Light Sensitive

From Wed 26 April 2023
Until Sat 15 July 2023
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
Accessible
04/26/2023 9:00 am 07/15/2023 5:00 pm Light Sensitive ‘Light Sensitive’ is a major exhibition at Town Hall Gallery showcasing the narrative potential of light and its innovative application in art. Drawing on the symbolic, conceptual, and functional qualities of the medium, the featured artists have a sensitivity to light in various forms, from natural to neon. In this exhibition artists share their personal stories, heritage, or responses to place through a sophisticated blending of artistry and science. ‘Light Sensitive’ offers an immersive and contemplative experience celebrating the medium of light in its many incarnations, including photography, installation, and projection. Featuring: Leslie Eastman, James Geurts, Kinly Grey, Taree Mackenzie, Jazz Money, Sanja Pahoki and Meagan Streader. Image credit: Taree Mackenzie, ‘Pepper’s ghost, triangles, cyan and red’, 2018, acrylic, MDF, reflective tint, LEDs, mirror ball motor, paint, wood, vinyl, light box: 200 x 120 x 20cm, reflective screen: 200 x 120 x 7cm, hanging sculpture: 120 x 120cm, installation view, Neon Parc, 2018, image courtesy of the artist. Photograph by Christo Crocker. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

‘Light Sensitive’ is a major exhibition at Town Hall Gallery showcasing the narrative potential of light and its innovative application in art.

Drawing on the symbolic, conceptual, and functional qualities of the medium, the featured artists have a sensitivity to light in various forms, from natural to neon. In this exhibition artists share their personal stories, heritage, or responses to place through a sophisticated blending of artistry and science.

‘Light Sensitive’ offers an immersive and contemplative experience celebrating the medium of light in its many incarnations, including photography, installation, and projection.

Featuring: Leslie Eastman, James Geurts, Kinly Grey, Taree Mackenzie, Jazz Money, Sanja Pahoki and Meagan Streader.

Image credit: Taree Mackenzie, ‘Pepper’s ghost, triangles, cyan and red’, 2018, acrylic, MDF, reflective tint, LEDs, mirror ball motor, paint, wood, vinyl, light box: 200 x 120 x 20cm, reflective screen: 200 x 120 x 7cm, hanging sculpture: 120 x 120cm, installation view, Neon Parc, 2018, image courtesy of the artist. Photograph by Christo Crocker.
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Boroondara Arts Team
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Exhibitions and installations