Well before Australia was charted it was ‘imagined as a grotesque space peopled by monsters’. Early settlers found their new land eerie, disorientingly unfamiliar and hostile – a response which became ingrained in our national consciousness, literature and cinema. Tapping into these ‘gothic’ traditions and unsettling imaginings the fourteen artists featured inAustralian Gothic: Video Art Now revel in the dark, creepy and sometimes perversely seductive zones of our collective imagination where menace lurks and nothing is a quite as it seems.
12 June - 03 August 2008
Australian Gothic: Video Art Now
12 June - 3 August