Start: August 22, 2018
12:00 pm
End: September 8, 2018
6:00 pm

Event Venue

37 swanston

Anna Horne, Archie Barry, Holly Bates, Isabella Hone-Saunders, Lou Fourie, Zoë Bastin.

Presence looks at the ways in which the presence of the body is signified and materially understood through discussions of autonomy, the digital body, queer embodied experience and fetishisation.

Focusing on sculptural forms and non-literal depictions of body, the project engages artists from marginalised perspectives as central to inform its discussion. Presence challenges the heteronormative gaze’s relationship with body through asserting the power of a queer gaze and approach to artistic practice.

Curated by Brigid Hansen + Zoë Bastin

Opening Night | Thursday 23 Aug, 6pm–8pm

Gallery Open | Tuesday-Saturday,12pm-6pm

Closed on public holidays

IMAGE | ARCHIE BARRY, You Perpetual Spring, 2017 – ongoing, double channel video, dimensions and duration variable | Courtesy of the artist.

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