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Missing


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Missing is an exhibition by award-winning multimedia artist, Tianli Zu. 

It is an intriguing exploration of shadow matters, reflecting memory, time and space within the Margaret Whitlam Galleries at the Female Orphan School, home of the Whitlam Institute. This building has a history of housing “hidden” members of society, such as “orphans” and the “mentally ill”, who were “lost” or “missing” from society and kept out of public sight.

The exhibition consists of large-scale paper-cuts, paintings, site-specific installations, sculptures and cinematic projection to depict absence, power and transcendence.

Zu invites viewers to experience all aspects of the concept of “missing”: physical, psychological and metaphorical. Read more about the artist.