Batteries Not Included

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*BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED
Curated by Joseph Allen and Malcolm Smith

Ben Barretto
Martin Bell
The Changes
Marley Dawson
Ross Manning
Spat + Loogie
Paul Winkler
& Jonathan Zawada

Environments that encourage experimentation and risk-taking are often where the most interesting new ideas can be found. In these spaces, unlikely unions produce curious crossbreeds that defy easy classification.

Batteries Not Included at the Australian Centre for Photography presents the work of 12 artists investigating the hybrid offspring of photomedia; splicing photography with performance, reanimating found images or mechanising the moving image.

With backgrounds and influences as diverse as fashion, street culture, education, new and old technologies and telemarketing, the artists in this exhibition come from the fringes of contemporary visual art practice. With their appetite for risk-taking, experimentalism and disregard of convention, this selection of artists combines the fresh and energetic work of emerging artists with the ground-breaking work of legendary avant guard filmmaker Paul Winkler.

OPENING
29th of January 2009
6 – 8pm
Including performances by Jeff Burch & Max Doyle and Ross Manning

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****The show runs till 7th March****

Special thanks to Asahi, FBI and of course the Australian Centre for Photography.

PLUS:
Michael Corridore’s ANGRY BLACK SNAKE and
Deborah Kelly’s BIG BUTCH BILLBOARD

Full Invite below:

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