Collection leads: Kate Beynon – kindred spirits

When:
Multi-day event from Thu 19 March. Details below
Presented By:
Geelong Gallery
Location:
Geelong Gallery, 55 Little Malop St, Geelong
Cost:
Free
  • Thu 19 March, 10am - 5pm
  • Fri 20 March, 10am - 5pm
  • Sat 21 March, 10am - 5pm
  • Sun 22 March, 10am - 5pm
  • Mon 23 March, 10am - 5pm
  • Tue 24 March, 10am - 5pm
  • Wed 25 March, 10am - 5pm
  • Thu 26 March, 10am - 5pm
  • Fri 27 March, 10am - 5pm
  • Sat 28 March, 10am - 5pm
  • Sun 29 March, 10am - 5pm

Kate Beynon – kindred spirits is part of the Collection leads series of exhibitions that draw on major works held in the Geelong Gallery collection to build a deeper understanding of the artist’s practice.

Kate Beynon—kindred spirits merges diverse pictorial traditions with personal histories.

Kate Beynon ’s Graveyard scene/the beauty and sadness of bones (2014-15)—winner of the 2016 Geelong contemporary art prize—is based on a scene from An-Li: a Chinese ghost tale, the artist’s re-telling of a supernatural story of two young spirits who traverse opposing worlds: one aquatic, the other earthly. This ‘Collection leads’ exhibition includes watercolours, paintings and soft sculptures that expand on the story of An-Li and provide greater insights to Beynon’s practice in which she merges diverse pictorial traditions with personal histories to address issues of hybridity, cultural identity and feminism.

Bookings are not required for this event.

Wheelchair accessible venue

Graveyard scene/the beauty and sadness of bones
Geelong Gallery
Geelong contemporary art prize (winner), 2016
© Kate Beynon