Jamin (b.1976, Sydney) is a Tasmanian based artist known for his vibrant murals and street art as well as his contemporary approaches to visual art, harnessing and combining a variety of painting styles with other material-based experimental approaches to develop innovative and dynamic works.His creative out put extends into music festivals, staging, restaurants and even two of the Mona ferries that operate in Hobart. Jamin maintains a dynamic engagement with the flow of new and sometimes radical ideas, drawing from Zen, Deleuze, Science and Music. Jamin has produced mural work internationally in Moscow, Paris and Bangkok as well as nationally and across Tasmania. In 2018 his gallery-based works were selected for the Biennale of Australian Artin Ballaratand in 2008 for Contemporary Australia: Optimism at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)in Brisbane .He was the Visual Curator and Artistic Associate of MONA FOMA’s Faux Mo festival from 2015-2017. Jamini s a PhD candidate at the School of Creative Arts & Media, University of Tasmania, where his thesis explores illusions produced by material assemblages. Jamin is represented by Despard Gallery, Hobart and Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne.Career highlights:2018 selected for the Biennale of Australian Art (BoAA) in Ballarat 2018 selected for Mural production at FIFA World Cup, Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.2015-2017 curator / visual director Faux Mo (MONA FOMA), Hobart.2012 finalist in theGlover Prize.2011 awarded the Rosamond McCulloch Studio Residency, Paris..2008 selected for Contemporary Australia: Optimism,Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA),Brisbane.2007 awarded the Devonport Regional Gallery Solo Commission, Devonport.
Cary Littleford emerged artistically as live video performer VJ Smucklepod in the Tasmanian rural underground in 2010. Since then he has gone on to do live VJ performances, build recycled interactive installations and small to large-scale projection mapping displays at various events including Unwind, Falls Festivals, Fractangular Festivals, FRESH, FauxMO, DARK MOFO, Devil In The Streets, Day of the Dead, Momentum, Jazz and Big Band events, countless pub and experimental gigs and many others. Now turning to experimenting with connecting communities through live projection mapping in inspiring organic spaces and the quirky world of digital light-field photography.