Image: Cynthia Schwertsik, UTE-ilitarian (detail), 2019. Photograph Jennifer Hofmann.


Thursday 8 August 2019

Particpatory artist talk in conversation with curator Nic Brown: 3 – 4pm
Exhibition Launch: 4 – 5:30pm

Location: Level 1, Student Hub (near The Tavern), Flinders University, Sturt Road, Bedford Park

Presenter: To be officially opened by Associate Professor William Peterson Creative & Performing Arts, College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, Flinders University

The Collections Project

Cynthia Schwertsik: UTE-ilitarian

Cynthia Schwertsik works in the genres of visual art and contemporary performance with participatory inclusion. She navigates the everyday by engaging with objects and public spaces and subverts their functionality with humorous interventions.

For The Guildhouse Collections Project Schwertsik explores the Post-object and Documentation collection at Flinders University Art Museum to present new video and performance work that comments on Australia’s ecological footprint.

The Collections Project is a collaboration between Guildhouse and Flinders University Art Museum.

UTE-ilitarian will be on show from July 29 – August 30.

RSVP essential by Monday 5 August.

Public Programs:

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Curator talk and artist performance: 12 – 1pm

Location: Level 1, Student Hub (near The Tavern), Flinders University, Sturt Road, Bedford Park

Photographs and/or video may be taken at this event.

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