Robyn Stacey: Ray of Light touring exhibition
Sep 6, 2018 - Sep 30, 2020
Robyn Stacey: Ray of Light is touring fourteen regional galleries in South Australia from 2018–2020.
Using a camera obscura, Sydney-based artist Robyn Stacey depicts South Australia as it has never been seen before. Translating from Latin to mean ‘dark room’, the camera obscura is an optical device of wonder, whereby the external world is trapped and inverted within the room. For this exhibition, eight large-scale camera obscura photographs by Stacey will be on display.
First shown as part of the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Magic Object, the photographs depict camera obscuras at well-known sites around Adelaide, including the Brookman Building at the University of South Australia, Carrick Hill, The Cedars at Hahndorf and the Institute Building.
Room-sized camera obscuras will be installed at selected venues alongside the exhibition of photographs, allowing visitors to experience this optical device of wonder for themselves.
available online agsa.sa.gov.au
Presented in partnership with Country Arts SA and the Regional Galleries Association of South Australia.
Robyn Stacey with her work Lighthouse Wharf Hotel, Port Adelaide, 2016; photo: Daniel Boud.