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The band

Ephemeral moments
captured in a slow-drying medium.

An exhibition by emerging artist Mara.

“There’s magic in the room at a band rehearsal. There are looks, and jokes, and gestures, and a rhyme and rhythm that sparks and takes control. There’s no audience to impress, just music doing it’s thing. It’s a strange privilege to witness without taking part, but that strange privilege was mine, intimate and uninhibited, in a dimly lit studio on one of the hottest days of last summer. My photographs were quick and loose in an attempt to capture the ephemeral – the movement, the funk, the heat – and then, in an act of contradiction, I immortalised the images in oil; layer upon layer using a relief technique of my own devising, revisiting and revealing the vulnerability of each moment as I painted.”
Mara


EXHIBITION DATES: 
Friday 5 – Tuesday 30 July 2019
9:00am – 5:00pm weekdays | 10:00am – 2:00pm Saturdays | 11:00am – 1:30pm Sundays

OFFICIAL OPENING:
Friday 5 July 2019, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Exhibition to be opened by Bill Pearson


Image Credits: Mara

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