Blaxland Centre, 21 Blaxland Crescent Griffith ACT
“I wanted to sort of feel limitless and not be governed by any idea of scale – to make things I wasn’t sure how to transport. I didn’t want to think about it, I just wanted to go for it. And you get to a point with a certain scale that you just become comfortable and it’s not as exciting. Maybe also, I was past that point. I needed to feel almost threatened.” – Brendan Huntley
Rather than simply relegating the voice to mere sound, in Seeing voices the voice comes to us in many utterances and instances. It is linguistic, cultural, social, gendered, human and post-human. In this regional touring exhibition the voice is explored as a visual, political and material entity.
No.1 Neighbour: Art in Papua New Guinea 1966-2016 offers PNG’s “cultural expression, giving us insight into the history of contact, and the ongoing strength of kastom (customary law, religion and government).”
Blindside’s Summer Studio residency allows artists to develop their work over a three-week period during the art world’s quieter time, culminating in an exhibition in mid-January.
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