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Pandemic

Summary

Gothic pathologies, quarantines, and creative explorations of fear and transmission.

Start Date

22nd Mar 2019 12:00pm

End Date

13th May 2019 5:00pm

Venue

Plimsoll Gallery, School of Creative Arts and Media


Dan Elborne, One Drop of Blood, Handmade porcelain, glazed, dimensions variable, 2013. Image courtesy of Ben Tupas. This project is partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Australia.


On behalf of the artists, the curator, and partners of Pandemic, we would like to warmly invite you to the official opening of the exhibition, held in conjunction with Ten Days on the Island.

Welcomed by Ten Days CEO Jane Haley, Pandemic explores the cultural phenomena of fear, transmission, and touch on the
occasion of the 100th anniversary of the global Spanish Influenza pandemic.

The exhibition explores collisions and exchanges that are darkly comic, examine the language of hysteria, the tenderness of touch, and contemporary border politics.

Artists: Ravi Avasti, Drew Berry, Travis Cox, Dan Elborne, Svenja Kratz, and the late David McDiarmid

Curator: Dr Toby Juliff


Opening event: Fri 22 March, 5.00 – 6:30 pm

Exhibition dates:
Sat 23 – Mon 13 May

Gallery closed during Easter and mid-semester break: 18 - 25 April

Gallery Hours: Wed - Sun 12pm - 5pm (during exhibitions)
Closed Mondays,Tuesdays and Public holidays

Image credit: Dan Elborne, One Drop of Blood, Handmade porcelain, glazed, dimensions variable, 2013. Image courtesy of Ben Tupas. This project is partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Australia.


Plimsoll Manager: Jane Barlow

Install team: Dave Nelson and Nathan Taylor


Pandemic logo banner - Ten Days on the Island, Gordon Darling Foundation and Contemporary Art Tasmania