Eduardo Secci Gallery is pleased to present En Plein Écran, the solo online exhibition by the Australian artist Michael Staniak, the first of a two part exhibition, with the second chapter to be physically held at our gallery spaces in 2022. The show is opening today and it will last until May 9 2021.
En Plain Écran include Staniak’s last series of works exploring the intersection between physical and virtual experience
Michael Staniak was born in Melbourne in 1982 where he currently lives and works. He obtained a BFA and a MFA from the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, as well as a BA in Digital Media Communications from the Middle Tennessee State University. Staniak was the protagonist of personal exhibitions at the Eduardo Secci Gallery, Florence (2018); Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles (2017); Museum of Contemporary Art in St. Louis, St. Louis (2015); Annarunna Gallery, Naples (2015); Artereal Gallery, Sydney (2014). Among the group shows we mention the exhibitions at the galleries: Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles (2018); Eduardo Secci Contemporary, Mexico (2018); Homeostatis Pavilion, São Paulo, Brazil; The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn (2017); Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne (2016); Blain Southern, Berlin (2015); The Moving Museum, Istanbul (2014); Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (2014); Horton Gallery, New York (2013); Northern Territory Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2012).In 2017, the Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis published a monograph of his work, titled IMG_, which was then reported in numerous publications, including Artforum, Flashart Italy, Vault, Australia and Leap Beijing.