts Museum

2019 Idle Worship, Lismore Regional Gallery 

2019 Love, Displaced, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery as part of Perth International Arts Festival

2019 Ritual, There Is, Perth

2018 Hadleys Art Prize (Highly Commended), Hobart

2017 Primavera, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia 

2017 Ramsay Art Prize, Art Gallery of South Australia

2017 TRACK, Adelaide Central School of Art, Adelaide Fringe Festival 

2016 John Stringer Prize (winner), Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth 

2016 Streetlight, Roman Susan, Chicago, USA 

2016 NEW16, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art 

2016 Fleurieu Art Prize, Samstag Museum, Adelaide 

2016 All-Seeing Eyes by the Beige Garden Bed, Pet Projects, Perth

2016 Stations of the Cross, Bunbury Regional Art galleries.

2015 Macquarie Digital Portraiture Award (finalist), National Portrait Gallery Australia

2015 Aalborg Surreal, Denmark

2015 Dong Gang Photo Festival, Seoul, South Korea

2015 Pica Salon, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art

2015 BEIGE, HEREArt, New York, USA

2015 Here and Now 15, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth

2015 Frames, SIM Gallery, Reykjavik

2015 City of Joondalup invitation art award (finalist), Perth

2014 Video Snack 3(Video Cure), The Print Shop, MoMA PS1, New York, USA

2014 Enduring Parallels, The Lockup Cultural Centre, Newcastle

2014 74:09, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago, USA 

2014 Homecoming, Flux Factory, New York 

2014 Engage, M Contemporary, Sydney 

2014 Freedman Foundation Scolarship Exhibition, COFA Gallery, Sydney 

2014 CLIP Awards (Finalist), Perth Centre for Photography 

2014 Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago, USA

2014 Panorama, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth

2014 High Visibility, City of Perth

2014 Eggtooth, Spectrum Project Space, Perth

2014 Fokus 2014, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Denmark

​​2013 Speculative Identities,Atelierhof Kreuzberg,Berlin

2013 Brer Art week, Milan, Italy

2013 Aurora, Light of Convergence, Dallas Texas

2013 Thirteen Video Art Festival, Stockholm, Sweden

2013 The Present Tense of Space, Lintroller, Brooklyn, New York

2013 Small Wonder, Ground floor gallery, New York ​

2013 Ransom, Wayfarers, New York 

​​​2013 In Memory of a Once Fluid Man, Ok Gallery, Perth

2012 Build me a city, Australian Experimental Art Foundation

2012 Freedman Foundation Scholarship Exhibition, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

2012 AKMO, Eventinove, Borgomanero, Italy

2012 the Conservatorium, Paper Mountain, Perth

2011 European Performance Art Festival and Performance Platform Lublin, Poland

2011 Crash, Free Range Gallery, Perth

2011 City of Perth Light Locker Art Space, Grand Lane, Perth

2010 deepening the game, John Buckley gallery, Melbourne

2009 gone in no time (gone in no time), Australian Experimental Arts Foundation Adelaide

2006 A4 Reunion, Westspace, Melbourne



​Awards, Grants and Residencies


2020 USF Bergen, Residency, Norway

2020 Galleri Svalbard, Residency, Svalbard

2020 Studio Kura through Asialink Australia, Japan

2019 Individual Arts Project Grant. Australia Council for the Arts

2019 Fremantle Arts Centre, Residency

2018 Galleri Svalbard, Residency, Svalbard 

2017 Individual Arts Project, Australian Council for the Arts
2017 Creative Development, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, Perth

2017 Academy of Arts Inveresk, Residency, Launceston

2017 Upernavik Museum, Residency, Greenland

2016 Villa Ruffieux Residency, Valais, Switzerland 

2016 John Stringer Prize (winner), Kerry Stokes collection, Perth

2016 Hanger, Residency Lisbon, Portugal

2016 Individual Development Grant, Australian Council for the Arts

2016 Research and Development Grant, Ian Potter Cultural Trust

2016 Skills and Development Grant, Department of Culture and the Arts, Perth

2015 Listhus Residency,Ólafsfirði

2015 SIM Residency, The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, Reykjavik

2015 Skills and Development Grant, Department of Culture and the Arts, Perth

2014 Fremantle Art Centre Residency

2014 Artflight grant, Department of Culture and the Arts, Perth

2014 SIM residency, Reykjavik

​2013 DCA skills and development Grant

2013 New Work, Early Career Grant, Australian Council for the Arts
2013 Treasure Hill Artist Village Fellowship, , Taipei
2013 Flux Factory, NewYork, studio residency
2013 Nes Residency, Iceland, studio residency
2012 Akmo studio residency(big bang projects), Invorio, Italy
2012 NAVA Freedman Foundation traveling Art scholarship
2011 Helsinki Studio Residency (Skills and Arts Development) Australian Council for the Arts
2010 Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, studio residency
2010 Mt. Romance Centennial Art Prize (winner)
2010 Vancouver Arts Center studio residency, Albany.

Collaborations/ Public Projects


2013 Flux Priority, Museum of the Moving Image, New York
2010 Behind the door, Hiromi Tango, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
2006 To love, Walking from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific, to pour water from the Indian ocean into the Pacific (Crossing Australia by foot) supported by my sister Gemma

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