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Title

Fragments from the bizarre theatre of my life

1980


Artist

Leonie Reisberg

Australia

1955 -


About

Deeply personal, Leonie Reisberg’s photographs delve into the ambiguities of intimate space. Like many women photographers of the 1970s-80s, such as Fiona Hall, Micky Allan, Robyn Stacey and Kate Breakey, Reisberg was interested in pushing the boundaries of the medium through techniques such as hand-painting, double exposure and collage.


Details


Date

1980


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

3 gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

a - empty room, 19.6 x 24.4 cm, image

a - empty room, 20 x 24.9 cm, sheet

b - room with woman, 19.7 x 24.5 cm, image

b - room with woman, 20 x 24.8 cm, sheet

c - room with woman and ghost, 19.7 x 24.4 cm, image

c - room with woman and ghost, 20.1 x 24.8 cm, sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1981


Accession number

223.1981.a-c


Artist information

Leonie Reisberg

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Vigen Galstyan, Look, 'Infinite flatness: exploring the intangible', pg. 28-29, Sydney, Oct 2012, 29.