Friday, April 15, 2011
7 MAY – 3 JULY 2011
In recent years psychedelic ideas and aesthetics have
made a notable return to contemporary art.
The current influence of psychedelia has developed
in response to the growing impact of global capital
and technology on daily life.
a range of contemporary Australian artworks that
display psychedelic influences and strategies for
addressing the themes of consciousness, capitalism
and technology. The exhibition will feature existing
artworks alongside new site-specific works
commissioned for the exhibition.
Artists include Sean Bailey, Belle Bassin, Guy Benfield,
Chris Bennie, Damiano Bertoli, Matt Dabrowski and
The Many Hands of Glamour,
James Deutsher, Anita Fontaine, Dale Frank, Ben Frost,
Irene Hanenbergh, Matt Hinkley, Natalya Hughes, Brendan
Huntley, Tim Johnson, Madeleine Kelly, Geoff Kleem,
Ross Manning, Dylan Martorell, Laith McGregor,
Roy McIvor, TV Moore, Joshua Petherick
and Christopher L. G. Hill, Nike Savvas,
Carl Scrase, Nick Selenitsch, Sandra Selig,
Kate Shaw, Noël
Skrzypczak, Brendan Smith, Gemma Smith,
Joel Stern and Wtem,
Masato Takasaka, Darren Wardle, Rohan Wealleans,
and John Young.
Curator: Sebastian Moody
This project has received assistance from the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland