Formation

Exhibition and Shows

21 Apr 2021 to 9 May 2021 Once Only Event

The physical body plays a crucial role in how we as people interpret and understand facets of our own humanity including identity, gender, and sexuality. Formation is a group exhibition which brings together eight honours graduates from the Australian National University whose work spans the mediums of ceramics, gold and silversmithing, photography, drawing and printmaking. Each artist uses their distinctive practice to assess and represent the human form, their individual works exploring their unique experiences, perspectives and relationships with the body.

This exhibition broadly explores the body’s relationships with light, its own physicality, its absence, the ageing process and augmentation. The individuality of each form is treasured and acknowledged in these works, culminating in a celebration of human figure and experience.

By David Lindesay, Curator

Image Credit: “Flesh on Flesh” by Elise Stanley (photo David Lindesay)

Event Dates

Once Only Event

21 Apr 2021 to 9 May 2021

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