Month of Print

Maroondah Art Gallery: 1 September to 15 October 2011

Eyes Wide Shut curated by Wendy Garden

Artists: Peter Lyssiotis, Theo Strasser, Giuseppe Romeo

Coinciding with the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York, this exhibition draws upon the history of the medium of prints as a vehicle for political agency and activism. Peter Lyssiotis and Theo Strasser together with Giuseppe Romeo explore issues of ethics, civil liberties, religious beliefs, the role of governments and the complicity of the general public in the aftermath of the attacks and the detention of David Hicks.

Opening night: Thursday 1 September

Maroondah Art Gallery
32 Greenwood Ave,
Ringwood
Contact: Wendy Garden
E: Wendy.Garden@maroondah.vic.gov.au
T: 03 9298 4542
10-4 Tuesday-Friday
12-4 Saturday

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Peter Lyssiotis, Once upon a time, a man in Oruzgun Province dreamt of two towers, 2011, detail.
giclée print, 133 x 103.5 cm. Image reproduced courtesy of the artist.


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