Paper Cut: Students in Residence Talk I
With Isabella Rossaro + Amy Neville
Thursday 4 March, 1pm-2pm
Join recent UWA students and artists Amy Neville and Isabella Rossaro for a talk exploring their work and participation in the Paper Cut: Students in Residence space. Neville, the curator of Students in Residence, will discuss the ideas behind the exhibition and the process bringing it together, and Rossaro will discuss her work on display.
Isabella Rossaro is an emerging Perth artist fresh out of an Undergraduate degree in Zoology and Fine Arts. Specialising in monoprinting and illustration, she manipulates ink with graphite drawing, natural found objects and medication packaging. Isabella pairs these traditional mediums with biological polymer clay forms. She is very passionate about invisible illness and gender inequality, especially communicating the struggle caused by endometriosis and major depressive disorder. Her practice is heavily influenced by scientific findings, especially genetic research, looking to amplify its importance in reproductive health.
Paper Cut is an exhibition of works on paper from UWA's Cruthers Collection of Women's Art. The 'cut' in the exhibition's title refers to both the technique and to the incisive cut of much of the subject-matter. It is a mass showing that reveals the particular strengths of the collection and the remarkable breadth of content, featuring many works on public display for the first time.
A Paper Cut residency program complements the collection display, showcasing print media and paper forms currently being produced by four local groups in dialogue with the themes, materials, strategies and processes of the exhibition.
Paper Cut contains images of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Some works in the exhibition refer to adult themes.
Please note: due to Covid-19 safety precautions, registration is essential for this event and space is limited.
Image: design by Julie Ziegenhardt.