Artist CV



Open Studio (artist in residence), Media Arts Asia Pacific, Brisbane.


Kerbside Ikebana, A-CH Gallery, Brisbane.


Waterbirds, Inhouse ARI, New Farm, Brisbane.


Truth-Worship, Witch Meat ARI, Highgate Hill, Brisbane.



BrisAsia Festival, Metro Arts Brisbane, Brisbane.


Liquid Architecture Brisbane, Institute Of Modern Art, Brisbane.

New Physics 2015, online gallery:

National Churchie Emerging Art Prize, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane.

Alone Together, Boxcopy, Brisbane.

Electrofringe (IRL Festival), curated by Roslyn Helper, Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane.


Last Resort, The Walls, Miami, Gold Coast.

Observe, A-CH Gallery, Brisbane.

Exist@MetroArts, Metro Arts, Brisbane.

MCA ARTBAR (May), Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.


Don't Look So Offended, Fake Estate ARI, Witch Meat Artspace, Brisbane.

11:11, Wolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane.

Dispatch, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne.

Collective Commons, The Box Gallery, Brisbane.

BEAF 2013, Brisbane Emerging Artists Festival, Judith Wright Centre Of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane.

Out Of House, Inhouse, Metro Arts, Brisbane.

Exist-ence 5 Satellite, PACT Centre For Emerging Artists, Sydney.

Exist-ence 5 , Exist ARI, Project Gallery QCA, Brisbane.

Cold Metal, Exist ARI, MetroArts Friday Night, MetroArts, Brisbane.

Moments, A-CH Gallery, Brisbane. Invited to respond to Caitlin Franzmann's installation 'Space of a Moment'


Siege Mentality, OtherFilm Festival, Queensland Maritime Museum, Brisbane.

Video Easy, Three Projects/Sarah Byrne, Brisbane.

Fission, Inhouse, BARI Festival, Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane.


Fresher C_nts, Inbetweenspaces, Newstead, Brisbane.

Whatismusic Festival, Tribal Theatre, Brisbane.

New Primitive, SPEC @ MAAP, Brisbane.


Space+Ship, BARI Festival, King George Square, Brisbane.

Through Cracks, Glow32/City Studios, Burnett Lane, Brisbane.


Almost Invisible 3, Browning Street Studios, Brisbane.


Esoteric Glee Club, Globe Theatre, Brisbane.


Transmute, CI Precinct, QUT, Brisbane.




Media Arts Asia Pacific studio residency and award.


Bachelor of Fine Art, Queensland College Of Art - Griffith University, Brisbane.


Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society award for Sculpture.


Bachelor of Fine Arts: Communication Design, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.


Artist Statement

My practice involves a multidisciplinary and subversive critique of consumer culture. By reflecting on its obsolescent and omnipresent nature, I incorporate a diversity of crafts and media into my art­making; from intervention art, papermaking, software game design to circuit­bending and photography. All of which come together to explore the banalities of material culture..

Artist Bio

Born 1980, Philippines. Living in Brisbane, Australia. I am a multi-disciplinary artist in Brisbane with a Bachelor of Communication Design from Queensland University of Technology and a Bachelor of Fine Art from Queensland College Of Art.

I have exhibited nationally in Australia, in various venues such as the Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts (Brisbane), Metro Arts (Brisbane), Boxcopy (Brisbane), Seventh Gallery (Melbourne) and Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney). I have held three solo exhibitions in Brisbane, in 2012 with Witch Meat ARI and in 2013 with Inhouse and in 2015 at A-CH Gallery. I was a finalist at the 2015 Churchie National Emerging Art Prize and in 2016, I was awarded the studio residency/award at Media Arts Asia Pacific.



EMAIL: alreybatol(at)gmail(dot)com




This section will contain selected video works as well as documentation of works.


'Clearance' touchscreen game (2015) shortlisted work at the 2015 Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, Brisbane.


Museum Pieces: Clock Radio (2014)  at MCA Artbar May curated by Ross Manning, Museum Of Contemporary Art Sydney, video documentation.




Latency#3 (2012) [inside view, delayed surveillance, live webcam in next foyer] exhibited in 'Fission' (Inhouse) at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts in October 2012 Judith Wright, Brisbane, Australia.




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    DIY JB HI-FI (2015) handmade JB Hi-Fi catalogue.

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    Kerbside Ikebana (2015) at A-CH Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

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    Empty Shop (2014-2015) in 'Kerbside Ikebana' solo exhibition at A-CH Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

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    Ziggurat Point (2014) at 'Last Resort', The Walls Art Space, Miami, Gold Coast.

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    Obsotele (2014) magnetised CRT television at Aggregate Projects, 2014, Brisbane.

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    Museum Pieces: Clock Radio (2014) modified (circuit-bended) clock radios. 2014, MCA Sydney.

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    Opening Soon (2013) shop window display. Part of Dispatch, Current Projects (Bris) for Seventh Gallery (Melb).

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    Eighteenth Century 16 Hour Clock (2013) Copper and brass. As part of solo exhibition 'Waterbirds' presented by Inhouse ARI.

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    Made In China (2013) Microwave. In Brisbane Emerging Artist Festival, 2013, Judith Wright Centre.

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  • Thumbnail of Counting Breath Method piece.

    Counting Breath Method (2013) touchscreen software. As part of solo exhibition 'Waterbirds' presented by Inhouse ARI.

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    Boats (2012) installation, new media. Commissioned by and exhibited for OtherFilm Festival 2012's Siege Mentality exhibition.

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    Latency#3 (2012) Live webcam and Projection. Exhibited in 'Fission' (Inhouse ARI) Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts, 2012.

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    Latency#2 (2012) Clocks and custom printing. In 'Truth-Worship' solo exhibition, presented by Witch Meat ARI 2012.

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    Columns (2012) Reclaimed materials. Yet to be exhibited.

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