This exhibition brings together a selection of new and recent work by one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists, Raquel Ormella.
Eastbank Centre 70 Welsford Street Shepparton VIC 3630
“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.
For her solo show Blood on Silk: Last Seen Davies has used 800 square metres of handmade silk paper to kit-out the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre turbine hall, transforming the space into five makeshift hospital rooms.
Hossein Valamanesh is best known for his installation and sculptural work, but last year he presented his first large-scale video piece, Char Soo, in collaboration with his filmmaker son Nassiem Valamanesh.
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