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Art in Conversation | Janet Carter

Saturday 01 May 2021, 02:00pm - 03:00pm

Join artist Janet Carter for a talk on queer culture and creative practice. Carter will discuss her recent work ‘The Elders Project’ in the Bunbury Biennale, and the ideas, research and processes involved in thinking about these themes and making this work.

Janet Carter was born in 1966. She currently lives and works in Perth, Western Australia. After completing a Bachelor of Visual Arts at Edith Cowan University in 2008, Carter finished Honours in Contemporary Arts in 2010 and is currently a Fine Arts PhD candidate at the University of Western Australia. Her practice embraces sculpture, installation, performance and new media works. She is primarily concerned with investigating contemporary conceptions around gender, sexuality, desire and embodied identity.

Janet has contributed to a number of group exhibitions, including Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (2008). Queer City Lane Dwellers, Guildford Lane Gallery, Melbourne (Midsumma Festival, 2009). She had her first solo show (New Works) at Horus and Deloris Contemporary Art Space in 2010. She was nominated for the Qantas Encouragement of Emerging Australian Art Award, and was a finalist in the Churchie Emerging Art Award last year. She was a Proximity Festival 2013 artist and was also one of the twelve artists/performers involved in the inaugural Proximity Festival in 2012. Carter is currently involved in RHINOCEROS, Fremantle Arts Centre’s inaugural ARI program.

Saturday 1 May | 2pm - 3pm | Free entry | All ages welcome! | Bunbury Regional Art Gallery

BRAG is open from 10am to 4pm daily.

Image courtesy of artist.





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