ANYWHERE BUT HERE
Friday 23 and Saturday 24 November, 12 – 6pm
This series of Weekender events at Boxcopy offer alternative formats for the presentation of experimental, time-based works across sound, performance and screen-based media.
Anywhere but here brings together artists and curators based in London, Tokyo and Los Angeles who have personal connections with Brisbane, each of whom have selected and responded to works from her locale that have relevance to discussions of contemporary feminisms. The exhibition features works by Ruth Proctor, chosen by Marianne Templeton (London) and Hiroko Okada, selected by Emily Wakeling (Tokyo) and a dialogue between Jemima Wyman, A.K. Burns and A.L. Steiner (L.A).
Marianne Templeton completed a Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) at Queensland University of Technology in 2006. She is an artist, arts writer, and a founding member of Boxcopy. Marianne has exhibited internationally and currently lives and works in London, as the Gallery Manager at Work Gallery.
Emily Wakeling is a freelance art writer and curator based in Tokyo. She holds a Masters degree in Art History from the University of Queensland.
Jemima Wyman is an artist who lives and works between Brisbane and Los Angeles. Wyman completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts (in Visual Arts) with Honours at the Queensland University of Technology. In 2007, she graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from The California Institute of Arts in Los Angeles. She has exhibited extensively in Australia and internationally. In 2005 she formed CamLab, a collaboration with Anna Mayer.
Image Right: Hiroko Okada Singin’ in the Pain 2004. Courtesy the artist and Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo.
GENEROUS FIELDS | OBJECTS IN THE DARK
Sunday 25 November 3pm
This work by Michelle Xen is presented in partnership with Girrlsound, and is part of a new series of video, performance and sound, in which sonic-visual fields are created and transformed over time. Using light, video, live vocals and breath, a series of video monochromes evolve over the course of the performance from the movements and sounds in the room.
Michelle Xen is a Brisbane-based installation and video artist and electronic musician. She is a graduate of the Queensland College of Art and was awarded a Masters of Art in Research in interdisciplinary practice at QUT. Michelle’s work uses performance video, installation, costume and painting to draw comparisons between the sometimes oppositional worlds of contemporary art practice and pop music. Michelle has exhibited and performed extensively throughout Australia and Japan.
Girrlsound promotes and represents contemporary women in sound and their work/ thinking/ research. Girrlsound is a resource space for women sound artists, of other artist’s works, sound theory, tools and opportunities for exhibitions and collaborations. Girrlsound is an organisation for arranging and presenting projects and sound works.