The Public Body .02

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The Public Body .02 – installation view, Artspace Sydney
Photograph: Supplied The Public Body .02 – installation view, Artspace Sydney

Alternative visions of the body are presented and explored in this behemoth exhibition of Australian and international art

This exhibition is the second of three by Artspace, taking place over the three years 2016-2018, exploring 'the body in public'. The first instalment, curated by Talia Linz and Alexie Glass-Kantor, explored the sexualised body in the public sphere. This second edition focuses specifically on feminist, queer and anti-racist perspectives on the body.

The behemoth line-up of Australian and international artists features Francis Alÿs, Brook Andrew, Del Kathryn Barton, Farida Batool, Vivienne Binns, Leigh Bowery, Destiny Deacon and Virginia Fraser, Christine Dean, Kelly Doley and Diana Baker Smith, Ella Dreyfus, Regina José Galindo, Amala Groom, Samuel Hodge, Geumhyung Jeong, Kate Just, Samson Kambalu, Deborah Kelly, Barbara Kruger, Radha La Bia, Pat Larter, Richard Larter, Leigh Ledare, Gary Lee, LIP, Teresa Margolles, Dani Marti, Chris Mason, Marie McMahon, Ebecho Muslimova, Eileen Myles and Jill Soloway, Rabbya Naseer and Hurmat Ul Ain, Tracey Rose, Patrick Staff, A.L. Steiner, Martine Syms, VNS Matrix, Gillian Wearing, David Wojnarowicz, William Yang, Women’s Domestic Needlework Group, Cao Yu.

By: Dee Jefferson

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