10 – 25 September 2011

Forms of Deception
Max Creasy, Stephen Palmer, Clare Rae, Emma White; curated by Stephen Palmer

Very early in my life I took the question of the relation of art to truth seriously: even now I stand in holy dread in the face of this discordance.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

Forms of Deception is concerned with art’s illusionistic or deceptive capacities, or the necessary detour that it must make through artifice. Each of the artists employ various representational mediums; examining the suspension of disbelief, duplicity, or sleights of hand proper to these techniques.

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Opening Drinks: 6-8pm, Friday 9 September 2011

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Essay by Kyle Weise

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This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.