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.

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.