Mike Parr: The Eter­nal Opening

With one gallery exhib­it­ed inside anoth­er, Aus­tralian artist Mike Parr stages The Eter­nal Open­ing. In a re-con­struc­tion of Parr’s min­i­mal­ist per­for­mance LEFT FIELD [for Robert Hunter] (2017), audi­ences enter a mock-up of the orig­i­nal per­for­mance space. Inside the unroofed long rec­tan­gu­lar box, per­for­mance video doc­u­men­ta­tion plays. We watch as the artist method­i­cal­ly climbs up and down a lad­der, paint­ing-out the white gallery wall white as the space’ becomes the art object.

25 Octo­ber – 8 Decem­ber 2019

Car­riage­works
245 Wil­son Street
Syd­ney

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Mike Parr: The Eter­nal Open­ing is part of the Schwartz­Car­riage­works Series.

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