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Exhibitions on Screen: David Carson's What Lies Beneath

Exhibitions on Screen: David Carson's What Lies Beneath

“At heart Carson is a landscape painter, keen to map out terrain in new and exciting ways. He immerses himself not only in the topography of a selected area, but more importantly in the history of the place”. Dr. Phil Mouldycliff

David Carson’s work explores temporal relationships in sound and vision. 

This current work What Lies Beneath is a response to walking in the Karri forest surrounding the Donnelly River Village as part of the Donnelly Verandah Residency program. The video takes the viewer on a slow journey to the heart of the image - like Alice in Through The Looking Glass, finding light at the end of the tunnel (Rabbit Hole).

Here Carson uses reframing techniques applied to 360º video sequences of the Donnelly River Village environment exploring the ‘rabbit hole’ effect created from spherical video capture. This is a part of an ongoing fascination with the creative possibilities of 360º digital image and video recording.

What Lies Beneath - first shown at the Earlywork Gallery, South Fremantle 6-13 June 2022. See:
David Carson will be resident in the Shopfront Gallery, 149 Beaufort Street, with Vicki Ames, as part of the North Metropolitan TAFE  Artist-in-Residence program - from February 28th til April 2nd 2023. There will be nightly projections in the Shopfront windows in Beaufort St.
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    1 - 31 Mar | 12 - 1pm

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    Free event

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    Northbridge Piazza

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    Northbridge WA 6003

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