For their exhibition at LoopHole, TWOONE and SHIDA present a selection of new sculptural works, as well as small works on paper. A Selection of Works by Hiroyasu Tsuri (TWOONE) and SHIDA opens on 28th November at 6pm alongside the launch of Dissect Journal in which they feature.
Hiroyasu Tsuri/TWOONE is a Melbourne-based contemporary artist who is best known for his monumental murals across Melbourne, his Francis Bacon-esque painting technique, and his sculptures in clay, wood and plaster.
SHIDA is a contemporary painter, sculptor and installation artist who has also established himself as an ambitious innovator in the Australian street art scene and internationally. The two artists regularly collaborate, and recently painted a thirteen-storey mural together in Hong Kong, China.
Hiroyasu Tsuri (b. 1985, Yokohama, Japan) moved to Melbourne in his late teens, where he became involved in the rapidly growing street art scene under the name TWOONE. Hiroyasu also studied Visual Arts and New Media at Swinburne University of Technology. He is currently based in Melbourne, and exhibits his work locally and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include Define Nothing, Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne (2013); Psychological portrait and Metaphysical landscape, MiCK Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Sydney (2012); and Seven Samurai, Backwoods Gallery (2012). His work has also featured in recent group exhibitions at Above Second Gallery, Hong Kong (2013); Stolen Space Gallery, London (2013); Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney (2012); Causey Contemporary, New York, USA (2012); and Gallery Social, Tokyo, Japan (2012).
Shida (b. 1990, Melbourne, Australia) is an influential artist in Australia’s burgeoning street art scene, with dynamic murals, monumental in scale, spread across the east coast and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include Ecstasy in Abyss, Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne (2013); Higher Planes, Tate Gallery, Sydney (2013); Spirits, Blake House Gallery, Brisbane (2013); Spirits of Memora, Inoperable Gallery, Vienna, Austria (2012); Finding Paradise, Comb Gallery, Gold Coast (2011); and Crystals of the Colossus, Until Never, Melbourne (2011). Select group exhibitions include Neon Golden,Above Second Gallery, Hong Kong, China (2013); Northern Exposure, aMBUSH Gallery, Sydney (2013); King Brown, Klughaus Gallery, New York, USA (2013).