Ollie Lucas – Neon Dispersion
Site Number: 6
Site Location: Sunspel, 77 Gertrude St.
Artwork Title: Neon Dispersion
Artist: Ollie Lucas
Neon Dispersion focuses on the information age and it’s impact on large cities. In particular, central urban areas such as Federation Square, Times Square, Moscow’s Red Square and Shibuya. These spaces offer a work place, a festive space, a physical location and a hyperreal site for information-exchange, all at once.
Melbourne visual artist Ollie Lucas is a multi faceted artist whose disciplines cross video, painting, print and installation. A focus on digital advertising and neon signs has seen the creation of bright and arresting works, which have been shown in various galleries throughout Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland. Ollie graduated from RMIT with a BFA in painting and his works are held in collections in Australia and New Zealand.