Born in 1973. Graduated from Waikato University in 2005.
Recent 5 main activities are:
• Negative Horizon: 5th International Video Art Exhibition, 2016, Hong-Gah Museum, Taipei, Taiwan (project with Tim Corballis)
• Like a Body Without Skin, 2015, Neu Kirche Contemporary Art Centre, Pittsburgh, USA
• 8th Asia Pacific Triennial, 2015, Queensland Museum of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia (project with Luke Willis Thompson)
• Imperial Body, 2015, Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand
• Imperial Double Take, 2015, Objectifs: Centre for Photography and Film, Singapore
Fiona Amundsen's recent photographic and video projects have focused on the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (The First City in History) 2010, the 1941 Japanese initiated Pearl Harbour attack (Operation Magic) 2013, Yasukuni Shrine and the ancestry based plight of Japanese American Ben Kuroki (Imperial Body) 2014, the American initiated Battle of Okinawa (Violent Wind of Steel) 2014, the Japanese occupation of Singapore and its relationship to the Indian National Army (Imperial Double Take) 2015, the firebombing of Tokyo and America's steel manufacturing industries (Like a Body Without Skin) 2015/16, and the imprisonment and subsequent breakout of Japanese POWs in Cowra, Australia (Community Honour) 2016/17. She has recently published a book, also titled The Imperial Body, with Split/Fountain.
Way of Life 2016, HD Single Channel Video, 13mins 35sec
To Each Other 2016, HD Single Channel Video, 13mins 15sec
Machine Wind 2015, HD Single Channel Video, 10mins 52 sec (Made in collaboration with Tim Corballis)
Rocks at the Cowra Japanese Garden, Cowra, 01/09/2016 (these spirits travel) 2016, Inkjet Photograph, 1350 x 910mm
Cold Blast Main, Carrie Furnace, Pittsburgh, 14/10/2015 (skin; yours and mine) 2015, Inkjet Photograph, 1350 x 910mm
Trees on the Cliff Tops of Mabuni Hill, Itoman City, Okinawa, 21/09/2014, 6.33 (spirit wind) 2014, Inkjet Photograph, 1000 x 800mm