Curated by Eleanor Scicchitano
222 Young Street Waterloo NSW
22 November 2018 to 9 February 2019
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Ian W. Abdulla, Kim Buck, Janet Burchill & Jennifer McCamley, Olive Cotton, Bridget & Alison Currie, Cherine Fahd, Rebecca Ann Hobbs, Kate Mitchell, Nicole Monks, Clare Rae, Kiron Robinson, Huseyin Sami, Simone Slee, Prue Stent & Honey Long, Salote Tawale and Hossein Valamanesh.
We are told that actions speak louder than words, but what about that moment before an action, or the time that immediately follows? Gestures have the ability to shift time, to bend it, leaving a gap, an aching space in their wake. Artists have long used movements, actions and gestures in their work to bend time and space, and to highlight the way in which bodies relate to the environment around them. A Vacant Space is an outcome of Artbank’s emerging curators program and draws on the Artbank collection, in addition to a number of select loans, to explore how actions are captured by artists, and how they use these moments to question our place in the world.
18 July 2019 to 8 November 2019 - Sydney
25 July 2019 to 8 November 2019 - Melbourne