30/01/2011

CHRISTOPHER JOYNER ‘Experiments in Expropriation’

Chris has been busy down the print room preparing work for his up coming show, details below:


Art in the Underbelly Proudly Presents:
CHRISTOPHER JOYNER
‘Experiments in Expropriation’
Feb 3rd - Feb 28th 2011
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Opening Night
Thursday Feb 3rd, 8pm until 12am, Free Entry
With live music from BK & Dad + DJ set from Tom L



  
BK AND DAD HAVE PULLED OUT OF THE SHOW, DEATH OF DEATH OF DISCOTHEQUE WILL BE STANDING IN FOR THEM

For the show Christopher Joyner has been working on a series of work appropriating vintage photographs from the extensive NASA image gallery. Using the found imagery he is liberating himself from any personal experience with the original subject, then through repetitively reproducing the images they experience a mechanical abstraction and in the new context they bear a new meaning. He will be exhibiting several large scale works straight on to the walls forming an installation space for the bands performance as well as a series of smaller framed prints all made from the same appropriated images but mechanically deconstructed.


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