CV

Representation
Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia and Mexico

Studies
2011 – Victorian College of the Arts; Postgraduate degree in Performance Creation, with Honors
2003 – 2007 The University of Melbourne; Bachelor of Creative Arts

Current/Upcoming
2016 Trashed, New York.
2016 ARTBO, Art Fair, Bogotá, Colombia
2016 Kunstraum Summer Group Show, Brooklyn, NY

Solo shows
2016 The Gold Series: Madrid Chapter (Performance), ARCO Art Fair, Madrid, Spain
2015 SAQUEO / LOOT, Solo Project, Gonzalez y Gonzalez, Lima, Peru 2015 A Mauve Bird with Yellow Teeth Red Feathers Green Feet and a Rose Belly; with Tamar Ettun and The Moving Company, The Watermill Centre, New York
2014 The Gold Series; Burrinja Chapter, HillScene Live, Melbourne, Australia 2014 From From Dawn to Dawn, Part of White Night, Testing Grounds, Melbourne, Australia
2014 Now We See You, Naarilla, New South Wales, Australia
2013 Lima Linda 1.0, El Galpón Espacio, Lima, Peru 2013 I Live in The Lucky Country and I Love It!, Melbourne Fringe, Melbourne, Australia
2013 The Selfie Booth, Melbourne Fringe, Melbourne, Australia 2013 La Pocha Nostra Live Art Jam, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece
2013 JOMO (Joy of Missing Out), Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia
2011 Circa 1884, Art House, Melbourne, Australia 2011 Veiled: An Ode to Melancholy, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia
2009 Persé, Collingwood Underground Arts Park, Melbourne, Australia

Group shows
2016 2da Gran Bienal Tropical. Curated by Marina Reyes Franco, Radames "Juni" Figueroa, Stefan Benchoam & Pablo Leon de la Barra, Loiza, Puerto Rico
2016 ARCO Art Fair, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Madrid, Spain
2016 EMBRACE, Kunstraum LLC, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Lima Linda 2.0 Objects & Images, ArtLima, Lima, Peru 2015 From Dawn to Dawn (Objects), Brunswick Street Gallery Small Works ART PRIZE, Melbourne
2015 Lima Linda 2.0 Objects & Images, Lithium, Group Show, IMPAKTO & Gonzalez y Gonzalez, Lima, Peru
2014 CALL, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia, Spain

Residencies and collaborations
2015 Spooky Action – Performative Collaboration with Oliver Bulas, Y Gallery, New York
2015 The Watermill Centre, with Tamar Ettun & The Moving Company, New York
2014 Creative Development/Residency with artist & curator Predrag Pajdic, Paris, London, Melbourne
2014 Residency, Testing Grounds, Melbourne, Australia
2013 Residency under the guidance of Don Asker, Naarilla, New South Wales, Australia 2013 Residency, El Galpón Espacio, Lima, Peru 2013 Guest Presenting Artist, The DOS Collective, Occasion #2, Melbourne, Australia
2013 Residency & Intensive workshop bajo la supervisión de Guillermo Gómez Peña, La Pocha Nostra & the Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece
2013 Metro Arts, Residency & Presenting Artist Brisbane, Australia
2011 This Is Not Art Festival Resident Artist, Newcaste, Australia

Distinctions
2015 CALL XVII; Selected artist, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia, Spain
2014 JUMP Mentoring Award Grant; Australia Council for the Arts
2011 Orloff Award for Excellence; Victorian College of the Arts
2011 Melbourne University Theatre Board Development Grant
2006 Achievement in Performance; Melbourne University Theatre Board
2006 Performance of the Year; Melbourne University Theatre Board

Selected Press
Sesé, T. La crisis de los refugiados sacude ARCO, La Vanguardia, Spain, 2016
Campos, P. Siria también llega a ARCO, El Confidencial, Spain, 2016
Held, J. Artist Expresses Global Income Disparity With 99 Balloons And One Gold Brick, Art Report, 2015
Sant’Anna, A. Artista peruano Ivan Sikic promove simbólica corrida ao ouro en ‘Saqueo’, O Globo, 2015
Miller, M. Income Inequality Visualized By One Gold Brick and 99 Balloons, Co.Design, Fast Company, 2015.
Hamada, K. 99 Balloons, 1 Brick of Gold, 7000 Thumbtacks, BOOOOOOOM!, 2015.
Borrás, D. El arte joven llama a la puerta, El Mundo, Valencia, 2015
Mufson, B. Explaining Income Inequality with Balloons, Gold, and Thumbtacks, The Creators Project, 2015
Von Klemperer, L. Artist Buries $2,000 Gold Nugget and Lets Public Loose, Art Report, 2015.
Valentine, C. Artist Buries Gold in Abandoned Mansion to Illuminate Peru’s Troubled History, The Huffington Post, 2015.
Artishock, IVÁN SIKIC: SAQUEO, Artishock, Chile, 2015.
Neuendorf, H. Artist Turns Abandoned House Into a Gold Mine to Make a Point, Artnet News, 2015.
Mufson, B. Artist Hides a $2,000 Gold Nugget Inside a Mansion Filled with Dirt, The Creators Project, 2015
Garavito, A. El oro que se encuentra en la tierra, El Comercio, 2015