Looking at Looking is arts based research exploring the performance of media through stories of aftermath.
'MFB, Reservoir Fire 2014', (detail) Digital C-Type print, 84 x 109 cm; Edition 7, Nicholas HANSEN
The first exhibition in this series is: Looking at Looking - Nation
Looking at Looking – Nation, is an exhibition of new video and objects by Nicholas Hansen.
In this 'wide brown land' we are regularly subjected to natural disasters.
Through media representations of adversity Looking at Looking – Nation, explores our desire for narratives forged through struggle and hardship.
What does the popular activity of news and media consumption reveal about our contemporary anxieties?
What role do depictions of disaster play in preserving our nationhood?
Exhibition opens 6 - 9pm Saturday 1 March and runs to Saturday 22 March.
Bell St Gallery, 240 Bell St Coburg Victoria.
Works will be on constant display in the gallery window, open accross two following Saturdays and by appointment.
m: (61) 421 762122
Project updates will be posted to www.facebook.com/LookingAtLooking
Further Opening Times
Thanks to all those who came along to the Saturday exhibition opening of Looking@Looking.
Further openings for the Looking at Looking exhibition will be held from midday until 3pm on Saturday 8 and15 March.
I am very interested in further dialogue around the work, so looking forward to seeing you and talking further.
'Oprah Mania. Bill Posters Conjunction'. Readymade 2014. Photo: Nicholas Hansen
'Osama. How We Got Him. Bill Posters Conjunction'. Readymade 2014. Photo: Nicholas Hansen
7 March 2014
The Looking at Looking exhibition is open Saturday afternoons on 8th & 15th March from midday to 3pm.
For talking and tea. Looking forward to seeing you at 240 Bell St Coburg Victoria.
'O'Herns Overpass' 2013
Digital C-Type print, 84 x 109 cm; Edition 7
© Mutiny Media 2014