99:1

Sion Hill Gallery, Bath Spa University, Bath

May 2014

99-1poster

 

99:1 saw curators Bonnet and Knight collaborate with Dublin-based artist and curator Nicola Lane and artists Beth Biddiss and Karl Somers on an exhibition that raised questions around the authority of the museum, the selection and sanctification of museum objects, and the implications that a life hidden from view may have for the perceived value of the non-displayed institutional object. The exhibition included a satirical video and wall installation by Somers that alluded to the secret lives of objects kept behind the scenes of an imaginary museum, and a wax cast work by Biddiss that playfully challenged the museum’s traditional rejection of the replica or ‘copy’ in favour of the ‘authentic’ object.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s