Sculptural Situations: Gail Hastings

Perth born Hastings is a singular artist distinguished by the extraordinary focus of her practice. … Consistently describing her work as ‘a space made for others’ Hastings creates what she calls ‘invisible architectures’ that invite the viewer to enter a dialogue with what they observe. … As ‘the artist’ Hastings eschews a central position in her work in order to vacate this space for the viewer. … she has invited PICA’s Director Amy Barrett-Lennard and Curator Melissa Keys to contribute a collection of novels to this iteration of her work, further disorienting and de-stabilising the impulse to search for authorial essential meaning.

Exhibition
Date: 07/Feb/2008 to 30/Mar/2008
Curated by: Melissa Keys
At: Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth
List of Works: no answer: black
ABC art: blue cube
ABC art: red cube
missing walls: bureaucracy at work
So she said
behind you: blue
Bibliography: Melissa Keys, ‘Gail Hastings: Sculptural Situations’, Sculptural Situations: Gail Hastings, exhibition catalogue, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth 2008.
Andrew McNamara, ‘Making space for the invisible architecture of the social’, Sculptural Situations: Gail Hastings, exhibition catalogue, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth 2008.
Perth Institute of Contemporary Art

Dir: Amy Barrett-Lennard

James Street
Perth WA 6000

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