Pip McManus, a still from ‘Night Vessel’ video
Solastalgia & tomorrow Closing Event
Saturday 1 October 2022, from 2pm
On the final day of Solastalgia & tomorrow, five of the seven artists involved in the exhibition – including Belinda Broughton, Karena Goldfinch, Linda Knight, Bridget Nicholson, and Michael Shirrefs – were in the gallery for a public discussion about their work in relation to the ‘solastalgia’ phenomenon.
As the artists utilise different mediums to express their feelings, we heard about the processes that inform their choices. Michael and sound, Belinda and poetry and drawing, Karena and botanical printing and birds, Linda drawing and ideas of mapping, Bridget clay, felt and the body.
It was an informal conversation, a time to ask questions, to probe and prod the artists and for us to enjoy the fine art of conversation.
You can hear an audio recording of the event by Michael Shirrefs here.