Means are the Ends: The Command Issue

AB Unicorn 2014

Means are the Ends: The Command Issue
A solo exhibition by Anastasia Booth
LEVEL artist-in-residence
12 – 23 February 2014

Opening & artist talk Wednesday 12 February 6pm
Poetry event Saturday 22 February 4pm
Level Project Space, Studio 3.12, 109 Edward Street Brisbane
Exhibition hours: 2-6pm Friday-Sunday

Anastasia Booth’s practice centers on the problematic relationship between feminine desire and divergent sexual practice. During Booth’s 3 month residency at LEVEL her sculptural and video works have looked to the rituals, materials and iconographies associated with certain divergent subcultures. By appropriating these tropes, her resulting exhibition will consider how these signs function in portraying female sexuality and in what ways this visual language can be subverted or re-represented. On Saturday 22 February Anastasia will also be hosting a group poetry-reading event. This is an ongoing project that looks at the sensuality of written text and considers the subjective experience of narrative.

Anastasia completed her Bachelor of Fine Art (Visual Arts) with Honours at the Queensland University of Technology in 2011. She has exhibited nationally including exhibitions at the Australian Experimental Art Foundation (Adelaide), !Metro Arts (Brisbane), Inbetweenspaces (Brisbane) and was included in Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (2012). In 2014 Anastasia is commencing a PhD at QUT with the support of an Australian Postgraduate Award.

Download the exhibition catalogue Anastasia Booth (PDF)

Image: Anastasia Booth Unicorn 2014. Courtesy the artist.

This project has received financial assistance from the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and is supported by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory governments.

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