The IMA is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in Australia by Céline Condorelli, Corps à Corps.
Condorelli will treat the IMA spaces, both indoor and outdoor, as case-
International Archives 1st half of 2017
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane (Australia)
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Condorelli is an artist who lives and works in London, UK and Milan, Italy; she is the author and editor of Support Structures, Sternberg Press (2009), and one of the founding directors of Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK. Recent exhibitions include bau bau, Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy; The Company She Keeps, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands; Céline Condorelli, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK; Ten Thousand Wiles and a Hundred Thousand Tricks, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium; Additionals, Project Art Centre, Dublin, Ireland; Things That Go Without Saying, Grazer Kunstverein, Austria; and Surrounded by the Uninhabitable, SALT Istanbul, Turkey.
Alongside Corps à Corps is a group exhibition featuring artists who use everyday materials and approaches to explore issues of ecology, inequality, surveillance, and sovereignty, Material Politics. The exhibition takes its point of departure from Recession Art and Other Strategies (1986), curated by artist and then IMA Director Peter Cripps. Material Politics reflects on a longstanding tendency in Australian contemporary art to work with an economy of means. It focuses on artists who use readily-
Exhibition 6 May -
Céline Condorelli, view of Models for a Qualitative Society, Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon, Portugal, 2016. Photo: Bruno Lopes.