Today the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) launched the world premiere of a new video installation by critically acclaimed artist David Rosetzky. Co-commissioned by ACMI and Carriageworks in Sydney, David Rosetzky: Gaps is a free exhibition in Gallery 2 until Sunday 8 February 2015.
Gaps is a nuanced survey of personal identity and the relationship – or ‘gaps’ – between self and other through speech, movement and dance. Reflecting on the exhibition, Rosetzky said: “Drawing from the disciplines of dance, theatre and screen culture, I made Gaps with an experimental mind-set and highly collaborative approach – working with a wonderful team of very generous and talented artists. Gaps provided the opportunity for me to present the idea of identity as both relative and fragmented, and explore self-other relations as a series of ongoing negotiations with ever-shifting boundaries.”
ACMI Director and CEO, Tony Sweeney is delighted that ACMI is able to support the creative vision of a local artist, who continues to amass international recognition for his work: “Gaps is a testament to Rosetzky’s prominence on the video art scene. His new work, which is at once highly stylised and effortlessly naturalistic, beautifully interchanges between the interior and exterior worlds that we each inhabit.”
As part of the public programs associated with the exhibition, Rosetzky and his collaborators will discuss the creative processes behind Gaps in a special ACMI Floor Talk on Wednesday 6 August at 6.15pm 2014 and Thursday 14 August 2014 at 6.30pm. Tickets are available on the day from the Tickets & Information Desk.