Powerhouse Late: Art & Labour
5-9PM, 22 June 2023
'Powerhouse Late: Art and Labour' presents an evening that echoes the challenges faced by artists trying to make art their profession.
Curated by Passage Gallery, through satire and wit this event questions whether artists are being fairly remunerated while positing that cultural programs need to reflect our diverse community. Drawing influence from Kay Abude’s recent exhibition ‘(DON’T) BE AN ARTIST’, Art and Labour presents panel discussions, music, installation, video works and performance art.
6:15PM – ‘A FOOLS WORK NEVER ENDS’
Panel Discussion with Interdisciplinary artist and Curator Consuelo Cavaniglia, exhibiting artist Kay Abude, Passage Co-Director Marco Rinaldi and NAVA Executive Director Penelope Benton discussing artist remuneration and moving towards a future where artists are paid their worth, if we could be so lucky.
7:30 – ‘WORK WORTH DOING’
Panel Discussion with Curator Sebastian Goldspink, Head of Curatorial at Campbelltown Arts Centre Adam Porter and First Nations Curator at Museums of History NSW Tess Allas with Passage Co-Director Ashleigh Jones, will speak about the need for cultural programming to reflect our diverse society through inclusive curation.
7:00-7:30 - Kay Abude ‘ART IS NO FORTUNE’
5-9 - Kay Abude ‘(DON’T) BE AN ARTIST’
5-9 - Kay Abude ‘Notes on Labour’ presented alongside workplace health and safety posters from the Powerhouse Collection.
5-9 – Kay Abude ‘(DON’T) BE AN ARTIST semaphore performance (family)’
5-9 Commissioned CGI video art by Tristan Jensen
5-7 – Eddy Diamond
7-9 - Gillielove
5-9 - Grifter
Images Photographed by Campbell Henderson