Paul Handley – Vests

Event Details

New Zealand-born, Melbourne-based inter-disciplinary artist Paul Handley presents a new site specific installation especially for Bundoora Homestead. Within the historic walls of this grand homestead, the artist will challenge and provoke the audience to confront the ongoing global plight of refugees escaping displacement from their homelands. In June 2016, the artist travelled to the Greek Island of Lesvos, to document the piles of discarded life jackets from the estimated 500,000 refugees who have landed on northern shores of Lesvos since early 2015. The installation consists of hundreds of flimsy and cheap fluorescent jackets – glowing within the confines of the pantry space.

Image: Paul Handley, Untitled # 7 (from Les Voyageurs), 2016. Pigment Print on archival paper, 84 x 110 cm (Edition of 5 + 1AP). Courtesy of the artist.


Date

21 June - 6 August, 2017

Time

Wed-Fri 11am-4pm; Sat-Sun 12-5pm

Location

Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, 7 Prospect Hill Drive, Bundoora

Cost

Free

Website

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Additional Info

Bundoora Homestead Art Centre: 03 9496 1060

Darebin City Council
274 Gower St, Preston Victoria 3072

Phone: (03) 8470 8888
Fax: (03) 8470 8888