VISIBLE ABSENCE

1 - 18 Aug 2018

Opening Night | Thursday 2 Aug, 6–8pm

Irreconcilable Loss
The Other, The Self
Enter the Self-Other
A Longing Call

Performance for solo voice by Nick James Archer | Thursday 9 Aug, 6-8pm

Critique | Thursday 16 Aug 6-8pm
An informal gathering with the artists for critical discussion around the work on exhibition.

 

 

 

Alex Walker + Nick James Archer 

And it collapsed
Fixed, Unfixed, A Trace
Self, Other, Self-Other
Irreconcilable Fragments
Longing For It’s Other
Construction Shroud

 

Confronted by the loss of the Nicholas Building’s twin structure due to the Metro redevelopment, the pair felt it necessary to assist in its rebuilding, both emotionally and physically. Considering relations between self and other, where states collapse and collide on a visual plane, an attempt to repair irreconcilable loss, a Visible Absence.


IMAGES | Nick James Archer and Alex Walker, Visible Absence, 2018, Sheet Acrylic, Matte Medium, C-Type Laser Print | Nick James Archer, Reprise to the Void, 2018, solo voice | Courtesy the artists