• On the Wall: Aperture ’05–’06

    January 11th, 2007 to March 8th, 2007

    Inaugurating its 2007 exhibition program, Aperture Gallery presents On the Wall: Aperture ’05–’06, the first in what will become a biennial exhibition, showcasing work by all the living artists featured in the previous eight issues of Aperture magazine. On the Wall will include close to one hundred works published in issues #178 to #185 (2005–06) by legendary artists such as William Eggleston, Robert Adams, Mary Ellen Mark, and William Christenberry, as well as works by mid-career and emerging artists, including Lise Sarfati, Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Katherine Wolkoff, and Edgar Martins.… Continued

  • Go Ask Alice

    October 14th, 2005 to November 30th, 2005

    Works from Dreamchild (2003) and Wonderland (2004) exhibited at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery in a solo exhibition.

  • Beyond Real, Part 1 – Dressing Up

    October 7th, 2005 to November 12th, 2005

    Works from Dreamchild are included in the exhibtion Beyond Real.

    Polixeni Papapetrou explores historical tastes and ideas through present-day games of dress-ups with her daughter, Olympia. Here the tableau becomes a theatre of possibility in a game of What-If? as different genders, races, historical stereotypes and characters from fiction are briefly tried on for size. It is a true collaboration in the sense that neither participant knows the full story.Continued

  • After Alice ‘Le Mois de la Photo’, 9th Montreal Photography Biennale

    August 9th, 2005 to October 10th, 2005

    Image & Imagination brings together the work of artists from Australia, Canada, France, Haiti, the United Kingdom, and the United States. This ninth presentation of Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal explores the imaginations of these creators and follow their imaginative works into the spectator’s mind. After Alice,features Polixeni’s series Dreamchild(2003) and Wonderland (2004) which explore cultural constructions of girlhood.… Continued

  • The Plot Thickens: Narratives in Australian Art

    July 17th, 2004 to September 26th, 2004

    Through the framework of ‘the narrative’, The Plot Thickens: Narratives in Australian Art presents a survey of artworks by key figures in Australian art spanning from the historical to the contemporary. The stories told in these works, whether based on fact or fiction, range from the documentary to the fantastical, the biblical to the mythological, the universal to the personal and beyond.They… Continued

  • Changeling: Childhood and the uncanny

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    November 19th, 2004 to June 1st, 2007

    Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, 19 November – 24 December 2004
    Carnegie Gallery, Hobart, 4 May -18 June 2006
    Latrobe Regional Gallery, Victoria, 12 August – 17 September 2006
    Noosa Regional Gallery, Queensand
    Mornington Regional Art Gallery, Melbourne
    Gosford Regional Gallery, NSW, December 2006 – January 2007

    Changeling; Childhood and the uncanny