What does it mean for artists and curators when galleries are closed, studios can be inaccessible, and uncertainty about the future feels more overwhelming than the virus itself?
Watch the recording of this online discussion, part of RMIT Gallery’s inaugural online exhibition The new (ab)normal , which provides a real-time snapshot of how artists are responding to their new working conditions and circumstances during the current global health crisis.
Helen Rayment RMIT Galleries Curator
Dr Tammy Wong Hulbert Lecturer of Arts Management (specialising in curating)
Sogand Alamdarfard is an international student studying MFA by Research at RMIT university. Her discipline is painting, and her contextual research is based on the historical values of the landscape that surrounds her hometown of Kerman in Iran.
Kay Mei Ling Beadman is a Hong Konger of Chinese and English heritage. She is an RMIT/HKAS MFA alumnus and currently a PhD candidate at CityU in Hong Kong.
Steven Rendall is represented by Niagara Galleries. He lectures in RMIT’s School of Art, and completed a PhD at Monash University.
Moderated by Dr Evelyn Tsitas,RMIT Cultural and Engagement Manager
Image: Kay Mei Ling Beadman, Invisibility Cloak, 2020, Documentation of work in progress, Gold and silver metallic fabric
News17 Jun 2020
The new (ab)normal: Artists respond to COVID-19
From creating art in a high-rise dwelling to managing social isolation, RMIT Gallery’s first online exhibition provides a glimpse into how artists are responding to their circumstances under COVID-19. …