Solo exhibition - Standard Bank Young Artist Award 2010 (Visual Arts)
Monument Gallery, National Arts Festival, Grahamstown
20 June - 4 July 2010
Sincere thanks go to the National Arts Festival for their assistance and support during the preparation for this project and during the extensive touring schedule; to Standard Bank for their long-standing and continued support of the arts; to my gallerist David Brodie of Brodie/Stevenson; to Zander Blom and Jan-Henri Booyens of AVANT CAR GUARD and to Jaco van Schalkwyk. Special thanks go to Lucy Rayner, my family and the Rayner family.
WORKS FEATURED ON EXHIBITION –
Will to Power
HD video on Blu-ray . 14 minutes 9 seconds . colour . stereo . 2006-2010 . Edition 5
Armalite M4A1 Modular Weapon System (MWS) in 5.56x45 mm NATO replica with SOCOM sound suppressor, Harris bipod, Tasco 4x40 mm telescopic sight and Rail Interface System (RIS)
950 x 270 x 120 mm
Principle theatrical prop from: Will to Power
HD video transferred to DVD . 12 minutes 34 seconds . colour . stereo . 2002-2010 . Edition 5
Insects Cannot Know Love
Cast urethane, hair, wood, urethane foam, neon lights, perspex, steel . 2030 x 815 x 1500 mm . 2010
The Great Man of History Template
Three-channel video installation – HD video transferred to DVD . Continuous loop . 2010 . Edition 5
EXHIBTION TOURING SCHEDULE –
20 June–4 July 2010
National Arts Festival
28 July–5 September 2010
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum
1 December 2010–17 January 2011
Durban Art Gallery
2 February–4 March 2011
Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery, University of the Free State
27 March–15 May 2011
IZIKO South African National Gallery
27 May–20 July 2011
University of Potchefstroom Art Gallery
2 August–10 September 2011
Standard Bank Gallery
Exhibition Catalogue -
120 page, soft-cover monograph.
Written, designed, edited and produced by Michael MacGarry.
All photography © Michael MacGarry, unless otherwise stated.
Copyright © Michael MacGarry 2010.
Published by All Theory. No Practice. 2010
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