Angelica Mesiti: Relay League

Exhibition and Shows

13 Dec 2019 to 23 Feb 2020

In this new commission, Angelica Mesiti presents a three-channel video installation titled Relay League. The work takes as its departure point a Morse code message transmitted by the French Navy on 31 January 1997 to signal the imminent demise of this communication method. Morse code, which entailed a system of dot and dash radio signals and was often utilised as a language of distress at sea, was phased out after 130 years in favour of new digital communications. Inspired by this final poetic phrase, here Mesiti interprets its original dots and dashes through music, choreography and non-verbal communication.

Relay League was curated and developed by Artspace and is touring nationally with Museums & Galleries of NSW. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. The development and presentation of Relay League is supported by Commissioning Partner the Keir Foundation. Relay League was produced with the support of C ND National de la Danse, Paris and University of New South Wales Art & Design. Relay League will be accompanied by a book published by Schwartz City and designed by Formist.

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Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Family Friendly Free Wifi Non Smoking Restaurant Shop Wheelchair access

Rates

Free Entry

Event Times

13 Dec 2019 to 23 Feb 2020

Once Only Event

Venue

Benalla Art Gallery

Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla, 3672

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