Lyall is an Australian born artist who lives and works in
1992-3 Masters in Fine Arts lst Class Honours (Sculpture),
Fowlds Memorial Prize for the Pre-eminent Fine Arts Student
Dissertation: Towards a Rigorous Extrapolative
Non-verbal Three Dimensional Thinking Tool
1980 – 1982 Sydney College of the Arts, BA Visual Arts
Double Major in Sculpture
Specialist Areas- sound and performance
1964 – 1969 Normanhurst Boys
2005 Terminus Installations and Symposium, site one ‘Left Luggage’ An installation and a performance, shoreline, Haulashore Island, Nelson, N.Z. and site two, Inner Harbour, Dunedin N.Z. four floating sculptures moored between the harbour boardwalk and a pontoon jetty.
Dawn Light Exhibition and Symposium jointly hosted by the Gosford Regional Gallery and the University of Newcastle University, at Gosford, NSW Australia. Sculpture
Installation, three separate performances, workshop,
conference paper and three bodies of
photographs at both Gosford Regional Gallery and in the
Uncanny - the unnaturally strange, an exhibition with
Australian and New Zealand
Scarlet and Black. Curated Group Show,
Installation: picket fence palings, wooden chest, stuffed tot black panther, red meccano rug [Dilano Rugs]
Nine Dragon Heads 10th
International Environmental Art Symposium, Nine
DragonHeads Foundation, Cheongju Art Centre,
Exhibition: cibacrome photographs of installatns, and performance works
Nine Dragon Heads 10th International Environmental Art Symposium, Nine
Heads Foundation, installations and performance in the environment at
Nine Dragon Heads 9th
International Environmental Art Symposium, Nine Dragon Heads Foundation,
Cheongju Art Centre
Still Life a group
exhibition, also featured new Dilana Rug designs including Meccano,
Intersculpt2003 - 3D Digital Art Event,
Snowwhite, Unitech Faculty of Architecture and Design,
Paradise - Exotic History and Sublime Artifice - 1st
Three bodies of work:
-a large [ 1000 m3 Installation with 4 sound tracks and video
-a three hour solo installation and performance with sound video and exercise equipment.
Darkness & Light: looking at landscape.
Co-curators Simeon Kronenberg & Ngahiraka Mason, New Gallery,
Take an Image, Art Station,
Selected in the Tenth Wallace Art Awards,
Darkness and Light: looking at
landscape. Co-curators Simeon Kronenberg & Ngahiraka Mason, McLellan Gallery,
2005 Borrowed Scenery, new photographs and drawings,
2004 Burial at Sea for a Lost Elegance.
Snow Leopard Dreaming,
Photographs, Performance, Show,
July 2002 A Moa, A Math, A Mount,
June 2005 An evening of performance
A suite of performed aphorisms.
Dragon Heads 10th International Environmental Art Symposium,
Nine Dragon Heads Foundation, Cheongju Art Centre,
Leopard Dreaming, Show,
May 2004 Yard Art and Some Laconic Natures. 8 solo performances.
Mar 2004 A Domestic Sublime: Still Life. 4 solo works.
Waltzing the Feral, Moving Image Centre,
2001 Waltzing the Feral a performance at
by (x no. of) People Who Hit Things
all works written by John Lyall, (group formed in 1988)
July 2000 Requiem for (dis-located) Electronic Moa
performance cyber/opera in
Nuffield Theatre complex.
International study of landscape as a commodity in both tourism and national identity discourse.
Includes material on promoting nations, photography.
quoted in Universal Experience: Art, Life and
the Tourist’s Eye, exhibition
C.Bell and J. Lyall.
Book of text and 210 images about N Z community identity
symbols, signs and events in the 1990s [from a body of 2,500+ transparencies
from four years of travel and research in
This material was also used for TV documentary, travelling
photographic exhibition (accessioned by
Cultures Ed David Crouch, Rhona Jackson and Felix
Lyall, J. ‘Post Empire: A
Philatelic Ecology’, in Cultural Studies
Bell C. and J. Lyall.
Simon Coleman and Mike Crang, Berghahn Press,
Lyall, J. ‘A Blue Displacement: Deconstructing the
Sublime’ in Derrida Down Under. Eds. Lawrence Simmons and