Art of Emotion: Presence

In a rapid-paced and screen-based world, how can art challenge us to make space to be more present?

Responding to Sandra Selig’s heart of the air you can hear, which uses subtle materials to draw attention to the ephemeral and intangible notions of air and space, NGV curator Jane Devery speaks with the artist about how presence can sometimes be felt through absence, and the emotions evoked by Selig’s poetic installations.


Jane Devery, Curator, Contemporary Art, NGV
Sandra Selig, Artist

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