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Ali Sanderson completed a Bachelor of Fine Art (Sculpture) at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne in 1999. She lives and works between Phnom Penh Cambodia and Melbourne Australia. Recent solo exhibitions include, Spewtiful, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne 2006, and presented in collaboration with Nat Thomas as part of the nat&ali project were, not only but also, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane 2005; nat&ali present the Artbar, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne 2003 and Friendship is…..First Floor Artist and Writers Space, Melbourne, 2000. Selected group exhibitions include Liminal, Touring Exhibition, Australia 2008-2010, Mean Rup Mean Tuk, Ministry Of Culture, Phnom Penh 2007, Lines and Lost Lines, Hotel De La Paix, Cambodia 2007, Place and Space: IASKA, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, 2005; 2004: Australian Culture Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne 2004 and Primavera 2002, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney 2002. In 2004 Ali was recipient of both the Australia Council's studio residency in Milan, Italy and the IASKA International Artspace residency at Kelleberrin in Western Australia.

Panca Evenblij holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (1998) from the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht (HKU) in Autonomous Art, Painting and Drawing). Additional education includes courses in Drawing at the Wackers Academie in Amsterdam (1993) and Architectural design (1992) at the HKU. In 2001 Panca completed a Didactic Training for Artists at the Academie voor Beeldende Vorming in Amsterdam, gaining a degree as art consultant and art educator. Recent exhibitions 2008 I Wonder, the Department of Plastic Arts, Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, Phnom Penh, Drawing Room part I, Rubies, Phnom Penh, 2007 Lines and Lost Lines, the Arts Lounge of Hotel de la Paix in Siem Reap Mean Rup Mean Tuk, the Department of Plastic Arts, Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts The Doll Project, (Group show) Scan Gallery Phnom Penh. 2005 Heureux ici, pourquoi partir (Happy here, why leave?), Java cafe and gallery, Phnom Penh Recent Art Projects 2008 Chess, at New Art Gallery, Phnom Penh Curated this photo exhibition by Rattana Vandy about street chess players. 2007 Anon ∞, at Sala art.space, Phnom Penh Piteak, at Sala art.space, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Fundraising Art auction at Sala. Artspace. (2007) to raise money for projects for contemporary emerging Cambodian Artists and The rubbish project Art auction at the Living room. Spirit House, at Khmer Art Academy, Takmao, and Sala art.space, Phnom Penh. Surfacing, Sala Art.space, Phnom Penh 2006 Art Poker performance, at Sala Art.space  2005 Permanent collection for the ministry of Women’s affairs in Phnom Penh. Home/life*, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Center, New Delhi Hope after Tsunami, India Habitat Center, New Delhi

about the artist

Ali Sanderson Panca Evenblij