Awkward Sideways Glances
Wednesday 4 July to Friday 13 July OPENING Wednesday 4 July 5–7pm
Curated by Adriane Hayward
a project of make+shift+projects collective
Awkward Sideways Glances maps the collaborative interaction of four individuals in three ways. This intersection is between the close collaboration of two artists in Melbourne, work sent from Queensland by another artist, and finally the mediation of these works in the space by the curator. Ideas of authorship, play and control surface as artists transform the space through abstract spatial constructions.
Painted boards by Amanda Airs and Hayley Scilini have been used to patchwork a large wooden structure. The structure manipulates entry and exit into the space. Its construction is intentionally visible to draw attention to how the space has been transformed. Painted boards by Airs and Scilni conceal a series of portraits by Eric Bridgeman. This concealment makes their discovery all the more intriguing. Along with his painted cans his works are revealed only by exploring the maze of boards. Scilini’s small geometric work provides contrast to the immense structure.
make+shift+projects collective: www.makeshiftprojects.com
This exhibition is supported by RMIT Link Arts & Culture.
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