Thursday, December 14, 2017
ADV-SAM

SAM represents Victoria

Nicholise Garner February 2, 2017
EXCITING EXHIBITIONS AT SAM… Tracey Moffatt, First Jobs, Pineapple Cannery 1978, 2008. Photo: The artist and Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney © the artist.

EXCITING EXHIBITIONS AT SAM… Tracey Moffatt, First Jobs, Pineapple Cannery 1978, 2008. Photo: The artist and Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney © the artist.

BEING the only Victorian venue to host this national exhibition, Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) is delighted to present the collaborative work of Tracey Moffatt and Gary Hillberg in the exhibition Montages: The Full Cut, 1999 – 2015, now showing.

Montages: The Full Cut, 1999 – 2015 presents eight montage films that reflect on cinema and the cinematic form, offering unprecedented insight into the stereotypes that populate our collective cultural imagination. Using an extensive collection of iconic Hollywood films, telemovies and arthouse cinema, the exhibition invents new fictions and plays with narrative and character conventions to create highly charged compositions on themes such as love, art, revolution and destruction.

Alongside the eight montage films, SAM will also present Moffatt’s First Jobs Series, (2008). Moffatt collected the series of 12 photographs, which relate directly to past jobs she has held. Digitally inserting her likeness into these photographs Moffatt reflects on her past jobs from working in a pineapple cannery to a fresh fruit grocer, evoking a sense of nostalgia that we can all relate to. A great link to Shepparton and our fruit preserving industry.

Tracey Moffatt and Gary Hillberg Featuring Montages: The Full Cut, 1999 – 2015 will be showing at SAM until March 19, 2017, with the Official Opening to be held on Saturday 4 February 2017, 4 to 6pm. Phone 5832 9861 to RSVP or email [email protected] Alongside this free exhibition, SAM hosts a number of free and paid programs and events, including the very popular ‘Art For Small Hands’ which is a six-week program for a three to six year old child and their carer.

For more information, see the SAM website www.sheppartonartmuseum.com.au/programsandevents