The transit lounge is the archetypal transit space, the point where the hyper-global + hyper-local coincide; a location which blurs traditional conceptions of geo-political boundaries, creating pockets of international space within the borders of individual nation-states. An in-between space, it exists relative to a fixed departure and arrival point, not to the area that surrounds it.

The Transit Lounge is a series of overlapping residencies for Australian and German artists and architects in Berlin. It is also a blog where themes relating to the project will develop, collaborations will be initiated and sustained, and observations on the city collected. The Transit Lounge invites you to participate in these transnational conversations by commenting on the blog.

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The transit lounge is supported by Culturia and the DAZ

Wednesday, October 04, 2006


Kenzee Patterson is an artist from Sydney, Australia. His art practice often incorporates sculpture, photography, video, performance, and installation.

He uses this interdisciplinary approach to examine our relationship to everyday objects and experiences. Through a process of interaction, the seemingly mundane is transformed, revealing a beauty and wondrousness which is rarely noticed.

He has exhibited extensively in Sydney’s artist-run galleries, as well as regional galleries. He has also had work shown in various galleries and festivals in Melbourne, Japan, Iceland, and Paris.

In the first half of 2006, Kenzee undertook an International Exchange at L’École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, in Paris, for which he received the Dyason Bequest from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, and the Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Exchange Scholarship from Sydney College of the Arts.

In April and May 2007, Kenzee will be participating in the Transit Lounge residency in Berlin. For this, he has been awarded a RUN_WAY Young and Emerging Professional Development grant from the Inter-Arts Office of the Australia Council for the Arts, as well as a Professional Development Travel Grant from the Australian Network for Art and Technology.

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

Supported by ANAT (Australian Network for Art and Technology) through the Professional Development Travel Fund. ANAT is assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

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