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2 April – 19 June 2022
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
A project led by Frances Barrett with Debris Facility Pty Ltd, Hayley Forward, Brian Fuata, Del Lumanta, Sione Teumohenga and Nina Buchanan.
Image: Charles Dennington, Ear: Brian Fuata, Ear Worm: Debris Facility
Frances Barrett, Brian Fuata and Hayley Forward
worm divinations (segmented realities), 2020
Immersive sound installation
Presented as part of the exhibition, Frances Barrett: Meatus, at Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2 April - 19 June 2022).
Image: Charles Dennington, Mouth: Brian Fuata, Ear Worm: Debris Facility
Barbara Cleveland is an Australian artist collective directed by Diana Baker Smith, Frances Barrett, Kate Blackmore, and Kelly Doley, working on Gadigal land (Sydney). Their most recent projects have been presented at 20th Biennale of Sydney, 2018 Adelaide Biennial, Art Gallery of NSW (Sydney), Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney), Artspace (Sydney), Monash University Museum of Art (Melbourne), Australian Experimental Art Foundation (Adelaide), The Physics Room (Christchurch), National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, (Seoul) and Hayward Gallery (London).
All Ears: A listening party, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney
1 September 2018
Live performance program
Artists: Alissar Gazal, Brian Fuata, Emily Crocker, Jax Jacki Brown, Nina Buchanan, Samia Sayed, Enoch Mailangi, Kilia Tipa, Marcus Whale, 2 Boys in Saris, Hayley Forward and Kate Britton
HD Single channel, 11:58 mins
Cinematography and Editing: Justin Balmain
Music and Sound Mastering: Andrew McLellan
With Amelia Wallin, Marcia Acita, Mark DeLura, CJ Matherne, Chandler Hubbard, Amy Linker, and staff of the Hessel Museum of Art.
Commissioned for More than mere jelly, April 8 – May 27, 2018, Graduate thesis exhibition curated by Amelia Wallin, CCS Bard Galleries, Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
Featuring the work of Vito Acconci (with Kathy Dillon), Tom Burr, Nina Canell, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Alex Martinis Roe, and Rosemarie Trockel. Artwork by Vito Acconci, Tom Burr, and Rosemarie Trockel from the Marieluise Hessel Collection, Hessel Museum of Art, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College. Reproduced courtesy of the artists and Bortolami Gallery, New York and Sprüth Mager, Berlin.
Into my Arms, Ace Open, Kaurna Yarta, Adelaide
11 May - 7 July 2018
Exhibition and live performance program
Artists: Amira.h., Katherine Botten, Eugene Choi, Matt Huppatz, Lonelyspeck, Grace Marlow, Sione Monu, Kate Power and Susie Fraser and Athena Thebus
Image: Athena Thebus performing DOGGY, Sam Roberts Photography
The Wrestle, 2015
18:33mins, HD single channel video
Live performance on 29 May 2015 with Toby Chapman as part of 48Hr Incident program at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. Co-curated by Pedro de Almeida, Toby Chapman & Aaron Seeto.
Video: Kate Blackmore and Dara Gill
Edit: Kate Blackmore
Audio: Andrew McLellan
Image: Zan Wimberely
FM[X]: What Would A Feminist Methodology Sound Like? Firstdraft, Sydney
1 + 2 September 2016
2-day live performance program and exhibition co-curated with Danni Zuvela for Melbourne-based sound organization, Liquid Architecture.
Artists: Chloe Alison Escott, Cinnamon Templeton, Clare Cooper, Coco Solid, Madboots, DJ Sezzo Snot, Evelyn Araluen Corr, Matka, Kimchi Princi, Del Lumanta, Hannah Bronte, Gabi Briggs, Leila El Rayes, Linda Dement, Lorna & Aunty Jenny Munro, Maysa Abouzeid, Rosyln Helper, Saba Vasefi and Salote Tawale.
Image: Leila El Rayes performing, Jek Maurer Photography
Time Machine, Serial Space, Sydney
18-29 July 2012
A 12-day festival of time-based experimental art curated by the artist run initiative, Serial Space (Pia van Gelder, Kate Blackmore, Tom Smith, Jennifer Hamilton and Frances Barrett)
Time Capsule: Time Machine's Program with commissioned texts
My Safeword is Performance, 2014
21:59 mins, single channel HD video
Live performance with Ivan Crozier as part of Restaging Restaging at Alaska Projects, Sydney
Performed on 31 August 2014
Videography: Kate Blackmore and Cindy Rodrigues.
Edit: Kate Blackmore
Image: Salote Tawale