In-Conversation: Holly Bates & Tay Haggarty
- When 28 May - 28 May 2020
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As public galleries throughout Australia remain temporarily closed, 'Friendship as a Way of Life' will open to the public when restrictions lift and will extend to 21 November 2020. This public program will be delivered online. Please register to receive the link to the event.
Holly Bates and Tay Haggarty form the collaborative duo, Parallel Park. Together they will discuss their practice and the ways intimacy, tension, care and the everyday play out in their work. With a strong focus on queer sexuality, Bates and Haggarty will also reflect on their use of performance, repetition, moving image and sound to explore this experience.
Parallel Park (Holly Bates b. 1994, London, England; Tay Haggarty b. 1994, Sunshine Coast, Australia) is the collaborative art practice between artists Holly Bates and Tay Haggarty. The duo has worked collaboratively for five years, exploring the external influences that impact queer sexuality and the intricacies of the artists’ relationship. Working with found objects, performance, video and installation, the collaboration heavily engages with play and spontaneity allowing for both practices to weave into the making process.
Header Image: Parallel Park (Holly Bates and Tay Haggarty) Outgrowth (still) 2019. Single-channel video, 7:13 mins. Image courtesy: the artists
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