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Exhaust group exhibition, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Australia, Jan-Feb 2016

EXHAUST

Contemporary Art Tasmania
Australia
13th January 2016- 7th February 2016
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ZANNY BEGG, ASHLEY BIRD + JOSH FOLEY + GILLIAN MARSDEN, DIRK DE BRUYN, NANCY MAURO-FLUDE, SALLY GOLDING, LAURA HINDMARSH, ALICIA KING, IAN MILLIS, JAMES NEWITT, SALLY REES + ROWAN REYNOLDS, ARIANA REINES, JOHN VELLA, REHANA ZAMAN

Exhaust is a multi-sited exhibition that begins from an impossible position: how to work, survive and thrive on a planet in crisis. Taking its cue from the activities of historical avant-gardes such as Surrealism and Fluxus – that faced great social and political upheaval in their times – to place the work of art into a broader historical, geographical and philosophical context. exhaust is not so much an exhibition, a fixed and singular event, as a trace.

Following the transmission of cultural information and artworks made by 13 international artists across various modes of art distribution from 1) the singular space of the gallery, to 2) a limited edition of prints and multiples that will function as a boîte-en-valise, or traveling exhibition to 3) related projects made for the seemingly infinite expanses of the web, the project aims to trouble common assumptions about art and its contexts on a dying planet.

Curated by Erin Marie Sickler


Images: Sally Golding for Exhaust