I thought it would be roses

By Chloe Bartram

14 November 2020 -  14 February  2021

Opening Night 13 November 6-8pm

I thought it would be roses is an exhibition about the experience of womanhood. Artist Chloe Bartram brings together a group of women to produce a series of love letters upturning patriarchal tradition.

The sexual narratives of young women are typically understood through cliché and fairytale. Bartram subverts this pattern through an involved process of interview, collaboration, and exchange.

View the room sheet.

Image: Chloe Bartram, I thought it would be roses, 2014, still from video.


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Goolugatup Heathcote Cultural Precinct and the City of Melville acknowledge the Bibbulmun people as the Traditional Owners of the land on which we stand and pay respect to the Whadjuk people, and Elders past, present, future.


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