Exhibition Title: Méconnaissance – New Rites of Passage
Artist: Athene Currie
Dates: Wednesday, 27 July – Sunday, 14 August 2016
Opening Event: Thursday, 4 August 2016, 6 – 8 pm
Venue: POP Gallery, 27 Logan Road, Woolloongabba
Gallery Hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 10am-4pm, Thursday, 12pm-8pm
About: These performative videos act as a rite of passage, the desire to find the true or whole self in the transformation through midlife.
Jacques Lacan used the term méconnaissance to designate an imaginary misrecognition, reflecting ones mistaken identity.
This transition through midlife where self is thrown into question, can be described as a time of reflection, to remove masque or identities we have assumed and undergo transformation towards coming times.
Image: Athene Currie screen shot from the video series New Rites of Passage 2016.