ULTIMATE VISION - MONUMENTS TO US by Lara Thoms

WESTFIELD HURSTVILLE

For three weeks in January, 2013 Thoms was artist in residence in Westfield Hurst ville asking local youth to nominate and vote for the 'Ultimate' in a range of categories such as music, time, drink and smell. In collaboration with young people, Thoms has transformed the winning votes into a series of ephemeral monuments displayed throughout the retail spaces of Westfield Hurstville.

Art Exhibition previously on at Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in The Rocks precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Thursday 04 April 2013 to Wednesday 10 April 2013
Launch Thursday 04 April 2013, 5.30-8.00PM

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Published by M.C.A. on Saturday 30 March 2013.
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Join us at Westfield Hurstville to commemorate teenagers’ choices. With the assistance of local retailers, the winner of each category has been carefully introduced into the landscape of the shopping centre to create an immersive experience questioning the notion of youth trends and the visibility of teenagers.

Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia , Councillor Jack Jacovou, Mayor of Hurstville City Council and Jack Hanrahan, Westfield National Manager, Retailer Relations will award the best retail display.

The Screen Monument premieres at Greater Union Cinema at 5.30pm and continue four times hourly.

ULTIMATE VISIONMONUMENTS TO US CONTINUES 5-10 APRIL 2013

Tours of the Monuments depart daily from the Central Monument at 4.30pm.

The Screen Monument will be presented again at Greater Union at 7.00pm, Wednesday 10 April 2013. Session includes a Q&A with the cast and crew.