Monster Theory


This project looks at the otherness, performativity and extractiveness of the vampire. It deploys mediums associated with filmic SFX and signage to unpack traces of the undead through evolving perspectives drawn from academic monster theory.

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'Those Monuments Don't Know Us' curated by Andy Butler, Bundoora Homestead, 2019. Left to right: 'The Infinity Of The Past', Neon, 133 x 120cm and 'Eternal Arrival', coffin-shaped lightbox, 55 x 200 x 60 cm. Photography provided by Bundoora Homestead.



Satirising the imposed diasporic trope of childhood memories, this suite of works draws from representations of the devil in visual culture to accomodate Ramírez’ wider preoccupations. 

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Single Works 4 Group Shows


A growing collection of individual works made for group shows and other occasions.

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The Umbral Empire


A series of work referencing an incident where Columbus used an eclipse mapped on the calendar of Regiomontanus to manipulate locals for food and shelter.

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Dark Oval


Dark Oval looks at apparitions of the Virgin Mary in states of emergency to reflect on our contemporary world.

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'The Perfect Ever', No Show, Carriageworks, 2021. Photo by Zan Wimberly.

Ramirez acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Land where he lives and works, the Wurundjeri people. He pays his respects to Elders past, present and emerging of the Kulin Nation.