Curated by Caitlin Fargher for the 2020 CAT Curatorial Mentorship.
27 Tasma Street North Hobart TAS 7000
Giselle Stanborough’s Cinopticon was relevant well before the current pandemic crisis. But as our personal and professional lives are moving online rapidly and more comprehensively than ever, Stanborough’s research takes on a kind of chilling urgency.
While physical galleries all around Australia may be closed for months, the necessity of invention may yet enrich art lovers worldwide with online innovation.
“These aesthetic choices are my history. My culture is pop culture. My background is TV, not religion or spirituality. I can only speak of my own life: I’m trying to make sense of it all, like everyone.” —Darren Sylvester
This exhibition takes its starting point as Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s Ecstasy of Saint Teresa (1652), and its ability to convey the Baroque sensibility in art.
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