Louise Weaver and Stephan Bram, ‘A shining light’, Geelong Gallery, 2020 – 21 February 2021

February 10, 2021

Buxton Contemporary Collection artists Louise Weaver and Stephan Bram are included in A shining light, an exhibition of new works acquired by Geelong Gallery over the past year. The exhibition takes its title from a 1986 song The shining path by the British group Shriekback, and the song’s opening lines resonate in these uncertain times: ‘We had lived a blessed time but we knew nothing’.

In times of social, political and environmental crisis, and the anxiety and doubt that those times might bring, artists play an essential role in shining a light on the inner spaces of our emotions and the external forces and situations that shape the world we live in, and that focus our eyes. The exhibition features intersecting responses to landscape, to country, to the environment, to human frailties, and to the very acts of making and seeing.

A shining light will be open to public until Sunday 21 February 2021. For more information visit the Geelong Gallery website.


Image: Louise Weaver Silvering (Moon dust), 2019. Synthetic polymer emulsion and glitter on linen. Courtesy of the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney. Photographed by Andrew Curtis


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