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John Vella  - PhD examination


PHD examination exhibition

Start Date

Feb 10, 2023

End Date

Feb 18, 2023


Plimsoll Gallery

Making the Doing of a PhD:
bureaucratic compliance as mystical participation

John Vella, withdrawalfromcandidature,

John Vella, withdrawalfromcandidature, 2022, PhD document shadow on living room wall, dimensions variable

A PhD candidature involves living with and through administrative documents. In this research, those documents are the basis for making art and participating differently with and within a PhD.

Plimsoll Gallery opening event:
Friday 10 February, 5.30 – 7.30 pm

Gallery Open:
11 – 18 February (inc. Feb. 13 public holiday), 12 noon – 6 pm

Viewing by appointment all other times.
Contact: John Vella 0422 625 910 /