Edge of Elsewhere

Month: August, 2011

2011 Exhibition – 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art

Khaled Sabsabi

Installation views, Edge of Elsewhere, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, 2011.
From top to bottom: Khaled Sabsabi, FX Harsono, Arahmaiani, YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES. Photographs courtesy Susannah Wimberley

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Arahmaiani – Home (2011)

Arahmaiani Home

Arahmaiani, Home (still) 2010, Installation with Flags and Videos, Dimensions Variable, Courtesy the artist

For Edge of Elsewhere 2011, Arahmaiani developed a video and installation project based on the theme of home.  The artist met with diverse groups living in Sydney, researching the shifting definitions of a concept that many of us take for granted, a term often referred to but little understood.

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Maiden – A response to FX Harsono: In Memory of a Name

Maiden was written as part of the emerging critics workshop and curatorium, In Memory of a Name, by participant Elly Kent. Initiated by Indonesian artist FX Harsono, the project aims to provide emerging cultural practitioners with a unique professional development opportunity, to gain invaluable insight into a creative methodology for art making and thinking. The project invited a handful of individuals to research the socio-cultural implications of changing one’s name and what we can learn about representation and identity from this process.

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