Frames of Seeing is an exhibition that explores stillness, transitions and relational zones that limit and stretch our visual perspectives. Curated by Nikki Lam and presenting works by Leela Schäuble, Hermione Merry and Henriette Kassay-Schuster, this exhibition will bring together two projects that transform Alpha60 Project space into a space for contemplation and an investigations into new frames for moving images.
Leela Schauble is a recent Master of Fine Arts graduate at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne. Schauble is a new media artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Majoring in Painting (Honours) from Monash University. Most recently Schauble embarked on a trip to the Arctic on The Arctic Circle Expedition/Residency.
Her selected shows include, Local Futures: The Culture China Young Overseas Chinese, He Xiangning Art Museum China 2013, Channels Festival with Q.U.A.D Projects 2015, Synthetic Species Motion Study No. 7 White Night Melbourne 2015, Signal at Bus Projects 2016, Taken Spaces at Perth Center of Photography 2016, and The Persuaded Landscape at Watch This Space 2017. Schauble has been a finalist for Perth Centre of Photography CLIP Awards 2014 and Head On Photo Festival Multimedia Prize 2014.
Nikki Lam is an independent curator and visual artist based in Melbourne. From video and installation, to writing and performance, Nikki’s practice engages in the complexity of belonging through the exploration of self, memory and space. Working primarily with the moving image, she is interested in exploring the translations of post-colonial identities and narratives in the hybrid world.