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Permissibility (Purple) 2017
UV exposure dye on canvas, Tasmanian oak and luan mount
Courtesy of the artist
Jeremy Eaton and Meredith Turnbull will discuss the creation and recollection of artworks in relation to time, the contexts of art and social histories. They will discuss subjectivity and material relations as ways to look more closely at and experience artworks.
Jeremy Eaton is an artist and writer. Jeremy explores lineages of social space and materiality through a predominantly print-based and sculptural practice. Jeremy has exhibited nationally and written for various artists and publications. Recent projects include: Departed Acts: Lineages of Queer Practice, Centre for Contemporary Photography; Summer Group Show, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney (2018); a group exhibition with Seven Valencia and Camille Hannah at C A V E S, Melbourne (2018); and Of Everything That Disappears There Remains Traces curated by Lauren Ravi at the Honeymoon Suite, Melbourne (2017). He has undertaken solo projects at West Space, KINGS Artist-Run and a residency at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art. Jeremy has written for un Magazine, participated in the Gertrude Contemporary Emerging Writers Program and recently wrote a catalogue essay to accompany Meredith Turnbull: Closer here at the Ian Potter Museum of Art. Jeremyeaton.org
Meredith Turnbull is a Melbourne-based artist, curator and writer. She completed a Bachelor of Art (Honours) in Art History at LaTrobe University in 2000, a Bachelor of Fine Art (Gold and Silversmithing) at RMIT University in 2005 and a PhD at Monash University in the field of Sculpture and Spatial Practice in 2016. Recent projects include Hardbody Sculpture at Daine Singer and Softbody Sculpture at Pieces of Eight in 2017. Turnbull has held solo exhibitions at Station, MADA Gallery, Pieces of Eight, Bus Projects, The Other Side, West Space, the Centre for Contemporary Photography, TCB and The Narrows. Her work has been included in group exhibitions at Heide Museum of Modern Art, the National Gallery of Victoria, Craft Victoria (with Manon van Kouswijk), Jam Factory, Adelaide (with Tom Borgas and Kate Beckingham), Melbourne Art Fair, VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery and the George Paton Gallery.