Event Title: Dead Ringer.
Participating Artists: Brook Andrew, Megan Cope, Churchill Cann, Rachael
Dease, Keg de Souza, Mikala Dwyer, Tim Gregory, Brent Harris, Leo Maguire,
Angelica Mesiti, Mongi Mthombeni, Lena Nyadbi, Ron Nyisztor, Fiona
Pardington, Lisa Reihana, Stuart Ringholt, Kynan Tan, Curtis Taylor.
Venue: Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth Cultural Centre, 51 James
Description: Featuring work by Australian and international artists, Dead
Ringer seeks to draw forth the doppelgangers, ghosts and bad copies that
haunt us. The exhibition unites an original group of artists whose works
negotiate the extremes of portraiture through film, painting, photography,
installation, 3D printing, hypnosis and transcendental meditation to
identify the apparitions, simulations and doubles that have surfaced in
recent dialogues about contemporary culture.
This group show connects artists across artforms, cultures and time zones.
Drawing on theories of quantum entanglement, parallel worlds, stolen
identities and exact duplicates, Dead Ringer is about identity crisis in the
Dates: 14 November 2015 to 27 December 2015.
Opening Times: Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm.
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