Memories, at the core of our conscious experience, shape who we are. They are a fundamentally defining feature of individuality. Artists often form complex relationships with the notion of memory, using objects and images that represent the site of the experience as visual language. While imagination allows the memory to flourish and develop, at its essence it remains a constant; tethered to the site. From autobiographical explorations to isolated moments in popular culture, the variations are linked by the meditative action of revisiting, and the collective desire to share.
Curated by Jo Salt, Tethered to the Site: The Archive of Memory reflects on the various ways in which memory feeds into artistic production, exploring the individuality of Arts Project artists and the work they produce.
Featuring works by: Fulli Andrinopoulos, Valerio Ciccone, Boris Cipusev, Alan Constable, Bronwyn Hack, Brigid Hanrahan, Ruth Howard, Adrian Lazzaro, Lisa Reid, Anthony Romagnano, Rebecca Scibilia, Mark Smith, Cathy Staughton and Terry Williams.
This exhibition coincides with Chris O’Brien’s solo show Mayor of the Town.
Both exhibitions will be opened by Victor Griss, Gallery Curator, Counihan Gallery In Brunswick.
Exhibition: Tethered to the Site: The Archive of Memory
Opening: Saturday 17 March | 3 – 5pm
Dates: Saturday 17 March – Saturday 21 April
Curator: Jo Salt
Image | Rebecca Scibilia, Not titled, 2016, paint pen on paper, 28 x 38.5 cm.