Centre for Contemporary Photography

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow

In conjunction with the Melbourne General Cemetery, Centre for Contemporary Photography has asked Polixeni Papapetrou, John Gollings and Jane Burton to respond to this iconic Melbourne site

A Performative Paradox

polixi-installation-e-webIn this exhibition, selected by Professor Anne Marsh, a particular thread has been selected across Papapetrou’s practice—that of the performative—from her early documentary work through to her directorial work with her children from 2002 to the present. Papapetrou’s enduring interest, across all her work, is in how the other is represented and how the other performs in reinforcing our own identity.… Continued