In the Telling
24th July 2012 – 20th January 2013
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
A curious and playful exhibition that uses sculpture and live video to interrogate the screen image, its construction, and its representation of truth. Burns emphasises the presence of technology in the work by placing it on display alongside the projected image.
The viewer sees the image on screen and then can examine the work and discover how the scene was contrived. Burns incorporates new media in to his work as if it were paint or clay, using the technology unexpectedly, in ways that challenge and highlight the possibilities and limitations of the technology itself.