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States and Senses

5 female artists explore intense emotional states that often lie hidden and unspoken

States and Senses is an interdisciplinary exhibition which explores intense emotional states that are often suppressed, such as grief, rage, loss, fear, anguish, and their drivers. By drawing upon wide ranging experiences of vulnerability, a term commonly associated with reduced agency, the artists in this exhibition cultivate a space for reflection, contemplation and identification.

States and Senses features new work by critically acclaimed US artist, Janet Passehl and Sydney-based artists, Sylvia Griffin, Brooke Leigh, Markela Panegyres and Cecilia White. They each navigate difficult emotional and sensory terrain through different performative practices. Particularly concerned with female perspectives, these artists engage the(ir) body as subject in order to contribute to a growing, globally urgent, examination of challenging social and (inter)personal experiences.

Exhibition opening

Tuesday 30 April from 5pm to 8pm with performance The Wait/Weight of Emotion by Cecilia White from 6pm.

Artist talks

Saturday 11 May from 1pm to 3pm with special guest Noula Diamantopoulos (artist, psychotherapist, founder of BeCause Movement)

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When

Tuesday 30 April 2019 from 5pm to 8pm
Wednesday 1 May 2019 from 11am to 6pm
Thursday 2 May 2019 from 11am to 6pm
Friday 3 May 2019 from 11am to 6pm
Saturday 4 May 2019 from 11am to 4pm
Wednesday 8 May 2019 from 11am to 6pm
Thursday 9 May 2019 from 11am to 6pm
Friday 10 May 2019 from 11am to 6pm
Saturday 11 May 2019 from 11am to 4pm
Wednesday 15 May 2019 from 11am to 6pm
Thursday 16 May 2019 from 11am to 6pm
Friday 17 May 2019 from 11am to 6pm

Cost

Free

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