Level 8, Room 16 Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston Street Melbourne VIC 3000
“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.
Adorn explores how items we put on our bodies are invested with meaning – not only by their creators, but by the people who wear them. The result is a series of stories as varied as the individuals who wear the objects.
The 2016 TarraWarra Biennial, Endless Circulation, folds time and material in all directions.
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