Blaxland Centre, 21 Blaxland Crescent Griffith ACT
“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.
This summer, in association with the 2019 Sydney Festival, Cement Fondu presents the work of the renowned American artist Adrian Piper alongside the work of Amrita Hepi, a first nations dancer, choreographer and artist from Bundjalung (Aus) and Ngapuhi (NZ) territories.
The 2017 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award goes to a South Australian family of artists, Anwar Young, Frank Young and Unrupa Rhonda Dick, for a collaborative multimedia work Kulata Tjuta – Wati kulunypa tjukurpa (Many spears – Young fella story).
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