Abstract minimalist photographer and installation artist
Optically charged photos shift audience perceptions
Mira Krulic is a contemporary abstract artist who’s worked across various disciplines such as film, assemblage, and installation. Her current practice focuses on photo-media. She uses abstract minimalist photography to create an immersive and insightful experience for audiences.
Mira’s most interested in exploring how perception and experience is changed by playing with form and space. This idea took root from her life drawing practice. Moving from literal representation to abstracted images, she played with spatial relationships between items. Manipulating images by removing obvious reference points and focusing on specific aesthetic details.
Transforming found objects and spaces
For the last two decades, Mira has refined this process of visual disruption. Experimenting with both two- and three-dimensional artworks. Firstly, by using found objects and ephemera to activate unusual, often ignored spaces. Hallways and corridors, stairwells, and corners. Her artwork asks people to engage with these overlooked environments with a fresh perspective.
And now, she reveals hidden possibilities using her camera. Transforming macro images of the mundane and discarded into large-scale, luminous portals. In doing so, she highlights the beauty of ordinary things.
This is where Mira’s creative strengths shine. Her discerning artist’s eye enables her to bring subjects and spaces to life in new, exciting, and unexpected ways.
Reconnecting with the present
In a world ever focused on how we curate our lives for consumption, Mira’s work offers a refreshing perspective. By breaking down the familiar, she makes space for contemplation, curiosity, and wonder. She draws attention to the unnoticed, discarded and forgotten, and encourages audiences to reflect on how they interact and engage with the hidden ordinary in their everyday lives.
Mira has been inspiring art-lovers in solo and group exhibitions across Melbourne since 2000. She completed a Diploma of Visual Art at Melbourne University in 2009 and was a recipient of the Fiona Myer & Myer Foundation Artist Grant in 2010.
2021 Now That Kin Have Gone with Karryn Argus, Sandbox Studios Box Gallery, Melbourne
2019 Wyndham Art Prize, group exhibition, Wyndham Gallery, Melbourne
2017 Cosmic Portal, Off The Kerb Collingwood, Melbourne
2015 Lightwell, Vox Populi Gallery Ballarat International Fringe Biennale (Fringe), Ballarat
2014 RGB Flirtations, Glass Gallery Northcote, Melbourne
2010 Inside Out, 69 Smith Street, group exhibition with Bek Hayes, Jennie Menzies, Karryn Argus and Dianne Zacanovsky, Melbourne
2010 Connect 10 Alumni, Victoria University, group exhibition, Melbourne
2009 One by 6, Louis Joel Gallery, group exhibition with Bek Hayes, Jennie Menzies, Karryn Argus and Dianne Zacanovsky, Melbourne
2009 Art Prize, group exhibition, Victoria University, Melbourne
2009 Kodak Salon Exhibition, group exhibition Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
2009 Post Cards Show, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
2008 Non-Specific Object Space, with Robert Mangion, Fleur Brett and Mark White, Kings ARI, Melbourne
2006 & ?, Cusp Gallery/Fringe Festival, group exhibition, Melbourne
2004 Splinter, Hunt Club Foyer Gallery, with Pamela Graham, Melbourne
2002 Anomaly, Hunt Club Gallery, Melbourne
2000 Indexical Push, group exhibition Gabriel Gallery, Melbourne
2010 Fiona Myer & Myer Foundation Artist Grant
2009 Highly Commended – VU Art Prize Entry
2011 David Simmonds Photography Workshop, Melbourne
2009 Diploma of Visual Art -Victoria University, Melbourne
2008 Artslab Project 4
2004 Body in Context Workshop - Hunt Club Community Arts Centre
2000 Artways Visual Art Course
2017 Outlet Magazine
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