CELEBRATION IN AN AGE OF ISOLATION
CELEBRATION IN AN AGE OF ISOLATION by Jen Valender takes a moment to reflect on the social sacrifices experienced by the community during this period of isolation. How are individuals marking life milestones whilst in solitude? Are we adapting to social distancing and adjusting to loneliness?
In St Kilda you can see another piece by Jen Valender
LIGHT WINDOWS at Zaneth Manor on Brighton Rd, St Kilda, 16-21 May, 9-11pm
Job Options focuses on the notion of trapped labor. The aim of this project is to put labor that often goes unseen on display.
Jen Valender is a Melbourne-based contemporary artist working within the disciplines of sculpture, performance and projection art. With a background in sociology, her work plays with absurdism and humour to comment on social and environmental concerns. Jen was a recipient of the 2019 Next Wave New Student Precinct Art Prize and the Ian Potter Museum of Art’s Miegunyah Project Award. She is currently a Master of Fine Arts candidate at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne and a resident artist at the Centre for Projection Art.