All this month at free range we are holding a series of artist talks by members of the organisation. Last night, my partner Elizabeth Marruffo and myself talked about our most recent exhibitions and what influences our figurative creative practices.
It was a fantastic opportunity to discuss our work and get critical feedback from an engaged and educated community. One of the biggest things that I miss about university is the critical analysis of your work that was always at hand, of people being able to interpret your images, your technique and methodology. These talks are perhaps an attempt to restore what is missing.
This month of talks is running as an in house trial, to see logistically what is involved in running them and so forth. In the future, we’re thinking of opening them up so that other artists can give regular presentations with the broader arts community able to attend.
I’m not really aware of any other regular arts events of this type in Perth. Can anyone fill in the gaps?
Where do you go for dialogue and community?