The Survey Show – India Zegan

India Zegan,  Raft No.2 (2014) (White sand, cable ties) Zegan has been thinking on and off about Théodore Géricault’s painting, The Raft of The Medusa (1819) for approximately ten years. The French frigate, The Medusa, sank on route to Senegal in 1816. Géricault’s painting is widely agreed upon by art historians as marking the birth of modernity. ‘The…

The Survey Show – Emma Wise

‘Balance’: for The Survey Show, I will be trying to walk along a truck-strap stretched tight between two trees at a height of approx. 40cm above the ground. (I may invite visitors to try to balance on another truck strap – warning them that if they try to balance they will be liable for the consequences.)…

The Survey Show- Kelly Spritz

 ‘artist, scientist, tourist.’ In this series of site specific responses Kelly Spritz has tried to get close to nature. Using what little knowledge she has of the ‘wilderness’ she has adapted her experience for others to engage with the site. The works reference our curiosity about the places we visit which is informed by urban…

The Survey Show – Alan Schacher

For the Survey Show Alan is participating on behalf of Gravity Research Institute Inc. and will create a site-responsive environment within and around which he will undertake a durational performance during the exhibition hours. His concerns will be with habitat, camouflage, refuge, and isolation.  Alan is an interdisciplinary artist who engages in various modes of Live Art…

The Survey Show – Kathryn Ryan

  For the Survey Show my objects will be trees. I see the show as an opportunity to get away from the mess of art objects accumulated in boxes, and to reclaim a sense of space that has been lacking lately. I want to travel lightly, so I will be bringing text, pins, labels, a…

The Survey Show – Margaret Roberts

for The Survey Show I am making  Back-blp, 2014, composed of blps that visitors are encouraged to wear around the Gallery space. Back-blp is a mixture of  Richard Artschwager’s blps and Daniel Buren’s Sandwich Men, both works that originated in the late 1960s (though Artschwager continued to make and locate blps randomly around the place – you can see 3…