Biennale of Sydney Art After Hours artist talks
Artists discuss their work in the 18th Biennale of Sydney
Image: Phil Hastings Steadfast 2009 (detail video still) High definition video, variable 7 minute loop. Courtesy the artist
Belgian artist Alexis Destoop’s multilayered constructions in photography, installation and film examine the component elements of storytelling, the experience of time and the processes of identification and memory.
Read more about Alexis Destoop on the Biennale of Sydney website
Wednesday 27 June 2012 5:30pm – 6pm
In American artist Phil Hastings’ recent and ongoing film series, he uses the interaction between man and water as a meditation on the human condition. For Hastings, water can be intimate or expansive, life-giving or life-destroying.
Read more about Phil Hastings on the Biennale of Sydney website
Wednesday 4 July 2012 5:30pm – 6pm
Location: Centenary Auditorium
In Belgian artist Katrien Vermeire’s video work, a mass grave from the Spanish Civil War (1936–39) opens and closes itself. In 2011 she placed a camera above the spot where nine victims were buried after their execution by Franco’s supporters in June 1939 and filmed the excavation.
Read more about Katrien Vermeire on the Biennale of Sydney website
Wednesday 25 July 2012 5:30pm – 6pm