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Celeste Aldahn (SA) - Filth is Glamour

Opening - 5:30 PM - Wednesday, 4th November

Artist Talks - 6:00pm

Running - 5th November 2015 - 21 November 2015

Heavy on the freak and queer theory, Filth is Glamour humanises taboo by exploring the boundaries of sex and gender norms, fertility and female wisdom. The body is othered, alien and planetary glitching in transmission. It’s reassembled, monstrous under oozing and dripping slime; assholes develop eyes; flesh merges to static response; and sexually charged figures spasm and pulse within blooming petals. The anus is a mirror to these cosmic bodies in segmented flux, potent with power, a solar object and star to guide our ascension.

I am an inter-disciplinary artist, musician and performer. I graduated from UniSA (Bachelor of Visual Arts, Honours First Class) in 2011 and have exhibited nationwide, most recently in Sploshing! at 55 Sydenham Rd, Sydney, Maiden, Mother, Crone at Blindside Gallery, Melbourne, and a large-scale installation, IndustrialVitalstatistix Waterside Workers Hall for Laneway Festival, 2014.

Photograph by Alycia Bennett

Photograph by Alycia Bennett

Photograph by Alycia Bennett

Photograph by Alycia Bennett

Photograph by Alycia Bennett

Photograph by Alycia Bennett