27 août 2009

"ethKnowcentrix -Museums Inside the Artist" @ October Gallery

poster image Lisa Reihana, Dandy from Digital Marae, 2007. 120 x 200cm Digital photograph on aluminium The first exhibition of its kind in London, ethKnowcentrix - Museums Inside the Artist features mixed media and performance work exploring the idea of the ethnographic gaze, by four leading artists from Aotearoa (New Zealand) and the Pacific Islands. Visions of exotic beauty and mystery have dominated British perceptions of the Pacific Islands since the time of Captain Cook.  Fuelled by the fantastic narratives of... [Lire la suite]