Anie Nheu : Bodies in Sustained Emotions

Showcasing a selected body of works on paper, this exhibition explores the intangible and how, through perceptions and experiences, the intangible can mould our personal identities. Surface, forms and ways the papers are assembled in the compositions are used as means of investigation.

Art Exhibition previously on at galleryeight in Sydney precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Friday 19 February 2010 to Thursday 11 March 2010
Launch Friday 19 February 2010, 6-9 pm

siblings portrait (with mum), 2010 image

Published by anonymous on Monday 01 February 2010.
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Surfaces are sites through which we sense, interpret, present, project, and reflect. They are sites through which we as bodies, both sense and act. Surfaces are sites of inter-exchange between ‘I’ and ‘other’, and it is through surfaces that we make sense of the world as well as ourselves. Through surfaces, our stories are shaped into forms.

As emotions are temporal and impermanent, the material (papers) is chosen for its ephemeral nature, and their different forms are held together in one piece through tenuous attachments. These forms explore the fragility of relationships and identities formed in environments where there is no certainty of place.

Working with the intimate space of galleryeight, these works on paper with their organic forms and sensitive surfaces connect and encapsulate ‘lived bodies’ and their stories in visual form.


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