Event Merinda Davies: Imprints

Merinda Davies: Imprints


17 October 2020

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Imprints invites you to be held (safely) by artist Merinda Davies. This one-on-one performance will take place at IMA Belltower as part of Making Art WorkImprints will evolve over time from an initial installation to a participatory performance. After the performance, a pile of spent PPE will be left as the residue of these imprints. Davies asks us to consider the ‘imprints of the pandemic on our bodies and on the environment.

  • Partner:

    Making Art Work is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland

Guest Info
  • Merinda Davies uses performance, installation, and conversation to question the current structural paradigm of inequality. Her work is inspired by the environment, human and non-human social structures, and the possibilities available to us in future imaginings. She grew up on Bundjalung Land in Northern New South Wales, and is currently living on Kombumerri Land in South East Queensland. She is currently working on solo and collaborative projects for Gold Coast City Council, Placemakers*, Outer Space, and The Walls Artspace.

Merinda Davies 'Imprints' 2020. Photo: Marc Pricop.

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14 Oct–19 Dec 2020

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The Institute of Modern Art acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land upon which the IMA now stands, the Jagera, Yuggera, Yugarapul, and Turrbal people. We offer our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the first artists of this country. In the spirit of allyship, the IMA will continue to work with First Nations people to celebrate, support, and present their immense past, present, and future contribution to artistic practice and cultural expression.