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DAN MILLER

Artist Profile caught up with Australian artist Dan Miller in Kim’s Corner Food in Chicago, a convenience store that also contains an art gallery. Poised among the stock of candy bars, cereal packets and fridges filled with milk are floor-to-ceiling geometric cut-out collages and assemblages created by store-owner and artist Thomas Kong. Past the groceries is The Back Room, a gallery space that evolved from a conversation between Kong and Miller, who are now co-conspirators, linked by their different approach to how artists can work outside the studio. We spoke to Miller about how he has embedded himself and his practice in suburban Chicago.

YOU STUDIED LAW AND POLITICAL SCIENCE, WORKED as a security guard at GOMA and then finally began your art

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