February – March 2014. Adelaide Town Hall
Featuring Madison Bycroft, Jenn Brazier, Ruby Chew, Deidre But-Husaim, Kate Kurucz, Hailey Lane, Polly McNicol, Brigid Noone, Deborah Paauwe, Mary-Jean Richardson, Nat Rogers, Colleen Raven-Strangways, Sera Water & Sheree Wright.
Who is portrayed by whom says a lot about society. Whilst the histories of portraiture and Victorian portraits in particular were concerned with appearances - contemporary artists explore identity in many different ways. They ask questions rather than present certainties. The fifteen hugely talented emerging and established artists featured in Not Just a Pretty Face play with power, gender, vulnerability, cultural and personal identity. They suggest how society’s ideas of strengths and weakness have changed