Baden Pailthorpe (b. 1984) is an artist whose practice is shaped by internet culture. He holds a Ph.D from the University of New South Wales, an MFA from l’Université Paris VIII, an MA from COFA and a BA from the University of Sydney. Much of Baden Pailthorpe’s work consists of hyper-real animations, video and sculpture that engage with the spatiality of power, politics and the cultures of late-capitalism.
Baden received an Asialink/Australia Council residency with renowned Japanese art collective teamLab. Baden has been awarded residencies at UTS Sport and Excercise Science; Screen Space, Melbourne; and the Cité Inernationale des Arts, Paris, where he developed a performance work for the Centre Pompidou (2014).
Significant exhibitions include Clanger, UTS Art Gallery, Sydney (2018); Pitch Deck, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney & Singapore (2017); GAME ART/VIDEO, 21st Triennale di Milano, Milan (2016); Guarding the Home Front, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney (2015); On Return and What Remains, Artspace, Sydney (2014) & CACSA, Adelaide (2015); Students of War, Hors Pistes, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2014); Moving Image 10, La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris (2013); and Rencontres Internationales, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2012).
Baden’s work is held in numerous significant private and public collections.