VCA ART 2020

Amrita Hepi

The selected works felt distinct to me as there was a mix between form, risk, an attention to detail and a mischievousness (that last thing feels urgent in making art at the moment. Congratulations to all.

Evelyn Pohl, Lorelai and Luke, oil on board, 2020. Documentation by Lucy Foster.
Leo Bagus Purnomo, Masks on Please, installation, 2020. Documentation by Christo Crocker, Eliza Dyball and Aaron Rees.
Luigi Vescio, *not for framing for respite( (installation View), single channel video and sound, artificial turf, 2020
Yuying Pang, 'Master' of Contemporary Art, 629 paintings, oil on canvas, plasterboard, house paint, wall of VCA Artspace, 2020. Documentation by Christo Crocker, Eliza Dyball and Aaron Rees.
Chelsea Farquhar, installation view, 2020. Documentation by Christo Crocker, Eliza Dyball and Aaron Rees.
Jia Jia Chen, Dong-Xi Ruin, garage installation view, polystyrene, glaze beads (blue and white), porcelain, rubber paint, household paint, chinese ink, foraged sand, inherited loom, 2020

Amrita Hepi (b. 1989, Townsville of Bundjulung/Ngapuhi territories) is an artist working with dance and choreography through video, the social function of performance spaces, installation and objects. Utilising hybridity and the extension of choreographic or performative practices, Hepi creates work that considers the body’s relationship to personal histories and the archive.

In 2020 she is a Gertrude Contemporary artist in residence, a finalist/Winner of the peoples Choice for the Keir Choreographic award and is currently working with Kaldor projects/Serpentine UK as a participating DOit artist.

Amrita Studied at NAISDA and Alvin Ailey.

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