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Visual

Homunculi

By Zoe Porter

Dates

TUE 22 MARCH–SUN 17 APRIL, 2016

Tickets

FREE
Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

This interdisciplinary exhibition will explore in-between zones. In particular, territories that exist between the real and imaginary, animal and human.

This exhibition will include drawing, video, installation, sculpture and live performance that focus upon depictions of various hybrid forms. These works present a kind of personal mythology that feature imaginary forms and environments that sit somewhere between the animal, human, plant and non-human realms as well as drawing on the everyday and the subconscious.

The opening night performance will be a collaborative event that draws on notions of the ritualistic through experimentation with live sound, percussion, dance, circus and drawing.

This exhibition will be made in collaboration with Ali Cameron (video), Olivia Porter (video/performance) and Ben Ely (performance).

Opening Night
Thu 24 March
6pm – 9pm
A collaborative performance between Zoe Porter, Olivia Porter (Circus Oz) and Ben Ely (Regurgitator) from 6pm – 7.30pm

Artwork for sale
Zoe’s artwork will be for sale through the entirety of the exhibition at the Box Office

Please note Brisbane Powerhouse building will be closed for Easter on Fri 25 March and Mon 28 March, 2016.

Social Kit

About the Show

Credits

Zoe is an interdisciplinary artist exploring primarily a drawing practice, which also extends into painting, installation, performance, sculpture and video. Zoe has a Doctorate in Visual Art (Queensland College of Art) and exhibits regularly in Australia and overseas.

Her uncanny, ritualistic and transformative work frequently depicts the animal-human hybrid in an attempt at crossing the boundaries between real and imaginary states, chaos and order. Zoe has undertaken several international residencies including Geidai University, Tokyo (2010) and Crane Arts, US (2012) and received funding through Australia Council (2014).

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