Between the Details: Video Art from the ACMI Collection
19 February – 19 April 2024
Flinders University Museum of Art
Flinders University I Sturt Road I Bedford Park SA 5042
Located ground floor, Social Sciences North building, Bedford Park campus, Flinders University.
Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm
Thursday until 7pm
Closed weekends and public holidays
Drawn from ACMI’s vibrant collecting and commissioning program, this touring exhibition features five moving image artworks by acclaimed Australian artists: Kaylene Whiskey, Jason Phu, Deborah Kelly, Zanny Begg and David Rosetzky. Conveying deep themes with great wit and meticulous attention to detail, artworks reflect diverse, experimental and animated narratives of contemporary Australian experience.
Kaylene Whiskey, Ngura Pukulpa – Happy Place, 2021
Yankunytjatjara artist Kaylene Whiskey envisions a world where pop culture collides with traditional Anangu culture.
Jason Phu, Analects of Kung Phu, Book 1,The 69 Dialogues between the Lamp and the Shadow, 2021
Jason Phu presents us with a guide for surviving contemporary life through the lens of martial arts films.
Deborah Kelly, The Gods of Tiny Things, 2019
Deborah Kelly’s kaleidoscopic video unleashes a vivid collage of animated figures and landscapes cut free from the pages of old magazines and encyclopedias to explore the threats of extinction and the climate crisis, the tolls of colonialism, and the global political shift to the right.
Zanny Begg, The Beehive, 2018
The Beehive is a non-linear experimental documentary exploring the unsolved murder of Sydney anti-development campaigner Juanita Nielsen.
David Rosetzky, Gaps, 2014
Gaps embodies Rosetzky’s ongoing exploration of personal identity and the relationship – or ‘gaps’ – between self and other through speech, movement and dance.
Image: Kaylene Whiskey, Ngura Pukulpa – Happy Place, 2021, Courtesy Kaylene Whiskey and Iwantja Arts. Photo: Max Mackinnon.
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