Infrastructuralism

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Shannon Lyons A fusion of process, presentation and form.

Date:
Tuesday 06 February 2018 until Saturday 17 March 2018 (Add to calendar)
Contact:
La Trobe Art Institute
5444 7272; lai@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
La Trobe Art Institute
Type of Event:
Community Event; Exhibition

Agatha Gothe-Snape
Carolyn Eskdale
Helen Grogan
Jessie Bullivant
Shannon Lyons

A fusion of process, presentation and platform.

The gallery is more than a frame. More than an architectural setting. In Infrastructuralism, five artists produce and deliver work that ingratiates itself inside the physical system of the gallery. Born of the mechanisms of institutional operations, conscious of its setting, the exhibition exposes the hidden, neglected or secretive support structures that serve as platforms for the presentation of art objects.

Presented across all spaces at La Trobe Art Institute, the artworks marry humour with material awareness in a playful incursion into the infrastructure of our cultural organisations. All the various facets that go into making up architecture, display, function and administration are brought into play. This is treasure-hunting for curious minds looking to seek out a physical dissection of idea, structure and psychogeographic coding.

Image: Shannon Lyons, It takes a small team of workers (after the Salon Hang) (detail) (2013), Courtesy of the artist and photographer Bo Wong

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