Stage Set Stage

STAGE SET STAGE presents a series of works by artists and thinkers who engage in new forms of research that explore, via the performative, how identity and gender are manifested in relation to site specificity and institutionalism. STAGE SET STAGE will consist of an exhibition and a series of events that investigate how the Self, as a contingent entity, continuously rewrites and constitutes itself into – as well as out of – various cultural, educational and socio-political contexts. Asking how gestures, poses and actions, in various forms of media and visual translation – from the moving image to spoken text or songs – can challenge their instigated, upheld and contested relationship(s) with cultural institutions, from near as well as far.