Nic Hamilton is a visual artist, creating unique images, videos, animations and installations. His work is practice-led and informed by architecture, software, nature, online and underground music culture.
I operate commercially as Blackout Group and am a founding member of international creative agency ONE.
I make work with artists including J Colleran, Bok Bok and Kelela, SOPHIE, Hudson Mohawke and Bauuer, and have collaborated on a series of live projects with Actress including a large format 3 screen work we created with the London Contemporary Orchestra, which was presented at the Barbican.
I produced an immersive video concept for Boiler Room in partnership with Samsung; designed visual work for Sugar Mountain’s Boiler Room stage in 2016 curated the video art at Pitch Festival 2019 and 2020 alongside producing a new 25 minute video work.
I also work with brands including Red Bull, Kenzo, Y3, Apple Beats, Adidas, Puma, Nike and Warp Records.
My work has been featured in publications including Dazed and Confused, The Fader, Post Matter, The Creators Project, Rhizome and Channel 4 UK and Foundation. I’ve exhibited work in gallery contexts at Gasworks Melbourne, The Sydney Contemporary Art Fair and Sawtooth Gallery.
Alongside my art practice I was Director of visualisation studio Squint/Opera Australia before founding Studio Magnified and its sister creative technology business Unsigned Studio which were both acquired by Aurecon in March 2017.