Thursday, 26 May 2016

Curated by Pippa Milne, CCP Declares: On the Social Contract draws together emerging and mid-career artists working at the forefront of Australian photography and video in its expanded field. The subtitle to this second iteration of CCP Declares acknowledges that these works examine or extend the idea of social contract theory; the idea that moral and political obligations and rights are bound upon an intrinsic agreement amongst the various constituents of a society.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

'...The images are removed from any notions or nationality; they represent a kind of ethereal non-place, further emphasised by her use of overexposed flash, bringing the viewer into a kind of trance of ambiguity.'


Saturday, 14 May 2016

'We live in a time when our global culture has subordinated nature. It has become almost impossible to experience unspoilt land, no matter how far we direct our gaze. What remains once humanity and its thirst for action have left the stage, in search of ever greener pastures? With ARENA, Noorderlicht casts a forensic look at the traces left behind in the landscape. For ARENA twenty-one artists have been invited from around the world, showing with their respective images a part of the bigger story.'