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Peter-Waples-Crowe, Affirm

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Peter-Waples-Crowe, Affirm

27 Jan 2024 – 24 Mar 2024

Peter Waples-Crowe’s presentation Affirm situates itself within the architecture of Station Place, specifically the expansive window-based architrave and south entrance to the subterranean hub of Werribee Train Station.

For Affirm, Peter has worked with his image-based archive - itself incorporating new and found imagery - moulded as raw material, often in subversion of the imagery’s original intents and purposes.

Peter’s remixing of the old, alongside the production of new elements, constructs and weaves various narratives, affirming Peter’s identity and exploring related concerns of his practice.

Affirm presents scenes at once familiar to the ‘Australian’ vernacular yet subjected to Peter’s unique subjective lens and collage-like methodologies in this expansive site-based exhibition.

Peter Waples-Crowe’s practice will extend to the Project Hub at Wyndham Art Gallery as part of Queer PHOTO.

Explore Queer PHOTO in Wyndham, including indoor and outdoor artworks, free artist talks, workshops and more.

Peter Waples-Crowe, Ngaya (I Am), 2022. Single-channel video installation, 5 mins. Courtesy the artist and ACMI.

Gallery Details

Wyndham Art Gallery
Wyndham Cultural Centre
177 Watton Street 
Werribee VIC 3030
T: 03 8734 6021
E: wyndhamartgallery@wyndham.vic.gov.au

Website: www.wyndham.vic.gov.au

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The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.