7 June - 28 June 2014

specio, specere, spexi, -
“look at, see”

spec—, comprised of a wishing well constructed from consumer objects and a special painting made collaboratively with Hamishi Farah, explores the speculative, affective and superstitious aspects of economic systems.
Oliver van der Lugt graduated from a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dunedin School of Art, New Zealand in 2010. Solo exhibitions include Investment Position, Dog Park, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2013; __[SCREENERY]__, TCB Art Inc, Melbourne, 2013; 2 storage solutions *NNPW* *OOAK*, RM103, Auckland, New Zealand, 2012; /~~~~~~~~~~~~~~/, Rice and Beans, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2011; and Shade (after A.F.), Blue Oyster Project Space, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2011. Selected group exhibitions include All At Once All Of The Time, RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne, 2014; Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2013-14; Put Up A Signal, Bus Projects, Melbourne, 2013; Surfers Paradise, South Wharf Promenade, Melbourne, 2013; Channel G, West Space, Melbourne, 2013; Artwork Documentation, Studio 6.3, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, 2013; Signature Style, Craft Victoria, Melbourne, 2013; The Writing Project, Feltspace, Adelaide, 2013; Fury Road, Appendix Project Space, Portland, USA, 2012; Dodecahedron, Platform, Melbourne, 2012; ≈≈≈\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\///:PLASTICITY ( ( ∞∂X), ArtBeat, Melbourne, 2012; and BYOB Melbourne, Tristian Koenig Gallery, Melbourne, 2011. Van der Lugt is founding editor of Crazy in Love magazine, 2012 – ongoing.