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dc.contributor.authorStitt, Andre
dc.contributor.authorSchwensen, Tony
dc.date.accessioned2013-01-15T16:18:52Z
dc.date.available2013-01-15T16:18:52Z
dc.date.issued2009-08-15
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10369/3721
dc.description.abstractFor a full working day Stitt and Australian artist Tony Schwensen will take on the roles of Cy & Dusty; house painters and local bullshitters who aspire to being artists with a social conscience. In this site-specific performance they will paint the exterior of a dwelling pink on an Australian Public housing estate at Minto in Sydney western suburbs. With its reference to the famous house inhabited by The Band the performance acts as a reclamation of sorts; the band as mostly Canadians reclaiming the Americas. In this case transferred to Australian culture and the now disenfranchised housing estates of Sydney’s western suburbs. The performance will explore the nature of failed utopian visions, as well as the literality of pink as watered down communism, perhaps the end of ideology rendered loud, especially in the context of artists with social conscience.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipCampbell Arts Centre, British Council, Wales Arts International.en_GB
dc.publisherCampbelltown Arts Centre, New South Wales, Australiaen_GB
dc.subjectExhibitionen_GB
dc.subjectPerformanceen_GB
dc.subjectPaintingen_GB
dc.subjectsite-specific art
dc.titleBig Pinko: CY & Dustyen_GB
dc.typeOtheren_GB


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