The Open Body (2018)

  • Learning To Love The Ocean Again After Argentina, 1976 by Alex Tálamo
  • Learning To Love The Ocean Again After Argentina, 1976 by Alex Tálamo
  • Learning To Love The Ocean Again After Argentina, 1976 by Alex Tálamo
  • Dance with Me by Danica Knezevic
  • Dance with Me by Danica Knezevic
  • Dance with Me by Danica Knezevic
  • Redress #10 ad valorum by Julie Vulcan
  • Redress #10 ad valorum by Julie Vulcan
  • Redress #10 ad valorum by Julie Vulcan
  • A Conversation of Whispers by Kate Brown
  • A Conversation of Whispers by Kate Brown
  • A Conversation of Whispers by Kate Brown
  • 281215.v2 by Malvina Tan
  • 281215.v2 by Malvina Tan
  • 281215.v2 by Malvina Tan
  • third man, 2017 by Mariia Zhuchenko
  • third man, 2017 by Mariia Zhuchenko
  • third man, 2017 by Mariia Zhuchenko
  • Ladder Drawing by Robbie Karmel
  • Ladder Drawing by Robbie Karmel
  • Ladder Drawing by Robbie Karmel
  • Out-Casted by Stella Chen
  • Out-Casted by Stella Chen
  • Out-Casted by Stella Chen
  • The Interim by Vivienne Linsley (with Jessa Holman and Ross Symington)
  • The Interim by Vivienne Linsley (with Jessa Holman and Ross Symington)
  • The Interim by Vivienne Linsley (with Jessa Holman and Ross Symington)
  • Cultural Inappropriation by Yiorgos Zafiriou
  • Cultural Inappropriation by Yiorgos Zafiriou
  • Cultural Inappropriation by Yiorgos Zafiriou
  • Aphanisis (Disappearance) by Tom Isaacs
  • Aphanisis (Disappearance) by Tom Isaacs
  • Aphanisis (Disappearance) by Tom Isaacs

‘The Open Body’ was a one-day performance art program for the Inner West Open Studio Trail, curated by Tom Isaacs and hosted by Scratch Art Space, Marrickville with support from the Inner West Council’s Arts and Culture Grant. The works performed addressed ideas of visibility and representation of the body and explored the role that the body plays in our experience of self and our relationship to others.

Participating artists: Kate Brown, Stella Chen, Tom Isaacs, Robbie Karmel, Danica Knezevic, Vivienne Linsley, Alex Tálamo, Malvina Tan, Julie Vulcan, Yiorgos Zafiriou, Mariia Zhuchenko.

Photography: Isobel Markus-Dunworth.

Many thanks to Carmel Byrne and Scratch Art Space, for hosting ‘The Open Body’, the Inner West Council for their generous support through the Arts and Culture Grant, and the amazing artists for their involvement.