NotFair 2023

8 – 13 December 2023

333 Malvern Road, South Yarra VIC 3141


Ruby Knight

Ruby Knight is a Naarm based artist who focuses on themes of hedonism, pleasure, emotional spaces and empowerment in one’s body. Her unconventional figures are generally thrown into scenes of socialisation or states of self-composed decompression. On occasion Knight utilises photos she’s taken of her friends as an impetus to create her gouache paintings. Using bright colours and visual chaos she depicts her figures in lounge rooms or bedroom scenes, while playing with the personal moments happening behind the pulse of a shared house closed door. Her women overlap and interact with those around them, sharing space and community with one another while celebrating feminine energy. In solitude, the body or sexuality are considered, playing with whether they’re feeling sexy or sloth, sad or grumpy. Since graduating from RMIT in Fine Arts (Drawing) Knight has exhibited in various galleries in Melbourne, rural Victoria, and Brisbane. 



I think we lost six hours in that room 2023. Gouache and acrylic on archival paper. 147 x 148 cm.

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