Rowan Conroy, Kiln #1 2018 from the series The poetics of detritus, Piezography inkjet print, 114x 144cm. Courtesy: the artist and Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Goulburn.
Rowan Conroy’s practice is informed by an interdisciplinary experience of field archaeology, and the multifaceted nature of photography.
‘Sightseeing’ highlights the dense and discordant histories that can inhabit an image through the visual evidence of material culture and human intervention in the land. With several bodies of work investigating sites across Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, and Lake George in NSW, Australia, this exhibition compares the ancient past and the most recent incursions of the present.
In 2017 Conroy was awarded the Create NSW Regional Arts Fellowship, and is official artist in residence at the Paphos Theatre Excavations in Cyprus 2018 – 2019.
Exhibition opens: 6pm Friday 12 July 2019