Thomas Deverall : rise & fall


Title

Thomas Deverall : rise & fall

Alternative Title

Rise & fall;Rise and fall

Date

Description

Catalogue of an exhibition held at 200 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, April 7 - May 6 2000.
Thomas Deverall's Rise & Fall revisited the Roman Circus as a template for our enduring preoccupation with collective ritual acts of spectatorship. In this exhibition, the Colosseum, the prototypical sports arena, was encounted as a fabricated model. This empty theatre, devoid of performers and audience, became the object of aesthetic attention. Intricately constructed from cardboard, Rise & Fall engaged contemporary and historical representation of public arena in order to elaborate upon the contemporary fascination with the rituals of competition, performance and public spectacle.
Essay by Justin Dominic Clemens.

Language

English

Source

Held by Monash University Library's Caulfield Rare Books Find this item in the Library catalogue.

Type

Extent

1 folded sheet 4 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.

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Citation

200 Gertrude Street (Gallery), “Thomas Deverall : rise & fall,” Monash Collections Online, accessed December 4, 2020, http://repository.erc.monash.edu/items/show/66500

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