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Hannah Perry @ Towner Art Gallery
November 10, 2018 - January 27, 2019
Featuring large-scale dynamic sound sculpture, film and wall-based works and a specially commissioned performance, GUSH is a candid and personal exploration of mental and emotional health in our contemporary, hyper-networked society by British artist Hannah Perry in her first major solo exhibition in the UK outside London.
Central to the exhibition is an immersive 360° film experienced through a Virtual Reality headset whilst the viewer is seated on a foam bed sculpture. The film surrounds viewers with the contorted, continuously shifting movement of bodies. With a soundtrack combining spoken word, an instrumental score written in collaboration with composers Mica Levy and Coby Sey, and the London Contemporary Orchestra, the film reflects on the altered states of the self, including the impact trauma and grief can have on our physical and mental states.