Baden Pailthorpe (b. 1984) is an Australian  post-Internet artist. His work broadly engages with the politics and cultures of technologies. His recent works have focused on the re-appropriation and manipulation of military technologies, including simulators, cinema and video games. Baden Pailthorpe has participated in over fifty solo and group exhibitions, including the Centre Pompidou, Paris,  Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney, NIMk, Amsterdam, la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris and the Palais de Tokyo, Paris.


Baden Pailthorpe is  undertaking a Ph.D in New Media Aesthetics at UNSW, Sydney. He holds an MFA from l'Université Paris VIII and an MA from the College of Fine Arts, UNSW. His work is held in private and public collections.


In 2013, Baden Pailthorpe was the inaugural artist in residence at the Australian War Memorial.





NSW Visual Art Fellowship (emerging), Artspace, Sydney (Forthcoming)


On Return and What Remains, Artspace, Sydney


Students of War, Hors Pistes,

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France


Conflict: Contemporary Responses to War, UQ Museum of Art, Brisbane,



Recent Acquisitions


Australian Parliament  House  Art Collection, Canberra


UQ Museum of Art, Brisbane


Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide


Australian War Memorial, Canberra





Early-Career Residency, The Australian War Memorial, Canberra (2013)


UNSW Studio, Cité Internationale des arts, Paris (2013-14)


Curatorial residency, Screen Space, Melbourme (2013-14)

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