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Opening Night – Eight: The Shift by Christopher Young
7 August 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Margaret River HEART presents the opening night for Eight: The Shift by Christopher Young.
Please join us as we celebrate Chris’ latest photographic exhibition:
Where: Margaret River HEART Gallery Bar & Foyer
When: Friday 7th August 2020, from 6:00pm until 8:00pm
This is a free event, though beverages will be available for purchase from the HEART Gallery Bar.
Despite it being inevitable, death is not something we freely discuss. It is often seen as a taboo subject, especially intergenerationally. The passing of a loved one can be further complicated by the foreignness of the surrounding experiences.
‘Eight’ looks at end-of-life cultural experiences; how people respond to such experiences; and the environments and institutions they encounter. These experiences are universal, and this work has the capacity to extend dialogue, both within the arts as well as in connection to larger social issues.
Utilising spaces such as hospitals, doctors’ surgeries, funeral homes and churches, it looks at the paradox of highly-charged, emotive events in seemingly sterile and controlled spaces.
Displayed at the HEART from 7th August to 4th September 10am – 4pm.