Hoda Afshar: Behold - Art Collector

Hoda Afshar, Untitled #10, 2015, digital photographic print, 95 x 120cm. Courtesy: the artist and MARS Gallery, Melbourne

  MARS Gallery presents new work by artist Hoda Afshar.

“Behold was made unexpectedly, and without design. I was travelling in a city that I sometimes return to, and I got to know a group of gay men,” says the artist.

“There, where they live, these men (and many others like them) are mostly left to be. But only on the condition that they lead one part of their lives in secret. Rarely, that is, do their bodies ever meet in open honesty outside, in public. Only here, in this bathhouse, where their desire to be seen and embraced by others – just to be and to be held – is played out the partial openness of these four closed walls.'

Exhibition opens: 6–8pm Thursday 31 May 2018
Exhibition closes: 23 June 2018
Location: MARS Gallery, 7 James St, Windsor VIC 3181
Website: marsgallery.com.au
Phone: +61 3 9521 7517
Email: alana@marsgallery.com.au


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