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Kath Fries

Kath Fries is a Sydney-based artist, daughter of the late John Fries and Chair of the John Fries Award.

Kath has recently completed her doctorate at Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney. Her practice explores how our senses are entangled with our material and immaterial surroundings. She creates multi-sensory works for conventional gallery spaces and temporal site-responsive installations in heritage and rural sites.

Recent projects include Stalk at Taleamor Park, LaPorte IN, USA (2017); Siteworks, the birds and the bees at Bundanon Trust (2017), Thing in itself at Wellington St Projects (2017), Governance at Old Government House Parramatta (2017), Future Stratigraphy at Sydney College of the Arts Galleries (2016), Silence Awareness Existence at Arteles Creative Centre in Finland (2015), Permeate at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery (2015), Decant at Fairfield Museum (2014), Making Ground at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre (2013), Mapping Memory at Willoughby Incinerator Art Space (2013).