Eastbank Centre 70 Welsford Street Shepparton VIC 3630
Even though Chinese-Australian artist Lindy Lee has changed and refined her art practice over time there are certain themes that continually pervade her work.
Like many exhibitions, Telaesthesia began with conversation. “The five artists in this exhibition all shared a studio space for several years until 2012 and we would sit around our kitchen table and talk about what it meant to be painting in a post-digital and post-internet world,” says curator and artist Tony Lloyd.
Jon Butt is a photographer in the most contemporary sense of the word. For Fieldcast, Butt’s solo exhibition at Bus Projects, the artist has produced work through means of destroying a scanner, a process that has allowed him to examine what he says are “the inherent artefacts of this destruction”.
Next week a group of artists will present a petition to the National Gallery of Victoria demanding that the gallery sever its ties with Wilson Security, a firm it accuses of “violently enforcing” the incarceration of refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru.
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