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Artist Talk: Georgina Cue

Artist Talk
Saturday 20 February, 5am

Gertrude Glasshouse

44 Glasshouse Road, Collingwood

Artist Georgina Cue joined Gertrude’s Artistic Director Mark Feary for an in-conversation, held during the launch weekend of the PHOTO 2021 International Festival of Photography. Discussing her exhibition Pictures at Gertrude Glasshouse, Georgina and Mark's dialogue offers insight into her practice and working methods.

Watch or listen now to In Conversation: Georgina Cue and Mark Feary, as part of our artist and curatorial talk series In Conversation. The discussion is available in full via the image gallery above. 

Referencing Dada film, constructivist theatre and graffiti culture, Georgina Cue uses DIY materials such as cardboard and spray paint to create large-scale stages in a suburban garage. These theatrical stages then become the background for photographs and videos in which, Georgina features as a film siren and femme fatale. Drawing from western ideals of the body such in modernist painting, Cubist masks and classical Greek sculpture, Georgina’s work explores female identity through self-portraiture and performance.

Videography for this edition by Justin Balmain.


PHOTO 2021 International Festival of Photography ran from 
18 February to 7 March 2021. 

See the full program of PHOTO 2021 exhibitions and events here: https://photo.org.au/

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Gertrude Contemporary

21-31 High Street
Preston South VIC
Melbourne, Australia

Opening hours:
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Gertrude Glasshouse

44 Glasshouse Road
Collingwood VIC
Melbourne, Australia

Opening hours:
Thursday–Saturday 12–5pm