Keith Deverell is a Melbourne based video artist who also has a professional background in installation design and data visualisation. Keith’s video installations have been installed in both the Melbourne Laneways Commission, 2009, and the Melbourne International Arts Festival, 2010. In 2011 Keith’s work The Hawker’s Song, made in collaboration with Sue McCauley and two Cambodian artists Srey Bandol and Meas Sekorn, was acquired by the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) and was included in the SAM and Centre Pompidou exhibition, Video, An Art, A History, Videos from the Centre Pompidou and SAM collections. Recently Keith has been working on ultra slow motion portraits of local musicians that where displayed between bands during the Sugar Mountain Music Festival in 2012 and 2013 in Melbourne.
As a designer and programmer Keith has a Master of Design from RMIT University and was employed as a Associate Researcher at the Australian Centre for Interaction Design (ACID). In 2012 Keith worked on a project through RMIT University that engaged over fifty leading architectural thinkers to envisage new forms and structures for Maribor the European City of Culture in 2012. Keith designed and produced the installation to display these outputs as an audio visual installation in the Australian Pavilion during the Venice Biennial of Architecture.
Carbon Arts is working with Keith to deliver ‘Building Run’, his winning proposal for the Sensing Sydney public art commission.