T-R-O-Y   M-E-N-D-H-A-M

Rainbow Blood

Learn from the past.
Don't live there.
2015
Arabian twine, acrylic and wood
17x26x12cm


Insults exploded

Installation view Future Relic at Trocadero Artspace, Melbourne 2015

Pony Up

Installation view Future Relic at Trocadero Artspace, Melbourne 2015


Missed all the action

Installation view Future Relic at Trocadero Artspace, Melbourne 2015


Installation view Future Relic at Trocadero Artspace, Melbourne 2015

Installation view Future Relic at Trocadero Artspace, Melbourne 2015

Installation view Future Relic at Trocadero Artspace, Melbourne 2015

Never looking back he appointed himself the snarling, iron-fisted leader. 2015
Water soluble oil and acrylic on board 85x60cm

He stuck a pistol in his ribs and said
'live your life my way? I wouldn't recommend it'
. 2015 Acrylic on board 85x60cm

Find your speed, maintain velocity
and keep on doin' it
. 2015
Water soluble oil and acrylic on board 85x60cm

I can't let go. I can't let go. I can't let go. 2015
Acrylic and enamel on board 85x60cm

When you're young your perceptions change weekly and ever since our collective powers seem to have an almost mystical effect on everybody we encounter. 2015 Acrylic on board 85x60cm

Take a pitstop, overhaul your psyche. 2015
Acrylic on board 85x60cm

18 years old, tearing along, it was late summer, he was on his way down the coast with his best mate and a couple of girls on the back of the motorcycles. 2015 Acrylic on board 85x60cm

Customise yourself. Originals don't come off the assembly line and remember how strong you look is as important as how strong you are. 2015 Acrylic on board 85x60cm

Sitting on the fence is for birds.
Try to be as abrasive and confrontational as possible.
2015 Acrylic on board 85x60cm

The crack of the information age.
2015 Acrylic on board 40x40cm

Does your life have a plot?
My life doesn't have a plot. Shit just happens. 2015 Acrylic on board 40x40cm

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Troy Mendham is a visual artist living and working in Melbourne Australia. Spontaneous, energetic, gestural, aggressive, dirty, scratchy, these are all terms that have been used to describe Troy's work.

In addition to conventional gallery exhibitions Troy Occasionally leaves works in various public places around the world for people to find in acts of what he calls 'ambush exhibiting' #ambushexhibiting.

 


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