David is currently a PhD candidate and Australian Postgraduate Award recipient at Curtin University Western Australia. In London, he gained his MFA from Goldsmiths College where he researched the return of autonomy in social practices. Prior to that he was awarded a scholarship to École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts in Paris.
David has been selected for high profile, funded residencies including KHOJ New Delhi through the British Council in 2009, ARCUS Japan, Aberystwyth Arts Centre Wales, Gertrude Contemporary Melbourne as well as an associateship at Delfina Foundation London. He has taught an MFA Social Practice workshop at California College of the Arts and featured in the book ‘What We Want is Free: Critical Exchanges in Recent Art’ (Purves and Selzer).
David has had solo or two person exhibitions at the Nordin Gallery Stockholm, Goddard de Fiddes Perth, Arcus Japan and a forthcoming solo show at ‘Public Exhibitions’ London. He has also exhibited widely in group shows including Gertrude Contemporary Melbourne, EASTInternational Norwich gallery, Technopolis Athens and Showroom for Media & Moving Art Rotterdam. Other recent awards include grants from Arts Council England, NAVA and the WA Department of Culture and the Arts.