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Penumbra

Peter Ciemitis, Maija Medenis,
Gabrielle Mazalevskis, Maris Raudzins and Len Zuk

2 March to 7 April 2013

 

WELCOME TO THE IN-BETWEEN PLACE

 

It is common for artists to explore in-between places; zones of brief occupation that hide possible menace. Penumbra is such a space. It literally means ‘half shadow’ or ‘twilight’; a state which either promises emergence into the light, or threatens darkness. It is a place where it is not possible to stay.

 

The works in this exhibition in some way deal with twilight, either absent or directly present. They seldom deal with the idea of this ‘in-betweeness’ as a physical thing, but rather as an internal space in thoughts or emotions.

 

Penumbra invites you on your own journey to interpret these half-shadow places, and more particularly asks you the question; “where would you go from here?”

 

The Penumbra artists are accomplished practitioners acknowledged locally, nationally and/or internationally.

VISIT                                                     (08) 9364 5666
Gallery Hours:                                     heathcote@melville.wa.gov.au
Monday - Friday                                 58 Duncraig Road, Perth WA 6153

10am – 3pm
Saturday - Sunday

12pm - 4pm

Grounds Open 24 hours

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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