Blindside, Melbourne, 5th – 22nd October, 2016.
Featured Artists: Claire Marston, James Farley & Jacob Raupach, Ian Tully, Tara Gilbee, Matthew Harris, John Stephen Britten, Steph Shields, Ebony Gulliver.
Curated by Verity Haywood.
“Here in the Undergrowth presents the work of nine regional artists from Victoria and New South Wales whose practices are as diverse and varied as the regions from which they come. Traversing neon, sound, photography, installation and painting, this project highlights what has been flourishing in the undergrowth, and opens up a discussion about the relationship between the arts communities of metropolitan and regional areas.
A BLINDSIDE project, Here in the Undergrowth grew out of the BLINDSIDE / NETS Victoria touring exhibition Synthetica, which toured to Swan Hill, Wangaratta, Gippsland, Wagga Wagga and Melbourne. At each location a local artist was included in the Synthetica exhibition, forming the first stage of Here in the Undergrowth. These artists, and others uncovered on regional research trips, will now present their work at BLINDSIDE for the second stage of the project…” *