Date: 30-Oct-2010 – 21-Nov-2010
Location: Contemporary Art Tasmania
HANGBANG (nightshift) is a new installation made up of John Vella’s artworks not currently in public or private collections. Hundreds of diverse objects – the artist’s archive – will be stored, numbered and displayed around the gallery periphery as a massive assemblage. The daily on-site and online business of the institution – office staff, technologies and visitors – will be recorded and employed to select specific works for a nightly inter-ference/vention. Viewed live from 9pm-5am via a window inserted into the gallery external wall, this regular nocturnal operation will translate a dormant archive of objects into a volatile, vital and transient network of interactions.
This project has also been assisted by the Fairbrother Group and the University of Tasmania.
***DON’T MISS a chance to view the *nightshift 9pm – 5am Wednesday – Sunday***