Athene Currie: Eastern Face - Art Collector

Athene Currie, Everest House #102, 2010, digital laser print from 35mm b/w negative. Courtesy: the artist and Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane

Currie takes us to northern Nepal and the house of the late Colonel Sir George Everest, the famous surveyor and geographer. This house of architectural and historic significance has long been neglected and left to degrade. Moving through the crumbling white walls and stone pillars, she brings us beyond the façade to delve into our discontent about personal and global dilemmas, depicting concerns about conservation - not just of architecture, objects and memories, but ultimately of life and peace.

Opening: 5pm Saturday 23 February 2013
Exhibition closes: 24 March 2013
Location: Queensland Centre for Photography, Gallery 5, 32 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Contact: 07 3844 1101
Email: admin@qcp.org.au


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