Do I have to spell it out for you?

From Sat 5 September 2020
Until Sun 25 October 2020

Online
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
Accessible
09/05/2020 11:00am 10/25/2020 4:00pm Do I have to spell it out for you? In a world over-saturated with information and misinformation, many artists are turning to more direct modes of communication to expose and reclaim the cultural and political power of words.  Do I have to spell it out for you? brings together a group of artists incorporating language and text into their work to speak directly to their audience. Through puns, song lyrics, spoken word and personal musings, the artists highlight the complexities of language to create community, define identity and tell stories. The combined works reveal the potency of language as a means of resistance, cultural artefact, joke, and tool of sovereignty. 'Do I have to spell it out for you?' is available to view in our online exhibitions gallery. Featuring: Benjamin Aitken, Chun Yin Rainbow Chan, Kate Just, Nasim Nasr, Claudia Nicholson, Kenny Pittock, Christian Thompson and Shevaun Wright. Nasim NASR, House, Habit (2017), giclee archival digital print on 320gsm White Cotton Smooth, 100 cm x 80cm, image courtesy of the artist. Online , Hawthorn VIC 3122 City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

In a world over-saturated with information and misinformation, many artists are turning to more direct modes of communication to expose and reclaim the cultural and political power of words. 

Do I have to spell it out for you? brings together a group of artists incorporating language and text into their work to speak directly to their audience. Through puns, song lyrics, spoken word and personal musings, the artists highlight the complexities of language to create community, define identity and tell stories.

The combined works reveal the potency of language as a means of resistance, cultural artefact, joke, and tool of sovereignty.

'Do I have to spell it out for you?' is available to view in our online exhibitions gallery.

Featuring: Benjamin Aitken, Chun Yin Rainbow Chan, Kate Just, Nasim Nasr, Claudia Nicholson, Kenny Pittock, Christian Thompson and Shevaun Wright.

Nasim NASR, House, Habit (2017), giclee archival digital print on 320gsm White Cotton Smooth, 100 cm x 80cm, image courtesy of the artist.

Contact
Boroondara Arts
Category
Visual Arts