Lives in Melbourne (Australia), born in Perth (Australia), works in Melbourne (Australia).
Stuart Ringholt was born in Perth and lives and works in Melbourne. His work takes many forms, from performance, video and sculpture to collaborative workshops. Personal and social themes such as fear and embarrassment are often represented through absurd situations or amateur self-help environments. Following a series of actions performed in the public realm, each one intended to cause self-embarrassment – such as having toilet paper stuck to the rear-end of his pants, or walking around with snot in his beard, – Ringholt organized Funny Fear Workshop (2004), in which he led a group of people in how to relieve their sense of embarrassment. For the 2008 Sydney Biennale he facilitated Anger Workshops (2008), a series of 50 workshops with 400 people participating. He recently presented work in Open House: Singapore Biennale 2011; Video Salon, Art Platform, Los Angeles; and Power To The People: Contemporary Conceptualism and the Object in Art, ACCA, Melbourne. In 2012 he participated in Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany.
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Hashish Psychosis: What I...
Stuart Ringholt, Hashish Psychosis: What It’s Like To Be Mentally Ill and Recover, 2006. Book, ink, paper, 23.4 x 16.5 cm, 123 p, language: English, publisher: Victoria, Australia: Stuart Ringholt, ISBN: 0-646-45765-9.
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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE ART...
07 December 2012 - 21 April 2013.
[novels written by artists] The Book Lovers is a systematic attempt to study the phenomenon of artist novels. There are some examples of art
THE BOOK LOVERS - A Proje...
25 January 2013 - 09 March 2013.
Curated by [David Maroto](http://ensembles.mhka.be/actors/david-maroto) and [Joanna Zielińska](http://ensembles.mhka.be/actors/joanna-zielins
Book Lovers 4.0 (Pop-up B...
28 January 2014 - 02 February 2014.
The Book Lovers presents the first (pop-up) bookstore specialized in artist novels. The bookstore will be hosted by De Appel and run by Buchh
The Preparation of the No...
18 July 2014 - 05 September 2014.
The Preparation of the Novel is the title of a new instalment in The Book Lovers project, which makes direct reference to Roland Barthes’ tra
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The Book Lovers
The Book Lovers is a research project on the phenomenon of the artist's novel curated by David Maroto and Joanna Zielińska. The central quest