Pleasure & Reality

Pleasure & Reality brings together new and recent work by five leading Australian contemporary artists: Tony Garifalakis, Nathan Gray, Helen Johnson, Marian Tubbs and Justene Williams. Presenting the latest practices in contemporary art, Pleasure & Reality includes immersive installations, sculpture, video and painting, from Marian Tubbs’ seductive digital compositions to Justene Williams’ hallucinatory performative video works. The exhibition will also include Nathan Gray’s multi-channel video installation Species of Spaces 2013–14; filmed amongst the abandoned and forgotten spaces of Cockatoo Island, the work reconfigures the sounds of the island into an experimental soundscape. Pleasure & Reality reflects the five artists’ shared interest in generating new meanings from everyday images and objects, through works which offer fresh perspectives on the contemporary world.

Free entry

NGV Australia, Federation Square

Level 3, Temporary Exhibitions

18 Sep 15 – 31 Jan 16

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