Curated by Bec Dean

Featuring artists Ingrid Bachmann, Guy Ben-Ary with Nathan Thompson, Andrew Fitch, Douglas Bakkum, Stuart Hodgetts, Mike Edel, John A Douglas, Bob Flanagan & Sheree Rose, Brenton Heath-Kerr, Carol Jerrems, Eugenie Lee, David McDiarmid, ORLAN, Helen Pynor, Jo Spence, Tim Wainwright and John Wynne.

The Patient examines the embodied experience of the artist as medical patient and the medical patient as a living subject in contemporary art. The exhibition surveys the ways in which artists engage with powerful human experiences in the fields of health, biological science and medicine, contributing to discourse on the representation of illness, disease, care, individual agency and what it is to be human.

 

Image: John A Douglas, Circles of Fire (variations), 2017, synchronised dual channel 4k to HD video with sound, video still. Image copyright the artist, courtesy Chalkhorse Gallery, Sydney.

The Patient is supported by

Future-Future?
  • Visual Arts

Future-Future?

17th November 2017 — 28th January 2018

Future-Future? considers how ‘change agents’ from other cultures such as these are working to construct a ‘future for their future’.

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The Patient
  • Visual Arts

The Patient

17th November 2017 — 28th January 2018

The Patient examines the embodied experience of the artist as medical patient and the medical patient as a living subject in contemporary art.

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James Dodd: Shed Wizard
  • Visual Arts

James Dodd: Shed Wizard

8th December 2017 — 29th April 2018

James Dodd applies radical curiosity and invention to the presentation of vivid paintings, unusual bicycles, and strange painting machines.

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