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Trespass

May 20, 2015 - June 1, 2015

Photography by Genevieve Swifte

An associated exhibition of the Head On Photo Festival 2015

‘Trespass’ operates as series of echoes thrown beyond some limit; a horizon line, a window’s edge, the surface of a still body of water. Playful, liminal, the imagery explores that sliver of photographic space that bleeds outwards, establishing a poetics of mirroring between the object photographed and an iconography borrowed from a far older lexicon. Here, landscape is paired with abstracted approaches towards self-portraiture and baroque imagery of angelic forms is evoked via archives of ornithological specimens. Native swans, parrots, owls and a vulture’s wing are carefully lit, framed and fused with representations of the body and the earth. Taken over many years, vast distances and across genres, this exhibition consists of pigment prints from black and white negatives, many of which are paired together on the same sheet of paper.

‘Trespass’ is supported by the ACT Government.

Open Monday to Friday 10.30am to 6.30pm
Saturday to Sunday 11am to 5pm

Opening Wednesday 20th May 6pm

Artist Talk and closing drinks Sunday 31st May 4pm

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Details

Start:
May 20, 2015
End:
June 1, 2015
Website:
http://www.genevieveswifte.com

Venue

Barometer
13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Phone:
02 9358 4968
Website:
barometer.net.au