Opening: New Romanticism

20 February 2021
Image: Lauren Dunn, [Shopping for eggs], 2020.

Image: Lauren Dunn, Shopping for eggs, 2020.


20 February 2021

Saturday, 2-5pm (AEST)


Rokeby Street [i]
28 Rokeby St
Thu – Sun, 12pm – 6pm


Wheelchair access

The official exhibition opening of New Romanticism by Lauren Dunn. Lauren continues her enquiries into the politics and ethics surrounding food consumption trends and the role images play in this relationship. Through research Lauren examines the undying power structures hidden behind the romanticism of food specific plant and animal popular imagery. Presenting a new body of work comprising of images and sculptural gestures Lauren plays out her research findings while engaging in contemporary questions surrounding photographic practise. She employs the idea of photographic thinking through the material and works to twist the codes and conventions of commercial photography presenting a thought provoking and insightful take on the post photographic landscape.

Free drinks

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