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Haunting


Haunting

curated by Francis Barrett


02.09.2015 - 25.09.2015
Opening 02.09.15 6-8pm
Artist Talks 24.09.15 6-7pm

With live performances by:
Brian Fuata; Opening night & throughout the exhibition program
Virginia Barratt & Amy Ireland; Thursday 24 September, 6:30pm

Haunting presents the work of Brian Fuata, Geo Wyeth, Laboria Cuboniks, and Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz. Taking the figure of the ‘ghost’ as it’s starting point, Haunting explores the way in which artists are using materials and narratives of the past to create ‘a world in vertigo’ (1) , producing radical temporal shifts that conflate the past, present, and future. This project traverses live performance, screen-based work, and collaborative practices.

(1) - Laboria Cubonicks, Xenofeminism: A Politics for Alienation, 2014, http://laboriacuboniks.net/

This exhibition has been supported through the Firstdraft Emerging Curators Program.

Biography

BRIAN FUATA

Brian Fuata lives and works in Sydney. Recent and forthcoming projects include Performa, New York; 24 Frames Per Second, Carriageworks, Sydney (both 2015); and Framed Movements, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2014). http://brianfuata.com/

GEO WYETH

Geo Wyeth is a musician and artist currently based in Amsterdam. Presented at The New Museum, MoMA PS1, Los Angeles MOCA, New York Live Arts, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Boston ICA, Kate Werble Gallery, La MaMa Theatre, Human Resources, and The Pyramid Club. Their album Rich Kit[hen was released in December 2014 through Wild Flesh Productions. http://geowyeth.com

LABORIA CUBONIKS

Laboria Cuboniks is a xenofeminist collective, spread across five countries and three continents. She seeks to dismantle gender, destroy ‘the family,’ and do away with nature as a guarantor for inegalitarian political positions. http://laboriacuboniks.net/

PAULINE BOUDRY AND RENATE LORENZ

Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz have been working together in Berlin since 2007. Their most recent work, Opaque, with performances by Werner Hirsch and Ginger Brooks Takahashi, premiered at the Berlinale (Forum Expanded) in February 2015 and has been shown at Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam and Labf15 in Lyon. They are represented by Marcelle Alix in Paris. http://www.boudry-lorenz.de/

Earlier Event: August 27
Fantasy Island
Later Event: September 11
Specifically Speaking