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Dean Golja - Pseudonym 

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Dean Golja, from the series Pseudonym.
Image courtesy of the artist.

Dean Golja - Pseudonym 

17 Jun 2021 - 18 Jul 2021


This photographic project is an elegy to a fallen street-based sex-worker and the town of St Kilda. It invokes the genre of paranormal photography to observe a re-visitation of moments and places, like an envisioned environmental portrait of an invisible subject. 
 
Pseudonym presents a series of photographs that act as visual markers, based on accounts, experiences and locations frequented by an individual that remains nameless. These ordinary and commonplace scenes represent an inner, psychological perspective, as if there is always someone present in the picture, urging to be seen. 
 
“Without direct experience, it’s impossible to really judge where another person is in their life; their physical reality and appearance remain a mystery. Unless our attention and sympathy are drawn by certain facts, stories, revelations, impressions...we are literally, bystanders.”  
Dean Golja  


Image: Anna Révész, Room, 2021, giclee print, 111 x 78cm. Image courtesy of the artist.

Gallery Details

Linden New Art
26 Acland Street
ST KILDA VIC 3182
T: 03 9534 0099
E: gallery@lindenarts.org
W: 
lindenarts.org

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Tuesday to Friday, 10am - 3pm
Weekends, 10am - 4pm

 


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