Bad Angle, Stills Gallery Sidney
Bad Angle describes the lines of vision of people sitting at certain positions in the audience, which enable a magician’s secret to be exposed. Magician's Dictionary.
These artists have been chosen as their work relates to the idea of photography as a moment for the suspension of belief. Some of the works explore ideas borne alongside the alchemical beginnings of photography—the seemingly miraculous ability of the camera to capture reality, and create theatre, using time and light. Photo media is a science. A mechanical process that tries to represent the world as we see it. However, it is the failure of the method, which has secured its place in history and in our hearts: the variables of process and of time introduce mistakes, aberrations, tricks and allusions to worlds or forces beyond the frame...
Love SickRomance, with its association to rom-coms, red roses and raunchy chic-lit, has long been considered feminine territory. Yet historically, men have been the authors of the epic love stories told through literature and the arts. Love Sick, brings together the work of young female artists Brown Council (AUS), Rachel Scott (AUS), Narinda Reeders (AUS), Tatjana Plitt (AUS/US), Emma Thomson (AUS), Lilly McElroy (US), Laurel Nakadate (US) and one mixed duo Mai Yamashita & Naoto Kobayashi (GER/JAP) who are (re)writing some of their own romantic fictions.
Love Sick consists of a group show at Stills Gallery (29 September – 6 November 2010) that features video art and photomedia, and four larger-than-life photographic works on the Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Art Centre billboards (15 October 2010 - 29...