03 Mar 2016—19 Mar 2016
“Allow me to describe a most marvelous phenomenon as witnessed by myself and family on Wednesday evening from half past 6 o’clock until about 8 o’clock. I was sitting at the time at my back door…
…through a rift or opening in the trees planted in the street in which I live, my eye was suddenly arrested by the appearance, apparently of numberless vehicles in the shape of ladies hats, which were in quick succession following one another on the top of the hill and going down towards Belgrave.
I am aware that strange things are sometimes seen, caused by the refraction of the sun’s rays, but that must be, I suppose, while the sun is above the horizon. But in this case the sun had set before I saw them at all, and they continued to pour along until darkness shut them from my sight.”
Alien Antique– adjective
[eyl-yuh n] [an-teek]
1. confused temporal and material signifiers in objects and images which imitate an earlier period, style or fashion
Sean Peoples graduated from the Victorian College of Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Art in 2006. His recent solo and group shows include ‘Sorting Demon’ at Gertrude Contemporary 2015, ‘Primavera 2014’ at Museum of Contemporary Art 2014 and ‘Channel G’ at West Space 2013. Sean is one half of The Telepathy Project, a collaboration formed in 2005 with artist Veronica Kent. Together they have undertaken an Australian Council for the Arts Barcelona residency, Last Ship residency in Mumbai, and a Bundanon Trust residency. Recent Telepathy Project exhibitions and performances have been held for MONA’s Dark Mofo festival, Hobart, Tasmania, 2015, Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2013–14, and Whisper in my mask, TarraWarra Biennial, the TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria, 2014.