Das Platforms / Contemporary Art

48HR Incident


23 Aug 2015


Running over 48 continuous hours at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, 48HR Incident is a program of performance art and live actions initiated or performed by artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific.

Challenging conceptual and social frameworks that surround the position of the individual in relation to the group, 48HR Incident presents a series of works ranging from artistic interventions through to longer durational performances. Participating artists have drawn upon contested historical narratives, political provocations and social situations to conceive and present works specifically for the context of 4A, taking into account dynamics of space, geography and social relations in and outside of the gallery. 48HR Incident considers the impact of these actions on the decisions that individuals and groups make, avoid or otherwise oppose in the daily act of living.

Text from: 4A.com.au




48HR Incident

Frances Barrett (Australia), Dadang Christanto (Indonesia), BLAK DOUGLAS (Australia), JD Reforma (Australia), Tony Schwensen (Australia), Abdullah M. I. Syed (Pakistan/Australia), Latai Taumoepeau (Australia), Salote Tawale (Australia/Fiji), Wok The Rock & Lara Thoms (Indonesia & Australia), Samson Young (Hong Kong).

Co-curated by Pedro de Almeida, Toby Chapman & Aaron Seeto
Performances: Friday 29 May 2015, 6pm – Sunday 31 May 2015, 6pm
4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art

Video: Dara Gill
Co-Produced by 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art and Das Platforms, 2015


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