2/27-39 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale
“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.
In an art world where having a singular artistic refrain or preoccupation is an effective way to get noticed, Adelaide-based artist (and curator, writer) Brigid Noone exalts the merits of inhabiting multiple roles.
Exhibiting as part of Sydney Festival, Vernon Ah Kee vows not to shy away from thorny questions.
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