Portrait by Melita Dahl investigates fine-art portraiture, the photographic image and 21c face expression recognition (FER) technologies that challenges assumptions around machine autonomy, within the broader context of a surveillance capitalist culture.
A Surrounded Beauty is an investigation into the capacity of the photographic portrait to explore concepts of place. Using the camera to reveal what is not easily seen with the eye, the work seeks to capture a person’s aura to reflect the atmosphere of islandness.
Don’t be Fooled by the Faces I Wear explores the nature of passing and its shadow, the ‘sincere’ and ‘authentic’ selves in social life and art practice.
Split brings our 21st century to-and-fro with screens to the surface, reflecting the viewer back at them in various ways as the installation watches them within the gallery space.
Exploded View is a new work that takes Evan’s personal memory of the 1997 Royal Canberra Hospital implosion as a starting point to examine how digital media acts to distort our perception of time, relation to place and personal and collective memory.
A Young Black Kangaroo is the artist’s ongoing photographic project documents people’s lives in Sydney suburb Woolloomooloo.
Meanwhile in the Suburbs is a collection of images taken from Broadhurst’s photographic explorations throughout Australian country, coastal and suburban towns over the last ten years since finishing high school.
Clairvoyant Reflections curated by Annette Liu presents works from four photographers that reflectd on how interpersonal spaces, social histories, and landscapes have been challenged, revisited, and transformed during these unprecedented times.