Jackson Slattery was born in 1983 in Melbourne where he currently works and lives. He completed a BFA at RMIT’s Drawing Department in 2004. Since then he has exhibited consistently at A.R.Is and commercial spaces both locally and internationally. He has also taken part in several residencies and has been both shortlisted and the recipient of various prizes. Slattery's practice is mainly concerned with testing the validity of external realities.