The University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
About James Voller
James Voller is a New Zealand born, Melbourne-based photographic artist.
Since moving to Melbourne in 2012, he has developed a practice that works
with a range of different communities, both in galleries and public spaces.
He has recently completed a Master of Fine Art by Research (High
Distinction) through Monash University and also holds a coursework Master of
Fine Arts from RMIT University, and a Bachelor of Fine Art from the University
He has previously been included in several group exhibitions, including
Streets of Gold at the Museum of London in 2012. In 2010, he received the
Ethel Susan Jones Travelling Scholarship from the University of Canterbury to
undertake research in Europe and also completed the RMIT Krems Artist
Residency in Austria. James’s practice is focused on creating large-scale
public art works that examine place and architecture. Upcoming projects
include an ArtTram in the Melbourne Festival, and a residency at Kala
Institute in the United States in 2016. Voller is also undertaking several
commissions and research contracts across Australia with various universities
and regional councils. Voller has a strong understanding of site-specific work
and a background in promoting art in areas in which it does not usually exist.