Curated By Harriet Body
Opening 06.06.18 6-8pm
Artist Talks 29.06.18 6-7pm
Paired is an exhibition curated by artist and arts worker, Harriet Body that showcases eight collaborative projects between artists living with and without intellectual/developmental disability or cognitive difference from across Australia plus one project from the UK. Harriet’s research examines the intricacies of these collaborations including how communication, friendship, and mutual education/mentorship develops between such artist pairs.
Exhibiting collaborators include Thom & Angelmouse, Rosie Deacon & Emily Crockford, Arunan Dharmalingam & Jessica Hodgkinson, Glenn Barkely & John and Glenda Havilah (all NSW), Henry Jock Walker & Scott Pyle (SA), Dion Beasley & Johanna Bell (NT), Catherine Bell & Cathy Staughton (VIC), and Kate Adams & Paul Colley (UK).
Berlin-based, Czech-born artist Martin Kohout’s early study background is in cinematography. He has been active in the international art scene since 2010. His work has a strong grounding in research, both academic and qualitative. His works span a wide range of medium such as film, sculpture, installation, print, events, and publications. In addition to that he produces music under the name of TOLE and runs a small publishing house TLTRPreß. Last year, Martin won the Jindřich Chalupecký Award for young Czech artists.
Holly White was born in London and lives and works in Glasgow. Her work involves digital media, sculpture, text, performance and video. Recent solo exhibitions include Orange World, Cordova Gallery, Barcelona (2017); I Need Your Love is This True, Jupiter Woods, London (2016); I’m always lazy when I miss you, AND/OR Gallery (2015); No One Is Going To Go There Anymore, Evelyn Yard, London (2014).
Barnaby has, at various times, been a union organizer, researcher, PhD candidate, digital campaigner and curator. He writes sporadically and currently works at Greenpeace Australia Pacific in Sydney.
Paired is supported by the NSW Government through CreateNSW.
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