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R3Vision

co-curated by Brie Trenerry and Hiball

Photography: Nirma Madhoo
Model: Alice Hurel
Stylist: Hangna Koh
Dress: Dioralop
Shoes: Iris van Herpen for United Nude
MUA: Josie Chan
CGI: Devon Fay

EXHIBITION TEXT

Sponsored by
Photography Studies College

‘R3Vision’ is an exhibition and screening co-curated by Brie Trenerry and Hiball showcasing works from Australian artists and designers engaging with fashion film and digital presentation in unique technologically motivated forms. Fashion film as an artistic and commercial practice has undergone a rapid evolution in a short period of time, from the process oriented SHOWStudio developed by Nick Knight to mainstream acceptance online and in bricks and mortar venues.

Physical limitations imposed by COVID-19 lockdowns have accelerated artistic and commercial digital innovation and experimentation in the fashion industry. New collaborative ventures at the intersection of art, film and fashion have evolved, as practitioners engage with novel virtual tools in the creation of moving images both for and beyond traditional screens.

The works selected for ‘R3Vision’ include fashion films and interactive experiences that utilise advanced media modalities including animation, AR, VR and photogrammetry. A traditional screen and projector will be engineered for the MARS rooftop space whilst interactive works will be experienced through personal devices via QR code (or similar) scans.

Artists

Alexander Beattie, OBSIDIAN, Joseph Haddad & Maximilian Bishop, Hiball, Oscar Keene, Rosanna Li.
OBSIDIAN are: Nirma Madhoo | Kiara Gounder | Jason Stapleton | Ponz

The exhibition is open daily from 10am – 5pm, 11 – 20 March.

Opening night 11 March 5-9pm

This is a free event. Registrations are not required.

About the Curators

Brie Trenerry

Brie Trenerry is a local interdisciplinary artist and curator who has exhibited extensively both in Australia and internationally. Trenerry is currently completing her PhD, which explores altered states of consciousness and collaboration as generative strategies for an expanded cinema. Brie has been the recipient of residencies at the Australian Experimental Art Foundation in Adelaide 2015, the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens (AAIA) Contemporary Creative Residency via the University of Sydney 2018 and KdMoFA (Kuandu Museum of Fine Art), TNUA (Taiwan National University of the Arts, RMIT:ART:INTERSECT 2019. Trenerry is the video curator at MARS.

Hiball

Hiball is an artist duo comprised of Stanton Cornish-Ward and Alexandra Kirwood, specialising in experimental video, short film and fashion film. Both graduates from RMIT’s Bachelor of Design (Fashion), the duo formed Hiball in 2018 as a way to explore larger concepts through generative video projects. Hiball utilise their design and film backgrounds to create highly detailed, speculative worlds. Their work has been shown in the official selections of film festivals in Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Romania, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, U.K and U.S.A.

MARS Gallery

This event is owned and operated by MARS Gallery and proudly promoted by Melbourne Fashion Festival as part of the Independent Program. Please contact the organiser directly for further information and to review their COVIDSafe Event Plan.