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“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 a show of collective solidarity, 14 artist-led and cross-disciplinary organisations around Australia have gotten together to form All Conference, a platform that aims to support and articulate the value of artist-run and experimental organisations.
Not every country town or city thought to build a permanent local gallery, or if they had, many didn’t survive to the present day. To travel around to experience Australia’s wealth of regional galleries is to be presented with the architecture of make-do.
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