Representing political dissent in a non-literal way


Salient issues have been how to represent politic dissent in a non-literal way, and traditional issues of love, death, loss and the fundamental nature of human tactile experience. Recent works have also used beauty as a positive response to disaffection with social alienation. He also has an active ongoing collaborative practice with the performance artist Mike Parr, the composer Peter Sculthorpe (an Australian National Treasure) and the Berlin-based electronic sound composer and installation artist, Thomas Gerwin.


Dr Adam Geczy

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Sydney College of the Arts

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Adam Geczy’s most recent exhibitions were Buried Alive (CACSA, Adelaide) and Ex Cathedra (Criterion Gallery, Hobart). In December he will be taking up a residency in Obras in Portugal and will have several video installations at the Convento de San Francisco. His book Art: Histories, Theories and Exceptions (Berg Publishers, Oxford) will appear mid-2008. He is Lecturer in Sculpture, Performance and Installation at Sydney College of the Arts.

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visual art, fine arts, contemporary art, multimedia, installation, video, photomedia, drawing, sculpture

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The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 539