un Projects are pleased to announce that David Capra will be editor of Volume 11 of un Magazine in 2017.
David Capra is a Sydney based artist who has a history of working with communities. In 2015 he co-directed with Kate Blackmore, Motion Pictures: A Festival of New Cinema in Fairfield NSW; in 2014 he curated a comprehensive survey of Western Sydney for an edition of Das Superpaper. In 2013 Capra invited the public to dance alongside Teena his dachshund in a throne room inspired by the The Wizard of Oz (Workout, MCA). In Birthing Things in the Spirit: The Water Birth, he developed a synchronised swimming performance with locals at Eaglevale Pool (Campbelltown Arts Centre, 2014); in Ministry of Handshakes (2013) he greeted the public with a 2 meter prosthetic arm inspired by encounters with Elizabeth, who moves through Sydney trains and shakes commuter's hands. In 2015 Capra was commissioned to create Teena's Bathtime for the Bella Room (National Centre for Creative Learning, MCA), an experiential space designed for people with specific needs. He recently launched a fragrance, Teena's Bathtime: Eau de Wet Dogge. Soon after he collaborated with the 7 Network to produce a new infomercial video work.
un Magazine 11.1 and 11.2 will launch in April and October 2017 respectively.
**Image credit: Zan Wimberley*