Derek Kreckler (b. 1952, Australia) works in performance, video, sound and photography. His work is concerned with the present-time re-imagining of historical events. Kreckler has been exhibiting since 1977 working across performance, video, sound and photography, examining the transformation of modes of historical avant-gardism into the present. He has exhibited internationally, extensively throughout Australia including: 2004 Biennale of Sydney, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, the 2004 Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia, National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, 1992 PS1. New York, 1990 Biennale of Sydney; National Review of Live Art Glasgow, UK.
Kreckler presented an open studio event at MAAP SPACE in 2013 and his work Untitled (2014) will be featured in MAAP’s 2014 international touring exhibition LANDSEASKY.