Wish you were here

4 May 2024 - 13 Jul 2024

Installation of Wish you were here exhibition featuring ghostly shapes and neon lights.

Wish you were here began as a response to the stop-start movement of COVID-19 by artist Kellie O’Dempsey.

The exhibition transforms the monotony of pandemic life into a mesmerising carnival of ghostly shapes, and otherworldly creatures.

Using video, light installation and augmented reality, O’Dempsey invites you into an immersive space that celebrates the joy of the everyday. 

The exhibition includes sound by Mick Dick and AR Animation by Helena Papageorgiou. Kellie is represented by Jan Manton Gallery.

Opening event

Celebrate the opening of Wish you were here and our other exhibition, Interfacial Intimacies, with light refreshments and a floor talk from Interfacial Intimacies curator, Caine Chennatt.

The opening event will be on Saturday, 18 May from 2:00 PM. Bookings are essential.

Kellie O’Dempsey will be in conversation with Dr Louise R Mayhew at Winter Nights on Saturday 8 June, 6:00 - 8:00 PM. 

Image credit: Kellie O'Dempsey, Wish you were here, 2023. Installation view of Wish you were here at Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery. Image courtesy of the artist. Photo by Louis Lim.

Redcliffe Art Gallery is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

When

  • Saturday, 04 May 2024 - Saturday, 13 July 2024

Location

Redcliffe Art Gallery, 1 Irene Street, Redcliffe 4020  View map

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