Group Exhibition ‘Crush’
15 September @ 12:00 pm - 25 November @ 7:00 pm
Crush, investigates the dark side of love, and the complexities of unrequited emotion, through the varying interpretations of 18 artists and 1 writing project. It traces the injury, heartbreak, defeat and pathology that can be associated with love, and reflects upon vulnerability and the ramifications this can have on personal lives and social structures. Taking inspiration from the rhetoric of love and obsession, this exhibition explores the sensations of euphoria and perversion while simultaneously investigating the threats of entrapment.
The works exhibited incorporate daily mediums and subject matter to explore the emotion and its affects. The exhibition proposes a shift of focus towards the pain inflicted by love, and “outlaw emotions,” which have often been neglected or deliberately shunned.
Photo credit: Dawn Kim, Worn Once, 2015, courtesy of Para Site